Bushy brows

BUSHY BROWS

12x6" original oil painting Here's my paintbox with lots of white oil paint on my grey painter's palette pad. Blocking in with yellow...

Morning chickadee

MORNING CHICKADEE

$100 - 5x7" original oil painting on 1/8" panel.This little chickadee loves to sing in the morning, sit high upon the tree tops and...

 
 
 
Portrait Practise and. 8 years today!!

PORTRAIT PRACTISE AND. 8 YEARS TODAY!!

I spent this morning practising portraits with coloured pencil. A fun thing to be doing on the 8th anniversary of my blog!! Thank you...

Musical trio

MUSICAL TRIO

I had a fantabulous time sketching a musical trio at life drawing today. They practised, we sketched. It was a great experience, mostly...

 
 
 
On my easel

ON MY EASEL

Presently on my easel. She was wearing a green shirt, hence the reflected light under her chin... but along the way, I changed the...

With confidence

WITH CONFIDENCE

$60 - 5x7" original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat We had a new model at life drawing and she gave off so much energy, despite...

 
 
 
Mary Jo

MARY JO

$100 - 5x7" original oil painting on 1/8" panel This little birdie likes long flights through the park, sweet berries and Jake Gyllenhaal...

Red rocks

RED ROCKS

5x7" original oil painting on 1/8" panel I love painting with red. It's such a warm wonderful colour. For some reason, it's kind of...

 
 
 
Award of Excellence for Portrait

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR PORTRAIT

The Don Valley Art Club Show opening went great last night. Tons of people showed up. Thanks to everyone for all their support. It...

Art Show!

ART SHOW!

Tomorrow Night is the opening of the Don Valley Group Art Show. I'll be there 7-9pm. Over 100 paintings from as many artists. Phew!May...

 
 
 
Natural beauty

NATURAL BEAUTY

$200 - 8x10” original oil painting on 3/4” deep panel I'm very happy with the end result of this one, with all the cool green light...

Slender elegance

SLENDER ELEGANCE

5x7" original watercolour painting with 8x10" acid-free mat Our figure painting model was just lovely today. She had such a subtle...

 
 
 
Milk n' berries

MILK N' BERRIES

5x7" original oil painting on 1/8" gessobord These awesome strawberries were bouncing light and reflections all over the place! ; )

Honey bear n' berries

HONEY BEAR N' BERRIES

OIL - 5x7"original oil painting on 1/8" gessobord HAPPY EASTER from Honey Bear!

 
 
 
Sparkly

SPARKLY

$200 - 6x12"original oil painting on board I painted this bright 'sparkly' model at last week's portrait session. Her hair was so cool,...

Brain food

BRAIN FOOD

OIL - 5x7"original oil painting on 1"cradled panel When we were kids we loved smarties, or as we called them, brain food! I still love...

 
 
 
The time is right

THE TIME IS RIGHT

OIL - 5x7"original oil painting on 1/8" gessobord I painted these fruity friends with lots of loosey-goosey brushstrokes and topped...

Triangulate

TRIANGULATE

$60 - 5.5x7.5" original watercolour painting The dynamic shapes that the human figure can make, especially when you aim for design,...

 
 
 
Zone

ZONE

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat This model was so gracious. It's funny, models can be perfectly still and be...

OneWeek100People2019 Challenge

ONEWEEK100PEOPLE2019 CHALLENGE

The challenge started today! So, off I went to life drawing class with pencil in hand. I always try to capture one good little pencil...

 
 
 



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 ...

Goat House / Yalin Architectural Design

Goat House / Yalin Architectural Design

© Egemen Karakaya Architects: Yalin Architectural Design Location: Turkey Category: Houses Lead Architect: Ömer Selçuk Baz Design Team: Elif Tuğçe Sarıhan, Ege Battal Area... Read more ...

Contemporary Acrylic Abstract Art Painting , "Hotspot" by Colorado Mixed...

Contemporary Acrylic Abstract Art Painting , "Hotspot" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

A painting with a limited of black, white, and gray palette with a pop of color, which always results in a dynamic eye-catching piece. This is another demo example for my Make... Read more ...

The Luxelakes Tourist Center / HC+2 Studio

The Luxelakes Tourist Center / HC+2 Studio

© ARCH-EXIST Architects: HC+2 Studio Location: Tianfu Avenue, Chengdu, Sichuan, China Category: Tourism General Architects : Teng Hu, Xiaoxiao Tai Area: 330.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Carnival..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Carnival..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

This pastel is on a full sheet of Sennelier La Carte paper.. I like to take my reference to a more abstract interpretation, and this one was so much fun to work with. The palm... Read more ...

Carnival..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Carnival..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

This pastel is on a full sheet of Sennelier La Carte paper.. I like to take my reference to a more abstract interpretation, and this one was so much fun to work with. The palm... Read more ...

Playground Brewery Pop-up Store / Glamo Studio

Playground Brewery Pop-up Store / Glamo Studio

© Glamo Studio Architects: Glamo Studio Location: 130 Yanghwa-ro, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea Category: Bar Area: 83.0 m2 Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Glamo Studio Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Marsh” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

The old, dead trees will fall down soon. As they begin to decompose, they provide nourishment and a safe place for seedlings to sprout and grow. That's why, as you walk through... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil...

Contemporary Impressionist Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Marsh” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

The old, dead trees will fall down soon. As they begin to decompose, they provide nourishment and a safe place for seedlings to sprout and grow. That's why, as you walk through... Read more ...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Mixed Media Painting,”Finding the Light” by Santa...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Mixed Media Painting,”Finding the Light” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

Acrylic on panel Layers of acrylic interference colors over a dark background shimmer and reflect the light like deep space. The crackles and stars add interest and depth... Read more ...

My Own Private Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge

My Own Private Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge

My mother-in-law recently came back from a visit to her brother's apartment, where she discovered his old fridge photos all stuck together in a big wad, and proceeded to peel... Read more ...