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...

At the Beach

AT THE BEACH

Tubular12"x12" oil on canvas I've been having fun painting beach scenes this week in anticipation of summer, not that it feels very...

 
 
 



UNStudio Wins France's Largest Private Architecture Competition for Cultural...

UNStudio Wins France's Largest Private Architecture Competition for Cultural Cinema Center in EuropaCity

Aerial view. Rendering by Flying Architecture. Image Courtesy of UNStudio UNStudio has been selected as the winner of the largest ever private initiative architectural... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "MORNING ROSES" by...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "MORNING ROSES" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

20"x16" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Click H ERE for more info. Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 20"x20"1.5" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available HERE This painting has a companion piece... Read more ...

Hug House / React Architects

Hug House / React Architects

© George Messaritakis Architects: React Architects Location: Paros, Greece Architects In Charge: Natasha Deliyianni, Yiorgos Spiridonos Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Family House in Pavilnys / DO architects

Family House in Pavilnys / DO architects

© Norbert Tukaj Architects: DO architects Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Architect In Charge: Sabina Daugėlienė, Algimantas Neniškis, Andrė Baldišiūtė, Ieva Marija... Read more ...

Beach Time

Beach Time

Abstract art shower curtain in aqua blue and yellow Buy it here Read more ...

Pentax K-1 Mark II Offers ISO 819200 and Handheld Pixel Shift

Pentax K-1 Mark II Offers ISO 819200 and Handheld Pixel Shift

Ricoh has just announced the Pentax K-1 Mark II , a successor to the original K-1 that was unveiled in February 2016. The latest camera promises better image quality and... Read more ...

Abstract , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “August 14, 1945” Narrative Art...

Abstract , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “August 14, 1945” Narrative Art by Santa Fe Artist Judi Goolsby

Contemporary Art, Narrative This painting is heavy with layers of paint and sand. I painted it over and over again. I couldn't seem to get it right. This is the day WWII ended... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 20"x20"1.5" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available HERE This painting has a companion piece... Read more ...

Portrait 13

Portrait 13

This i.s the second time that I have painted this incredibly beautiful woman. The first attempt I felt that the drawing was too dark and dismal. In this drawing I left some of... Read more ...