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Technique Tuesdays: Painting in Miniature

What is it?

Painting in miniature is more than just painting a small work. The word “miniature” originally came from a Latin term for the red pigment that was used in the creation of illuminated manuscripts. 598 more words

Fine Art

New work, Kingfisher and Nuthatch on slate

Here are a couple of new works by me up in the gallery today! A wonderful striking kingfisher and a lovely creeping nuthatch. 18 more words


Painting on slate

Some of my most popular pieces have been painted on slate. It’s a medium I really love, as the colours and textures vary so much depending on where the slate is from! 83 more words


Oh, Snap!


I’m taking things a little slow this week, fighting a cold. I’ve posted about this turtle before, but I’ve been tweaking her a little, putting more energy into the grass she is moving through. 9 more words

Melissa Blue Fine Art

100 Things Wild - Why Challenge Myself?

Typically as soon as I had decided on my challenge, I started wondering why I was doing it…so I put a little thought into it and this is what I came up with. 688 more words

"The Hunt Begins" Juried Into IAA 2015 Wildlife Art Show

The Hunt Begins” has been juried into the Irving Art Association’s 2015 Juried Wildlife and Domestic Animal Art Exhibit in Irving, Texas.

This is one of my larger paintings – 18 x 24 inches – and features a Canada Lynx in a winter scene. 133 more words