Marken Garden Klompen

Daily Paintworks had a challenge a few weeks ago, “The Intimate Landscape” challenge. It was a way to hone in on a smaller, simpler scene, and make it the focal point of a painting. I chose to use a photo from my recent trip to Amsterdam, as my inspiration (it’s hard NOT to be inspired…

End of Summer Sale!!!!

It’s that time of year, when I start thinking about Autumn…my favorite season! It seemed like a very good time to celebrate with a sale in my online art shop, ArtcyLucy Studio on Etsy. Thirty five of my original paintings are on sale, $5 to $20 less than their original price! So, if there is one…

Vincent’s Sunflowers

  Vincent’s Sunflowers – 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord This probably looks familiar to you. That’s because a painter from long ago, did the original. I’m only his humble student, trying to learn by following his brushstrokes. Vincent van Gogh completed his painting in 1888. It is now in a private…

Gemma

Gemma – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord  Here is the third of the brunettes. Loving the scratched in texture technique I’ve been playing around with. I see different things I have learned this past year, with online portrait classes, are having an effect on me. I can’t stress enough the good that comes…

Saskia

Saskia – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord (SOLD, thank you!) Here’s the second in the latest series of female portraits I’ve worked on. All three are brunette. The title for this painting came from my recent trip to Amsterdam. Rembrandt’s wife was named Saskia, and I just thought it was very beautiful. This…

Phillipa

Phillipa – acrylic painting on 5 x 7 inch Ampersand gessobord (SOLD, thank you!) I am back to faces again…i am always drawn to the allure of portraits. It’s a challenge, always. But a challenge that I love. I worked on three portraits at a time, and on two of them, I scribbled into the…

In A Lotus Garden

I started the year painting water lilies…and once I saw my friend’s photographs, I was inspired again, to paint these lotus flowers! (THANK YOU, PATTY!) So far, there are three in this newest series, In A Lotus Garden There are more photographs to use as my inspiration, so I know there will be more paintings…