Yearly Archives: 2010

Mermaid Squirrel: Standing On Her Own Two Feet

By | December 31st, 2010|Art News, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

I have to wait for this painting to dry before I confirm whether it is complete or not, but I'd say it's pretty close. This is the first painting I have completed in oil (outside of the class I took down in Santa Fe). There was a learning curve in terms of the colour consistency, [...]

Mermaid Squirrel in progress, and Saint Squirrel Art Cards!

By | December 2nd, 2010|Art News, Work in Progress: The Lab|

Hi all, Mermaid Squirrel: Standing on Her Own Two Feet is still on the easel and in progress. I've got the colour scheme sorted out. I look forward to the day when I have it all mapped out ahead of time, but for now, I truly enjoy painting round the canvas 70 times changing all [...]

STINKING FISH STUDIO TOUR.

By | November 19th, 2010|Art News|

STINKING FISH STUDIO TOUR. Dates are November 26, 27, and 28. Each day the studios are open to the public from 10am to 5pm. Twenty artists - painters, potters, printmakers, sculptors, mosaic artists, jewellers and woodworkers. A wonderful diversity of art! www.stinkingfishstudiotour.com

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Photos & Video: Big Eyed Ladies Art Show, Carollyne Yardley, Artist – Victoria, BC

By | November 9th, 2010|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Articles and Media, Squirrel Series|

Big Eyed Ladies and Other Creatures, featuring artwork after Ingres and Raphael, incorporating pop culture, while embracing Contemporary motif and techniques often seen in Pop Surrealism. THE FINAL WORD Thank you to everyone who came out to support my new life as a visual artist, and to those who supported me in spirit. It was [...]

Mermaid Squirrel: Standing On Her Own Two Feet – in progress

By | November 1st, 2010|Work in Progress: The Lab|

Inspired by swimming my ass off in the pool, while contemplating life and doing the breaststroke, along with Efren Quiroz's (from Exhibit V) mermaid collection (fantastic bronze statue), I present my next painting in progress for the Secret Squirrel Show - Mermaid Squirrel: Standing On Her Own Two Feet. This also marks my use of [...]

November 2010 Art Events, Victoria, BC

By | November 1st, 2010|Art News|

To see a comprehensive listing of Art Events in Victoria, BC, visit Exhibit-V.ca

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Invite Update: Garth Homer Society and the Big Eyed Ladies Show, Victoria, BC

By | October 12th, 2010|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

Thanks to everyone who has already RSVP'd! It's shaping up to be a lovely evening. Artshow Update: Carollyne Yardley Omnimedia and The Black Olive are working together to give 10% of the proceeds on items sold on Opening Night to The Garth Homer Society ArtWorks Fund. On October 05th, I was invited by my good [...]

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Big Eyed Ladies and Other Creatures, Art Show, Victoria BC

By | October 6th, 2010|Art News, Articles and Media, YouTube Videos|

  Big Eyed Ladies and Other Creatures, featuring artwork after Ingres and Raphael, incorporating pop culture, while embracing Contemporary motif and techniques often seen in Pop Surrealism.   What: Opening Night (Whisky, Wine and Hor d'oeurves) Where: Black Olive Restaurant (Penelope's Cafe) When: Wednesday, November 03rd, 2010 Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm RSVP: Please RSVP [...]

LadyBlue and LittleSquirrel Too – Pop Surrealism

By | October 6th, 2010|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

I finally finished this one up (since last post),  and called it, LadyBlue and LittleSquirrel Too. Now onto two Squirrel paintings. I'm prepping to work in oil paints and supplies from my painting vacation experience in Santa Fe at the Tony Ryder Studio in July. Wish me luck, I'll have to be much more neat [...]

Dreaming of the Three Little Pigs – Pop Surrealism

By | October 5th, 2010|Art News, Paintings|

I just finished Dreaming of the Three Pigs (see earlier version back in May 09), and will finish off LadyBlue and Babe later today. And then - it's full steam ahead with the Secret Squirrels!