Monday, August 31, 2015

'For My Table' Small Floral Painting in Oil by Texas Artist M.Allison

For My Table
11 X 14  oil

I am beginning to post small paintings I've done recently painted on board.  These
are fun to do and they are small enough that they can be put on easels or

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

'Long Stems' Fanciful Contemporary Floral Oil Painting by Texas Artist M.Allison

'Long Stems'
30 X 40 oil, graphite

This was taken from a photo and stylized and re-stylized
to create obscurity and abstract shapes.  I'm using my 9B
graphite pencil more and more these days - so fun to scribble!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Wandering Pears Contemporary Abstract Realistic Oil Painting by Texas Artist M.Allison

Wandering Pears
30 X40 oil


OK, so this painting was a trifle difficult!  I painted and painted,
and seemed to be getting nowhere.  In frustration, I just took my
trusty palette knife and scraped the many layers of paint off and
was left with a much lighter and ethereal painting.  Well, it was
much better and I added some detail and there you have it!  My 
sister came over and loved it (crazy what others may think) !
Let it be and low and behold it SOLD!  You never know!