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Art by Nicola McLean · 2M ago

The black sheep... and it's goodbye from me!

'The black sheep' - acrylic on canvas 20 x 20cmI've decided that this is going to be my last blog post.  It was actually a bit more of an appropriate blog title when I had the idea because i...
Art by Nicola McLean · 3M ago

Middle of a memory....a Route 66 painting

'Middle of a memory' - acrylic on canvas 2.4 x 3 inches (6 x 8cm)So back at the end of June I was planning to paint the Blue Swallow Motel on a pretty large canvas which I'd primed with acry...
Art by Nicola McLean · 3M ago

All sorts of animals...

Well, what do you know, yet again over a month has gone by without me putting in an appearance at my own blog.  It's not that I haven't been creating because I have plenty to show for the la...
Art by Nicola McLean · 5M ago

Road less traveled...another moment on the Mother Road

'Road less traveled' - acrylic on canvas 30cm x 40cmSo, I'm back working on my 'moments on the Mother Road' series. I'm still not doing them in any discernible order - certainly if I was to ...
Art by Nicola McLean · 5M ago

Hell's bells...a contemporary still life and landscape painting

'Hell's bells' - acrylic on canvas 30 x 40cmWhen is a still life not a still life? When it's also got a little bit of a landscape in it. I'm not really sure what category this one falls into...
Art by Nicola McLean · 5M ago

Fetch...a contemporary still life

'Fetch' - acrylic on canvas 20 x 20cmI mentioned in my last post a couple of weeks ago that I've been invited to exhibit with a newly opening local gallery and wanted to create some new work...
Art by Nicola McLean · 6M ago

Sink...a surreal space painting

So events have conspired to keep me from starting number three in the 'Moments on the Mother Road' series, but in a good way.'Sink' - acrylic on canvas 40 x 50cmPaintings completed since my ...
Art by Nicola McLean · 7M ago

Dissolve...a painting of city lights in bokeh

'Dissolve' - acrylic on canvas 12.5 x 12.5cmTwo blog posts in a week....what's going on??Well, it seems I am not only getting my painting mojo back with the lighter, longer days of spring bu...
Art by Nicola McLean · 7M ago

Lost...

*Disclaimer - This is a bit of long post as I have two months of stuff to waffle on about - I've created handy headings so skip any parts that make you yawn.You'd be forgiven for thinking th...
Art by Nicola McLean · 7M ago

Lapses in time...

So, it's been nearly a month and half since I last blogged and I swear just now when I logged into Blogger I saw a tumbleweed blow slowly across my laptop screen!!Anyway, following John's qu...