Wildlife Art by: Laura Curtin

Huntington Beach Library Exhibition

I had a wonderful opening for my one woman show “Stampede” this last Saturday, October 5th 2013 in The Corner Gallery at the Huntington Beach Central Library. The gallery is a beautiful room with two walls of floor to ceiling windows overlooking a plumeria garden, pond and a beautiful park. The light from the skylight inside the gallery lights up …

Wildlife Art by: Laura Curtin

New Painting “Surprise!”

“Surprise! (Somebody has some explaining to do.)” Wildlife Art by: Laura Curtin The new painting is here and it has a long name. The name is fitting since it took me a long time to paint this one. There is a fun story how this pink pachyderm painting got it’s name.  I paint with the Thursday morning painting class and …

How to Paint... Planning

How to Paint… Planning

I know the title of this blog is how to paint… planning  but it’s really about how to keep painting when the plan goes badly.  I get an idea in my head for a new painting and it develops until I find source material to fit my idea.  When I started the pink elephant painting I had an idea of …

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New Painting “Eagles, Warming in the Sun”

The Eagle, majestic bird of prey, symbolic inspiration to artists, religions and organizations. I began searching for eagle reference materials at my brothers book store early in December of 2012. There are so many photos, drawings, paintings and writings about eagles. I was confronted with countless artistic possibilities of eagles living in the natural world. My brain was overwhelmed with …