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Summer's Here!

SUMMER'S HERE!

Summer is the time to "stop and smell the roses." This morning, I started teaching a summer class at North River Arts Society in Marshfield...

Progression

PROGRESSION

I was recently invited to participate in"Local Landscape" show at Charles Fine Art in Gloucester, MA. I was inspired to re-visit some...

 
 
 
Change of Season

CHANGE OF SEASON

Every time the seasons change, life gets pretty hectic and my painting time is limited. (an adjustment after the long winter months...

Recognition

RECOGNITION

"Page's Hat" was awarded the Joanne F. Regan Award for Compositionat the North River Arts Festival of the Artsthis passed weekend. I...

 
 
 
Welcome Summer

WELCOME SUMMER

When the California Poopies "pop" I feel like summer is here! Here are just a few of the paintings they've inspired. "Poppies Have...

Procreate vs. Real painting

PROCREATE VS. REAL PAINTING

Thinking more about my "Hat" series, I worked on this idea in Procreate today. I took out the buildings and signs behind herand worked...

 
 
 
Happy Mother's Day

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY

My Mom's tools My Tools

Assignments

ASSIGNMENTS

I love a challenge so taking on-line painting classeswith weekly assignments works well for me. This week, we are talking about circulinear...

 
 
 
Expressive Figure Class this summer

EXPRESSIVE FIGURE CLASS THIS SUMMER

I'm excited to announce that I'll be teaching anExpressive Figure Painting class this summer at North River Arts in Marshfield, MA "Purple...

Fun Workshop

FUN WORKSHOP

I took an eye opening workshop this weekend at North River Arts Society with Page Railsback. Painting abstractly is pretty foreign...

 
 
 
Last Collage Class and Other News

LAST COLLAGE CLASS AND OTHER NEWS

We created greeting cards for our last collage class at Linden Ponds this week.Once again, the results were so fun. The group was so...

Composition

COMPOSITION

Our assignment this week was to create a composition where the primary interst is in the top 1/3rd of the painting. "Private Beach"...

 
 
 
Collage Class with Seniors

COLLAGE CLASS WITH SENIORS

We celebrated "spring" this week by using flowers for our collage inspiraion. We had fresh flowers and images of floral paintings available,...

The Procreate Tool

THE PROCREATE TOOL

"The Blue Section"16 x 16 acrylic on paper This is where the painting was on the first pass. I realized that the large blue shape on...

 
 
 
Edges

EDGES

Working on edges lately. "Seating Plan"16 x 16 acrylic on paper Similar subjectfrom last year. "Sea Level Seating"14 x 14 oil SOLD...

Composition Considerations

COMPOSITION CONSIDERATIONS

I started this in the Mark Daniel Nelson workshop last winter and it just caught my eye so I worked on it today. "Crossroads"12 x 9...

 
 
 
Procreate Feature

PROCREATE FEATURE

I recently took an I Pad class on the Procreate app with Nancy Gruskin at Concord Art. She showed us how to make a time lapse videoof...

Abstract Postcards

ABSTRACT POSTCARDS

We had a small group for the collage class this week at Linden Ponds. We glued random papers of different sizes of one color family...

 
 
 
Landscape Collages

LANDSCAPE COLLAGES

For our third collage classat Linden Ponds this week, we worked on landscapes. I brought in some postcards of landscape paintings for...

Imagination

IMAGINATION

An image of this came to me out of the blue one night recently and I had no idea why. This has never happened to me before. "Lake House"16...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운상가에서 바라본 청계천 / pen and watercolor, 32*24 세운옥상에서 본 남산 / pen and watercolor, 15*42 히타종합백화점 /pen and watercolor, 15*21 I think the newly changed Cheonggye Market is a new Urban... Read more ...

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

© Jim Stephenson Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: New Inn Hall St, Oxford OX1 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 297.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Jim... Read more ...

Collagraph: The Written Word - and Books I Read Last Year

Collagraph: The Written Word - and Books I Read Last Year

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . This is the back of a piece of mat board (also known as mount board in other parts of the world), which is... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Home...

Contemporary Art, Monoprint, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Home Within" by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

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House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

© Anna Nagai Architects: Jun Igarashi Architects Location: Koto, Japan Area: 81632.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Anna Nagai © Anna Nagai Text description provided by the... Read more ...

The Locomotion: 1940

The Locomotion: 1940

March 1940. "Detail of locomotive while in the yard at Big Spring, Texas." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size. Read more ...

Kids at Play: 1940

Kids at Play: 1940

May 1940. "Recess time at grade school in Hobbs, New Mexico." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Read more ...

The Gentry Sukhumvit / AplusCon Architects

The Gentry Sukhumvit / AplusCon Architects

© Silawat Arakwechakul Architects: AplusCon Architects Location: 3007/3 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Bang Chak, Khet Phra Khanong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10260, Thailand Lead... Read more ...

Lavender Field Spendor 1.Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

Lavender Field Spendor 1.Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

And here is the other demonstration I did the same day as the last post. This one is in watercolors and was specifically to show drama in the sky. This image is 12" x 16... Read more ...

The Naked City, Martin Lewis

The Naked City, Martin Lewis

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