Thursday, August 06, 2009

Macao, and wips~

Went to Macao for a couple of days. Most people love the casinos there, I love all the old time Chinese bill boards... and noodles!
All are still wips, the second one i started today. Seems like i become a different artist when i tackle the traditional medium, which is a nice change.
going to Hong Kong next week~ More photos coming! ^___^


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Dave Lebow said...

I am impressed by your work. Fantastic paintings. Do you use models or do you paint entirely from memory??

Nate Storm said...

I love all the art and travel updates, keep 'em coming.

Ben Mauro said...

lookin good Shelly :)

Nori Tominaga said...

Fantastic, looking forward to more updates!

Luciano said...

When I get rich, we should travel together ;D

Even your photos are something great, lucky you for having the oportunity to go around the globe.

by the way: your oils are stunning

Don´t stop creating!

Carol said...

I admire you so much! I totally get that it's like you're a different artist when dealing with traditional media, I feel that too. Your oils look stunning, can't wait to see more.
Greetings from Brazil!

Jen said...

Hey Shelley,

I wanted to ask you about your opinion of the Soltek easel. Is it really easy to set up and use? Have you used it outdoors? My friend and I are considering purchasing it but it is rather pricey. If you could give me some feedback that would help us a lot in our decision making!


shelly w said...

Hey Jen~

I think the easel is a bit heavy if you don't have a car to take it outdoor sketching. carrying it for 25 mins is not a problem, but longer than that you might bang something as it's rather fragile. or getting the bag for it might be a better option.
It's really a great studio easel if you want mobility(if the studio is not permanent). it's very flexible every which way, and holds big canvases.


Alina Chau said...

THese are beautitful paintings!

Robert Islas said...

You're oil painting is looking better and better. Please post more often.

saioa azpilikueta sisk'atonic azluv said...


I really love your work! It's incredible!

Sorry: My name is Saioa Azpilicueta Arostegui, I'm from the north of Spain and I've seen your website.
I've studied Art History. I'm really taken with your work, I'm really impress.
I'm starting doing a docthoral thesis about the influences of the prerrafaelism in fantastic contemporany artist and, if it's posible, I'll want you in it.

I'll be honored if i can be in contact with you for my work, for an include you on my thesis.

I'm a painter too, but I haven't your skill, but I'm working in it.
I'm on facebook this is my profile if you want to know more about me or see my piantings and photographs.
and I have a blog

Thank you for everything and excuse me for my very bad english, I'm working to made it better.
Thank you again for your time.