Saturday, January 30, 2016

Vine Tomatoes,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

Today I painted these two tomatoes joined by the vine. I was going to do photo images of the steps but only remembered the first. Sorry. Next painting.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Annie,figure,oil on canvas,8x10,price,$300

This is a painting that was part of a lesson I gave to a talented friend who wanted help painting her cat. She was happy with her painting and I was happy with my cat painting.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Apples and Grapes,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$200

I thought that I would show the stages of this painting. But the flash didn't show the wet paint.I feel that I over worked the apples in this painting. I do like the grapes.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Birthday Gift,still life,oil on linen,12x9,price$250

Today I received this lovely orchid as an early birthday gift. So I painted it. I finished the Dad fishing painting so that is up too.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Fishing With Dad,figures,oil painting,x10,price$400

Today's painting is of kids with Dad off fishing. I took the photo of the group while I was out painting at Larrabee. They were far out there in the sea.
I can see that the painting needs some fixing up here and there. It is too wed to touch it right now.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Male Model,portrait,oil on canvas,17x14,priceNFS

This portrait is cropped so you see just the head and not his chest and shoulders. I worked a little more on the Larrabee painting. So I'll post it.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Larrabee State Park Launch,seascape,oil on canvas,18x24,priceNFS

This is the painting I've worked on for two days. It is another painting of our local State Park by the sea. I've been invited to several local shows n a few month. I need to make larger paintings for these shows.below are more of the same Park

Friday, January 22, 2016

Dog Day Afternoon,seascape,oil on canvas9x12,price$600

I am painting a large painting right now. So this is an older painting. One of my favorite.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Limes,still life,oil on canvas,5x7,price$200

This painting was juried into the Richeson75 "Small Works" book. This will be the 12th book of of Richeson75 that my art work will be published in.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Orchid,still life,oil on canvas,8x8,price$300

Today I did a painting of my orchid branch that broke off the plant. It was another white on white. I liked the ones that I painted last year better so they are as well.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Paper Whites Flowers,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

Today's painting is of the Paper Whites Flowers that I received as a Christmas gift. It is a white on white painting. Cool whites on warm white background.

Monday, January 18, 2016

Snack,still life,oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

This is today's painting. Apple and grapes that are on our kitchen counter make good models. They hold still.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Lagoon in Autumn,landscape,oil on canvas,18x22,priceNFS

This was the first painting I did of the Lagoon that is now in a private collection. The new Lagoon in Winter was painted so they may have all 4 seasons.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Yellow Primrose,still life, oil on canvas,6x6,price$200

A painting today of a yellow primrose that I picked up at our local Food Co-Op. I might scrape off the yellow flowers and try again. they look messy to me. The landscape that I worked on yesterday is almost done. I want to wait until it drys. Then I will add a bright yellow white to the left in the sky and water where the sun was bright.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Winter on the Lagoon,landscape,oil on canvas,16x20,priceNFS

Today's painting is a commissioned painting of a local lagoon of our big Whatcom Lake. The couple have a Fall painting of this same lagoon and want all of the seasons. I can see that it stil needs some work. I'll post it again when I have it completed.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

First Purple Primrose,still life,oil painting,6x6,price$200

Today's painting of a purple primrose. I haven't painted one since last Febuary. Also 3 20 minute drawings of last Thursdays model, Todd. He reminder me of the J.C. Leyendecker illustration Models of the 30s.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Bouquet in January,still life,oil oncanvas,12x12,price$350

Today's painting is of a bouquet that I bought this morning at Trader Joe's. I likes the colors.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Winter Bouquet,still life,oil painting,11x14,price$400

I took a new photo of this painting. I will also post the old photo to show how different the colors are depending on the light. The image still isn't as light or as yellow and red as in the painting.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Tubes and Bottle,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

One more painting of paint tubes and medium. I spent most of the day uploading images to two art shows. I don't like doing this part of being an artist but I love
to paint and be in shows. I have one painting in a show here in Bellingham this month.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Paint Tube and Medium,still life,oil on canvas,price$200

Today's painting is another artist medium and paint tube painting. I'm working on keeping it simple.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Paint Mediums,still life,oil on canvas,6x8,price$225

This is a painting of some of my Gamblin paint medium. I don't use them, but I have them if I do want to use them.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Rose in Winter,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

This is the same rose that I painted on Saturday. It has opened up more in my studio. My new website is up. http://joysolney.fineartstudioonline.com I may still make changes. I will have a painting in a show this month in Bellingham's Allied Arts. Friday is the opening
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Winter Rose,still life,oil on canvas,7x5,price$175

Today's painting is of one rose from our rose bush in our yard. It was 21 degrees this morning. I have my new web page up. Take a look, but still working on it. joysolney.fineartstudioonline.com

Friday, January 1, 2016