Saturday, May 30, 2009

"YoYo"


Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"YoYo"
oil on 1.5" deep canvas - 10"x10"
Retro Vintage Still Life Series - sold

A larger work in the new series (moving onto shelves).
Life can certainly have a lot of ups & downs
(especially these days). You could say that it is a bit
of a balancing act and then we still may be living on
a shoestring (in this case a yoyo string)!

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Just A Peek



Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Just a Peek"
oil on 1.5" deep canvas - 6"x8 "
Retro Vintage Still Life Series- Sold

Well, here is the first in a new series. These are much more
involved than most of the smaller paintings and do take quite
a bit more time to complete but I think they are worth it.
I love to create assemblage because it gives me a chance
to use all the old junk, tools and stuff, and I love animals, so it
just seems logical to me to put them all together.
Hope you enjoy these too!

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Two by Two

Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Two by Two"
oil on canvas - 6"x8" - Sold

A couple view one of my favorite Picasso paintings.
I wish I was running on the beach!

Pablo Picasso - 1881-1973
No other artist is more associated with the term Modern Art than Pablo Picasso. He created thousands of paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramics during a time span of about 75 years. For many Picasso is the greatest art genius of the twentieth century. For others he is a gifted charlatan. Undisputed is the fact that he influenced and dominated the art of the twentieth century like no other modern artist.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Golden Man


Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"The Golden Man"
oil on canvas - 6"x8"

A couple of gals see an ancient
bronze sculpture in a new light.



Thursday, May 14, 2009

Rainy Day Shopping

Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Rainy Day Shadows"
oil on canvas - 6"x8"

A woman waiting on the bus after a day of shopping in the rain.
I love this blue wall that was erected to hide construction of a
new building. It gives a great background for my ideas.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Religious Relics

Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Religious Relics"
oil on canvas - 8"x10 "
Art Museum Series- Sold

A group reviewing the religious icons of the past.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Above the American Tradition - White Castle

Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Above Tradition"
oil on canvas - 6"x6"- Sold

On a beautiful blue sky day, I found this young guy standing
on the roof of one of the oldest White Castles around my area.
White Castle has been around so long now that I think one could
call it an American tradition.

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Monday, May 11, 2009

In Style - Shopping Time

Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"In Style"
oil on canvas - 6"x6"
window shopping series

Shopping day has arrived in style! Mother & daughter
have a view of "Chanel"to get properly motivated.


Friday, May 08, 2009

Vintage Sounds - RCA


Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Vintage Sounds"
oil on canvas - 6"x8"- Sold

I was really pleased with the results on this one.
Parts of it were in an old store window in my neighborhood.
I am not sure what they were selling there(if anything)
but I did a few sketches of bits and pieces and ended up with
this little painting.

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Thursday, May 07, 2009

Gone Shopping - bicycle Series


Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Gone Shopping"
oil on canvas - 10"x10" - Sold

A bit larger painting today for my return to the bicycle.
With the arrival of Spring, there are a new batch of people
getting out their bikes to make trips to the store which,
of course,leaves a new shadow study for me!

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Quiet Elegance - art museum series

Copyright © 2009 Linda Apple
"Quiet Elegance" oil on canvas - 6"x8 "
Art Museum Series

Small regal busts are set in between the classic portraits that fill the
walls of this room. It is my special place I like to go to in the museum.

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The Daily News

Copyright © 2008 Linda Apple
"The Daily News" - sold
oil on canvas - 6"x6"

They say that some day newspapers will be obsolete
but I think there will always be some people that enjoy
reading the news with a paper in hand.