Friday, May 31, 2013

A busy day taking care of business. I'll post some older paintings and drawings.Tomorrow is the opening of the Washington Plein Air painting group at the Seaside Gallery in La Conner, WA. 4-8pm I have 4 paintings in the show.
I will also be painting at the park down there tomorrow with my friend.
I hear it's a very good show.

Bay Sail Boat Trip oil 8x6 bu Joy Olney
Morning Tulip Fields oil 12x16 by Joy Olney

2 fast drawings of the same Model, Graphite24x18 by Joy Olney

Thursday, May 30, 2013

This morning we drew Esther again. I worked more on the View from Blanchard yesterday and today made Low Tide Blanchard.
 Drawing of Esther, graphite 14x18 by Joy Olney
 Low Tide from Blanchard oil 9x12 By Joy Olney
View from Blanchard oil 9x12 by Joy Olney

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A portrait I painted last night at our painting/drawing group. The models name is Lessa.oil 16x12

Lessa..oil 16x12 by Joy Olney

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Now my framing and matting is done for a couple of the show coming up. One show at the Seaside gallery in
La Conner the other is the Edmonds Art Show. Here is an image of the painting I did today. My hope is to do many Blanchard Mountain Paintings.
Blanchard Mountain View by Joy Olney oil 9x12

Monday, May 27, 2013

More framing and mat cutting today. I did work over some old paintings but there isn't any sun today to take a picture of the changes.
I will post two of the three drawing that are in the Edmonds Show. The other drawing was already posted and was the one I searched all over for and found. Tomorrow I will post the two paintings in that Show.
 Street Juggler by Joy Olney
Model Dreaming by Joy Olney

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Most of the day went to getting the frames and mats ready for shows.
I did a small painting of violets that were given to me during my workshop last Saturday.
Joyce's Violets, oil 8x10 by Joy Olney

Friday, May 24, 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Found my drawing today after 3 days of hunting.So no painting today but I will post an image of the painting I did of Chelsea on Tuesday night. We had sunshine today.
Chelsea May 14th
Chelsea May 21st

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

No sun today so indoor flash photo of the paintings.Portrait of Chelsea from last night and I worked more on the Boeman State Park painting for the State Park Show.
Also I'm look high and low for a drawing that was accepted into the Edmonds Show. It has to be here somewhere. I'll post that drawing too.

Monday, May 20, 2013

My Computer was down for 3days. My dear husband fixed it.
My Portrait Workshop was great. I will show some of the steps we did to doing the portrait of Chelsea.
I wasn't able to finish my painting for I was helping everyone. 
This is the happy group.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Today I am posting an image of the Painting that is going into the Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher Show."Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art.
What will happen when the ice milts and the water level goes up to our back doors.
High Water, Beach Front Property, oil, by Joy Olney

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Last night's painting of Chelsea. I ran out of my white paint so I stopped  after about 1 1/2 hour. But I like it.
Chelsea oil 16x12 cropped, By Joy Olney

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Today I set up my Studio for Friday's Portrait Workshop. Tonight I'm off to paint the Model we will have on Friday and Saturday.
I'll post two flower paintings now.
 Spring Flowers,11x14 oil By Joy Olney
Small Flowers,Oil, 9x12 By Joy Olney

Monday, May 13, 2013

This week is going to be busy. I'm going to post flowers today.
Sunflowers,oil,11x16 by Joy Olney

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Since it is Mother's Day and I am a mother, I post two fast drawings of my sons.Happy Mother's Day
 Richard, graphite,24x18 by Joy Olney
Mike,graphite, 24x18by Joy Olney

Saturday, May 11, 2013

I cleaned my Studio today to get ready for my Portrait Workshop next Friday. I'll put up the steps I take to paint a portrait next week.
Today I'll post something.
Second Beach oil 18x24 by Joy Olney
This painting hangs at the Western Washington University Music Library

Friday, May 10, 2013

This is another painting from Blanchard Mt. I may paint a number of Blanchard paintings in the next couple  of weeks.
Evening Sun from Blanchard Mt. Oil 11x14 by Joy Olney

Thursday, May 9, 2013

My Portrait Oil Painting Workshop is full.
 Karen, Oil by Joy Olney

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Today I worked on show applications. That took all afternoon.  So I will post two painting I did of our sunsets over the Bellingham Bay.  Sunset #1,Late Sunset in Summer16x20 oil
Sunset #2,Summer Sunset 11x14 oil
 Sunset #1,Late Sunset in Summer16x20 oil by Joy Olney
Sunset #2,Summer Sunset 11x14 oil by Joy Olney

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Today I painted one of my husband's favorite spots around here.
The painting is called View from Blanchard Mountain,oil, 11x14
View from Blanchard Mountain, Oil 11x14by Joy Olney

Monday, May 6, 2013

More 20 min. drawings from real people sitting in front of me. These drawings are on a smaller sheet, 17x14.
 Local Bass Player, graphite,drawing by Joy Olney
Lovely Model, graphite drawing by Joy Olney
 Nancy, graphite drawing by Joy Olney
Mike in Winter Coat, graphite drawing by Joy Olney

Sunday, May 5, 2013

More drawings today. These drawing are done in 20min.poses with a model sitting in front of me.
I love drawing.  I hardly ever show my drawings so it's great to have a place to do that.
 Dream Sitting, graphite 24x18 by Joy Olney
Alex, graphite drawing 24x18 by Joy olney
Justin with Nose Ring, graphite drawing 24x18by Joy Olney
Contemplation, graphite drawing 24x18 by Joy Olney

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Today's images are of my 20 min.drawings of local people.
Shy Waitress, graphite drawing 24x18 by Joy Olney
 Sad Street Juggler, graphite drawing 24x18 by Joy Olney
 Sitting Model, 24x18 graphite drawing by Joy Olney
Maya sitting crossed legged,24x18 graphite drawing by Joy Olney