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neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Feb 20, 2014 - 10:39pm PT
hey there say...

THIS ARTIST is NOT related to us... BUT A FUN SHARE:
he 'shares' my brother walter's name...

my walter, is a designer, at chapman designs in los altos...

here is THIS WALTER that i just found:

http://www.toledoblade.com/Art/2012/05/27/Walter-Chapman-northwest-Ohio-s-master-of-watercolor.html
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Feb 20, 2014 - 11:00pm PT
hey there say, all...

just got back to work, since my daddy and all...


got these done, but NEED to get to the oils,
yours are getting done, tobia!


Credit: neebee


not my at-home-cat, but very similar to it... did this for my neighbor...
not my at-home-cat, but very similar to it... did this for my neighbor's daughter... :)
Credit: neebee

:)
Mtnmun

Trad climber
Top of the Mountain Mun
Feb 21, 2014 - 12:40am PT
Credit: Mtnmun
"Apple" Oil on Canvas 48"x 48"

Credit: Mtnmun
"Art Lesson" Oil on Canvas 48"x 60"
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Feb 21, 2014 - 03:32am PT
I really love seeing the work posted here.
this just in

climber
north fork
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 21, 2014 - 10:43am PT
Good stuff Neebee and Mntmun. Really like that cat, you did a great job on the reflective light.
Timid TopRope

Social climber
the land of Pale Ale
Feb 21, 2014 - 12:32pm PT
How much is that Dali in the window?
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Feb 26, 2014 - 06:17pm PT
hey there say.... thank you, to this just in...


JUST got these done, for tobia...


Credit: neebee


Credit: neebee



OH MY... ooops... perhaps i should try to refix this refix:
:(

fur still is not as nice as the first one, i lost it all when i tried ...
fur still is not as nice as the first one, i lost it all when i tried
to fix the face for expression... :(
Credit: neebee


hope the ol' pupdog showed up well, as to the face, '
it was a tiny photo :)
his fur looked very light in this one... :)


oh my--so:
if this HANGs in a museum, will i 'get into, and sneak over and FIX it again; :))

LASTLY--IT IS done and packed, now:
hope this is good... tobia, is so kind, he LIKES all of them:
(wanted it to look more like bamboozal's pic, tobia--hoped this
worked, i MADE the photo larger, and it helped immensely)


is IN the mail, :&#41;&#41;
is IN the mail, :))
Credit: neebee


:)
Tobia

Social climber
Denial
Feb 28, 2014 - 06:29pm PT
wow neebee, those are great, you are a godsend! thank you!
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Feb 28, 2014 - 07:56pm PT
hey there say, tobia! ... say, i was all ready to mail them today, and well:

i decided to add a tad of dark to bamboozal's face, so he'd look more like him... and i did one of my 'best tricks':

i ruined the face... i been here about SIX hours now and have not fixed it...
so, will have to stay up all night and fix it...

if it is not freezing, i will mail THEM BOTH tomorrow...

sorry--i am very very famous in my house, here, for ruining everything i touch... :)
but--alas, i HAVE to, or i do not get the likeness ... i should settled for less, but i that i not good for portraits...

i am very thankful, though, that i did not have to 'touch up your mom', or
she would be in 'ruined limbo' too, for a few days, :))


it will be okay, before i send it, though, not to worry...
:)

i reckon i should have left it alone... but who'd have thought, ONE tiny DAB would have ruined it... :))
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Mar 5, 2014 - 07:41pm PT
hey there say, all...


this one is NOT done, i need to DO the rail, but,
i've waited sooooooo LONG to get to this and get done, i just
want to 'help myself' feel encouraged, :))

the photo was another 'not very good one and very tiny' :)
but i love the sentiments and love in it...
and WANTED to see it painted...
plus, wanted to make it a surprise gift...

it is A RENEWAL of vows, and the really neat gal is pregnant and her
really neat husband is a really neat guy!
they were italy... :)

i could not find a clear photo of the buildings so they look a
bit 'like a fakey backdrop' :)...but in this case, that's okay,
folks can keep couple more in mind, i reckon...


will put the finished one up, when i DO the highlights on this rail......
will put the finished one up, when i DO the highlights on this rail... :)
Credit: neebee



THIS one, is for mouse's neice (i reckon i ruined the surprise)
... but it will be a surprise, for her, though...
there is something special about having uncles...
i never got to have places to go with my uncles, or even
see them... hope it will be a precious memory of that day:
i think? he said that they went climbing...

am going to send it this week (in case mouse, you are here--so you will know it is on the way, soon)...


mouse and his neice...
mouse and his neice...
Credit: neebee


:)


"happy neice day" hmmm, is there such a thing?
"happy nice day"
Mtnmun

Trad climber
Top of the Mountain Mun
Mar 11, 2014 - 05:17pm PT
Credit: Mtnmun
"Egrets at Buckeye Creek" Oil on Canvas 48"x48"
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Mar 11, 2014 - 05:21pm PT
hey there say, mtmun... wow, i LOVE egrets!!!...
thanks for sharing...


course, i peeked, so i had double fun, to see this! ... saw it at the facebook, ;)
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:21pm PT
I've just started exploring my new "local" museums in southern California. So far we've made two visits to the Norton Simon. What a great collection they have!

Last visit I was entranced by this Picasso:

http://images.nortonsimon.org/viewer/index.php?id=F.1969.38.10.P

Sorry I can't just post the photo but it's copyright protected.

I just find this painting "Woman with a Book" (1932) wonderful on so many levels. Of course one cannot know what the artist was thinking but I'm imagining Picasso saying "OK, this is how it's done NOW". And getting a kick out of showing off his prowess. He incorporates so many basic, first art class lessons into this piece that it's surely deliberate - e.g. he uses EVERY primary, ROYGBIV, but places them in perfect complements and harmonies so that they are effortlessly showcased around the canvas. Same "lessons" to the viewer on composition.

The lily pond in the beautiful garden at the Norton Simon
The lily pond in the beautiful garden at the Norton Simon
Credit: phylp
Tvash

climber
Seattle
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:25pm PT
Mtnmun - i really enjoy your fresh, fun treatment of nature. Their vibrancy just jumps out at you.
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:30pm PT
I also had a chance to spend a few wonderful hours viewing at the Palm Springs Art Museum. They also have a terrific collection.

Great Henry Moore sculptures, a terrific art glass collection, and two excellent current exhibits...

Fish Finder

Social climber
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:33pm PT
Nice Neebss

Ive seen a lot of your work over the years


@ YCA art Auction


recently @ Blitzo memorial

and many others elsewhere

I must say your latest of mouse sure is generous in youth lol

I carve some crystals as a medium but they are hard to photograph

I will try to post some up
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:37pm PT
And yesterday we went to LACMA. I haven't really warmed up to LACMA yet, but I'm sure I will.

They have a special exhibit going on about the dresses of Diane Von Furstenberg. That was fun for 10 minutes of psychedelic browsing at the end of our visit:

(Sigh... photo upload not working right now...)

DVF wrap dresses
DVF wrap dresses
Credit: phylp
Fish Finder

Social climber
Apr 2, 2014 - 12:38pm PT
There are some great art walks all along the California coast


Santa Barbara has a great one with a brunch at the Biltmore

so many to mention , I wont

Phylp

you may have already been but either Getty and MOMA should be on the list



Edit: i did some design and printing for a neon artist once who had a show at LACMA, trippy I know what you mean about warming up to it
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Apr 2, 2014 - 01:48pm PT
Fish Finder, we heard about one at Laguna Beach...
will start going to these beach side events eventually.
Thanks for the tip. I love Santa Barbara, will get up there at some point.
Phyl
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Apr 2, 2014 - 08:10pm PT
hey there say, phylp... wow, thanks for a very different interesting share...


:)

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