Wednesday, March 1, 2017

February 2017 Challenge: "Yearning For Spring"

"Buzzing Bees" 6x8 by Mary Sheehan Winn

Mexico in Winter 
42"x 42" charcoal by Sally Dean 

"Up Early" 9x12 Acrylic by Victoria Chesley Brega

"New Green" 12x12 by Paula V

"And All The Flowers", 14x11, Acrylic by Kelley MacDonald

"Early Spring Garden" oil  9 x 12 by Jody Regan

"You Think You're Yearning For Spring?  How Do You Think I Feel?"
Watercolor by Pamela Copeman

SPRING-WORLDS END Page Pearson Railsback

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

January 2017 Challenge: "Paint a Quote"

"Castle Island Afternoon" by Paula Villanova 12"x12" on panel
"Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing."  -Camille Pissarro

Living the Dream Page Pearson Railsback 48x38
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined
Henry David Thoreau

"Don't Worry" 22"x28" acrylic and collage on paper by Sally Dean
"Things take the time they take. Don't worry.
How many roads did St. Augustine follow before he became St. Augustine?"
Mary Oliver

"Be A Dreamer" 20x20, Acrylic by Kelley MacDonald
"Every Great Dream Begins With A Dreamer.  Always Remember You Have Within You The Strength, The Patience And The Passion To Reach For The Stars To Change The World." 
- Harriet Tubman

"Angel of the Waters" oil 8x10 by Jeanne MacFarland
"For He will give His angels charge concerning you, to guard you in all your ways"

 "Coming together is a beginning; staying together is process; working together is success" Henry Ford, Oil, 12x12, Pamela Copeman

12"X18" Collage by Victoria Chesley Brega
"When Life Makes You Stumble, Make It Part Of The Dance"

"Connection" 11"X14" Pastel by Margaret Farrell Bruno
"Give time to love, give time to speak, and give time to share the precious thoughts in your mind. And always remember: Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, 
but by the moments that take our breath away."
- George Carlin

"A bee is an exquisite chemist"
 Royal beekeeper to Charles II
8x10 oil on stretched canvas 

"Overlook"  oil  8 x 8 by Jody Regan

"If once you have slept on an island
you'll never be quite the same"  Rachel Field 


Sunday, January 1, 2017

December Challenge: "Frosty"

"Polar in Blue" 5"x 7" 2 color relief print

"Glaciers" 8x8 Acrylic by Kelley MacDonald

"Last Call"  10 x 10  oil  by Jody Regan

"Small Pond"  Pastel  by Margaret Farrell Bruno

"King of Beers" 12x16 acrylic by Paula Villanova

"Bomb Pop" by Jeanne MacFarland

"Frosty Kisses" by Mary Sheehan Winn


Thursday, December 1, 2016

November's 2016 Topic: "Looking Down"

                  'From Above" by  Sally Dean  acrylic on textured canvas

"Nantucket Dream" 5x7 Acrylic by Kelley MacDonald

"Thanksgiving Dinner" Oil by Pamela Copeman

"Sunny Side Up" 6x6 acrylic by Mary Sheehan Winn

"Monhegan Coast" 14x18 acrylic by 
Victoria Chesley Brega

 "From the Cliff Above" 8x8 oil  by Jeanne MacFarland

"From Patty's Balcony" (In Progress) by Margaret Farrell Bruno

"Tasty Burger" 18"x24" by Paula Villanova

"Over Oberman's"  oil  6 x 6  by Jody Regan

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

October 2016 Challenge "The Zorn Palette"

Swedish-born artist Anders Zorn (1860 - 1920) often used a limited palette of cadmium red deep, black, yellow ochre and white. This month, GJWP explored the Zorn palette.
"Berkeley and Boylston"  oil 12 x 12 by Jody Regan
"Zorn Moon" 6x6 oil by Mary Sheehan Winn

"A Young Woman Reading" 8X8 oil by Jeanne MacFarland

" Provender" 8x8 by Kelley MacDonald

"Stylin'" acrylic 11"x14" by Paula Villanova

"may the best woman win"
8"x8"acrylic and collage

ZORN by Page Pearson Railsback

 Inspired by Anders Zorn "In the Studio"
12x12 oil by Pamela Copeman

"Zorn Palette Study" 8x8 oil by Victoria Chesley Brega

Saturday, October 1, 2016

September 2016 Topic: "Stripes"

"Little Peanut" 6x6 Acrylic by Victoria Chesley Brega

"Nancy's Beach House"8x10 Acrylic by Sally Dean Mello 

"Magic Birds" 20x24, acrylic by Kelley MacDonald

Pumpkin Stripes, Oil by Margaret Farrell Bruno

"Outdoor Stripes" by Paula Villanova

'Naples Beach Club Stripes'
9x12 oil on canvas by Mary Sheehan Winn

"Fruit Stripe"  oil  10 x 8  by Jody Regan

"Sunfish At Worlds End" oil 8X8 by Jeanne MacFarland

RACE POINT 20x20 Page Pearson Railsback

"Des Marionettes" by Pamela Copeman