Monthly Archives: February 2016

So this is what I’m up to…

I’ve been working with the kids at Waverley Memorial Elementary School on their Flag project. Each of the 360 kids had a chance to design a flag to celebrate their heritage and diversity. I chose Tyvek as the fabric for the … Continue reading

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black gesso

I’ve been intrigued about painting on a black gesso ground for a while so gave it a go this morning. Haven’t worked in acrylic much this month but happened to have some beautiful avocado flesh colour mixed up so here … Continue reading

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Beginning Koi

Just the very beginning – laying in the underpainting and texture for the light to lay on. Going to get a lot more lively but needs to dry for a bit – which takes a bit longer with oil but … Continue reading

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Et voila!

Got some colour inspiration during an early a.m. cross-country ski and here it is with it’s final background “Loose Lemons”. Will post a picture in better natural light to my image gallery later. This may be a new personal favourite. … Continue reading

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“Loose Lemons”

This is the another oil painting (12 x 24 in.) that I’m working on. I think it’s pretty well done – maybe a final tweak. Will ponder that as I go back to my koi pool… Enjoy! K.M.

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working on koi

Just started on this 12 x 24 in. koi pool piece in oil on canvas board. It’s going to get a lot more colourful. Enjoy! K.M.

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Creative February continues….

The last version of Loose Tea with Lemons was quiet and polite as tea should be however it was not the abstract colour exploration and looseness that I wanted in “Creative February”. More colour, mark making and looseness – “Loose … Continue reading

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