Archive for Category: In the Studio

The Child Within canvas artwork

THE CHILD WITHIN

The exciting world of collage has been part of art history since the first making of paper.  However, most recently, collage has become a part of the avant-garde art scene since after the first World War. The Dadaists and...

PINK CATILLAC

Lots of excitement as Yoyoi Kusama’s installation art “Infinity Mirrors” exhibit comes to the Art Gallery of Ontario. Yoyoi is a Japanese avant-garde artist a contemporary of Andy Warhol who preceded the era of pop art. Yoyoi is presently...

My Little Pony-mermaid art

MY LITTLE PONY

The Greeks and Romans saw the seahorse as a symbol of strength and power associated with the sea God, Neptune. Chinese culture sees them as a symbol of good luck. They travel calmly and slowly, and so symbolize patience...

Pearl-mermaid art

PEARL

For thousands of years, pearls have been prized as symbols of wealth,  of the moon, as well as femininity and fertility. Venus the goddess of love, as well as the pearl, also came from the sea.

Nautilus-mermaid art

NAUTILUS

The Nautilus is a sea creature of the deep ocean.  The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl that grows larger and larger chambers. These chambers are arranged in a logarithmic spiral.  It has over the centuries become a symbol of...

Steel Magnolias artwork

Steel Magnolias

Magnolias symbolize dignity and nobility.  In China, they were thought to be the symbol of womanly beauty and gentleness.  In the south, white magnolias reflect and emphasize the purity and nobility of a bride.  On the other hand, steel...

Liquid Lunch

Cat art for the cat lover!  This fantasy piece will appeal to the cat lover in you, entitled “Liquid Lunch” 12″ x 12″.  It aims to tickle the fancy of young and old alike. Looking at the piece, one...

Blue Belle - golden doodle with blue flowers

BLUE BELLE

This sweet piece entitled “Blue Belle” is a favourite of mine! It features a golden doodle. The golden doodle is a gorgeous breed combining the best features if the golden retriever with that of the standard poodle. The golden...