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Nancy Colella Simply Painting

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I've Missed you!

I'VE MISSED YOU!

My last post on this site was in February! I've recently discovered that many of my previous followers have not been getting my new...

New Blog!

NEW BLOG!

There have been a few clitches getting all of my follower's email addresses over to Mailchimp,and I apologize for that. If you have...

 
 
 
IMPORTANT: Moving Day

IMPORTANT: MOVING DAY

IMPORTANT:I have officially moved this blog over to my website colella.com The e-mail with the first post went out late Monday.If you...

Awards and Honors

AWARDS AND HONORS

I don't usually post about awards or honors, but I'm excited that I've recently been awarded the status of Copley Master at the Copley...

 
 
 
Works in Progress

WORKS IN PROGRESS

I have at least ten "works in progress"in my studio right now, which is a totally new way of working. That said, I've been away from...

Kitchens

KITCHENS

I''e been thinking about kitchens as a subject lately,(Probably because I spend so much time in them this time of year.)I've had an...

 
 
 
Girl Power

GIRL POWER

I loved watching two flower girls dancing at a wedding recently; totally uninhibited and free. Girl Power 20 x 16 oil This was done...

Second Guessing

SECOND GUESSING

Sometimes you work on a subject so long, you loose your focus on the initial intention, and you start second guessing your every move. Here's...

 
 
 
Works in Progress

WORKS IN PROGRESS

Yesterday I did this small study from an image I took at the beach recently. It felt so tight and too close to the image so I turned...

New Year Studio Clean Out

NEW YEAR STUDIO CLEAN OUT

Over the weekend, I did my annual New Year Studio Clean Out.I threw away all stiff brushes, dried up paint,pens that don't write....you...

 
 
 
Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy New Year to all. As you know, for me this year has been one of exploration and discovery. One the most valuable experiences I...

Workshop added and Important Message!

WORKSHOP ADDED AND IMPORTANT MESSAGE!

After the holiday hub-bub sudsides,want to give yourself something to look forward to?I've just added a one day workshop at North River...

 
 
 
The Apple Store

THE APPLE STORE

I recently took a class at the Apple Store to learn more about the camera on my new phone. While playing with some of the new features,...

Small "Abstract" Watercolors

SMALL "ABSTRACT" WATERCOLORS

While watching the Pats gameI played with a small pad, marker and watercolors.Trying to think abstractly I started with 5 shapes of...

 
 
 
Works in Progress

WORKS IN PROGRESS

I've been working on the series of paintings using New England architecture as a thread. I currently have several "works in progress"...

Revisiting a Favorite Subject

REVISITING A FAVORITE SUBJECT

Another experiement layering with acrylics.Focussing on an old favorite subject;New England architecture,I'm exploring color harmony,edges...

 
 
 
Acrylics vs. Oils

ACRYLICS VS. OILS

I now have two set ups for painting in my studio. One for oils and one for acrylics. I'm discovering that acrylics are more suitable...

Stretching is Good

STRETCHING IS GOOD

I'm currently working on interpreting a favorite subject in new and different ways. Twilight 12 x 9 oil For this one, I focussed on...

 
 
 
Finding My Voice

FINDING MY VOICE

The final session of the on-line class I'm takingis "Finding Your Voice".We've been gathering, compiling, and analyzing our personal...

Still Life Collages

STILL LIFE COLLAGES

Yesterday for our "painting with paper" class at Linden Ponds I set up simple still lives, and let them "be designers". Here are just...

 
 
 



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 ...

Yongnian Food Market, Julu Foods Group / Roarc Renew

Yongnian Food Market, Julu Foods Group / Roarc Renew

© Freeman Architects: Roarc Renew Location: Shanghai, China Category: Market Principal Architect: Zhenqi Bai Design Team: Leqian Xu, Huiqin Lu, Mengxuan Sheng, Junyi Yang... Read more ...

HEYTEA Store at Hongqiao Xintiandi, Shanghai / DAS Lab

HEYTEA Store at Hongqiao Xintiandi, Shanghai / DAS Lab

© Feng Shao Interiors Designers: DAS Lab Location: Hongqiao Xintiandi, Shanghai, China Category: Interior Design Principal Designer: Jingze Li Design Team: Yu Qian, Guo Xiang... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Fine Art Painting “Life Abound II” by...

Contemporary Expressionist Still Life Fine Art Painting “Life Abound II” by Oklahoma Artist Nancy Junkin

Large Acrylic Painting on Canvas/SOLD Commissions are welcome! Read more ...

House in Arada / Nelson Resende

House in Arada / Nelson Resende

© João Morgado Architects: Nelson Resende Location: Arada, Portugal Category: Renovation Area: 2152.78 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: João Morgado Read more ...

Granholmen Summer Cottage / Bornstein Lyckefors + Josefine Wikholm

Granholmen Summer Cottage / Bornstein Lyckefors + Josefine Wikholm

© Carl Axel Bejre Architects: Bornstein Lyckefors , Josefine Wikholm Location: Luleå Ö, Sweden Category: Houses Lead Architects: Josefine Wikholm, Andreas Lyckefors Area: 40.0... Read more ...

Geologic Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Anasazi" by Colorado Artist Carol Nelson

Geologic Abstract Mixed Media Painting "Anasazi" by Colorado Artist Carol Nelson

This abstract is in my geologic series. It is heavily textured and has gold and aluminum foils underlying parts of the painting, giving it a soft metallic glow. 36"x24"x1.5... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “The 7th Dimension“ by Santa...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “The 7th Dimension“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... The story this little painting tells is about the layers of time and space. The 7th dimension holds all the other ones simultaneously beyond time. It is... Read more ...

Landscape Desigen of Langting House / antao

Landscape Desigen of Langting House / antao

© Xiao Wang Landscape Design: antao Location: Qingdao, Shandong, China Category: Landscape Lead Architects: Min Zhan Design Team: Jian Chen, Jiao Fen, Bin Huang, Jing Xu... Read more ...

Fitzroy Lane House / Kennedy Nolan

Fitzroy Lane House / Kennedy Nolan

© Derek Swalwell Architects: Kennedy Nolan Location: Fitzroy, Australia Category: Houses Lead Architects: Patrick Kennedy, Rachel Nolan, Matilda Blazey, Frank Vedelago Area... Read more ...

Contemporary Expressionist Bold Still Life Flower Art Painting “Saturday...

Contemporary Expressionist Bold Still Life Flower Art Painting “Saturday Bouquet” by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

24"x24"x2 Acrylic on Panel-Cold Wax Finish/Available Read more ...