Canvas Art

Canvas Art "Fire"

Paint the skin Paint the hair Paint the clothes and background Paint the line and Fire :.+*:.+*:.+*   Completion  *+.:*+.:*+.: Madoka Kinoshita 2019 Canvas art “Fire” Acrylic paint on Canvas Size 23 6/7 "x 31 5/8" in (60.6 x 80.3 cm) Price  $2,000 US...

Looking for Inspiration

Looking for Inspiration

Have you ever felt uninspired? Maybe it’s the summer heat, but I’ve been unable to stir up a lot of inspiration in the studio lately. Feeling a little scattered is part of it as well. I have several must-do projects underway — paintings I’ve promised...

Mixing Media and Inspiration

Mixing Media and Inspiration

I’ve frequently observed how much one medium influences another. In the past year of doing mostly watercolors, this habit of working has found its way into my subconscious. When I want to work in acrylics, I find myself wanting to make them more flui...

Dull day in the Harbour - Chania

Dull day in the Harbour - Chania

Chania, Crete, Watercolour, 15" x 11" A dull day harbour scene, Chania in Crete.  I think the composition works with the balance of the background buildings, the curve of the quayside and the position of the boats.  Maybe I could have had the horizon...

Are You Sitting Down?

Are You Sitting Down?

If you’re not sitting down, you might want to do that now. I’ve decided to start posting to my blog again, at least on an experimental basis. For the past year almost, I’ve entertained the thought that art blogs may be a thing of the past. After all,...

Bristol Savages artist outing plein air 2019 #5

Bristol Savages artist outing plein air 2019 #5

Tewkesbury, UK, 15" x 11" My final and 5th plein air of the day at Tewkesbury, just before getting back on the coach for the trip back to Bristol.  A view of the Bell Inn/Hotel, opposite the Abbey.  Somehow, this ended up being rather dark, going alm...