Shirley Phelan Art
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Finding inspiration in Frida
Wow, time flies...
Academy of Art
Back in November, the citizens of New Mexico and Kansas made history by electing the first two Native American women to Congress. In a...
Back to the First Citizens
Not sure what to say about this guy. I got him blocked in quickly and thought he would be done fast, but that wasn't to be. The more I...
Jane and Vic
I generally paint my portraits from photographs. Often these are black and white and I use whatever colors strike my fancy to communicate...
First Citizen Woman
I thought it was time to add a woman to my group. I found her image in an archive and immediately fell in love with her. She is young,...
Continuing on the theme of first citizen paintings that I started about a year ago, is this latest work. He is still drying, and will...
Getting old isn't easy
My latest completed work was more of a challenge than I expected. I wanted to paint a Native American with signs of age and time on his...
A couple of years ago I was cleaning up at the end of a painting class and I was regretting that I was about to scrape a good bit of...
While my other WIPs are giving me grief, I was able to put one in the done column, at least for now, while it dries. Then I can see it...
Is a painting ever really finished, or is it always a work-in-progress. I try to get to the finish line, but then I look at a painting...
Bison or Buffalo
Call them Bison or call them Buffalo, this is my first take on painting animals of any size. I wanted them to be somewhat abstract but...