Peony Still Life Giclee, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 14x18x1.5

PEONY STILL LIFE GICLEE, DAILY PAINTING, SMALL OIL PAINTING, 14X18X1.5

I painted this peony oil still life recently, at a workshop. I was concentrating on brushwork and values. The original is NFS, but...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Old Guys on a Hill” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

CONTEMPORARY COLORADO LANDSCAPE PAINTING, FINE ART OIL PAINTING “OLD GUYS ON A HILL” BY COLORADO CONTEMPORARY FINE ARTIST JODY AHRENS

I was taking the long way home from Collbran, across the De Beque cut off when I spotted these trees all lined up on a hill. They looked...

 
 
 
Loss and creativity

LOSS AND CREATIVITY

My mother in law, Hendrina van Schoonhoven Rodenburg, died in December of 2018. She was 88 years old, just two days short of her 89th...

"Cherries, Grapes and Oranges" Oil on 6x8 inch board

"CHERRIES, GRAPES AND ORANGES" OIL ON 6X8 INCH BOARD

Available on ebay, Special $49.99 starting bid,

 
 
 
White Maine Coon

WHITE MAINE COON

White Maine Coon, Oil on panel, 8" x 8," $330. She's fierce. Initially photographed at a fancy cat show, this lovely has different...

35 Years of Wedded Bliss

35 YEARS OF WEDDED BLISS

We can tell what doesn't work in marriages. So often today people ask, "Who will make me happy?" But what we should ask is, "Who will...

 
 
 
Hovering

HOVERING

"Hovering" $265 framed I've been practicing for my demo at the IAPS Convention, less than 3 weeks away now! I'll be showing off my...

Master Of Black And White

MASTER OF BLACK AND WHITE

Sunday Toth Treasures. Another nice mix of old and new Toth. Page three would not be out of place in Toth's later work for Dell and...

 
 
 
Blueberries painting original small daily paintwork a painting a day

BLUEBERRIES PAINTING ORIGINAL SMALL DAILY PAINTWORK A PAINTING A DAY

Put it on the Line

PUT IT ON THE LINE

Put it on the Line, 36"x 36", oil on canvas. I've been thinking a lot about composition lately and the proper prep work to achieve...

 
 
 
Off the Strip, Fred Sigman

OFF THE STRIP, FRED SIGMAN

Shortcomings of American Art Education

SHORTCOMINGS OF AMERICAN ART EDUCATION

In the following essay, a famous artist discusses the shortcomings of art education in America, and proposes some remedies. At the...

 
 
 
Family Room: 1941

FAMILY ROOM: 1941

May 1941. San Diego. " Family living at Kearney Mesa defense housing project. This man came out to California from Oklahoma 10 years...

Administration Extension / CRYSTALZOO

ADMINISTRATION EXTENSION / CRYSTALZOO

© David Frutos Architects: CRYSTALZOO Location: La Nucia, Alicante, Spain Category: Extension Architect In Charge: José Luis Campos...

 
 
 
Home alone, Lorraine Sorlet

HOME ALONE, LORRAINE SORLET

Journal - Second Week of May Smallies

JOURNAL - SECOND WEEK OF MAY SMALLIES

 
 
 
In Brief: Yura Adams at Lake George Arts Project

IN BRIEF: YURA ADAMS AT LAKE GEORGE ARTS PROJECT

Yura Adams speaks in front of her 12-part installation Fast Earth Wall at LGAP I first became aware of Yura Adams' paintings when I...

Geographical Portfolio, 1887

GEOGRAPHICAL PORTFOLIO, 1887

 
 
 
Japan adventures

JAPAN ADVENTURES

Its been long time since I did my last post but I got fresh sketches from our recent Japan adventure. Our time spent there was split...

Ateliers of Pascale Marthine Tayou / BC architects

ATELIERS OF PASCALE MARTHINE TAYOU / BC ARCHITECTS

© Thomas Noceto Architects: BC architects Location: Ghent, Belgium Category: Offices Workshop Organization: BC studies Area: 1650.0...