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Happy Halloween and All Saints Day! Pop Surrealism

Happy Halloween and All Saints Day to all you art lovers!

I went with the theme of Alice in Wonderland meets Marie Antoinette doing Day of the Dead.

Nailed it :-)



Scyi Norgaard and Carollyne Yardley, Halloween 2012

Scyi Norgaard (Katy Perry) and Carollyne Yardley (Pop-Ghoul), Halloween Party 2012 (Photo credit Jon Norgaard)

Creepy haunting

Creepy Haunting – Photo by Fiona Bramble


Jingle Buddy Squirrels | New Miniature Paintings | Christmas Gifts | Art Gallery | Victoria, BC

Hello all,

Here is a sneak peak and a few of the miniature oil paintings that will be available for purchase this holiday season. They are all bundled up and thinking of how nice winter would be by the fireplace with you.

A lovely gift for someone who loves unique, hand made items, with love.

You’re collecting smiles, not just a squirrel.

These three little Jingle Buddies will be waiting for their new owners to take them home. Please stay tuned for gallery locations to view and purchase.

Gingerbread Squirrel

Gingerbread Squirrel | 5 x 7 | Oil on Board | 2012


Santa Squirrel

Red Suit Squirrel | 6.25? x 8? | Oil on Board | 2012


Jingle Buddies together

Jingle Buddies together


Snowman Squirrel

Snowman Squirrel

The ApARTment Gallery, 1016 Fort Street (upstairs), Victoria, BC

Please remember to see my paintings at The ApARTment Gallery at 1016 Fort Street, Victoria BC until November 01, 2012.

If you are thinking of buying a unique wedding present, birthday, home decor or getting a jump start on Christmas presents, please consider buying a piece of original fine art.  Locally created, hand made, using recycled materials (the frames came from antique mirrors).

Have lunch at JJ Wonton Noodle House or Da Tandor, breakfast at Avalon, take in the show for something different this weekend!



The Mighty Aphrodite | Oil on Board | 2012 | Carollyne Yardley


Romance Squirrel | Oil on Board | 2012

Romance Squirrel | Oil on Board | 2012

Christmastime Pretty Baby – Squirrel Miniatures make great gifts!

I’m making a few miniature paintings for Christmas, they will be available for sale sometime in November. Please watch my blog for more details and locations to view and purchase.

Many thanks to everyone who has collected a piece (or two) of my artwork. Very much appreciated, and I hope you are all enjoying your squirrel buddy.

Here is a snapshot of one of them. They will all be a bit bundled for warm weather :-)

Red Suit Squirrel | 6.25" x 8" | Oil on Board | 2012

Red Suit Squirrel | 6.25″ x 8″ | Oil on Board | 2012


Sometimes you’re the Squirrel

…and sometimes you’re the Nut.


Sidney Fine Art Show Opening Night 2012, Oct 12, 13, 14

Photos from opening night of the Sidney Fine Art Show, show runs this weekend, Oct 12, 13, 14, 2012!  Check this link for location, times, etc.

Carollyne Yardley with Charlotte's Web, Sidney Fine Art Show, 2012

Carollyne Yardley with Charlotte's Web, Sidney Fine Art Show, 2012

Carollyne Yardley with The Avenger, Sidney Fine Art Show 2012

Carollyne Yardley with The Avenger, Sidney Fine Art Show 2012

Scope Miami. Carollyne Yardley’s squirrels need your vote.


I decided today it would be nice to go to the Scope Miami this year, and I’d love to win an opportunity to show.

Fans, friends, strangers and all web site visitors (yah, even you spammers can help me out, cause I know you’re probably nice people).

Step 1: Click the image or this link
Step 2: Click the VOTE button at top of page

Step 3: Share with your friends and ask them to vote for me too!

Step 4: Receive my thanks, ’cause I’m thanking you right now :-)

Scope Art Show, Art Takes Miami 2012

Scope Art Show, Art Takes Miami 2012