Â Many thanks to the professional makeup wizardryÂ of Jen Clark (firstname.lastname@example.org) and photos by theÂ mega-watt-award-winningÂ photographer Jen Steele Photography(www.jensteele.com).Â Jen and I have know each other since gradeÂ nine (actually I've known both Jens for that long). Sunday afternoon was spent creating photos,Â drinking a littleÂ whisky andÂ listening toÂ Elvis music (shocker). The original purpose of the shoot was to [...]
We had some frames restored and through this process, I had the fortunate experience to meet Canadian artist Ernest Marza and view his artwork. I'm still a little speechless, and had dreams of his beautiful images all night long. Many paintings are set in the 1920's;Â lovers dancing to music, menÂ in gangster hatsÂ with elegant women, [...]
This isÂ an example of aÂ draft for creature development. I cut out illustration board into a shape and started painting freely until these creatures emerged. Yes, I still have work to do on Sitting Pretty, and on the 3 X 4 painting, They Walk on Water. This work here servesÂ in part as a studyÂ for some of [...]
While I've created a Facebook page (which means your personal information is not involved), I can't figure out how to add to the darn thing. Good grief. And I know about using a computer. Pfph. Anyhow, while I'm figuring it out, please visit the page and become a fan. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Carollyne-Yardley/51847819410
Greetings! I've returned from Maui fresh and inspired with new ideas, creatures, colours, textures - and I had an epiphany about the direction for my art (stay tuned). Here's a brief overview with a few photos I thought best enveloped the trip. Snorkeling was great, in particular: Mile marker 14, Black Rock at Kaanapali, Molokini [...]
Â This is an experiment with multimedia. Glass beads, acrylic, cardboard, tissue paper and oragami paper with lots of gel medium. I'm playing with textures, and will soon incorporate these techniques into my 3ft X 4ft painting with roller duck that is in progress.