Monday, July 18, 2016

Inspired Painting

As I mentioned in my previous post, I am not posting regularly on my blog this summer. I am getting back into painting and teaching my granddaughter (Beep) to paint as well. She is 11.
 
Last week, Beep and I were looking at contemporary art and it's creators. We happened upon a British artist -  Yvonne Coomber. We fell in love with her paintings, and they inspired us!
 

"Summer meadow" by Beep
Acrylic on canvas 
 
 
 
 
Yvonne Coomber
 
This week, we are exploring the paintings of Gustav Klimt, Austrian symbolist painter, and Vasily Kandinsky, Russian abstract painter and art theorist. Circa 1900.
Hmmmm..."Tree Of Life" or "Squares With Concentric Circles"?
 
Stay tuned!
 
Thanks everyone for your kind comments on Beep's painting last week. She was very proud to have it showcased on my blog, and thrilled with the comments.
 
sharing with...
 
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16 comments:

Bill Nicholls said...

Good interoperation, better than I could do

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful items done in Acrylic on canvas, fantastic.

David Gascoigne said...

Great work, Professsor Karen. Keep it up and inspire this young mind.

Lisa Gordon said...

Beautifully done, Beep!!!

Buttons Thoughts said...

WOW Beep great job. I love that you are exploring the great artists and their styles. Beautiful. Hug B

RedPat said...

This is wonderful! I like it a lot!

Nancy J said...

"A field of flowers below the Sun" , a special tutor,and Beep, that is an outstanding painting. I hope you are keeping a diary of your canvases, and this is one I would be so happy to have on my wall. Karen, what a wonderful pair you are.

TexWisGirl said...

gosh, that's just beautiful! she has the most wonderful teacher and a natural 'built-in' talent, for sure!

Elephant's Child said...

Yvonne Coomber is new to me - thanks for the link. Love her work, and am sooooo impressed at the inspiration that Beep found there. I suspect Yvonne would be equally impressed.

The Furry Gnome said...

Hey, that's a really neat painting!

Rajesh said...

Beautiful painting.

carol l mckenna said...

Oh how delightful what a wonderful way to spend the summer ~ Happy Creating!

Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

Debbie said...

Beeps talent is amazing, it's just wonderful the gift you are giving her!!!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

How wonderful to read this!!!
I can understand why you and your granddaughter will not blog much....just look at this?!!! I so admire what you're doing with her, and I admire each work of art.

Well done.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I love this Karen (and Beep) -- it reminds me of the wildflower meadows we have explored in the mountains of Colorado. And I love sunshine.

simply bev said...

This is such a wonderful thing that you're sharing with your granddaughter. Making memories she'll never forget!