Vignettes - The Perfect Setting for Smaller Paintings

Posted on May 20, 2015 by DONNA WEATHERS | 1 comment

Everyone has those small little odd walls in their apartment or home where there is absolutely no room for a large painting.  Plus, frankly, sometimes larger paintings are just not in the budget.  Enter: small paintings in a vignette setting. It is a good entryway into the foray of art collecting. And besides, how cute does it look!


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New "Newds" and some Architecture

Posted on May 01, 2015 by DONNA WEATHERS | 0 comments

Traveling is what I love almost as much as I love painting and one of my favorite things about traveling (particularly in Europe) is the gorgeous architecture: Baroque, Belle Époque ... I just love it. Drawing it and painting it has always a challenge for me, however, I think I fared pretty well with these! I like the first painting of Santa Maria Della Salute in Venice, Italy: loose and semi-abstract are my goals here.

Posted in architecture, baroque, italy, santa maria della salute, semi-abstract, venice

New Adventures

Posted on February 21, 2015 by DONNA WEATHERS | 0 comments

I have spent the last few months spending hours of researching abstract techniques: some old and some new.  Many of the new techniques are generously provided by Jane Davies.  The videos are usually short (10 minutes or less) and always leave you wanting more.  I am looking forward to her online workshop "Keys To Dynamic Composition" in March.  Meanwhile, here are some of the abstracts that I have been working on lately.

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Moving moving moving!

Posted on December 05, 2014 by DONNA WEATHERS | 0 comments

Welcome to my new blog. I've completely rebranded myself and wanted to start fresh and have my blog in the same location as my website, so Welcome! Both Shopify and Fine Art Studio Online (FASO) allow you to have your blog within your website. The reasons I am switching from FASO to Shopify are (a) I prefer their templates, and (b) I want to integrate my blog/website and be able to sell directly from within Facebook. 

I have been wanting to migrate to abstract and semi-abstract paintings (figures, animals, architecture, and travel-related paintings) for some time now, so a new year, a new host and a new focus start here.

My latest painting is Retro Nude.  I call her Retro Nude because my son said the colors reminded him of the 80s!  

Acrylic on Board

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