Gossamer Wings is a soft-colored mixed media abstract painting using oil pastels, acrylic paint, charcoal, graphite and ink on 11 x 15 inches 140gsm archival paper created in an abstract expressionist style using techniques akin to Jackson Pollock with hints of Willem De Kooning. The original is for sale directly from me or Saatchi’s… Continue reading Gossamer Wings
New abstract acrylic painting on canvas using softer colors and palette knife. I love this! The signed original is 16 x 20 x .75 on gallery wrapped canvas and is available directly from the blog at a discounted $395. Through Saatchi, it is offered at $1175. Saatchi also offers museum quality giclee prints and canvas… Continue reading When the fog breaks
End of summer fine art original mixed media painting
In case you haven’t heard, the Tampa Bay area has been overwhelmed by water the past week and a half. We were fortunate and avoided the early onslaught as we escaped to Maine for a beautiful wedding and a fantastic soul-soothing respite at the Wave Walker Bed & Breakfast overlooking Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National… Continue reading The upside to downpours
So a couple of years ago I painted our family crest for one of my brothers for Christmas. Thanks to a great photo, it’s available as notecards, prints and even acrylic and metallic prints through the online gallery I work with, FineArtAmerica.Com . My maiden name is Walsh, my dad wore a gold ring with… Continue reading Walsh Family Crest
I mentioned a couple of posts ago that I was about to go on a Flamingo – painting binge. You know, those gorgeous, brilliant salmon , pink , red , white colors of the fun iconic Florida bird. The idea came to me because the guest bedroom in our new (old but new to us)… Continue reading So, yeah, about those flamingos
> A week ago, we had two lovely snowfalls back to back. It shut the schools down for, well, the entire week. It also meant closure of Sharp Spring’s Natural Area, an exquisite many acres of nearly virgin land. I parked outside the gates, and with my Iphone and dog, went exploring and picture-taking. My… Continue reading Winter’s Bone and Sinew – New Painting
>Growing up, my Walsh family had two things it could count on: chaos and the family crest. I don’t know where the original came from, but dad had a copy of the full crest mounted in a large picture frame on the wall, and wore the pierced swan on a gold ring all his adult… Continue reading >Tackling the Walsh family crest
>At least that is what I’ve found… Working in my own studio, I feel comfortable and can explore on things that might seem too ambitious for a 3-5 hour class where I have to tote all the gear in, subject myself to Hazel’s criticism, and work with limitations of size and scope. So over this… Continue reading >Do try this at home!
>OK, the vacation is almost over and I hate like heck to leave and return home. That said, I’ve discovered a newfound love: ACRYLICS! OMG, why doesn’t anyone ever tell new painters that they are so much easier to work with than watercolors? That the final product is vibrant, fun, exciting … brilliant! That they… Continue reading >Acrylics, LOVE THEM!!!