Posts tagged with ‘Abstract Art’

  • abstract pastel

    New Abstract Pastel: Ascending to the Great Heart of Love

    By on November 12, 2015

    While I have a lot of experience doing abstract art, I have not done many in soft pastel. This...

  • The New Whitney Museum

    The New Whitney Museum

    By on November 8, 2015

    The current exhibit was a Frank Stella retrospective, and we also saw paintings from the permanent collection, including work...

  • Polly Castor artist journals, watercolor doodles

    Watercolor Doodles in My Artist’s Journal

    By on October 1, 2015

    Here are the watercolor doodles I've done recently in my artist's journal...

  • monoprint collage, art by Polly Castor

    Two Monoprint Collages

    By on March 25, 2015

    While just at the beginning of my exploration of monoprinting, here are my two most recent collages, which I...

  • Monoprint collage, Polly Castor art

    Two Printed Tissue Paper Collages

    By on March 5, 2015

    These are the first two works I have created with the printed tissue paper I made last month.

  • Mono prints, Mono printmaking, gelli prints

    More Experimenting with Mono-printing

    By on February 17, 2015

    I’ve been experimenting with those the last few days, but these paints are more difficult to work with than...

  • monoprint art

    My First Eight Monoprints

    By on January 20, 2015

    Since yesterday was a holiday, I had some blessed time to play with color, so I spent many hours...

  • New Abstract Oil Pastels

    By on December 20, 2014

    I’m still playing with oil pastels. Here are the two most recent...

  • Gouache by Polly Castor, Dreamtime, paintings in gouache, Polly Castor art

    New Gouache: Dreamtime

    By on November 3, 2014

    This piece mixes my appreciation for aboriginal art with my penchant for painting dots and circles.

  • Polly Castor art, gouache paintings

    Three New Gouaches

    By on October 28, 2014

    I find I do better all around if I paint regularly. Gouache is a good medium for keeping your...

  • Abstract art by Polly Castor

    Two New Abstracts in Oil

    By on October 20, 2014

    These are small – only 8” x 10” – but I enjoyed doing them, entertaining a few new ideas.

  • Edgar Payne Composition

    New Abstract Oil Painting: An Homage to Edgar Payne

    By on September 16, 2014

    We were challenged to take the composition of a recognized masterwork and make it our own. I chose to...