Yearly Archives: 2009

Inevitable: Elvis Squirrel in progress

By | December 30th, 2009|Uncategorized|

It was inevitable. I started this one tonight. Elvis Squirrel - is officially in progress. (4) Happy New Year to you all.

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Evening Golf Squirrel

By | December 7th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Title: Evening Golf Squirrel | Medium: Acrylic and Oil (water based) on board | Size: 9 X 11 | Artist: Carollyne Yardley I finished this 9 X 11 tonight. It went from blue sky to evening sky -  to blue sky to evening. Finally, the stars and the moon prevailed. Evening golf. I [...]

Golf Squirrel in progress

By | November 24th, 2009|Uncategorized|

I've been working on this little one (9 X 11) for a few weeks now. It's my first painting on board (wood). Totally different feeling. Canvas gives, board absorbs much differently. I like it. Yes, I will get back to the Bagpiper Squirrel and finish that next. But in the meantime, here's what's brewing in [...]

Art, Scotch, Obama, and Vado HD: The Streets of San Francisco

By | November 21st, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Our trip to San Francisco was great. As we arrived, an Oracle conference was just wrapping up, Obama was in town (we saw his motorcade), and Whisky Fest was about to begin. San Francisco We were in town for the San Francisco Whisky Fest presented by Malt Advocate Magazine, but we also wanted [...]

Victoria Whisky Festival: Meet two fans of Victoria’s most intoxicating festival

By | October 30th, 2009|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

For Love of Whisky Posted By: Robert Moyes 10/28/2009 8:00 AM Meet two fans of Victoria’s most intoxicating festival Every January several hundred people converge on the Hotel Grand Pacific for the annual Victoria Whisky Festival (VWF), which almost since its inception four years ago has been acclaimed as one of the premier whisky [...]

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By | October 2nd, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Working with the web and media allows me to see into the future, and at my "real job" we're knee deep into blogging, social media, and video blogging. It made me think of the well known quote by Andy Warhol, "Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." I've come up with my own quote, here [...]

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Bagpiper Squirrel – not finished yet!

By | October 1st, 2009|Uncategorized|

This painting is still in progress. Where does the time go? (8)

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Bagpiper Squirrel – still in progress

By | August 19th, 2009|Uncategorized|

The Bagpiper Squirrel painting is still in progress, but I find that by posting along the way, it prompts me to make time for work on it. If you go to my Work in Progress: The Lab page, you can see all the posts in sequential order. (19)

Bagpiper Squirrel in progress

By | August 9th, 2009|Uncategorized|

I've been working on this one, dribs and drabs, here and there for almost 3.5 months. I've been asked so many times, "Are you still painting? YES! Here's a sample of my efforts of the Bagpiper Squirrel in progress. (23).

Pop Surrealism and Steve Chmilar

By | July 27th, 2009|Art News, Art of Consumption|

I went to the Moss Street Paint in last weekend, and was most impressed by Steve Chmilar's work. I have posted an image to the left. Steve sent our an email to his guestbook fans and directed us to this link filled with artists from the Surrealism Pop Art Lowbrow art movement.  Beinart [...]