Saturday, July 25, 2015

Village Glow...Semi -Abstract....Pastel over Acrylic and Watercolor...Texas Artist ...Rae Andrews











Okay, I am still doing the pastel over acrylics and using watercolor to pull areas together with this image. I used WILD colors with the acrylics to begin this scene. I think most of you know how much I just LOVE color!

I love the interaction of the mixed media, and it allows me my vibrant WILD use of color.
I think I prefer the ABSTRACT  genre, but thought I would throw this one in for a bit of a break. Hope you all like it.

Back to the studio!

                                  This image is 5" x 7" on sanded Richeson board.

                                                             $100 Plus S/H



                                  Prints of this image are available through Fine Art America:


                             http://fineartamerica.com/featured/village-glow-rae-andrews.html


Rae conducts workshops and demonstrations of her techniques in ACRYLICS, PASTELS, OILS, and WATERCOLORS

For more information please contact her at:
rae4art@aol.com




Please visit my Web Site at:
www.yessy.com/raeandrews

or my Blog Site at:
raeandrewsgallery.blogspot.com

Friday, July 24, 2015

Coastal Interlace....Abstract... Pastel....Texas Artist...Rae Andrews




COASTAL INTERLACE  is a slightly larger abstract image than the previous ones I have posted. 

In going to a bigger format, I had to really concentrate on CONNECTION and make the top half of the painting still be a part of the lower areas.

The board on which this is painted is a RICHESON sanded board. I had a failed landscape on this and did not want to toss the good board. Another reason for using these VERY FORGIVING surfaces. i am fast falling in love with them.

I simply washed it down and scrubbed away with an old brush moving the old pastels around. It did not remove all the landscape, however when it dried, I partially pre - wet again in places, and droozled (love that word) my LIQUID ACRYLICS  over areas..I waited till it dried, some patterns were there for me to enhance, some others I needed to totally make up.

I had to gradually cover my surface with pastels. The underneath acrylics just glowed with the pastel overlay.
As with all these abstracts, it could be turned in all directions, some better than others.
I had to think long and hard in finding the best way to look at the image. 

I also spent a lot longer (than my previous smaller abstracts)  painting this one today; perhaps the size,  however I truly had to think on all the design elements with this one. I am happy with it, I hope you also like it..
Time for wine!

                                              Image size of this one is 11" x 14" (unframed)

                                                                        $300 inc. S/H

                                                         




                       Prints of this image are also available through Fine Art America:

                          
               http://fineartamerica.com/featured/coastal-interlace-rae-andrews.html?newartwork=true

You might also check out the other items produced by Fine Art America using this image:

                           http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/rae-andrews/shop/all/all/all


Rae conducts workshops and demonstrations of her techniques in ACRYLICS, PASTELS, OILS, and WATERCOLORS

For more information please contact her at:
rae4art@aol.com

Please visit my Web Site at:
www.yessy.com/raeandrews

or my Blog Site at:
raeandrewsgallery.blogspot.com

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Barbara Churchley Pastel Workshop at Le petit Plein Air Moab-October-Register Now.....




Visit http://barbarachurchley.com to view my work.

Blue Concerto...Abstract.. Pastel Over Liquid Acrylics.. Texas Artist..Rae Andrews




Having recently played with the Richeson sanded boards, liquid acrylics and pastel overlays,  I thought I would continue with this image in the same vein..

As mentioned before with my previous post, these boards will allow a lot of mixed media under painting, and the way the colors of the pastel overlays GLOW is magical!

I so wish more pastel societies would allow ABSTRACT imagery in their competitions, in actual fact, these are way more difficult (in this artist's humble opinion), than a traditional landscape image.

Image size (unframed) 
6" x 9"
This image comes presented matted and ready for framing.


Prints of this image also available in print from Fine Art America:

http://fineartamerica.com/featured/blue-concerto-rae-andrews.html?newartwork=true

You might also check out other items produced using this image at the Fine Art America site:








Rae conducts workshops and demonstrations of her techniques in ACRYLICS, PASTELS, OILS, and WATERCOLORS

For more information please contact her at:

Please visit my Web Site at:
www.yessy.com/raeandrews


or my Blog Site at:
raeandrewsgallery.blogspot.com

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Ascension...Pastel over Liquid Acrylics..Abstract..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews





ASCENSION was a challenge, for me, however, a MOST rewarding one. 

I am not one to overlay my pastels with other mediums. I usually just use pastel.

However, having won a whole bunch of art supplies recently (thank you Jack Richeson's Art Supplies) I had a lot of GATORBOARD. 

These boards are a great surface for mixed media such as watercolor, acrylics and pastels.. All are happy to PLAY together on this surface.

                               So here is my PASTEL ABSTRACT effort on GATOR BOARD .

                                                           Image size is 6" x 9"
                                                                  $200 inc.S/H


                        Prints of this image are also available through Fine Art America:

                   http://fineartamerica.com/featured/ascension-rae-andrews.html?newartwork=true


                  You might also look at the other items Fine Art America offers using this image:






Rae conducts workshops and demonstrations of her techniques in ACRYLICS, PASTELS, OILS, and WATERCOLORS

For more information please contact her at:
rae4art@aol.com

Please visit my Web Site at:
www.yessy.com/raeandrews

or my Blog Site at:
raeandrewsgallery.blogspot.com
                 

           

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Original Pastel Geese Painting "Geese at Corn Lake" by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse

                                              

 Corn Lake is a local fishing hole in Grand Junction. It’s populated by a wide variety of waterfowl. I loved the way the light hit these geese on a bright and sunny December afternoon. 

 15x18 Pastel/SOLD

 Original Pastel Geese Painting

 Visit http://NanceeJean.com to view more of my work

Thursday, May 7, 2015

News!!! I won a prize for this one....Rae Andrews





This pastel won 3rd in Show at the Austin Juried Member's Show recently here in Austin.
I was thrilled to get such a great prize.
Thank you Mike Beeman who judged this show.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A Fat Mango Still Life Painting in Pastel


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Mango No.1
Pastel on La Carte
6x6
Colleen Sanchez

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Still Life Pastel Painting "Threesome" by Colorado Artist Barbara Churchley


  FRESH OFF THE EASEL...

  4"x6" Pastel/Framed

  Click HERE for pricing.

  Visit http://BarbaraChurchley.com to view more of my work

  Visit my daily painting blog http://barbarachurchleyfineart.blogspot.com

  If you are in Denver, please visit my current exhibit at:

VOLUNTEERS FOR OUTDOOR COLORADO
 Event Dates: 1/2/2015 - 4/30/2015
 Location: Corporate Office
 Address:
 600 S. Marion Pkwy.
 Denver, CO 80209

Monday, April 13, 2015

Colorado Mountain Landscape Painting "Summer Trees" by Colorado Artist Barbara Churchley


FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

  8"x6" Framed Pastel Painting/Available

  Click HERE for pricing.

  Visit http://BarbaraChurchley.com to view more of my work

  Visit my daily painting blog http://barbarachurchleyfineart.blogspot.com

  If you are in Denver, please visit my current exhibit at:

VOLUNTEERS FOR OUTDOOR COLORADO
 Event Dates: 1/2/2015 - 4/30/2015
 Location: Corporate Office
 Address:
 600 S. Marion Pkwy.
 Denver, CO 80209
Churchley

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Colorado Mountain Landscape Painting "Season Change" by Colorado Artist Barbara Churchley


FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

  12"x18" Framed Pastel Painting/Available

  Click HERE for pricing.

  Visit http://BarbaraChurchley.com to view more of my work

  Visit my daily painting blog http://barbarachurchleyfineart.blogspot.com

  If you are in Denver, please visit my current exhibit at:

VOLUNTEERS FOR OUTDOOR COLORADO
 Event Dates: 1/2/2015 - 4/30/2015
 Location: Corporate Office
 Address:
 600 S. Marion Pkwy.
 Denver, CO 80209
Churchley

Saturday, April 11, 2015

A couple of inside pages of the NEW book!...Rae Andrews



It is a 11"x 13" hardcover coffee table book for the pastel artist who wants to learn some different and challenging techniques which I have discovered on my own journey.

I have included 15 step by step demonstrations and many photos of my own archived works.

I was really pleased with the end result with this book, I hope you all will be as well.
Cheers
Rae

My Latest Book..Finally! Rae Andrews







This is my latest book finally published with Blurb. This time it's for the pastel artist who is either a novice or an advanced pastellist.

Just go to www.blurb.com, then type in Rae Andrews in the search engine.
This takes you to my pages of the books I have published including this latest one.
Here you can view a 15 page  preview of  PASTEL PAINTING and the ART OF MOVEMENT and DRAMA.

Take a look.. If you are interested in buying you can buy directly through the BLURB site..
$65.00 plus S/H



Monday, April 6, 2015

Colorado Mountain Landscape Painting "Fencing Out The Sage" by Colorado Artist Barbara


FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

  5"x7" Framed Pastel Painting/Available

  Click HERE for pricing.

  Visit http://BarbaraChurchley.com to view more of my work

  Visit my daily painting blog http://barbarachurchleyfineart.blogspot.com

  If you are in Denver, please visit my current exhibit at:

VOLUNTEERS FOR OUTDOOR COLORADO
 Event Dates: 1/2/2015 - 4/30/2015
 Location: Corporate Office
 Address:
 600 S. Marion Pkwy.
 Denver, CO 80209
Churchley