Tuesday, March 29, 2011

"Self-Reliance"



Self-Reliance
12" x 24" x 1.5"
acrylic on canvas
Available for purchase through Kristin (contact)

The left side of the canvas features the following text:
"Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world." 
RALPH WALDO EMERSON: Self-Reliance
...and the right side features this text: 
"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind." - Self-Reliance
RALPH WALDO EMERSON


Kristin Jurist Haakenson

Monday, March 28, 2011

Theresa Paden Exhibiting in May at Wildlife Art Show and Sale, Fallbrook, CA



I'm happy to be exhibiting my work May 6 - 8 at the Fallbrook Art Center
18th Annual Reflections of Nature, Wildlife Art Show and Sale,
along with 20 very talented artists.
If you're in the area, come by and see the show!

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White Cloud by Ruth Andre



The rain is still coming down here in Northern California.  The creek is way up and has been for several days.  It makes for a true adventure getting across the creek and out of the valley. I have spent these rainy days in the studio painting except to venture out to feed and bring the horses to the barn.  We all get wet and the horses are full of energy so I step quickly under the yellow slicker. The painting today is of a wild Mustang stallion.  You may remember the post showing the work in progress photo a few weeks back.  I am happy to say it is now finished and ready to enjoy and it made for "A Painting Day".

"White Cloud" 12x24 inches, oil - canvas by Ruth Andre
andre@ruthandre.com
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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Elk by Ruth Andre




This is a busy time of year for most artists.  We are entering shows and painting for coming shows and submitting portfolios to galleries in hopes of winning the favor of a judge or gallery owner.  The painting today is of an elk for the Elk Foundation.  With each new animal I paint there is a learning curve.  The nuance of the facial features is so different with each animal and the Elk was a mighty big boy to paint.  Please enjoy "A Painting Day".

"Elk" 12x12-inches, oil on canvas by Ruth Andre
www.ruthandre.com
andre@ruthandre.com
Sale Day Paintings

ARTOUTWEST DAILY PAINTING MARCH 19 WILD BLUE YONDER BEAR ANIMAL ART

36 X 24 OIL ON CANVAS
IN THE WILD BEAR
I have been traveling the California coast all week. Interesting fact, the day after going over the Bixby bridge outside Big Sur, it gave out and that section of HWY 1 is closed. Good timing on our part. Right? 

Friday, March 11, 2011

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Native American War Horse Painting, Contemporary Southwest Art, by Theresa Paden


Native American War Horse Painting
"Brave One"
Contemporary Southwest Art
By Theresa Paden

16 X 20" 
Acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas.
Email me for purchasing information.
theresapaden@gmail.com



ARTOUTWEST DAILY PAINTING MARCH 6 READY TO RIDE HORSE

36X48 OIL ON CANVAS
BIG AND BEAUTIFUL HORSE

Thursday, March 3, 2011

URGENCY Abstract Horse Painting by Texas Equine Artist Laurie Pace, IN THE WILD

URGENCY
30 x 40 inches Oil on Canvas         
© Laurie Pace Graphics One Design 1998-2011  
Contact me: Laurie

This painting will be at my show at Mirada Fine Art, opening in July 2011. 
Contact Steve at Mirada Fine Art.




 Okay so I scraped The Majestic Three and they become the URGENT two.  The Abstract Horse Painting is very unpredictable.  I finish a painting and I know.. I know before I walk away from the canvas that the journey is not done. I know that I have to go back and rework and free the horses.  It happens every time I try to do an impressionistic equine piece.

The layering of color with a palette knife is never predictable. Emotion and eye control the placement and use of color on the canvas.


Enjoy! Visit my daily blog at www.lauriepace.blogspot.com


Laurie         
 
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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

"Down for a Drink" by Teresa Stieben


Down for a Drink
Acrylic on canvas, 8"x12"
These twins were a joy to behold as they followed their mother. It made for a special day.