Thursday, January 30, 2014

Evening Waterfall, 5 x 5 pen and ink, landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 31, 2014
Evening Waterfall © Donna Pierce-Clark
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Evening Waterfall, because of the metallics used,
was a bit difficult to photograph.
The owner of this one
will have a hard time deciding the best lighting 
and where to hang it because in different angles,
Evening Waterfall has varied and beautiful presentations!
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The whole 30 in 30 all in one place........
VOTE!  Which one did you like the best?



Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Sunami, 5 x 7 pen and ink, landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 30, 2014
Sunami © Donna Pierce-Clark
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Have I ever said I love the ocean?
Just kidding.


Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Silver Cliff, 5 x 5 pen and ink, landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 29, 2014
Silver Cliff © Donna Pierce-Clark

Silver Cliff was a demo piece for a recent inks on yupo workshop.
We had fun and opened new doors of possibilities
for everyone involved.
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Interested?


Monday, January 27, 2014

Distant Shores_5 x 5_pen and ink_seascape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 28, 2014
Distant Shores © Donna Pierce-Clark

When our son and his family took a trip to Belize (and beyond),
naturally they were all on my mind and my heart.
So, as all art does, this one sprang from my depths
and onto the paper.
Just for them.




Sunday, January 26, 2014

Red in the Morning_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 27, 2014
Red in the Morning © Donna Pierce-Clark
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Dennis and I love going to a lake, where he can fish,
and where I can stand by the lapping shorelines
and paint! When we were younger, we used to
go boating and skiing.
So, we would follow the sailor's old tales........
.........they always proved to be true!
So, before planning our trips, 
we always look at the sky, to see if it will be a nice day.
The night before, if it's a red sky,...well, we pack 'er up!
"Red at Night, Sailors Delight!"
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If it's "Red in the Morning,"
we might not go.
"Red in the Morning, 
sailors take warning!"

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Rainbow Wave_5 x 5_pen and ink_seascape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 26, 2014
Rainbow Wave © Donna Pierce-Clark
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More metallic paints in the mix!
I fell in love.
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You really should try this out!
(that's me)
Schedule a workshop!


Friday, January 24, 2014

Sunset Mist_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 25, 2014
Sunset Mist © Donna Pierce-Clark
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See the gold?
Woo Hoo.......gold ink!
Flowing Gold Ink!!
Loving this process!


Thursday, January 23, 2014

Pink Delight_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 24, 2014
Pink Delight © Donna Pierce-Clark
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You would not have believed this "before" I totally 
changed it! It was dark and truly just plain ugly!
I wiped it. poured alcohol on it, tilted it,
wiped it again, tilted it again,
added more alcohol.
Poor thing!
Every painting goes through an ugly stage,
but this one was the queen of ugly!
I like it now.
What do you think?


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Grand Canyon_5 x 7_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 23, 2014
Grand Canyon © Donna Pierce-Clark


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Navajo Lands_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 22, 2014
Navajo Lands © Donna Pierce-Clark

There is an area near Page, AZ,
where the slot canyons can be entered.
They are glorious!
They can be treacherous if one does not listen intently 
to and follow the leading of a trained Navajo guide.
Without warning, the rivers can quickly flood these canyons.
The entrance to the slot canyons
looks a lot like Navajo Lands.
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Below are several photos we took of the inside of the canyons.
Carved by the movement of water.........
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Just unbelievably gorgeous!
The sun pours down through the narrow opening at the top of the canyon.
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Here, you can see the back of Brian's head (white hat) 
and Dennis, looking up!
A little perspective for you of the immensity of the canyon walls.
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The rushing waters create and re-create these canyons
every single time it rains hard!
This is why, a native guide is a must!
And, one that follows the weather reports,
because these waters rush from many miles
away, and then WOOSH!
No, absolutely No Warning!
Weather reports are paramount!
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Monday, January 20, 2014

Emerald Isle Dreams_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 21, 2014
Emerald Isle © Donna Pierce-Clark

Do you ever dream of going to Ireland?
Emerald Isles
is my impression a friend's visit a few years ago.
Such fun it was to sit and go through her album,
and watch her animated facial expressions,
crowned with her glorious, long red tresses!
She spoke of standing on the edge of the green and white cliffs,
overlooking the sea, looking down and
watching the waves pound the land.
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Do you have a favorite place you have visited?
Would you like to see your photos
in a painting?
Paintings include emotions,
not just a mere depiction of an object or place.
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Contact the Artist
(that's me)
Schedule a day, looking at your photos!
Schedule a painting!

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Evening Jewel_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 20, 2014
Evening Jewel © Donna Pierce-Clark

Blue!
One of my favorite colors!
What's your favorite color?

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Cliffs of Glory III_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 19, 2014
Cliffs of Glory III © Donna Pierce-Clark

More Luscious Colors!
The Southwest is colorful,
and so are these inks!
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Contact the Artist!
(that's me)
Schedule a time with me
so you can play with these
fun inks!!!

Friday, January 17, 2014

Cliffs of Glory II_5 x 5_pen and ink_landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 18, 2014

Cliffs of Glory II  © Donna Pierce-Clark
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Yep!
Had to do this theme again!
Luscious Colors!
The Southwest is colorful,
and so are these inks!

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Dawn_5 x 7_pen and ink_Landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 17, 2014
Dawn © Donna Pierce-Clark

Luscious Colors!
The Southwest is colorful,
and so are these inks!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Night Lights_5 x 7_pen and ink_Landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 16, 2014
Night Lights © Donna Pierce-Clark
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This one was fun!
The entire sheet of yupo was painted in this blue sky color.
So, I painted around the blue to create the windows.
Fun!



Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Cliffs of Glory_5 x 5_pen and ink_Landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 15, 2014
Cliffs of Glory © Donna Pierce-Clark

I love the way these inks flow and glow!!
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They are challenging and have a mind of their own!


Monday, January 13, 2014

Twilight_5 x 7_pen and ink_Landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days
Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 14, 2014
Twilight © Donna Pierce-Clark

Twilight, that quiet time, the time between times.
Did you know there are 3 types of twilight?

Three Types of Twilight

We’re all familiar with the term twilight, that period of time just before sunrise or just after sunset. Did you know that there are actually three different twilight definitions?
  • Civil Twilight: the time at which the sun is 6 degrees below the horizon. At this time, there is enough light for objects to be clearly distinguishable and that outdoor activities can commence (dawn) or end (dusk) without artificial illumination. Civil twilight is the definition of twilight most widely used by the general public.
  • Nautical Twilight: the time when the center of the sun is 12 degrees below the horizon, and only general or vague outlines of objects are visible. During the evening this is when it becomes too difficult to perceive the horizon, and in the morning this is the point when the horizon becomes distinguishable. This term goes back to the days when sailing ships navigated by using the stars.
  • Astronomical Twilight: the time at which the sun is 18 degrees below the horizon. It is that point in time at which the sun starts lightening the sky. Prior to this time during the morning, the sky is completely dark. During the evening, this is the point where the sky completely turns dark.   (http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lmk/?n=twilight-types)



Sunday, January 12, 2014

Remnant Roots_5 x 5_pen and ink_Landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 13, 2014
Remnant Roots © Donna Pierce-Clark

All is not lost.
After the fire, there will be a remnant left.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Winds of Time_5 x 7_Pen and Ink_Landscape

Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 12, 2014
Winds of Time © Donna Pierce-Clark

January 6th and 7th, the frigid winds drove the temperatures
down to over 40 below zero in Ohio.
Now, that was Cold!
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Where were you during this arctic blast?
How did you all get along?
Please share your experience!



Friday, January 10, 2014

Arctic Air_5 x7_Pen and Ink_Landscape



Liquid Visions - 30 Paintings in 30 Days
Alcohol Inks on Yupo
January 11, 2014
Arctic Air © Donna Pierce-Clark

January 6th was a frigid day in Ohio.
We had wind chills near --40 degrees!!!
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Dennis had the day off, so that was nice for him.
We celebrated our grandson's birthday 
for lunch. Good thing it wasn't but 5 minutes away.
We had a nice little visit, but went home quickly,
as the temperatures continued to fall.
He was born on 
my Grandmother Hannah's birthday - January 8t.
We had a lot of that in our family!
Family members born on the 
exact same day.
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Any interesting things like that in your family?
Please share!


Thursday, January 9, 2014

Hell Fire_6.5 x 5_mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 10, 2014
Hell Fire © Donna Pierce-Clark

A little diversion from the wind and the water...........Fire.
All shape the earth: the wind, the water, and the fire.
All cleanse and re-shape whatever they touch.
Forces of Nature, The Hand of God.
With the Wind and with the Water,
something is left behind.
But, with Fire, nothing is left behind.
At least nothing tangible.
If the thing consumed is human,
there is a spirit that must go somewhere.
Eternity.
What is left after the fire?
Where will our spirit be, for Eternity?



Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Shifting Sands_5 x 7"_mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 9, 2014
Shifting Sands © Donna Pierce-Clark

Wind is another force that drives the earth.
I'll never forget the land of the Navajo:
such a desolate area of our country.
As I walked upon those hardened waves of sand,
long ago turned to red rock beneath my feet,
I was amazed by the
Absolute, stark beauty of this dry, parched land.
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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Pink Sands_5 x 6.5_mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 8, 2014
Pink Sands © Donna Pierce-Clark

The waves crash upon the rocks,
the edge of the earth,
forming and re-forming,
molding as it will,
over time.
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Monday, January 6, 2014

Big Sur 2_5 x 6.25"_mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 7, 2014
Big Sur 2 © Donna Pierce-Clark

We loved our trip to the California Coast!
I loved painting there!!!
Big Sur is something not to miss!!
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Have you been to this area of California?
Where else have you visited?
What is your favorite place to visit?
To paint?
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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Sand 'n Surf_5 x 7_mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 6, 2014
Sand 'n Surf © Donna Pierce-Clark

It is thrilling to stand on the edge of the ocean.
I'm always amazed at how the ocean knows its boundaries.
This huge mass of liquid, knows it only can go so far.
Day after day, the tides come and go, but
always a balance is maintained.
The waves come in one after the other, lapping at the sands on a peaceful beach.
Or they crash one upon the other, pounding the cliffs,
and splashing high into the air.
But, there is always that illusive boundary;
though that line shifts slightly, from hour to hour,
it remains.
There is dry ground.


Saturday, January 4, 2014

Gentle Seas of the Isles of Tiree_5.5 x 5.5" mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 5, 2014
Gentle Seas of Tiree © Donna Pierce-Clark

Ancestry is interesting.
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I was named for my grandfather, Donald Hannah.
a descendent of the Scottish MacDonalds,
From the Isles of Tiree.
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It's nice to know where we are from.
How about you?
I'd love to hear about your ancestry.
I bet you have lots of wonderful stories to tell.
Leave a comment.
Tell us about yourself.

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Friday, January 3, 2014

Stone Walls_5 x 7" mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 4, 2014
Stone Walls © Donna Pierce-Clark

I love the stone walls of Connecticut and Rhode Island!
I was there several years ago and just can't get that image out of my mind!

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Beyond the Hills_5 x 7" other_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 3, 2014
Beyond the Hills © Donna Pierce-Clark

I love the colors of the southwest.
I'll never stop painting them!
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Wisdom Tree_5 x 5" mixed_landscape

January 30 in 30
Liquid Visions
[Alcohol Inks on Yupo]
January 2, 2014
The Wisdom Tree © Donna Pierce-Clark
5 x 5"