Wish Painting (Nasturtium Flower)

emilia kallock, flowers, nature, paintings

Leading from the heart, and remembering to do so in challenging times. A wish for the health of the forests, and for all animals that they may have access to humane living conditions . Little wish squiggles of other beautiful things. Topaz, olivine, and other precious gems. A friend took pictures of me in recumbent poses for figure guides. A giant nasturtium flower in the background painted with pigment I bought in Vietnam. Tree saplings on either side of the flower, symbolizing hope for the future. I actually watered a bunch of saplings yesterday, so maybe art mimics life or life mimics art-

First paintings of 2018 posted

emilia kallock, paintings, sketches

The Lamb

animals, flowers, paintings

The Lamb, acrylic and aluminum paper on canvas, 70 by 50 in. Emilia Kallock 2017

oil, paintings
Don’t Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016
Don't Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Don’t Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

emilia kallock, paintings, watercolor

8 Drawings of Despair.  I’m going to switch gears here and publish some work of a different shade-

paintings, watercolor

Trees move closer towards the spotlight for me, and I spent the better half of yesterday doing watercolor studies of some of my favorite, some to be used in a larger piece.  I sat on the ground to do most of these, while the mosquitos attacked and my daughter kept me company for a while.  The thought crossed my mind how wonderful it would be to plant a tree in honor of friends, family, loved ones and the sketch “If I Could Plant One Tree In Your Honor What Would It Be” ensued.

nature, northwest art, oil, paintings

Paintings documenting a beautiful get together of people creating and celebrating art.

paintings

In the process of reorganizing archives and found several paintings from 2008 and 2009 that weren’t yet documented.  Here are some.

nature, paintings
Thou Shalt Not Cut Down Any More Forests, acrylic on industrial wallpaper, 31 by 25 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Thou Shalt Not Cut Down Any More Forests, acrylic on industrial wallpaper, 31 by 25 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

landscape, nature, oil, paintings
Tulips 1, oil on board, 16 by 20 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Tulips 1, oil on board, 16 by 20 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

This painting can hang from either of the four sides- it was painted with the intention of being viewed from the direction chosen by the viewer. Over time I’ve noticed that a percentage of my pieces fit into this category – I’ve added this symbol next to my signature to specify those that can: