Work in Progress: The Lab

In progress from 2012

By | March 4th, 2014|Work in Progress: The Lab|

Still need to work on this one started in early 2012. Titled, "One Is Never Alone with a Rubber Duck."   One is Never Alone with a Rubber Duck, 60 x 40, oil on board 2012-

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Behind the Scenes. Society Squirrel Photo Shoot.

By | September 26th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Photography, Work in Progress: The Lab|

Update: Finished Painting, Jan 2014   Society Squirrel, 24 x 36, oil on panel, 2014, Carollyne Yardley While at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society in London, UK, I took the opportunity to get some photos, knowing I needed some material for an upcoming piece called Society Squirrel. Many thanks to Scott Sparrow at the [...]

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Yayoi Kusama Squirrel In Progress

By | August 1st, 2013|Work in Progress: The Lab|

Yayoi Kusama Squirrel, 24 x 36, Oil on Wood Panel, 2013, Carollyne Yardley I just finished the grisaille layer for Yayoi Kusama Squirrel, an artist I greatly admire and respect. Someone told me they see the  shape that is formed similar to that of an elephant with tusks. Perhaps this is Yayoi's animal [...]

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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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My Friends Can Build Me a Spaceship with Door Guns | Prototype Equipment Design

By | June 25th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Work in Progress: The Lab|

3D printed objects. Photo by Ray Brougham ALERT: I have friends who can build me a space ship with door guns, so don't tempt me. Today, I was given a great tour by Ray Brougham, owner of Prototype Equipment Design.  They create many things at his facility.  As I learned, they are experts [...]

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Murakami Squirrel in progress

By | June 23rd, 2013|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I'm in the studio full on painting up a storm. Here is a preview, the grisaille layer finished for Murakami Squirrel. I designed the shirt for this painting using one of his famous superflat paintings. Murakami Squirrel in progress showing grisaille layer complete.

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Wondering what the h*ll I’ve been working on? In progress sneak peak.

By | June 10th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Work in Progress: The Lab|

If you've been wondering what's slowed me down. What I've been working on. Wondering what has taken me so long to post a new piece..... I set out to paint my largest piece to date.  This bad boy is 60" x 40"  and is large for me considering the tiny little brushes I paint with. [...]

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Squirrel Mask En Vouge. Squirrealism. Sneak peak behind the scenes.

By | April 17th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Photography, Work in Progress: The Lab|

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 [...]

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Art Crawl at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

By | August 4th, 2012|Art Shows, Work in Progress: The Lab|

Check out the Small Works Exhibition and Sale this Saturday, August 4th in the Massey Gallery at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, celebrating the Integrate Arts Walk (Art Crawl, Off the Grid) where local artists Carollyne Yardley and Adam Noonan will be painting and answering questions between 2pm and 4pm. See you there! I'll be [...]

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Psyche and Cupid – in progress

By | March 20th, 2012|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I'm a maniac, maniac at the easel. And I'm painting like I've never painted before. Adapted lyrics from the song Maniac, everything feels relative, except that I stay fairly dry while painting. This next painting is in progress with the black and white layer (awaiting colour). It is called Psyche and Cupid (my interpretation). Whether [...]

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