Wildcat - step by step

WILDCAT - STEP BY STEP

First I drew the lion, from a photo reference on pixabay , with a 6B pencil, trying to be as loosey-goosey as possible. I do try to...

Breather

BREATHER

$90 - original 5x10" OIL painting on canvas.This little flower decided to step aside for a little breather. ; )So, I decided to return...

 
 
 
Charcoal and watercolour

CHARCOAL AND WATERCOLOUR

Charcoal Drawing Adding a second layer of watercolour Some charcoal added to the shadow side Last Tuesday's portrait night at Don Valley...

Climb

CLIMB

SOLD$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat Not sure how this pic ended up so angled... but here's my drawing in my paintbox...

 
 
 
A good read

A GOOD READ

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"mat It was so nice to see someone reading a book at a local cafe this morning. Instead...

Today at life painting

TODAY AT LIFE PAINTING

1 minute gesture painting 2 minute gesture painting 5 minute painting First day back at life painting! Here are a few paintings from...

 
 
 
A couple of portraits

A COUPLE OF PORTRAITS

Two 11x14" watercolour pieces from my last life painting session. : )

Catching up on some thinking

CATCHING UP ON SOME THINKING

$60 - 5x7"original watercolour painting with 8x10"matIt's always nice to sit with a cup of tea and catch up on some thinking. Or in...

 
 
 
Free rein

FREE REIN

$80 - 8x10" original watercolour painting.This fella' speaks for himself.

Early autumn

EARLY AUTUMN

$40 - 5x7 print with 8x10"mat I'm having a blast with this new water-soluble pen that I've been using for Inktober It's called the...

 
 
 
Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE!

If you're in Toronto, this is the first of a few group art shows I'll be in before the holidays. Over 20 of artists in this one! Hope...

Cattails

CATTAILS

$40 - 8x10"original watercolour painting.I painted this sketch of cattails at the wonderful, very green, Corktown. Fellow pleinair...

 
 
 
Our fearless leader!

OUR FEARLESS LEADER!

6x12" original watercolour At our portrait session last weekend, I decided to create 6x12" paintings. Mostly because I had paper that...

Subtlety

SUBTLETY

6x12" original watercolour painting Here's another piece from my last portrait painting session, where we artists take turns sitting...

 
 
 
Billy Goat

BILLY GOAT

I drew this with the awesome Elegant Writer Pen for Inktober Day One! With a touch of a wet brush, the pinks and greens in the black...

Antelope and Donkey

ANTELOPE AND DONKEY

A couple of cutie patooties for Inktober Day 2 and 3!5x7" prints available

 
 
 
Morning bears and smokey eyes

MORNING BEARS AND SMOKEY EYES

Inktober Day 4 and 5... the fun continues! I spilled a spot of tea on my husky drawing, right on his little snout. Fortunately, the...

Heavy soul

HEAVY SOUL

6x8" pen and watercolour$40 - printYou can see a short video of me painting this big cat over on my Instagram account

 
 
 
Art Show This Weekend!

ART SHOW THIS WEEKEND!

I'll be there! Me and my paintings. Hope to see you there too!

Inktober continues

INKTOBER CONTINUES

Rhino's Day OutYou can see a video of this guy being painted, which turned out a little better than the last one of my lion, over at...

 
 
 



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 ...

A little mouse deer. Happy weekend 💕 stay cool! sketchbook deer sk

A little mouse deer. Happy weekend 💕 stay cool! sketchbook deer sk

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In the Studio

In the Studio

Steven Alexander, Synchro 4, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 24 inches Read more ...

Autumn In The High Country 24x18 pastel

Autumn In The High Country 24x18 pastel

Price On Request Little Lakes Valley is an amazing high elevation section of the Eastern Sierra above Rock Creek Canyon. For years my family has spent time hiking and fishing... Read more ...

Pebble Beach Glare 14x11 pastel

Pebble Beach Glare 14x11 pastel

Price On Request This pastel captures a brief moment of sunlight on an mostly cloudy afternoon. I painted this during the 2018 Carmel Art Festival. Read more ...

Strawberries and Silver Cup - SOLD

Strawberries and Silver Cup - SOLD

"Strawberries and Silver Cup"6"x 8"x 7/8" Oil on linen mounted on cradled wooden panelSOLDYesterday I finished the companion piece to a still life painting of plums. The... Read more ...

Fresh Strawberries - SOLD

Fresh Strawberries - SOLD

“Fresh Berries” 6”x 6”x 1/8” Oil on GessobordSOLD Strawberries are abundant this year from California and Florida. They are such a beautiful fruit to paint and I improve my... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Mixed Media, “QUIET...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Mixed Media, “QUIET INLET” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

This painting is part of my 2018 Fall Exhibit "Anticipate the Unanticipated" by Liz Thoresen Basic Space Gallery, Portland, Oregon View This Exhibit Online HERE 36"x36"x2.5... Read more ...

Canvas art “SUMIRE”

Canvas art “SUMIRE”

Paint the skin :) Paint the hair :D 😑💬 Repainting Paint the background :D Paint the clothes :) Paint the line ;) Earrings & Necklace :) Paint the eye 👀 :.+*:.+*:.+* Completion... Read more ...

NEW ART STUDIO

NEW ART STUDIO

NEW ART STUDIO! 871 Islington Street. Portsmouth, NH After exactly ten years in studio 224 at the Button Factory Artist studios, I will be moving to a new art space...Its only... Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Mixed Media, “QUIET...

Contemporary Art, Abstract Painting, Expressionism, Mixed Media, “QUIET INLET” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

This painting is part of my 2018 Fall Exhibit "Anticipate the Unanticipated" by Liz Thoresen Basic Space Gallery, Portland, Oregon View This Exhibit Online HERE 36"x36"x2.5... Read more ...