Is an Online Painting Class for You?

IS AN ONLINE PAINTING CLASS FOR YOU?

Tidewater Marsh - a recent palette knife painting 3"x6" oil on treated paper I've been disappointed by the last couple of painting...

Painting in a Series

PAINTING IN A SERIES

Dinghy Series 2017 I like to paint in a series. It's a satisfying way to explore a subject or idea and to create a consistent body...

 
 
 

OIL ON PAPER

November 2017 Day 2 3"x3" oil on acrylic primed paper Generally oil painters don't work on paper. Chemically, oil paint and paper are...

The Oxford Comma of Painting

THE OXFORD COMMA OF PAINTING

Sky Before Sunrise6"x8"oil on canvasBlack paint was used in this sky. You may never have heard the term "Oxford comma", but you've...

 
 
 
Style is in the Process

STYLE IS IN THE PROCESS

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting New York city to see my cousin perform on opening night in the Broadway play "The Play that...

Sunflower Time!

SUNFLOWER TIME!

I've gone a bit sunflower mad. Three Sunflowers 8"x8" acrylic on treated paper Sunflowers are one of my favorite painting subjects....

 
 
 
Always Design First

ALWAYS DESIGN FIRST

Seal Ledge 1 Seal Ledge 2 Seal Ledge 1 Thumbnails Seal Ledge 2 - Thumbnail You might think that when you're at a plein air festival...

No One Will Steal Your Chair

NO ONE WILL STEAL YOUR CHAIR

Chairs lined up for last Friday's Yarmouth Clam Festival Parade No one will steal your parade chair at the Yarmouth Clam Festival....

 
 
 
Flattening the Landscape

FLATTENING THE LANDSCAPE

There's a problem with this painting . The first problem came to my notice when I sent a photo off to friend. She thought that there...

Demos Are Fun

DEMOS ARE FUN

Clouds Over Harbor Island9"x12" oil on canvas panelWindjammer Days 2017 Doing a demo is a great experience for an artist. It's a bit...

 
 
 
Happy 4th of July!

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

Fishin' on the Fourth 8"x10" oil on canvas panel The fourth of July is a big holiday in our neighborhood in Maine. One of our neighbors...

Meet the Press

MEET THE PRESS

Stonington Green 8"x16" oil on Raymar panel This morning Carol L. Douglas sent me a link to an piece in the Bangor Daily News. And...

 
 
 
Painting Pets - As Good as a Dog Kiss

PAINTING PETS - AS GOOD AS A DOG KISS

I'm not usually crazy about commissions, and a people portrait painter I am not. But I love to paint pets. There's just something about...

A Successful Opening

A SUCCESSFUL OPENING

My four beach girls paintings at Yarmouth Frame and Galleryeach 12"x12" oil on canvas in floater frames I went to two exhibition openings...

 
 
 
Stripes!

STRIPES!

Stripes!12"x12" oil on canvas I've had fun painting the beach girls, and delivered four paintings of them on Tuesday to Yarmouth Frame...

Your Art Collection

YOUR ART COLLECTION

My Dream of Maine by Bobbi Heath24"x24" oil on canvas Have you been thinking about buying your first original painting? Or about growing...

 
 
 
Maudie

MAUDIE

Harbour Scene by Maud Lewis If you're a painter who lives in the US, you've probably heard of Grandma Moses, whose work was discovered...

The Novi

THE NOVI

A Cape Islander style "Novi" entering the harbor in Alma, NB, Canada If you read this blog regularly, you know that I'm pretty partial...

 
 
 
I Think I'm Getting the Hang of It

I THINK I'M GETTING THE HANG OF IT

Wave demo by Poppy Balser I've spent the last two days at a wonderful water color painting workshop with Nova Scotia painter Poppy...

Gotta Love the Beach

GOTTA LOVE THE BEACH

Board Girls12"x12" oil on canvas Above is another in my latest beach series, which will be going to Yarmouth Frame and Gallery for...

 
 
 



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 ...

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

Hubert Perrodo Building / Design Engine Architects

© Jim Stephenson Architects: Design Engine Architects Location: New Inn Hall St, Oxford OX1 2DL, United Kingdom Area: 297.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Jim... Read more ...

The cushion was happy to be left alone

The cushion was happy to be left alone

Alone time. Original drawing available here. Ink & watercolour on hot press paper, 8 x 10 inches. Read more ...

Iris Purple White,flower,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland-Texas Floral Artist

Iris Purple White,flower,oils canvas,Barbara Haviland-Texas Floral Artist

Iris Purple White 6/16/2018 6:56:38 AMIris Purple White is done with a brush and a knife. I wanted textures in the top of the Iris. I wanted it have a a voice. The falls are... Read more ...

Boardwalk

Boardwalk

Boardwalk12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD Read more ...

Station Wagon

Station Wagon

Station Wagon12 x 16 oil on panel220 $ USD Read more ...

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

Cabin on the Border / SO? Architecture&Ideas

Courtesy of SO? Architects: SO? Architecture&Ideas Location: Edirne, Turkey Lead Architects: Sevince Bayrak, Oral Göktaş Design Team: Şeyma Erdal, Cansu Özay, Metincan Güzel... Read more ...

Make Time for Art This Summer

Make Time for Art This Summer

'A Beautiful Day' 16x20 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $250 It is time to plan for summer activities! I will be doing a lot of travel. I have two workshops and a bucket list... Read more ...

Ditch the Wait with Real-Time Rendering

Ditch the Wait with Real-Time Rendering

Courtesy of Unreal Enterprise A recent independent survey of more than 2000 architectural visualization professionals revealed an intriguing trend. More than 20% of these... Read more ...

"Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness": The Indonesian Pavilion at the 2018...

"Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness": The Indonesian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale

© Laurian Ghinitoiu As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage, we present the completed Indonesia Pavilion. Below, the curatorial team describes the exhibition... Read more ...

Virtual Reality as an Educational Tool

Virtual Reality as an Educational Tool

I went to a virtual reality event held at the Oakland Museum garden featuring not only a virtual reality narrative but also live music, and speakers. I had never worn that type... Read more ...