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:
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:
I haven't done any painting with acrylics in about 3 months because I was taking intensive French lessons, and the writing I was doing for that along with finishing off my artathon watercolour postcards meant my arm was just too tired to do anything else. I did try to paint an original but the results … Continue reading NYC Reflections II
I've updated my Luxembourg painting because something about it was bothering me ... And also because the first version is on sale at the moment and I really like it and am not sure I actually want to sell it, I've done another version of Brussels Red Roofs. Does anyone else get overly attached to … Continue reading Updates on some old paintings.. Brussels and Lux
I was craving doing a painting the week before I went to my cartooning course, and decided to reuse my Luxembourg postcard as inspiration. The one I did is a lot closer to the original postcard than my earlier acrylic version of it, but I quite like them both.
It is baking hot out on the terrace today so I've been painting outdoors again - not so easy because the acrylics dry so quickly in the heat, but I'm a slave to my tan and i think it helped create the impresionistic effect I was going for so I kept going until it was … Continue reading Singapore impressions
I went to see Art Brussels a few days ago and liked a lot of the block colour paintings they had on show. They inspired me to paint a few of the blank canvases I had lying around, and call them something that implies they have a deep meaning. Getting a perfect even colour is … Continue reading Interior decorating with art..
Its now been 5 months since I quit my job and have been at home rehabilitating my arms through the power of art (not recommended by physios) . I can now paint for a lot longer period and my arms have noticeably more muscle, but the thought of picking up anything heavy is still unthinkable. … Continue reading RSI Update and some paintings.. 5 Months on