Group Show at the J Gallery in Austin.including Texas Artist Rae Andrews, Pricilla Wicker, Clair Gaston, Katie Dunkle

GROUP SHOW AT THE J GALLERY IN AUSTIN.INCLUDING TEXAS ARTIST RAE ANDREWS, PRICILLA WICKER, CLAIR GASTON, KATIE DUNKLE

This wonderful show is up and running right now folks! If you get a chance swing by the J Gallery and take a peek. Beauty Surrounds...

NEW COMPACT WATERCOLOR PALETTE FOR TRAVELING

I just received my new little watercolor palette from Born To Sketch. It just intrigued me so much, I HAD to buy one. Check it out! I...

 
 
 

YAY, A NEW AND EXCITING WEBSITE LAUNCH!

How exciting everyone! A new site has been launched today! It includes six equally talented and proficient artists from Texas. We call...

Castlefranc Reflections..Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

CASTLEFRANC REFLECTIONS..WATERCOLOR.TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

Castlefranc is a lovely village near to where we stayed last May in southwest France. I did this painting as a demo, back in the studio...

 
 
 
With A Lean To The Left.Watercolor.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

WITH A LEAN TO THE LEFT.WATERCOLOR.TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This watercolor was a fun study for me, of the trees where I walk every day with the puppies. I just wanted to portray a simple and...

Skyscape 11..Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

SKYSCAPE 11..WATERCOLOR.TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

Skyscape is the 11th one I have done in this series of watercolors lately. Great fun to sculpt the clouds out of nothing. I find myself...

 
 
 
Skyscape 10 .Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

SKYSCAPE 10 .WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

Another small skyscape. Love doing these big ominous skies! This unframed watercolor is on Arches Cold Press paper. 6" x 8" $100 plus...

Skyscape 9..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

SKYSCAPE 9..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

This small unframed watercolor is hot of the press. Just thought I would stick to a softer palette this time. Sometimes the simplicity...

 
 
 
Skyscape 6..Watercolor.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

SKYSCAPE 6..WATERCOLOR.TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

I decided to just do some small skyscapes in watercolor yesterday. Just for fun.The cloud shapes set the mood for the drama I wanted...

Journal Enrty France 2018..Watercolor.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENRTY FRANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR.TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This journal entry was after the rain and we all went to Labastide Murat to an antique Market. Lots of fun! Of course we found a wonderful...

 
 
 
Water Dance..Oil.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

WATER DANCE..OIL.TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

Although I did this one a long time ago I thought I would still post it today, it was such a fun image to paint. You know me and waterscapes. This...

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...

 
 
 
Lavender Field Splendor 2..Pastel.Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

LAVENDER FIELD SPLENDOR 2..PASTEL.TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

This image was done as a demonstration during my last France workshop. It was to show students DRAMA in the skies. I did a watercolor...

Journal Entry ..France 2018..Watercolor ..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENTRY ..FRANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR ..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

We went to a great village on this day called Saint Cirq-Lapopie.. The town itself is very hilly, perched on the side of a cliff above...

 
 
 
Journal Entry..France 2018..Watercolor.. Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENTRY..FRANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR.. TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This journal entry is all watercolor. It shows the street near the convent where we stayed in France. Andre's house is on the right,...

The Bridge, Saint Germaine..Pastel.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

THE BRIDGE, SAINT GERMAINE..PASTEL.TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This image was a demo in pastels I did while on my France workshop in Frayssinet. This day we all went to Saint Germaine, and sadly,...

 
 
 
A Gentle Sway to the Left..Oil..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

A GENTLE SWAY TO THE LEFT..OIL..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

. And now for something completely different! Yep, I actually got out my poor old oil paints today and decided to break into them 'gently'...

Journal Entry France 2018..Watercolor..Texas Artist.Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENTRY FRANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST.RAE ANDREWS

This is another journal entry from my recent workshop in France . The area is in Castlefranc, a quaint town very close to le Vieux...

 
 
 
Action Packed..Pastel..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

ACTION PACKED..PASTEL..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This one is a demo I did in conjunction with my watercolor waterfall study I posted three posts ago, a demo on moving water, action...

Journal Entry..France 2018..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

JOURNAL ENTRY..FRANCE 2018..WATERCOLOR..TEXAS ARTIST..RAE ANDREWS

This journal entry was done as a demo for the recent group in France 2018. I decided to tint the journal page first with an orange...

 
 
 



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 ...

Large Contemporary Modern Abstract Home Decor Interior Design Original...

Large Contemporary Modern Abstract Home Decor Interior Design Original Painting by Lisa McKinney Kreymborg

48 x 60 x 1.5 - Accepting Commissions lisakreymborg.com Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mystical Figure,Hearts Mixed Media Painting...

Original Contemporary Abstract Mystical Figure,Hearts Mixed Media Painting "VENUES MYSTIQUE" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

One of the Mystique series, this painting has the hearts, descending foiled squares, deep burnt orange, and golds. The hearts float lazily in the ethers, keeping company with... Read more ...

The Osteria

The Osteria

Drawn on location in Venice Read more ...

The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens

The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens

Researchers, academics and those with tireless curiosity will know the thrill of chasing down the details of something mysterious or unexplained. In this tweet thread from... Read more ...

Less is More

Less is More

I am going to try something new with this painting. It's a beginning, a cadmium red toned canvas with the lights painted in pale pink. I posted it on Instagram and one friend... Read more ...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her...

On My Easel - oil pastel portrait sketch of a ballet dancer looking over her shoulder

Inspired by the ballet I saw last night, "The Firebird" by Ballet Austin, I sketched a ballerina looking back - and of course, I now have more ballet sketches from which to... Read more ...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Best Products Showroom, Langhorne, Pennsylvania (1978). Image © Tom Bernard There are so many complexities and contradictions in both life in general and architecture in... Read more ...

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Bars and Restaurants: 50 Examples in Plan and Section

Cortesía de Fabián Dejtiar The spatial distribution of a restaurant or bar is essential to its success. Faced with this design challenge, several architects have experimented... Read more ...

Justice League of America!

Justice League of America!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA. 2018. Photoshop, 14 × 20″ 400 ppi. At long last, my JLA print is finally seeing the light of day! This is one of the few projects that I actually... Read more ...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest...

Dog Painting, Pet Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Forrest" 8x10" Oil

Meet Forrest, the beloved pet of Troy and Sharon. Unfortunately, Forrest has crossed over the "rainbow bridge". One of their friends, commissioned me to do this painting. It is... Read more ...