In Love with an Island - Monhegan's neighbor Manana

IN LOVE WITH AN ISLAND - MONHEGAN'S NEIGHBOR MANANA

Each summer we spend two weeks on Monhegan Island in Maine. It is 10 miles east of the coast of Maine, sitting in all its 1.5 mile...

Complements in Action - Figure Painting

COMPLEMENTS IN ACTION - FIGURE PAINTING

A couple of weeks ago I took a workshop on figure painting by David Shevlino. The supply list included primed boards. He asked us to...

 
 
 
"Lunch Date" oil 12 x 16 - spring date along the water

"LUNCH DATE" OIL 12 X 16 - SPRING DATE ALONG THE WATER

This month's challenge for Girls Just Wanna Paint is "Maine". I spend two weeks each summer in Maine on Monhegan Island, and have been...

Days 620, 624, 626 New Coaster Art

DAYS 620, 624, 626 NEW COASTER ART

I continue to carry a few of my blank coasters with me each day. This past month, I drew on them in The Snug, as I watched two men...

 
 
 
Day 612 "Lunch Break" pen & ink

DAY 612 "LUNCH BREAK" PEN & INK

This is such a busy time at school. Students are catching up on missing work, studying for finals, and excited by the warm weather...

Day 605 "Dinner at Dogwood" - coaster art from Jamaica Plain

DAY 605 "DINNER AT DOGWOOD" - COASTER ART FROM JAMAICA PLAIN

I scooted into town tonight for an impromptu dinner with my daughter. She suggested the Dogwood, a nice pub with good pizza an interesting...

 
 
 
Day 608 "Royal Escort" - remembering a beautiful day

DAY 608 "ROYAL ESCORT" - REMEMBERING A BEAUTIFUL DAY

The theme for this month's Girls Just Wanna Paint challenge is "fashion". As soon as I began to ponder, last year's royal wedding jumped...

Days 599, 600, and 601 "Festival Days"

DAYS 599, 600, AND 601 "FESTIVAL DAYS"

Every year the North River Arts Society in Marshfield, MA holds its annual Festival of the Arts. I love the weekend, often calling...

 
 
 
Day 593 "Table Top" and impromptu drawing lessons

DAY 593 "TABLE TOP" AND IMPROMPTU DRAWING LESSONS

Last night we went to a family party celebration for my niece who graduated college last week. We saw family on both sides, and some...

Day 591 "Coaster Art" ink & watercolor 9 x 12

DAY 591 "COASTER ART" INK & WATERCOLOR 9 X 12

I recently ordered some blank coasters which I carry with me. Sometimes, in a restaurant, pub, etc, where a coaster might be used,...

 
 
 
Day 581 "Low Tide" watercolor and ink - gray day in Scituate Harbor

DAY 581 "LOW TIDE" WATERCOLOR AND INK - GRAY DAY IN SCITUATE HARBOR

The days have been gray for weeks... spring is slowly revealing itself, and will burst forth if and when the sun returns. Today I spent...

Day 577 "Back of the Room" pen and ink on sticky notes

DAY 577 "BACK OF THE ROOM" PEN AND INK ON STICKY NOTES

Once a month our students have a half day and we use the afternoon as Professional development time. It's amazing how tough it is to...

 
 
 
Daily Drawing 536 "Crosstalk" pen & ink

DAILY DRAWING 536 "CROSSTALK" PEN & INK

I love the motion and the hubbub of the city streets; buildings against the sky creating fascinating negative space while the overlapping...

Days 572 and 573 Dinner at a Pub - Coaster Art

DAYS 572 AND 573 DINNER AT A PUB - COASTER ART

It's nice to draw in a pub; lots of activity, people, interesting decor and interesting overlap of foreground to background, and often...

 
 
 
Day 560 and more - Patterns in Doodles

DAY 560 AND MORE - PATTERNS IN DOODLES

Sometimes I create my daily drawing at night, and am interested in exploring patterns, without intent. I will lay down an asymmetrical...

Day 552 "At the Grille" coaster art, ink & watercolor

DAY 552 "AT THE GRILLE" COASTER ART, INK & WATERCOLOR

Last night, we took our daughter and two friends to dinner in Boston at Woody's Grille & Tap. We love this nice little spot, good selection...

 
 
 
Day 546 "Sunday AM View" ink & watercolor

DAY 546 "SUNDAY AM VIEW" INK & WATERCOLOR

Sunday mornings, I usually sit in the same pew in church. New North Church in Hinhgam has the oldest pews in town. They are labeled...

Day 539 "Coaster Art - NY City Lunch" ink & watercolor

DAY 539 "COASTER ART - NY CITY LUNCH" INK & WATERCOLOR

Spent a wonderful weekend in New York with my daughter... no agenda beyond attending a Friday night live performance of the podcast...

 
 
 
Day 535 "Still Light with Compote a la Matisse" pen, ink, marker

DAY 535 "STILL LIGHT WITH COMPOTE A LA MATISSE" PEN, INK, MARKER

Tonight, I was looking through images online, as I often do... exploring, and saw a few of Matisse's paintings of fruit in still life....

Day 519 "End of Day" pastel on black ink

DAY 519 "END OF DAY" PASTEL ON BLACK INK

What an interesting weekend! Yesterday morning provided a sunny gleam on top of the few inches of snow we received Friday night. Then,...

 
 
 



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 ...

Felix Kreutzer, Moonlit coastal scene

Felix Kreutzer, Moonlit coastal scene

Date: Unknown Technique: Oil on canvas, 62 x 94 cm Source Read more ...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting,Stormy Sea, Coastal Art...

Contemporary Beach Art, Abstract Seascape Painting,Stormy Sea, Coastal Art "Beautiful Storm VI" by International Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

30"x40"x1.5" Acrylic Gallery Wrapped Canvas These lovely painting is wired and ready to hang. It is available through my Denver gallery, or online HERE Visit to Read more ...

White House / Bossley Architects

White House / Bossley Architects

© Patrick Reynolds Architects: Bossley Architects Location: Auckland, New Zealand Category: Houses Lead Architects: Pete Bossley, Finn Scott, Lynley Millar Area: 488.0... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Mandy on the Staircase - Abstract Geometric Figurative Painting

Mark Webster - Mandy on the Staircase - Abstract Geometric Figurative Painting

Mark Webster - Mandy on the Staircase - Abstract Geometric Figurative Painting. 48x30" Oil on Canvas. Check Availability MarkAdamWebster.com Read more ...

Wedding Photographer Loses Photos in a Fire, Only Offers 90% Refund

Wedding Photographer Loses Photos in a Fire, Only Offers 90% Refund

If you lost all of your client's wedding photos in a house fire, would you give them a full refund? This question has been spreading across the Internet the past few days after... Read more ...

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

Courtyard Residence in Benimaclet / Gradolí & Sanz

© Mariela Apollonio Architects: Gradolí & Sanz Location: València, Spain Category: Houses Architect In Charge: Carmel Gradolí, Arturo Sanz Area: 108.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by...

Patina, Contemporary Art, Abstract Mixed Media Painting “Follow the Path“ by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This painting evokes the patina of old metal. The spiral is made from old Japanese texts and the texture is heavily bubbled Tyvek. So many acrylic layers... Read more ...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art...

Contemporary Impressionist Landscape Painting,Colorado Landscape, Fine Art Oil Painting,“Up Monument Canyon” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

A peek at one of the most spectacular canyons in the Colorado National Monument from the valley floor below. Most tourists rarely see this view. 16"x22" Oil on Panel/ Available Read more ...

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 10, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Creek Bound 108x10 oil on canvas panelThis is part of a new series of small paintings using the same source of inspiration. It has been a challenge to find new ways to explore... Read more ...

Panamericana House / Bernardes Arquitetura + Sala2 Arquitetura

Panamericana House / Bernardes Arquitetura + Sala2 Arquitetura

© Evelyn Muller Architects: Bernardes Arquitetura , Sala2 Arquitetura Location: Pinheiros, Brazil Category: Houses Interiors Lead Architect Interior Design: Vanessa... Read more ...