36″ x 60″ | Oil Encaustic Peonies, twigs and foliage…. this was a still life set up I painted a few times in different sizes and formats. Sometimes when a subject clicks, its inspiring to work on it repetitively and in a burst of creativity explore varied brushwork and paint language.
12″ x 12″ | Oil on Canvas Board | This is an oil study in preparation for a larger painting. The colored under painting shows in places, these are pentimenti, traces of the previous work. Its fun to leave zings of color otherwise not expected. For me it adds something unexpected to a painting and gives me ideas for future works….! This a bouquet of hydrangea, peonies, twigs and greenery.
Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples. Florida placed this painting “Oceanscape Triptych” by Claire J Kendrick in a collectors private residence. This painting enhances the architectural curved wall in the room. Claire is from a family of architects and designers, artistic expression, a love of design and an eye for detail enrich her life as a painter. On special projects she meets with collectors to create commission fine art paintings for unique places in their homes. Gardner Colby can assist you, on
Here are a few new paintings in the Botanical Series – This small painting inspired the large work below – I was attracted to the muted tones and calm clean palette. I was inspired to do this larger painting ” Dancing Irises” having painted a smaller version of this still life set up ” Vase and Vessel”. The Irises provide rhythm and movement in a calm muted set up. – I like the play of frenzy and composure. Peaceful Pose
Water is a universal symbol of change and as we mark the end of one year and the beginning of another it seems fitting to share new works from my Seascape series with you. Symbolically the ocean is a sign of power and strength, due to its immensity. A New Year marks change and optimism and watching the great power of the ocean and its weather fronts is much like having a front row seat at the theater. Capturing these special moments are
Santa baby, slip a sable under the tree, for meI’ve been an awful good girlSanta baby, and hurry down the chimney tonight Santa baby, an out-of-space convertible too, light blueI’ll wait up for you dearSanta baby, and hurry down the chimney tonight Think of all the fun I’ve missedThink of all the fellas that I haven’t kissedNext year I could be oh so goodIf you’d check off my Christmas listBoo doo bee doo Santa honey, I wanna yacht and really
This photograph is from “The Scout Guide, Charleston, SC” … pictured, owner Gabrielle Egan at the Atelier Gallery. I’m thrilled to be exhibiting in this two story, beautifully curated gallery and showing along side a strong group of talented artists. Oil Encaustic Paintings by Claire J Kendrick showing in Charleston at the Atelier Gallery Visit the Atelier Gallery, 153 King Street, Charleston, South Carolina. Call * 843 722 5668