Wednesday, April 23

Dance Figure Study in Purple Painting by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley



 
Dance Figure Study in Purple © Kristye Addison Dudley
8" x 10" Acrylic on Canvas Paper Purchase Original or Prints

Day 23 - I completed a painting that I worked on last week. Painting these dancers really makes me miss my performance days.

In the Spring of 2001, I was auditioning for the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders (AFC).  I was excited, scared and completely clueless as to what being a professional cheerleader meant. I also had no idea of how it would change me and my life for the better. The support of my teammates encouraged me to pick up my paintbrush and paint again. Here I am 13 years later still painting.



I have been so blessed to live out so many of my life's passions. I am sending good luck to each of the ladies that are starting their journey to becoming a member of AFC this weekend.

Take Care,
Kristye 

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Tuesday, April 22

Deanna Jaugstetter Fine Art Oil Painting Class




DEANNA JAUGSTETTER ARTIST Deanna Jaugstetter Fine Art Oil Painting Class.

 Classes will focus on learning to paint with a limited palette, comparing values, and creating a pleasing composition.
You will be learning how to mix your colors to get the desired result in the painting!
I realize some of you may have just begun to paint and will work with you at your level to see improvement right away! Students will work from good quality photographs.

 $ 115 per student Six Week Session May 20, 2014 through June 24, 2014 Tuesdays 10 am to 1 pm

 *Payment by April 30th reserves your space in the class. If you have questions regarding this class, please call the phone number below. If I am involved in painting, just leave a message and I will call you when I take a break!
 A supply list will be emailed to Art Students 2 weeks prior to beginning first painting session.
 Due to studio space, the class and will be limited to 4 students this session.

 Registration begins March 10, 2014 Class Location: Deanna Jaugstetter Fine Art Studio 1235 Cinnamon Teal Court Marietta, Georgia 30062 Home/Studio Phone: 770-973-0372

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Monday, April 21

Aspen Tree Paintings by Jill Saur

winter birch tree painting
©1990-2014 Winter Aspen Tree Painting by Jill Saur, all rights reserved

"Towering genius disdains a beaten path.  It seeks regions hitherto unexplored." - Abraham Lincoln

Sometimes the path of most resistance reveals the greatest discoveries.  This has certainly held true in my life.  My 30"x40" acrylic painting, "Enchanted Path", beckons the viewer to take that journey.

This original painting is sold.  However, a hand-embellished giclee is available to purchase by contacting me.  I also paint commissions.  I love to paint commissions!

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Sunday, April 20

Leaping Ballet Dancer Figure Study Painting by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley



Leaping Ballet Dancer © Kristye Addison Dudley
6" x 4" Acrylic on Canvas Paper - Purchase Prints



Day 20 - 30 Paintings in 30 Days! I only have 10 days to go.

This has been such a great weekend. I have enjoyed spending time with my family and celebrating the gift of Easter.

This tiny dancer is only a 6" x 4". Created in acrylic paint using a pallet knife. Feeling blessed and full of joy, just like this dancer.


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Saturday, April 19

Ballet Dancer Oil Pastel Figure Study by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley


Ballet Study with Tutu © Kristye Addison Dudley
9" x 12" Oil Pastel on Paper - SOLD



Day 19 - ballet dancer in oil pastel. Not bad for working in a moving car with Frozen playing in the backseat.

Hard to believe my challenge will be complete in a little over a week!

Hope you are having a wonderful Easter.

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Original Still Life Flower Watercolor Painting "A Touch of Orange" by Georgia Artist Deanna Jaugstetter

On Fridays, I meet with a group of artist friends to paint and do art talk! We often set up a still life of flowers which one of the participants brings for set up! "A Touch of Orange", a still life watercolor painting on paper, is inspired by this mixed bouquet of beautiful summer flowers! The loose interpretation of the bouquet makes for a lively and spontaneous creation resulting from a delightful painting experience! The painting is beautifully double matted, with glass , and custom framed!

 Watercolor-14.5"x14.5"Framed Dimensions

 $175.00 Click HERE to purchase.

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Friday, April 18

Ballet Dancer Work In Progress Figure Study Painting by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley


Ballet Dancer - Work in Progress © Kristye Addison Dudley


It's been a wet rainy day here in Georgia, but no complaints. I've been enjoying my family and listening to the sound of the water outside.

I've been hunkering down in the studio this month to paint. Tonight, I painted with my supportive husband by my side. I haven't finished this piece, but I did love having my best friend with me.

Here's day 18 - ballet dancer work in progress.


Have a blessed Easter Weekend,
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Thursday, April 17

White Dress Ballet Dancer Figure Study Painting by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley


 
Figure Study Dancer in White © Kristye Addison Dudley
9" x 12" Oil Pastel on Paper


Sketch of a figure study using oil pastels. I used to love working in these, so it was nice to dust them off. Looking forward to painting this one. Dancer was inspired by a photo of Judith Jamison of Alvin Ailey.

Be blessed,
Kristye
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Original Contemporary artwork by expressionist artist Isabelle Gautier, "Rest IS On Its Way"

30in x 30in "Rest Is On Its Way"
                                                      Acrylic executed with palette knife

Can minimalism be categorized in expressionism?....

I believe so;  expressionism is after-all  "a style of painting...in which the artist ...seeks to express emotional experience rather than impressions of the external world".


             For more info visit www.IsabelleGautierOnline.com    French Contemporary Flair

Wednesday, April 16

Blue Ballet Dancer Figure Study Painting by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley


Dance Figure Study Blue © Kristye Addison Dudley
10" x 8" Purchase Original or Prints



 Day 16 of the 30 paintings in 30 days challenge.

As a former gymnast, collegiate cheerleader and professional cheerleader it's no surprise that dancers are a favorite subject matter of mine. I have always enjoyed painting the dynamic expression of the body. Figure painting is something that I am continually drawn to. Now that I am at the half way point
of 30 paintings in 30 days challenge, I am going to focus on more figures. The new palette of colors that I am using is proving a bright change of perspective to the stylized figures.




Be Blessed,
Kristye

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Original Still Life Floral Oil Painting "Catching The Light" by Georgia Artist Deanna Jaugstetter

                                        

 As I painted this floral oil painting in my studio, the light coming from the window stayed consistent until the end. Often, a light source will change dramatically, challenging the artist in that he must remember the initial inspiration for the painting. For me, so often it is the way light falls across the subject matter! Such is the joy and challenge of painting from life. Hydrangea is a southern flowering bush that brings me great joy in my garden from mid spring through late June!

 11x14 Oil on Canvas/SOLD

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Tuesday, April 15

Ballet Dancer Figure Study Painting by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley


 
Figure Study © Kristye Addison Dudley
Acrylic on Canvas Paper

I have been challenging myself to paint new subject matter, but I still love figures. This is a study of a ballet dancer in flight. I am going to work on this figure on a larger scale in the future. Here is the rough draft.

Be Blessed,
Kristye

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Monday, April 14

Red flower Nature Landscape Painting "Red Sunflower" by Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist Kristye Addison Dudley

 
"Red Sunflower" 4" x 10" © Kristye Addison Dudley
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I am on Day 14 of a 30 paintings in 30 days challenge.

I just wasn't satisfied with the painting I started last night, so I painted another one! That is what this challenge is about, pushing myself and taking chances.

My sweet husband brought home a bouquet of my favorite flowers today, wildflowers and roses. The bouquet included a beautiful red sunflower and here it is.


Be Blessed,
Kristye
 
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Still Life Floral Painting, Flower Art Roses "Kaleidoscope Of Roses" by Georgia Artist Deanna Jaugstetter

21"x21"x1.5"Oil on Canvas/Available

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