Monthly Archives: June 2011

Green Bun Squirrel ala Lady Gaga green- Pop Surrealism (complete)

By | June 30th, 2011|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

I started this painting several weeks ago with the idea she would have bright green hair, and then yesterday came upon a Lady Gaga photograph on my Facebook newsfeed with - you guessed it - Lady Gaga wearing a green wig. So - we're like mind melding or something. Hey Gaga - this painting is [...]

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Mushroom Hat Squirrel – complete | Pop Surrealism

By | June 28th, 2011|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

Mushroom Hat Squirrel is complete, she makes complete the fourth painting that will appear at the Red Art Gallery show called Friends and Other Funny Folks that will take place August 02-31st, 2011. LG thinks this resembles me the most, and I'm thinking it's 'cause of the hat? I also had issue with [...]

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Green Bun Squirrel

By | June 24th, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

This one is in progress, her hair will be green.

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Mushroom Hat Squirrel – colour added in progress

By | June 21st, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I'm still working on Mushroom Hat Squirrel, and have started another one. She will have a giant green beehive hairdo. I've added colour to this one below, but it is still in progress.

Space Hat Squirrel – complete, Pop Surrealism

By | June 9th, 2011|Art News, Paintings|

Space Hat Squirrel complete with frame. Carollyne Yardley, Space Hat Squirrel, oil on board, 14 x 20   This painting was inspired by dreams of space travel, and all the movies I watched with my grandparents growing up. I used to call them Grandad's Old Movies. If it's listed in a search at [...]

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Mushroom Hat Squirrel – in progress

By | June 6th, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I started this one today, and really like the way the hat is popping out. I used water soluble oil paints and water for the first coat (since the odourless mineral spirits gave me a rash - no details please). Temporary name is Mushroom Hat Squirrel.

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Red Hat Squirrel – complete

By | June 2nd, 2011|Art News, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

Red Hat Squirrel is complete and shown here with the intended frame. I haven't varnished it yet, and since I'm a varnish virgin, I'm a little scared, and I might have to reach out and ask someone. I will post a photo with painting after the varnish is complete etc.

Space Hat Squirrel – in progress (colour added)

By | June 2nd, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

Here is progress of Space Hat Squirrel. Added colour, and will post Red Hat soon (she's complete now).

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