Author Archives: sharroncampbellart

New Abstract Work

  These are small (8×8 inches) acrylic on raised panels.  They lend themselves to being arrayed in grids.

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Here are a few small landscapes from a recent group show.

Off Wilmot Road,  Oil Mill Bay Rocks,  Oil Mt Tzouhalem,    Oil  

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Wetlands and Hilltops

This evening was the opening of my solo show at Shibui Gallery in Maple Bay.  I’m posting images of paintings here.   They are mostly in oil with a few acrylic and cold wax.  Also included in the show were the … Continue reading

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More Estuary

I have been working on a series based on one of my favorite places in the valley, the Cowichan Valley Estuary.  For decades it has been the site of industry resulting in damage to the delicate ecosystem.   Last week I … Continue reading

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Life Drawing Workshop – 2016

This week we started our fourth annual week of drawing the figure.  I’ll be posting at least one drawing from each day.   These graphite drawings were done on Thursday and Friday.

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Cowichan Estuary

I still do representational work.Oil on panel   24″ x 48″

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Painting With Wax

This is new work using oil paint with cold wax as the carrying medium.  Neither of these pieces are particularly original nor finished but provide me with the opportunity to learn how to use the medium. I’m looking for a … Continue reading

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Trying new things

I have always wanted to do purely abstract art but have found it to be much more difficult than it looks.  Lately I have made another attempt.  Here are a few examples – which may or may not be finished.  … Continue reading

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Ireland

Some time ago my sister and I were in Ireland.  These are a few paintings from that trip.

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De Courcy Island

This is  painting of a steep path to the beach on De Courcy Island. Oil, 24″ x 36″

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Life Drawing Marathon 2015

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Carmen’s and Jock’s house

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A few Landscapes

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Life Drawing Marathon, 2014

Yesterday was the last of five days of drawing with good friends and fine artists.  We worked hard, had fun together and fully enjoyed the coffee breaks. Every year I prime myself for the breakthrough that will bring about a masterpiece … Continue reading

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Whiskey point Arbutus

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Gary Oak Meadow, Somenos Lake

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Mount Newton from Across Saanich Inlet

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Ju

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Cherry Point, Winter

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Cowichan Valley Farm

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Arbutus, Mount Baldy

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    Conte – 30  minutes   Tafi, our new model I suggest that you have a look at Anne’s art blog . She has some really good drawings from the same session. http://www.annejarvis.blogspot.ca/

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Life drawing Workshop

The group of us which meets regularly for life drawing organized a retreat for intensive focus on our work. Yesterday was the final of five days and here are a few samples of my work from that time.  To see … Continue reading

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Still Life

Oil 16 x 20

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Telegraph Road

Oil 12 x 16

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Still Life

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Figure Study

Pastel 30 minute study

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Figure Study

Pastel and Charcoal, 15 minute study

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Ian

Oil 10 x 8

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