Art

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Venice study I 22.5.15 matted and framed

Returning in a few weeks for the first time since July 1999 as you can see from my journal.


…can’t wait for more “Asiago and Pomodori at the Palazzo” 🇮🇪

WPC: Layered

Layered I 20.9.17

In response to this week’s Photo Challenge: Layered in which Ben asked us to “explore the interplay of texture and depth” and share “a layered image of your own,” it was out to the studio and a serendipitous exploration of the merging of layers of acrylic colours, the results of which couldn’t have been more pleasing. I hope you agree.

Layered II 20.9.17

Take a look at another “Over my shoulder” video to see how Layered I was created

Over my shoulder VIII: Layered

If you would like to see more over my shoulder videos here are the links: over my shoulder I, over my shoulder II,  over my shoulder III,  over my shoulder IV and V: Life Imitates Art,  over my shoulder VI: making marks, over my shoulder VII: Here and Now

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Deltaport variation 2.9.15, matted and framed.

Returning from Vancouver Island one stormy August evening in 2015 led to this painting of the cranes of Deltaport against a fiery night sky at sunset and painted two years ago today.

With this post I am thinking of all the recent and ongoing natural disasters around the world this summer, the catastrophic flooding in Texas and South Asia and the wild fires here in British Columbia, all of which have led to so many lost homes and treasured possessions and to too many lost lives for whom today’s post is dedicated together with the volunteers and neighbours helping neighbours who are showing the best of humanity in these troubled times.

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Anniversary Bouquet matted and framed

With today’s lovely wedding that I am attending and our three family wedding anniversaries all within two weeks of each other this anniversary bouquet from last year was just asking to be matted and framed. Wishing much Happiness and Joy to the happy couple today and a very Happy Anniversary to us all, but especially to the love of my life for Monday❤️

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For this week’s Photo Challenge from The Daily Post one of my happiest corners this past week was the corner of my work table in the studio where the real artist in the family, in less than an hour, gave me a lesson in impressionism, abstract expressionism and action painting.
 
      
 
      

Oh, what joy!

With thanks to my daughter for the photo of my beautiful granddaughter and me.