Monday, October 24, 2016

Tight Bunch by Kay Wyne

Tight Bunch
20" x 20" Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
Contemporary Still Life Painting
I picked up a couple of bunches of hydrangeas at Trader Joe's this week and set up a simple still life.  We were hosting Karen Blair - contemporary artist from Virginia, at the studio and this floral arrangement came in handy, as almost all the artists painted it.  I chose not to use any medium on this painting because I wanted a thick painterly look on the canvas.  It will take a long time for the oils to dry!  Here is a close-up:
Thanks for taking a peak at this painting.  "Tight Bunch" is drying at the studio, but will be looking for a new home in the near future.  Thanks, Kay

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Grey Skies

Grey Skies
30" x 40" Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
Contemporary Landscape
Pushing myself to work with a different color palette, I wanted this landscape to have muted colors.  Not my usual colorful palette.  I mixed the greys, greens and browns into large piles.  The used my palette knife to apply the paint and move it around on the canvas.  The colors of the field transition softly into the wide open sky.  I see a storm coming along the horizon.  This painting is available for purchase.  Contact Kay for purchasing information.  Thanks, KMW

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Bursting With Joy by Kay Wyne

Bursting With Joy
16" x 20" Oil on RayMar Cotton Panel
Contemporary Floral Still Life 
Dramatic, colorful and loose describes this painting.  The bouquet was absolutely gorgeous.  I painted this very quickly during a demonstration.  I think I had a couple of hours, and was able to capture the feel of the arrangement.  This painting is available and looks great all framed up.  Contact Kay for more info.  Thanks so much....heading to the studio today for a workshop.  Can't wait!  Kay

Friday, October 21, 2016

Sunflowers Hydrangeas and Grapes: A Still Life

Sunflowers, Hydrangeas and Grapes:  A Still Life
40" x 40" Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
Contemporary Still Life Painting
This still life is the latest art challenge going on in the studio.  I personally think it is interesting, busy and colorful...and it was fun to paint!  Obviously there is a lot going on, with 8 or 9 vases, 2 candlesticks, sunflowers, hydrangeas, grapes, an orange, leaves, 5 or 6 different fabrics, weeds, greenery, and just a lot of stuff.  The textures are wonderful...silver, ceramic, dried weeds, soft fabric, and I think there was a dead rat in there somewhere.  It was put together by Sharon, and everyone has been asked to paint it...or at least parts of it.                    
Here's my view of the set-up from my easel.  This painting is drying now.
Thanks for looking at my art posted here...Kay Wyne

Thursday, October 20, 2016


60" x 36" Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
Contemporary Floral Landscape
Palette Knife Painting
This painting is currently hanging at
Thanks for looking at my blog!  Kay

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Row Boat

Row Boat
9" x 12" Oil on Gallery Wrap Canvas
The subject matter is the boat, but the movement of the water and the reflection is just as important in this small painting.  Using a wide flat brush, and a variation of colors in the water I wanted to capture the reflection.  Thanks for looking at Row is available for purchase.  Contact Kay for more info.  Thanks!  KMW

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Carolina Coast

Carolina Coast
Plein Air
6" x 8" Oil on RayMar Cotton Panel
Contact Kay for purchasing info.
Thanks, KMW