Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fawn of the Dead. Oh deer, I hope you don’t get shot!

By | July 27th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Photography|

Fawn of the Dead. Future participants of the cull in Oak Bay and Saanich, BC. Where'e my mommy? Where's Sally? Where's..... Fawns in the yard. Photo by Carollyne Yardley July 27, 2013 And about half hour later I captured this video. I was filming the mommy deer, and the two fawns ran out [...]

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Today’s Money Shot. Cough, I mean Bunny Shot.

By | July 26th, 2013|Photography|

At first I thought, "OMG is that a giant rat! Call the Armed Guard!". And then I'm like, it's just a cute bunny.  IT'S NEVER JUST A CUTE BUNNY. Bunny in the garden, photo by Carollyne Yardley, July 2013

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Murakami Squirrel – Supersquirrel or Superad not Superflat

By | July 25th, 2013|Art News, Paintings, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Today I finished Murakami Squirrel. You can see the underpainting for this piece here.  This is part of a series I'm doing about the top internationally prolific contemporary artists of our day, and there will be some artists thrown in that I just think are Superad. Which of course is a play on words from [...]

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Photos and Video: 26th Annual TD PaintIn (Moss Street) 2013

By | July 20th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, YouTube Videos|

What an amazing day today at the 26th Annual TD PaintIn (Moss Street) 2013.  I think almost all of the 35,000 spectators came by to tell me a story of their pet squirrels, love of art, and favorite pieces. I most loved talking to each of you about my techniques, paints and palette use, and [...]

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The Squirrel Money Shot of the Day: The Face that Launched at Least Three Paintings

By | July 19th, 2013|Photography|

I take many photos of squirrels looking for the perfect face angle, colour blue reflected in the eye and a nice lighting effect.  I captured this one today, and it's the squirrel money shot of the day.   Carollyne's model squirrel Carollyne's model squirrel click for larger image

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26th Annual TD Art Gallery Paint In 2013

By | July 19th, 2013|Art News|

Saturday, July 20, 2013 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/534000453303906/  AGGV website: http://aggv.ca/events/gallery-paint-in I will be located at the corner of Rockland and Moss. Drop by and say hello, I'll be working on one of my latest paintings. Newly released Banksy Squirrel greetings cards will be available, plus many of your other favourite "squirrealism" items. Mark your [...]

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Saint Squirrel goes 3D | Sculpture | Designer Toy model

By | July 14th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Designer Toys & Books, Miscellaneous, Squirrealism|

  Saint Squirrel: Protecting You 'Cause You're Nuts. Polymer Clay Sculpture. As many of you know my paintings are all prototypes for 3D figures, designer toys, and storybook characters. While I've done other characters as felted dolls and plush toys before, the painting of Saint Squirrel: Protecting You Cause You're Nuts, is getting [...]

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Banksy Squirrel Greeting Cards

By | July 11th, 2013|Prints & Merchandise|

Banksy Squirrel Greeting Cards have just been released and I've finally gotten a chance to add them to my Etsy store. Package of three greeting cards, 5" X 7" and three white envelopes of Banksy Squirrel. Each greeting card is printed in full colour, with digital dry inks double sided on 12pt white card stock. [...]

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Selfie Squirrel in progress (after selfie by Alex McLeod)

By | July 9th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Work in Progress: The Lab|

In Progress. Selfie Squirrel (after selfie photo by Alex McLeod and Leah Muse).   It was in the making over 6 months, but finally Selfie Squirrel makes it's debut to the "in progress" state. What is a selfie you ask? A selfie is a genre of self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone. Selfies are [...]

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Carollyne’s Childhood Bedroom is Getting Demolished. Squirrel, Rabbit, Dopey and Happy

By | July 8th, 2013|Art of Consumption|

I went over to my parents house today.  This is the house I grew up starting circa 1973. They are renovating again, and this is goodbye to the last memories of my old bedroom. Off the side of my main bedroom, I had a small alcove for a desk. In this room I was allowed to [...]

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