Banksy Squirrel is finally complete! Banksy Squirrel, 24 x 35, Oil on Board, Carollyne Yardley, 2013 Behind the scenes photoshoot here. Greeting cards available here. I've been working on this painting since early January 2013. There have been several distractions, art shows, and other production tasks keeping me away from the easel. [...]
Many thanks to everyone who voted for me, friend, fans, Victorians, and especially Monday Magazine and their readers! Check out the full list of winners in our eight page feature section hitting the streets tomorrow afternoon and online at http://www.mondaymag.com/eeditions/ Our awards were in the form of customized ukeleles by Long and McQuade. Carollyne Yardley [...]
Jerry Saltz, Senior Art Critic; New York Magazine just followed me on Twitter! @jerrysaltz Bow-Chicka-Bow-wow.
Coach House Books, Fall 2013 Catalogue DOWNLOAD CATALOGUE HERE Space Hat Squirrel has been selected to grace the the cover of Coach House Books Fall 2013 Catalogue. They are a publishing company located in Toronto, Canada, and print about 2,500 catalogues and send them to publishers, authors, and bookstores around the world. [...]
Lineup Facing Left, Carollyne Yardley, April 2013 Photo shoot on April 16th with the best squirrel models; Chris Wylie (Searles Auto Repair), Jen Steele (Jen Steele Photography), and Teresa Lindsay (Vic42.com). This was at the end of the shoot, and a great sneak peak at behind the scenes material for new work coming [...]
I was asked to be a celebrity waiter for a charity event that was held at the Uplands Golf Course. The Charity was Greater Victoria Citizens Counseling Center (http://www.citizenscounselling.com/ We had to do whatever we could to raise funds. Chris Causton, former Mayor of Oak Bay getting "squirrel-bombed" Table 1 with [...]
My how time flies. Here is a flashback to a photo shoot I did May 16, 2012. These photos were taken as reference and inspiration for new paintings. The only one that made it to a painting to date titled, Charlotte's Web. NEW RELEASE! These photographs might make the cut, and see themselves created as oil [...]
As many of you know from my photo sessions, I will often style and take photos as reference material for my work. I've decided I'd like to start showing you some of the photos I take, and perhaps even some of the photos will be enlarged to create chromogenic prints. In the meantime, I'm teaching myself [...]