Friday, February 7, 2014

Paintings and such

"I miss Thistle" 11 x 14 oil on canvas by Kerry Steele
I finished working on two small canvases this week. I works for me to prop them on the floor while I have a larger canvas on my easel. I add a bit of color to the little ones when I have something right from the big one on my palette and bit by bit they get finished.
The title of the 11 x 14 above is "I miss Thistle". It refers to the long retired Crayola crayon color that was my favorite as a child. Why did they have to do that? I am still annoyed.

"Ghost pear"
You might remember the fun that my friend, Christina Baker and I had a few weeks ago with #bringingbackthepear.

It was joined by quite a few artists and can be searched by the hashtag on Instagram. It spawned a new Etsy shop by the daughter of another artist pal, Sally Kelly. Gabrielle Kelly has been busy painting watercolors for her shop.

My youngest daughter who is just 4 joined in and this melted my heart, so it got a frame. I think it works well with the color story in my larger painting.


I have added a few watercolor pears to my shop too.


On Monday, February 10, Jennifer of The Pink Pagoda will be posting another round of my watercolors in blue and white.



They have been going really fast but if you don't score the one you want you can still special order on.
 
Happy weekend Y'all!

7 comments:

Sue Marrazzo said...

LOVE the 1st work, Kerry!

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

Love those pears. Especially the one you and your 'assistant' did together. :)

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

Aww, I just love that your daughter painted with you. Your work is amazing. I am looking forward to the 10th!

Vel Criste said...

They're all gorgeous Kerry but the most special and truly worth framing it the one with your daughter! She's a budding artist for sure and enjoy seeing her blossom before our eyes!

Kristen @ Pursuing Vintage said...

Oh I just love the pear by your daughter!

An Urban Cottage said...

Your daughter's pear is AMAZING!

sally kelly said...

Kerry..... sorry for the delayed response! Love your blog! Love Helen's Pear painting! Love you x