Opening Reception - The Face of Malibu

OPENING RECEPTION - THE FACE OF MALIBU

The Face of Malibu by Johanna Spinks Click on image to enlarge. "The Face of Malibu by Johanna Spinks" features a slice of this famous...

Princess Diana, Still Queen of Hearts

PRINCESS DIANA, STILL QUEEN OF HEARTS

Today marks 20 years since Princess Diana's sad and tragic passing. I was a big fan of hers. I drew this to commemorate the day. Princess...

 
 
 
Painting California State Senator Henry Stern

PAINTING CALIFORNIA STATE SENATOR HENRY STERN

I am honored recently to have painted California State Senator Henry Stern for my Face of Malibu portrait project now in its' fifth...

American Art Collector Magazine

AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR MAGAZINE

Thank you to American Art Collector Magazine and writer John O'Hern for including my artwork in this article geared to art collectors...

 
 
 
Taking Risks Is Risky?

TAKING RISKS IS RISKY?

Just finished up this new large format palette knife to add to my building collection of now twelve started at the beginning of this...

Got The Blues?

GOT THE BLUES?

Shades of complimentary orange and blues...I met Chris as he was leaving a wine bar wearing this really great hat. I knew he had a...

 
 
 
I Love My "Job"!

I LOVE MY "JOB"!

Beautiful sitters, inside and out, give me such joy to paint. Thank you to lovely Paula. I enjoyed working with you on this commission...

Neon Lit Palette Knife Journey?

NEON LIT PALETTE KNIFE JOURNEY?

My journey this year painting large portraits via a palette knife continues. Here is my most recently completed one with the lovely...

 
 
 
Painting a Public Demo Life Sketch - Step By Step

PAINTING A PUBLIC DEMO LIFE SKETCH - STEP BY STEP

Honored to be invited by Les Boudoirs Boutique, a luxury lingerie store in California, to do a Mother's Day strawberries and champagne...

From Les Boudoirs to Degas

FROM LES BOUDOIRS TO DEGAS

More details at this link Swan By Johanna Spinks SOLD Pink By Johanna Spinks 18x24" Available $500

 
 
 
I'm at The Autry Museum of The American West

I'M AT THE AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST

I have always wanted to show at The Autry Museum of The American West so I am excited for tonight's gala reception for the California...

Four time Malibu Mayor Gets Painted

FOUR TIME MALIBU MAYOR GETS PAINTED

So many thanks to four time Malibu mayor Joan House for sitting for my Face of Malibu portrait series kindly being featured in The...

 
 
 
Standing Room Only

STANDING ROOM ONLY

It was standing room only at the Museum of Ventura County's show "A Woman's March" this weekend showcasing mementos and art from women...

Pink Hat At The Museum Tonight

PINK HAT AT THE MUSEUM TONIGHT

My "The Pink Hat Maker" painting gets installed at the Museum of Ventura County's "A Woman's Place" show, opening today, Sat,. 5.30...

 
 
 
Labor of Palette Knife Love

LABOR OF PALETTE KNIFE LOVE

This new painting I am finishing up has been a real labor of love for me. The sitter is someone I have known since her childhood. She...

Masters of The American West

MASTERS OF THE AMERICAN WEST

There is a great show on at The Autry Museum right now, Masters of The American West, featuring some of my very favorite painters,...

 
 
 
Tuneful Songbird Gets Painted

TUNEFUL SONGBIRD GETS PAINTED

The lated large format portrait painted from life in two sittings. Thank you to beautiful songbird Christine Nelson. The first sitting....

Pink Pussy Hat

PINK PUSSY HAT

I dedicate this new large format palette knife to all my sisters out there, no matter what hat you wear. It was inspired by a young...

 
 
 
Contemporary Contemplation

CONTEMPORARY CONTEMPLATION

Life just couldn't get any more fun painting super large with my palette knife. I never really saw myself painting portraits so contemporarily...

Live Life Large?

LIVE LIFE LARGE?

Work in Progress 36"x36" By Johanna Spinks Living out large in my art life continues...sitting from life this week. A good start but...

 
 
 



Contemporary Mixed Media Art Painting “Free Flow” by Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Contemporary Mixed Media Art Painting “Free Flow” by Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Beautiful warm shades of red, yellow and gold swirl together to make you smile.Wood sides are decorated with conch like designs interracial cotta and gold. Original Abstract... Read more ...

Abstract Expressionist Palette Knife Art Painting

Abstract Expressionist Palette Knife Art Painting

10"x8" Palette Knife Acrylic on 140 lb Watercolor Paper. Frames beautifully in a standard 8x10 frame from your local frame, art or craft shop, no custom framing expense. $80.00 Read more ...

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting "Impressions" by Colorado...

Still Life Palette Knife Floral Fine Art Painting "Impressions" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... 12"x9" Oil on Canvas Panel Original Palette Knife Flower Painting Read more ...

Inter-Company Restaurant / Atelier Didier Dalmas

Inter-Company Restaurant / Atelier Didier Dalmas

© Jérôme Ricolleau Architects: Atelier Didier Dalmas Location: Saint-Priest, France Lead Architect: Didier Dalmas Area: 803.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Jérôme... Read more ...

UC Botanical Garden

UC Botanical Garden

It is always interesting to me the variety of subjects we find and the sketches we make at a shared location. This afternoon our group met at the UC Botanical Garden in... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Cupcake with Frosting Still Life Oil Painting 2.28.10

Mark Webster - Cupcake with Frosting Still Life Oil Painting 2.28.10

Mark Webster - Cupcake with Frosting Still Life Oil Painting. 7x5" Oil on Canvas Panel. Read more ...

Contemporary Art , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting,“Henri-Memory Box 3”...

Contemporary Art , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting,“Henri-Memory Box 3” Narrative Art by Santa Fe Artist Judi Goolsby

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Contemporary Art, Narrative 36"x36"x 1.5" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Autumn Woodblocked

Autumn Woodblocked

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Contemporary Abstract Art “Gilded Delight” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

Contemporary Abstract Art “Gilded Delight” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

A warm, golden, gilded abstract with drips and dots and stars and circles and letters. 20"x16"x1/2" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $375 Read more ...

Licensed Prints on Annie Selke

Licensed Prints on Annie Selke

Check out licensed prints of my art on AnnieSelke.com. Intersection Art is a print of 12 x 12 x 12 February 2013 Greyscale Art is a print of 12 x 12 x 12 May 2013 Greyscale... Read more ...