Painting Process Pics

Progress Photos from the Painting “The Cosmos Made Conscious”

“The Cosmos Made Conscious” | Oil on canvas | 24″ x 30″ | © 2012 Marilyn Fenn -- This painting started as an attempt to capture the beauty of a passion flower, and ended up as something completely different. I started it in acrylic, too, as my previous work had come out quite well using acrylics, but for this work, the acrylics were just driving me crazy, so I quickly switched to oils.

Progress Photos from the Painting “Food Forest”

"Food Forest" | Acrylic on canvas | 24" x 30" | © 2012 Marilyn Fenn -- Several people have told me how much they like seeing progress photos of paintings. Soooooo, I thought I'd share with you all some of my progress shots from recent works, starting with "Food Forest."

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be at peace with himself. What a man can be, he
must be. This is the need we may call self-actualization … referring to a person’s desire for fulfillment, namely to the tendency to become actually what we are potentially…

— Abraham Maslow

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Untitled 2015-019 - Oil on Canvas - 8 x 8 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 2, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 8 x 10 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Composition #10 - 2013 -  Acrylic on panel -  9x12 inches -  © 2013 Marilyn Fenn A Question of Balance - Oil on Canvas - 10 x 10 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn