Monthly Archives: March 2009

Fly me to the Moon

By | March 27th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

In honor of commercial space travel becomming a viable holiday choice thanks to Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic. Get out your spare $200,000 for a Pioneer Seat. Fly Me to the Moon by Sinatra:

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Vimeo – video blogging and cool images

By | March 24th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

At my "real job", we're researching video blogging, which ties in nicely with my art. Check out this website called Vimeo for more information, and check out this cool video, I love the colours. Lip Dub Pop Muzik from fredasterical on Vimeo.

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Painting update –

By | March 23rd, 2009|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

I'm back to working on the large 3 X 4 ft painting with the roller ducky in it. Plus, I've decided on the photo for myfirst painting from the Jen Steele Photography shoot.  I'm looking forward to having more time dedicated to painting. I'm also interested in working more with oil paints; most of my work to date has [...]

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Art & Scotch in Seattle

By | March 22nd, 2009|Art of Consumption|

We returned safely from Seattle, Washington. What was the purpose? The 16th Annual Single Malt Scotch Whisky Extravaganza co-hosted by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Added benefit? The Seattle Art Museum! Trying to find a single malt or whisky that I haven’t had before is starting to get a little difficult. This is not for a [...]

CNIB “Eye Appeal” Art Event

By | March 18th, 2009|Art News|

 {original post from  Art fundraiser supporting CNIB Friday, May 1st, 2009 *6:00pm Doors Open, Champagne Reception *7:00pm Draw Commences *8:00pm Live Auction *8:30pm Remainder of Draw Ticket includes: * One piece of art valued at over $300 * Champagne reception * Martini Bar (Hosted by Brown Henderson Melbye Law Firm) * Tapas dinner party [...]

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VSMC Whisky Tasting Notes

By | March 15th, 2009|Uncategorized|

29 yo Port Ellen, 55.3 Colour: Gold Nose: Spicey, licorise, peat, fruit Taste: Coal Tar, Sea Salt, Soda, Woody, barley sugar, bourbon barrel Finish: Oily with Pepper ending Points: 84 pts Octomore/Bruicladdich 5 yo, 63.5 p131pp Notes: Melted plastic, oil paint, dettol, turpentine, peat, dirt, swimming hole, cinnamon love hearts, peppermint, barn yard, dry ash, [...]

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More character development

By | March 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|

  I'm really getting more into character development. I completed this today; trying out loose brush strokes. Title: Untitled Size: 24"X 18" Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Artist: Carollyne Yardley

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Apes Art Inc. – art preserving endangered species

By | March 9th, 2009|Art News|

The Cheeky Monkey Party A cheeky monkey would like to invite you to a fabulous party to celebrate the launching of a unique new Fine Art Corporation, with a mandate to help preserve endanged species. Bathe in the ambience of fantastic fine art by David Halliwell. Delicious canapes and wine will be served (bar service [...]

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Jen Steele Photography photoshoot

By | March 9th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

  Many thanks to the professional makeup wizardry of Jen Clark ( and photos by the mega-watt-award-winning photographer Jen Steele Photography(  Jen and I have know each other since grade nine (actually I've known both Jens for that long). Sunday afternoon was spent creating photos, drinking a little whisky and listening to Elvis music (shocker). The original purpose of the shoot was to [...]

Elvis Presley Burning Love

By | March 6th, 2009|Art of Consumption|

Another one for the Friday afternoon rock out. Enjoy.