Tulips in Red Pot | 30″ x 20″ | Oil Encaustic You may notice in the last few posts I have been working on the same subject several times, changing canvas size, changing light, or viewpoint, a different back cloth being just enough to set me off on another blast of creativity. The self expression comes through more and more each time. 12″ x 12″ | Tulip I | 12″ x 12″ Tulip II | Oil Encaustic | Exhibiting at
Open Heart | 48″ x 48″ | Oil Encaustic In every store there are tulips, I have been buying fresh cut flowers and some bulbs in pots, that bloom and I later plant in the garden. They make great still life paintings! It was just such a pleasure to paint a big canvas (48″ x 48″). The tulips have a life of their own, they seem to move even as you paint them. A fellow painter gave me a great
Plum Contemporary Art Gallery is excited to present the latest works by Claire J Kendrick. Claire in 2012 devoted herself to intensive study with Anne Packard and her daughter Cynthia Packard the stunning paintings are exhibiting April 5th – June 30th, 2013 reveal the influence that Anne and Cynthia have had on Claire’s work. Claire demonstrates the principle that with each brush stroke you have an opportunity to express emotion, depth and passion. Her paintings inevitably evoke a response from
36″ x 48″ | Oil Encaustic | Love Wasteland “Love Wasteland” One of the greatest human needs is love and connection – yet how often do we take time to consider how good we are at building friendships, connections meaningful relationships. So rarely to we think about how we contribute, are we good friends, companions, lovers? Think about the green drips representing – Volume bars on a stereo showing the love that’s in life. Notches on a bed post….!
Love Note | 30″ x 30″ | Oil Encaustic Think about someone you love and share this painting with them by posting a message in the comment box below (public message), or – copy the link and send this painting to them with a (private message)! Go on it will be fun…! If you would like to see more paintings from the Botanical Series visit the portfolio section of the website. www.cjk-studio.com “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make
When most people think about painting or drawing, the first thing that comes to mind is the representational work of the Old Masters the detailed drawings of Michelangelo or Da Vinci. Expressive painting, by contrast, comes from breaking the rules and the traditional limitations of classical teaching and exploring freer, more intimate and intuitive forms of expression. What is similar is that the painting starts with strong composition but in contrast rather than planning or drawing the subject the early
Put some sparkle in your weekend, Saturday 17th November, 2012 the Worley Faver Gallery will celebrate their 6th Anniversary and on the same night the city of St Augustine hosts “Nights of Lights”. St Augustine is made special by the many small businesses that are supported locally. Aviles Street in particular has a special flavor and many who know the city well will tell you it’s the hidden jewel in the historic old town. Away from the hustle and
http://clubcontinental.com/ (Aug 1st – Sep 15th 2012) Exhibition Claire photographed in her studio with some of the paintings now on exhibit at Club Continental. Botanical paintings by Claire J Kendrick exhibit in the Garden Room at Club Continental. Nestled on the banks of the St. Johns River in Orange Park, Florida it is an extraordinary resort and private club. Built in 1923 as the winter home of Caleb Johnson, heir to the Palmolive Soap Company, The Club Continental is now
Rise| 36″ x 48″ | Encaustic | Claire J Kendrick This painting from a still life set up, painted in the studio. Wax is added to oil paint, during the painting process. Then the painting is torched outside, melting the wax and paint. The most wonderful random dripping and pouring of wax happens! The unexpected is to be embraced, go with the flow!!