Friday, March 18, 2011

Original Art Koser: New Paintings.

Original Art Koser: New Paintings.: "Majestic Mountains Finally the 'zone' returns after many months of ; 'I can not think of a thing I want to paint'..."

New Paintings.

Majestic Mountains
     Finally the "zone" returns after many months of ; "I can not think of a thing I want to paint". I usually divert myself with something crafty but this time I went to an open studio and painted with friends. Tucked away in a corner I had time to just paint without any distractions.

     I seem to be going more and more toward the abstraction of a subject and the older I get the more I crave color, pure jewel tone color!

During a recent workshop I started a chef themed painting. I got the background and middle ground with little effort but the foreground flummoxed me for months. Somewhere in my subconscious I solved the problem and here is Chef Braden which named after my son.
Chef Braden
     I finished three paintings in a few days and it feels so good to be home!

Monday, March 7, 2011

New Address....Please Note the Change.

X marks the spot! My new spot is:
Artists Gallery

Please join me for the blog party!


Mary Ellen

A Big, Really Big Gourd!

All but a few of my painted coconuts were sold at my last tent art show. My absolute high spot was the fact that three different sportsmen wanted to buy my "Football" coconut!

I decided to keep my favorite, Double Chocolate Mocha Cupcake, for myself.

I then graduated from coconuts to huge gourds. My motto is if you bring it home to me I will paint it and I did.
     Let me introduce Russian Peasant Doll.

She is 20" tall and 19"wide.



What I have been doing lately.

This Saturday is the Vero Beach Art Club's Art Trail tour. I have co- chaired the Art Trail committee with two friends in the club. We arranged for 10 artist to open up their home/studio to the public to purchase tickets and tour art studios within Vero Beach. The goal is to raise money for our scholarship fund for a deserving college bound art student, to promote local artists exposure and hopefully help them sell their art work. In addition we want amateur artists to see you can have a studio in a sun room, small bed room or a big closet. Just get out there and create.

Kudos to Volunteers:
This has been my first experience with committee chairing and I have gained respect for all the work and time that goes into such a venture. Hats off to all the volunteers of our community! There are countless hours, meetings and leg work that go into organizing individual people into a public event. Needless to say my art experiments have been in a holding pattern, but after Saturday watch for my next project.

What are your doing art wise?

Change is in the Wind.

Hi all,
     A lot of paths have been altered since last I dazzled you with my inane but fun projects.

Former web site grab button.

     I closed down two on line web sites due to lack of sales response. I have decided to end my career in the open air tent art show venue for the same reason and I'm searching for a new path to explore. Just because something did not work out I do not consider it a failure. I learned a lot more about computers, photographing my art work for on line presentation, blogging. search engines and so forth. There have been great conversations with people at the art shows and even some repeat customers for my painted coconuts.

     I have taken two wonderful workshops; one was acrylic and the other gold leaf abstract painting. Here is one of the paintings from workshop days well spent behind a paint brush.
Golden Glow 1