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Spring time poetry inspired watercolours, Hills Road Adult Ed. 11 May 2015

These watercolour paintings were inspired by Spring time themed writing or poetry.

With thanks to: Irene, George, Geoffrey, Fernando, Kelly, Tina and Catherine.

Beautiful paintings and really carefully mixed colours and the use of techniques, for example the wet on wet on the yellow and purple in the petals of the pansies. 42 more words

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Portrait of the artist as a young woman

This year, I set myself a new goal – to master the art of portraiture – and so I set to it in the early weeks of January. 1,265 more words


Anatomy of a Horse Portrait ..."Star"

Since I haven’t started a new piece yet, I thought I’d share this.  When this horse portrait was commissioned, the horse’s owner asked if I could send pictures of my progress to her as I went along.   229 more words


Making Mermaid Music

I’ve just posted page 11 of Mermaid Music, my webcomic. It’s my first full-page spread since pages 2 and 3, and I thought it was high time to do another in-progress post, to show how I go about building up the colours on a page. 978 more words


A Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Thingy

I believe in full immersion, when it comes to learning something. So, when I say I’m into something, you can bet anything that I’ll be researching all aspects the subject using any available means possible – books, videos, DVDs, online resources, etc. 388 more words

AlyZen Moonshadow

Paint with me this spring!

Exploring Oil Painting, with Glenda Blake

Saturdays, 1-4:00 p.m., March 21 through April 18, 2015

$15 for supplies: five 3-hour sessions

 Explore the fundamentals of oil painting in a casual and informative setting with artist/instructor Glenda Blake. 173 more words


Study 42: Art Resolutions-Layers of Transformation

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Welcome to Study 42.

A good metaphor brings great satisfaction and pleasure. 68 more words

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