Rainy, cloudy, stormy, snowy, the most visited posts on my blog this year are all on artwork focused on the weather.
#5 Painterly Progression
"...varied and broken brushstrokes, sketchiness, impasto..."
Billowing Clouds Go By and By
Inspired by Scotland, this painting went to Palm Springs, then Monrovia, and then found a new home.
Suburban Murmuration Drawing
An imaginary flock of birds and a suburban home.
Chasing Clouds Another painting that went to Palm Springs, heading soon to Burbank.
A Little Snow On the Marsh The most popular 2014 post from my blog is this simple charcoal sketch.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014
Thursday, December 04, 2014
I've added to a small selection of holiday greeting cards I've made available through Zazzle. Available as a note card, greeting card, or as an extra large, 8 1/2 x 11 sized card. Click on any one to purchase directly the Zazzle website.
Monday, December 01, 2014
|Girl With a Red Hat Vermeer 1665-66|
oil on panel 9.1 x 7.1 inches
|After the Rain Private Collection Katherine Kean|
watercolor on cotton rag paper 4 x 7 inches
"In his earlier works, which approach miniature painting in fineness and delicacy, as for instance those little gems, the “Birth” and “Circumcision” of Christ, in the Uffizi, the composition is noble and beautiful, and the finish Leonardesque. Yet they have the force of large paintings.”
Circumcision and Nativity Fra Bartolomeo circa 1500
tempera on wood 7.7 x 3.5 inches
For artists, working on small surfaces are an opportunity to try out new ideas, colors and composition, the small size means less cost for materials and less time committed. Plus they travel well and are easy to pack and store.
|Willows at Sunset Vincent van Gogh|
oil on cardboard 12 1/2 x 131/2 inches
|Red Poppy Georgia O'Keeffe|
|The Goldfinch Carel Fabritius|
oil on panel 13 x 9 inches
Angeles Forest Circling Storm
oil on linen
6 x 6 inches
View or shop from a selection of little gems here: Little Gems Collection .
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Marsh - Boat graphite on paper 4 x 6" ©2011 Katherine Kean This drawing is being worked into a painting. I may have decided...
Picking up where I left off in the post below - this is what I came up with to track artwork inventory. I modeled this form after the ar...
Over the years I’ve tried many ways of preserving paint, using everything from closeable palette boxes; which only work in the short term...