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Art by Nicola McLean · 3W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 2M 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 · 2M 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 · 3M 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 · 3M 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...
Art by Nicola McLean · 3M ago

Flight risk...

I finished my first painting of 2017. Well, I actually finished it two weeks ago but didn’t get round to writing a blog post about it until now.  This is the one I started in November so it ...
Art by Nicola McLean · 3M ago

Ruff dawgs and rough cuts...

Happy New Year (at what point is it too late to say that?!) One of my artistic intentions this year is to focus more on making videos of my paintings in progress to post on You Tube. I've ma...
Art by Nicola McLean · 3M ago

Dreams and gasoline....

Forgive me Blogger for I have sucked, it's been three months since my last blog post! If I have any blog readers left then you'd be forgiven for thinking that I just never came back from the...