I’m quite excited today, some of my paintings are now available as prints from Rosenstiel’s, Fine Art Publisher. I am greatly honoured to have been added to their catalogue of artists, its really a lovely endorsement from such an established business as this. You can see my page at http://www.felixr.com/prints-and-posters/explore/artist/3816/carolynne-coulson
I had to gesso them several times, but they have been a lovely surface to paint on, I love the way the paint scratches back to show the layers underneath and they look pretty good on the bookcase, a nice object d’art.
I have just been working on some really nice little canvas boards, made by Pebeo they are lovely little things measuring only 10cm x 10cm x 5mm deep, they are a bit reminiscent of a coaster in size but are a lovely mini painting surface. What is the phrase?.. Small but perfectly formed!
Well they say that size isn’t everything and it seems to be so, I have sold 4 of my small abstracts this week. I am hoping that these small and affordable original abstracts will prove popular, I love being able READ MORE
I have been doing some painting onto paper recently, I bought myself a wadge of acrylic papers and set to work or should I say play (play to be perfectly honest). After painting large canvases it takes a while to READ MORE
I am still settling into my new studio, the natural light is wonderful and not something I am used to as all my previous studios have been dark little places. This new light studio space though is perfect and I READ MORE
Its odd, I just wrote a long winded artists statement about how people keep appearing in my paintings and … well, they have disappeared. Maybe they are on holiday, or I am even more awkward than even I suspected, but READ MORE
It has been a while since I have painted as I have already admitted. Naturally many of my huge collection of paints have not survived the wait, several have had to be thrown out as they had dried up over READ MORE
Since getting back into my painting, I have been grabbing every spare minute to paint. Currently I have about 10 paintings on the go, this is normal for me I like to work on several at once, I hate when READ MORE