Monthly Archives: July 2009

Treasure Chest: Tips for Improving Your Paintings

Today I'm participating in a collaborative online project with other art bloggers. We are re-posting one of our favorite posts from our blogs. I chose to re-post some notes from art school from way back when...

Flashback Friday: 1992

Abstract #10 | Oil and wax medium on canvas | 30" x 24" | © 1992 Marilyn Fenn --

Here is a flashback to a painting I did in advanced painting studio while in art school, 1992.

New Work: Alien Kitchen

"Alien Kitchen" | Mixed media on paper | 9" x 12" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn

New Work: Alien Yardscape

"Alien Yardscape" | Mixed media on paper | 9" x 12" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn

New Work: Alien Bouquet

"Alien Bouquet" | Watercolor crayons on paper | 12" x 9" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn

New Work: Alien Jewelry

"Alien Jewelry" | Watercolor pencils on paper | 9" x 12" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn

New Work: Alien Paintings

Five new paintings
Most of my paintings over the past 6 or 7 months are starting to look sort of alien to me.  I don't know where these images are coming from.

Studio Space – Does it Matter?

I love seeing other artists' spaces, and got just such an opportunity when Farrell Brickhouse posted pics of his friends' palettes on Facebook a while back....I'd love to have so much space.

New Encaustic Painting: Green Sky

"Green Sky" | Encaustic and Collage on Panel | 10" x 10" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn

New Encaustic Painting: Lime

"Lime" | Encaustic on Panel | 10" x 10" | © 2009 Marilyn Fenn
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What I give form to in daylight is only one per cent of what I have seen in darkness.

— M. C. Escher

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Flame Kiss - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Don't Look Down - Oil on Canvas - 10 x 10 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Untitled (2015-007) - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Small Color Painting 2014-015 - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn