Category Archives: acrylic

Day 8 of 30 in 30 Challenge – Pot of Flowers

Had most of the day to myself so I decided to paint. And paint. And paint. I did three paintings this afternoon and I like each and every one of them. Here is the first one. Nothing warms up a … Continue reading

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Day 3 of 30 in 30 Challenge – Quoth the Raven

I caught this character a couple of years ago during a plein air workshop in Sedona. He was perched on a branch about fifty feet away and making one hell of a racket. We all thought he was choking on … Continue reading

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Day 2 of 30 In 30 Challenge – Young Pomegranate

Young Pomegranate ©2013 D Casey 7×5″ – Acrylic on linen panel Click here to go to the Daily Paintworks auction page There is a pomegranate tree that is located at Corn Creek Station, which is located in the Desert National … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 30 In 30 Challenge – Strawberry Hill

Woe is the tale of Strawberry HillOf promises broken and sore, battered wills With lyrics of hotcakes with hot, melted butterAnd cool, blended shakes to make us all shudder And don’t mention pies with whipped cream on topAll plotting and … Continue reading

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Learning To See Like An Artist

I just read a blog post from Nancy Van Blaricom and she brought up an interesting question. What does it mean to learn to see like an artist? I can remember when I started doing this because it wasn’t really … Continue reading

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Two apples

Two Apples©2013 D Casey5×7″ – Acrylic on linen panel$65.00 + $8.00 shipping (Priority Mail) Here is a new painting I did last night, but I waited until now to post. I wanted to wait and see how much better a … Continue reading

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Day 25 of the 30 Day Challenge – In For The Night

Work has been taking a front seat these past couple of days and I just have not found the time or energy to pick up a brush when I really wanted to. But today I have very little work to … Continue reading

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Ain’t I cute?

  Decided to pull out the acrylics again this evening and give them a try.  I’m thinking that acrylics just don’t work for me on stretched canvas.  It seemed like a lot more work that it should have been to … Continue reading

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Seascape study 01

Here is another one hour painting that I think came out like a child’s kindergarten painting.  I do like the way the sky turned out with the clouds.  But the rest of it leaves a lot to be desired. Acrylic … Continue reading

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Are You Looking At Me 01

We all love a bird with attitude.  And no other bird shows off its attitude better than the cardinal.  With colors like that how could it be quiet and shy?  This was just a quick work this morning because I … Continue reading

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