I found this photo online by Anthony John Colleti of housing in El Alto, Bolivia and loved it. I did a watercolour version of it last year for my Artathon, and also now this larger acrylic version:
I’ve tried making a bigger version of one of my watercolour postcards of New York – it’s now 20x30cm on 300gsm paper.
Whoop I’ve sold another painting! The buyer has not actually been to Luxembourg so she is planning a trip to see how it matches up with the painting! If you’d like to buy any of my acrylic cityscapes please check out my Etsy store ‘LaratheEscapeArtist’.
My two wonderful friends Anjali and Dom have bought two of my America paintings, and I’ve also finally given them their San Francisco painting that I did for them ages ago!
My brother is getting married in May and he and his finacee have asked me to do some postcards of their favourite places for the different wedding tables. These are the ones I’ve done so far (SPOILER ALERT FOR THOSE WHO WILL BE AT THE WEDDING)
I’ve been experimenting a bit more with pen and ink drawings of cities, and this is my attempt at a Brussels City Map- if you are familiar with the EU buildings you will hopefully recognise a lot of them on there..
Another painting of my ‘hood, the Etangs d’Ixelles (Ixelles ponds) . Should have painted some swans into it.
I’ve opened an Etsy Store! It’s called ‘LaratheEscapeArtist‘ (naturally) and so far I’ve made my 2014 Acrylic Cityscape series available for purchase. I’ll add more items as my 2015 Cityscape series grows, and I want to do a lot more pen and ink drawings that will be added later in 2015 to the shop. LetContinue reading “Etsy Store now open!!”
Last weekend I went to the Affordable Art Fair Brussels, and there was loads of stuff there that was absolutely amazing (although not so affordable!) and some artists in particular I’ve found inspiring. For example, I really liked the technique that Hipolythee uses in her ink paintings and the way that her inking went offContinue reading “City Life inspiration”
We’re starting to get some of those really clear crisp winter days here in Brussels which is making me really appreciate and feel inspired by the area that I live in of the city. This is an acrylic version of my Ixelles Ponds postcard: