It’s been forever since I’ve painted a bull- Beginning of a longhorn among cactus- commissioned painting 24 by 30 in. Oil
Watercolor, acrylic, glitter and 19th century piano sheet music on repurposed old Douglas Fir and Cedar wood blocks. Approximately 3 by 4 in. Each
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-
Don’t Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016
8 Drawings of Despair. I’m going to switch gears here and publish some work of a different shade-
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.
Paintings documenting a beautiful get together of people creating and celebrating art.
In the process of reorganizing archives and found several paintings from 2008 and 2009 that weren’t yet documented. Here are some.