Monthly Archives: February 2009

Get your Elvis fix – CC Rider

By | February 27th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Always forget how much I truly love this man. Get your Elvis fix on today with a little CC Rider - live rare footage. Or Elvis - CC Rider

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Winchester Galleries – The comic art of Ken Steacy

By | February 27th, 2009|Art News|

The Winchester Gallery in Victoria will host a major retrospective of Ken Steacy's work March8-28, 2009. Opening Mar 8; preview Mar 7, 10am-5:30pm; opening Mar 8, 1-5pm with artist in attendance. 2260 Oak Bay Aeve, 250-595-2777, www.winchestergalleriesltd.com Read more about the comic art of Ken Steacy on page 12 of Focus Magazine, March 2009 edition. [...]

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I’m a website addict

By | February 26th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

See my website home page changes http://www.carollyne.com I'm addicted to website updates. I got a website homepage facelift today. I’ve designed it to be more interactive, with blog feed from two other art news websites. Also added links to Twitter and Facebook.  It's a good thing I can design it myself, and then “Dr. Ken” in [...]

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Become my Fan on Facebook

By | February 25th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

While I've created a Facebook page (which means your personal information is not involved), I can't figure out how to add to the darn thing. Good grief. And I know about using a computer. Pfph. Anyhow, while I'm figuring it out, please visit the page and become a fan. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Carollyne-Yardley/51847819410

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Dress and Chair

By | February 25th, 2009|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I worked a little more on the top of the dress and the chair. I'm starting to get a groove on this one, and between yesterday and today went from thinking the painting was finished to realizing it has only just begun. (4)

Sitting Pretty – in progress

By | February 23rd, 2009|Work in Progress: The Lab|

  I started this one before we went on holiday, and had time to work on it a little bit while watching the 81st Academy Awards. This is in progress. (9)

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Humuhumunukunukuapuaa

By | February 18th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Greetings! I've returned from Maui fresh and inspired with new ideas, creatures, colours, textures - and I had an epiphany about the direction for my art (stay tuned). Here's a brief overview with a few photos I thought best enveloped the trip. Snorkeling was great, in particular: Mile marker 14, Black Rock at Kaanapali, Molokini [...]

Abstract Landscape like Jack Shadbolt?

By | February 2nd, 2009|Work in Progress: The Lab|

  This is an experiment. It's a bit reflective of work I did in 1996-1999, with weaving colours, and ovoid shapes. I began with the intent to draw a landscape scene with a horizon, and then add an event in abstract fashion. The style was inspired but Jack Shadbolt, but so far resembles more like Norval Morrisseau.  I think I'll call [...]

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