Aubrey and Heidi

I finished two new paintings this past week…and they both went through quite a metamorphosis until they were done. This is why painting is so much fun, sometimes the final result is not what I originally have in mind…but I learn an awful lot throughout the process of painting…from beginning (through that middle struggle, at times)…

Another view of Frida

Endurance – A Frida Kahlo Inspired Painting  9 x 12 inch acrylic on Ampersand Gessobord I’ve been having so much fun with the small paintings of “the many sides of Frida”, I thought I would continue the Frida exploration on a larger surface. I also deepened the background quite a bit, and I love that…

More Frida Inspired Art

Reslience – A Frida Kahlo Inspired Painting   5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord  (SOLD, thank you!) The class is officially over, but what I learned over those six weeks of Studying Under the Masters 2, has left an impression on me. So, I am returning to some of the assignments and exploring…

The Three Sides of Frida

I’ve been studying the art and life of Frida Kahlo this week, thanks to the online workshop, Studying Under the Masters 2, and artist, Jane Davenport. While most of Frida’s work is difficult for me to look at, because they are full of the pain and trials she faced in her life, I do admire her…

Reina

  Reina – 8 x 10 inch acrylic painting on textured and cradled art panel One of the assignments for the online class I am taking, was to take inspiration from the art of Vincent van Gogh, and use it with our own style of painting. Well, I can’t deny that I love van Gogh’s…