Paintings

Murakami Squirrel – Supersquirrel or Superad not Superflat

By | July 25th, 2013|Art News, Paintings, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Today I finished Murakami Squirrel. You can see the underpainting for this piece here.  This is part of a series I'm doing about the top internationally prolific contemporary artists of our day, and there will be some artists thrown in that I just think are Superad. Which of course is a play on words from [...]

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Banksy is a Secret Squirrel. Banksy Art, Artist, Pop Surrealism

By | April 29th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrealism, Squirrel Series|

Banksy Squirrel is finally complete! Banksy Squirrel, 24 x 35, Oil on Board, Carollyne Yardley, 2013 Behind the scenes photoshoot here. Greeting cards available here.   I've been working on this painting since early January 2013. There have been several distractions, art shows, and other production tasks keeping me away from the easel. [...]

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CNIB ‘Eye Appeal” Art Event 2013: Squirrel Stole the Banksy Balloon (after The Balloon Girl), Carollyne Yardley, Pop Surrealism.

By | March 27th, 2013|Art News, Paintings|

I am donating this painting to the CNIB Eye Appeal Art Event. The CNIB Eye Appeal Art Event will be held on May 10, 2013 at the Crystal Garden in Victoria, BC. Here is information about Banksy, and the online shop. Squirrel Stole the Bansky Balloon (character study), 14" x 11", Oil on Board, 2013, Carollyne Yardley   [...]

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Tin Soldier Squirrel, First Commission! Pop Surrealism

By | February 15th, 2013|Paintings, Squirrel Series|

My first commission was a request made by a dear friend of mine, James (Jim) Mantle, Artist and Friend to the Environment. James Mantle, is an alumni of the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design (circa 1980's) and retired from the world of advertising and graphic design many years ago. While we both laugh [...]

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Miniature Paintings of Squirrels

By | January 26th, 2013|Paintings|

I decided to put a post together with the miniatures I've painted to remind myself.  Here they are.   Green Bun and Space Hat Squirrel - Miniatures!   Geisha Girl miniature | 4" x 5" | oil on board   Mushroom Hat Squirrel Miniature (after Mary Quant) | 4" x [...]

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Romancing the Squirrel: I Love you Big Bush Squirrel aka Topiary Squirrel, Pop Surrealism

By | January 7th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

First painting of 2013. Sneak preview posted here, watch for upcoming show dates. Pop Surrealism. Titled Romancing the Squirrel, and also known as Topiary Squirrel, and alternatively as "I Love You Big Bush Squirrel!" Idea to riff of the popular culture movie from 1980's called Romancing the Stone, where the plot was a treasure hunt [...]

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

By | October 25th, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings|

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. [...]

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Christmastime Pretty Baby – Squirrel Miniatures make great gifts!

By | October 18th, 2012|Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

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 [...]

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Revolution 9: Squirrel of Man (after René Magritte). Days in the Life by Philip Willey. A book about John Lennon

By | September 21st, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

CLICK ON IMAGE TO SEE LARGER Revolution 9: Squirrel of Man, Oil on Board, 17.5 X 21.5 (after René Magritte) with frame UPDATE December 2012: The book by Philip Willey called A Day in the Life is out and includes illustrations by: Carollyne Yardley, Lance Austin Olsen, Michael Lewis, Lyle Schultz, Robert Amos, Roy Green, [...]

Mighty Aphrodite and By the Peacock, Pop Surrealism

By | September 15th, 2012|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings|

I've just completed two more paintings. These will appear in a show opening on September 28th, 2012. The apARTment gallery GRAND OPENING EXHIBITION & SALE Friday, September 28th, 6pm to 8pm  (closes Nov 01, 2012) RSVP by Sept 20th (space is limited): info@theapartmentart.com Debuting esteemed Zhuhai based Chinese contemporary artist Lu Jun, and featuring new [...]