Monthly Archives: April 2012

Steve Chmilar – original pen drawing

By | April 28th, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption|

Steve Chmilar is moving to Toronto, Ontario, and I visited his studio today! I was fortunate enough to get invited to Steve Chmilar's studio for the Farewell to Victoria show, and was pleased to see some pen and ink drawings amongst his paintings for show and sale. This little pen on paper drawing caught my [...]

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Bill Blair, The Horned Squirrel of Cedar Hill

By | April 27th, 2012|Art of Consumption|

How could I resist this fabulous gem. Guitar by Bill Blair, and he's having a show this Sunday, April 29th, 2012 at  Victoria Spirits, 6170 Old West Saanich Road from 1-4 pm Join us for a tour and taste at Victoria Gin distillery, and take in Bill Blair's new show of art work. Bill will [...]

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Artist Spotlight on Carollyne Yardley by Kaitlyn Patience / Pamplemousse 1983

By | April 27th, 2012|Articles and Media|

Here's an awesome post by gallery manager and guest blogger at Pamplemouse 1983 Hello! My name is Kaitlyn Patience and I blog at isavirtue. I was delighted to discover that Maryam and I shared an interest in art and that she wanted me to do a post about it on Pamplemousse 1983. In Real Life [...]

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The Shepherdess Squirrel (Green Bun on the Run)

By | April 27th, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

It's Green Bun Squirrel as The Shepherdess! I started this one back in August 2011, and finally got around to finishing it this week. The Shepherdess (Green Bun Squirrel), Oil on Board, 40 X 30, 2012, Carollyne Yardley   When I created Green Bun Squirrel and portraits of 2011 - I was going [...]

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In the Name of the Rose Squirrel, Sirius Squirrels, Pop Surrealism

By | April 24th, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

This painting is now complete, and posted here as a sneak preview. It will be included in upcoming Sirius Squirrels show at the Sooke Harbour House Art Gallery, May 01-28, 2012. Reception: Sunday, May 06, 1-3 pm

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Victoria Steam Punk Exposition, April 20-22nd, 2012, Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC

By | April 20th, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

I'll be kicking around the Victoria Steam Punk Exposition (in costume of course!), with a few items for purchase. I'll have a signed limited edition giclee on canvas 14 X 24 of Steam Punk Squirrel 6/8  (only three left!), a 7 x12 signed giclee reproduction, posters and greeting cards. Come visit me and say hi! [...]

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Sirius Squirrels at Sooke Harbour House | Art Gallery

By | April 11th, 2012|Art News, Art Shows, Articles and Media|

PLEASE JOIN US! Sirius Squirrels - Solo Show Featuring new works by Carollyne Yardley May 01 - May 28th Reception: Sunday, May 06, 1-3pm This event is free and open to the public. RSVP: art@carollyne.com Where: Sooke Harbour House Art Gallery What: Appetizers, and refreshments Address: 1528 Whiffen Spit Road, Sooke, BC, Canada [...]

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Cupid and Psyche | Squirrel and Butterfly | Carollyne Yardley

By | April 4th, 2012|Art News, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

I just finished this painting called Cupid and Psyche, and now onto the next! Cupid and Psyche, Oil on Board, 2012, Carollyne Yardley   Shows a woman standing in Victorian dress, standing barefoot on a butterfly about to release an arrow from it's bow. Inspired by the story Cupid and Psyche  from the Latin novel Metamorphoses, [...]

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Southwest Florida College, Interior Design & Steam Punk Squirrel

By | April 4th, 2012|Art News, Articles and Media|

Steam Punk Squirrel is getting around this big 'ol world in so many fun and interesting ways! I was contacted by Jacque Sutton, an Interior Design student at Southwest Florida College, Florida, USA, and she asked me if she could use the image of Steam Punk Squirrel for her project to design a room inspired [...]

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