Tag Archives | monochrome painting

leanne christie detail from highway one painting

Highway one in the first week of the Festival Du Bois 2015 Exhibition preparations

An update on the first week of the Festival Du Bois 2015 exhibition preparations with the Société Francophone de Maillardville. As so often happens when the focus shifts from painting to deadlines, my mojo took a little vacation and it has been a tough week in the studio. The result of this unauthorized departure was […]

Continue Reading By on September 28, 2014 in highway, inside the studio, monochrome, on the easel, Urban, vancouver
Vancouver artist Leanne Christie painting of St James Anglican Church on Cordova Street, Vancouver

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure Also Fondly Conversed About as the Associate of the Federation of Canadian Artists or just AFCA. Why the rambles? On Sunday 9 March 2014 I was awarded my AFCA along with 14 other established artists at the Federation of Canadian Artists.  Receiving the Associate level of membership is recognition by senior […]

Continue Reading By on March 12, 2014 in cargo ships, china town, east vancouver, marine paintings, monochrome, Urban, vancouver, vancouver ports
leanne christie thumbnail for january video painting

From start to finish, a featurette of the January Painting with DPWorld

The January painting from start to finish tracks the development of the oil painting from her genesis to her completion in 4 1/2 minutes. The monochromatic oil painting was based on the Centerm Terminal at the northern end of Main Street, Vancouver. The terminal which is operated by DP World was an obvious choice as […]

Continue Reading By on February 17, 2014 in monochrome, on the easel, The January painting 2014, The January Paintings
Leanne Christie painting of East Hastings street Vancouver

Oil painting East Hastings street, East Vancouver

“Tackling tomorrow” Oil on canvas. 30″ x 48″ has entered into the 4th stage of her life cycle with her introduction to the world via Granville Island Public Market.   I love working away and looking up only to see her.  The movement in the brushstrokes, the resonating contrasts and those very sexy areas of […]

Continue Reading By on February 4, 2014 in east vancouver, monochrome, Urban, vancouver
Leanne Christie with the January painting of the Centerm Terminal at her studio

Building on Day 1, from the studio

Video from inside the studio, building on the foundation of the first 20 minutes. The pace slows a little but the concentration remains constant as the eye continues to race over the surface of the painting constantly seeking and evaluating.  That which is good stays and that which holds no value, not even as an […]

Continue Reading By on January 23, 2014 in on the easel, The January painting 2014, The January Paintings, vancouver ports