Thursday, May 26, 2011

I'm in!


Rainy Day Reds  SOLD
12 x 12
oil on canvas

This painting was done on a day like today, drizzling with rain and dark and gloomy.  I liked the moody setting though, at eye level on a window sill, and my challenge was to catch the light coming through the grapes as well as bouncing off the highly reflective bowl.  Had a lot of fun with this one and it was juried into a Federation of Canadian Artists show - a first for me.  Yeah!



Skaha Bluffs
8 x 10
oil on canvas board

This piece was started on a plein air outing and finished in the studio.  It was a cool misty morning and the colors were muted but the reflections had me mesmerized.  This painting along with a few others are now hanging in a gallery in Oliver, another first for me.  These days have been busy with many new adventures.  Soon I will have a photography exhibit hanging as well in a local book shop.  What amazes me is the amount of administration that goes along with the creative part.  I can now see why artists often need someone to help manage the business.

2 comments:

David Larson Evans said...

I'm glad I stopped by I love Rainy Day Reds

Barb Hillier said...

Hi David - thanks for coming by -good to hear from old friends from the DSFDF days.