Saturday, October 31, 2009

Familiar Craving original still life mixed media painting

18" by 24" acrylic and mixed media painting on deep cradled wood panel. SOLD

I dropped this off at The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene for a group show of members work with the theme "Black and White." I squeaked in the door last minute with my work and a triptych by Kenny and was able to get a look at everyones work leaning against the wall.
I think it will be a wonderful show and silent auction! Information follows in case you are in the area and can come:

A Holiday Affair 2009: Black and White

What: The Center's Annual Fall Benefit

When: Saturday, November 14

Where: The Center for Contemporary Arts

Why: To support the programs provided by the Center and to enjoy great art, food and fun!

To RSVP, or for ticket information, please contact the Center at 325.677.8389

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Globe Grapes original painting by Polly Jones

6" by 6" acrylic on 1 and 3/8" profile gallery wrapped canvas. SOLD

I love these big globe grapes with the seeds. I wonder how they make the other ones not have seeds in them. I was trying to capture how the grapes have an interesting mixture of purple and warm red.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Warm Pumpkin original painting by Polly Jones

8" square acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas with 1 and 3/8" profile. Wired and ready to hang, no frame necessary. SOLD

I'm painting these little pumpkins while I can.


Here's an image of a large painting in our house that I did last year. The ping pong table is usually not so empty. Right now it has wood scraps and the makings of a catapult that my daughter is making for her physics class. They will be launching small pumpkins with them. I just know that she is going to be asking for one of my little pumpkins to test it out. Later today I plan to post another pumpkin painting when I solve a certain problem area and can get a good photo.

Our house was featured on Rearranged Design, a wonderful design blog. There are more images of our house here. If you are curious like me and love to see inside other peoples houses you should definitely check out all of Ana's house tours.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Three Bananas original mixed media painting by Polly Jones

8" by 8" acrylic and collage on cradled wood panel, ready to hang with no frame necessary. On Etsy here.

Thinking about my micro/macro world while painting another little still life.

I've always been grateful for the fact that in our family of three we are perfectly coordinated to like every stage of the ripening banana. My daughter loves only the very green bananas, I like them when they have just stopped being green, and my husband will eat them from ripe to overripe.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Sweet Sweet Life blog

Flickr is such an incredible place for inspiration.. There are some amazing images and sense of community. Recently I put some photos of our home up and connected with Amy from the fabulous Sweet Sweet Life blog. She just did a feature on our house right here. Amy is a young mom with loads of creativity and energy. I love her sense of color. The top picture is one of her mixed media art works. Below that is a photo that came from her Flickr stream.