It was inevitable. I started this one tonight. Elvis Squirrel - is officially in progress. (4) Happy New Year to you all.
Title: Evening Golf Squirrel | Medium: Acrylic and Oil (water based) on board | Size: 9 X 11 | Artist: Carollyne Yardley I finished this 9 X 11 tonight. It went from blue sky to evening sky - Â to blue sky to evening. Finally, the stars and the moon prevailed. Evening golf. I [...]
I've been working on this little one (9 X 11) for a few weeks now. It's my first painting on board (wood). Totally different feeling. Canvas gives, board absorbs much differently. I like it. Yes, I will get back to the Bagpiper Squirrel and finish that next. But in the meantime, here's what's brewing in [...]
Our trip to San Francisco was great. We arrived via a direct flight from Victoria BC, (October 15, 2009), and stayed for almost a week. Our cab ride to the hotel indicated what we could expect from this culturally vibrant, and intelligent American city. As we arrived, an Oracle conference was just wrapping up, Obama [...]
For Love of Whisky Posted By: Robert Moyes http://mondaymag.com/articles/entry/for-love-of-whisky/ 10/28/2009 8:00 AM Meet two fans of Victoria’s most intoxicating festival Every January several hundred people converge on the Hotel Grand Pacific for the annual Victoria Whisky Festival (VWF), which almost since its inception four years ago has been acclaimed as one of the premier whisky [...]
Three new paintings are now available by artist David Halliwell, including this one called, Save a Little Room for Me. Check out his paintings at Apes Art Inc.
Victoria Comic Book Industry & Movie Festival - Victoria Comic Convention, October 30 - November 1, Location: Harbour Towers Hotel Source: www.victoriacomicconvention.com Victoria Comic Book Industry Convention October 31 and November 1, 2009 Here's a list of guests from the Comic Industry.
The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula is getting ready for the Saanich Peninsula Artists Studio Tour (Fall). Over 130 artists. 11-4pm, October 24-25, 2009. Brochure and map available from the links below and also at local area businesses. Here's aÂ link to their website andÂ a direct link to their printableÂ fall brochure and map.
An article about thisÂ Victoria art show caught my eye in Focus Magazine. It's called, Can I Draw you a Bath, currently on showÂ at the View Art Gallery. Primarily I noticedÂ the blurb because itÂ mentioned Publications such as 3X3 and Juxtapoz having helped broaden our view on illustration. I had just finished reading my first copyÂ Juxtapoz Magazine [...]
It's taken me a while to post these notes (Jan 2010), but I'm back dating. This was a blind tasting of peaty whisky held at Pete's house, so while I've noted the name of the whisky at the top of the notes, I did my tastingÂ notes before I knew what they were. BIG NOTE: [...]