Category: Landscape

Bluebells

Bluebells , Egg Tempera on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl Every now and then I put a piece back, and later pick it up again to find that it suddenly feels finished. This is one of them; I didn’t want to overwork this little painting, which is…

Bluebells

Bluebells , Egg Tempera on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl Every now and then I put a piece back, and later pick it up again to find that it suddenly feels finished. This is one of them; I didn’t want to overwork this little painting, which is…

Illustration Friday: Escape

“Sometimes…”, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer Pohl The word for this Illustration Friday reminded me of a this little tondo I painted one night some ten years ago. It’s hard to read the text on this image, but it contains a quote from one of my…

Illustration Friday: Aging

Granny Cuts a Rug, Ink on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl At thirteen, my grandmother Alice was a cook on a schooner up north “on the Labrador.” At eighteen, she married Walter –a man of gentle good humour and twinkling eyes– and raised two families with him…

Illustration Friday: Small (and Blue)

Piano Man, Oil on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl My interpretation of Illustration Friday this week is quite literal, in that this is a very small painting. I remember it being not much bigger than an index card. But the smallest paintings I have ever done are…

First Chocolate Easter Egg

I just had to share this picture of Conor looking at his Easter egg yesterday morning. He enjoyed playing with it, and kept putting the little pieces back in the egg cup, but he wasn’t sure what to think of his first taste of chocolate. However,…

Illustration Friday: Speed

Knight Street, Oil on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl In this spirit of today’s Illustration Friday I’ve decided to post as promptly as possible. I love to walk, so cars passing me often seem pretty speedy. Friends may laugh at the thought of me and the concept…

Illustration Friday: Speed

Knight Street, Oil on Paper; © Jennifer Pohl In this spirit of today’s Illustration Friday I’ve decided to post as promptly as possible. I love to walk, so cars passing me often seem pretty speedy. Friends may laugh at the thought of me and the concept…

Freedom of Expression ™

Kembrew McLeod sounds like a hero’s name, and in a way he is one. I’m not sure how many of you know about Leo Stoller. When I first heard he was claiming to own a trademark on a number of expressions including “freedom of expression,” my…

Illustration Friday: Night

Prescott Street, Oil on Canvas; © Jennifer Pohl This little painting was the view from my studio several years ago. Thankfully, the nice man in the corner store used to let me put food on credit while I was working on my Night Scenes series, or…