Friday, December 31, 2010

Greatest Hit Favorite Paintings of 2010

©2010 by Angeline Marie, Primitive, encaustic techniques on board, 8 x 10 inches

Irreverent, fun, and lots of textures with a new-to-me media. 

©2010 by Angeline, Join Branches, mixed media on canvas, painted on location at the Deering Estate, Miami, Florida

This one gives me bragging rights: other than the mosaic by another artist that was beautiful and unfinished, this was the most quirky painting entered in the juried exhibit. Honorable mention!

©2010 by Angeline Marie, Lady on Her Side, ink on paper, 11 x 14 inches

This was done during one of the Bakehouse figure drawing sessions. I love the curves of the figure and how the ink flowed from the brush. 

©2010 by Angeline Marie, Lust, acrylics on canvas, 18 x 24 inches

The Bakehouse had a juried exhibit with the theme "SIN," and months before the deadline I decided to enter. That was a first time for me, planning out five paintings for an exhibit months ahead. Well, I entered five paintings, and not a single one was accepted. After seeing the show on YouTube, I decided it might be because I am too traditional. Still, I love this piece. 

©2010 by Angeline Marie, Blue Ridge Parkway, white clear, acrylics on paper, 23 x 33 inches

Andy and I enjoyed a motorcycle trip this past summer. It was the color, information, and reference photo overload for art junkies that he predicted for me. Even in late August, some leaves were already turning gold and red. 

©2010 by Angeline Marie, Escape from the Deepwater Horizon Event inspired series Caliginosity, acrylics on paper, 23 x 33 inches

The most influential to me as an artist was the Deepwater Horizon event in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil spill is still affecting life in the waters, but the media circus has ended. Researchers have taken over the areas...and we have yet to learn the extent of damage. This painting is one of my favorites for it's pure accident, the fish I see, the water, the panic, and the need for survival. 

Did I miss a painting you loved? Email me, write a blog comment, or Facebook me with your opinion. I would love to know what you enjoyed!


Angeline Marie of 
Angeline Marie Fine Art


JJ said...

Happy New Year !!!

Jason L. Eldridge said...

I can't wait to see what the new year brings and the paintings that you will create. Here is to 2010 and to the year to come.

Angeline-Marie said...

Happy New Year to both of you!

JJ: Looking forward to more of your writing!

Jason: Oh, the photos you will take!!!!

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