Kidz, Life, Art and Stuff I, 8" x 8", Oil on Board

Adebanji Alade alla prima children figurative Inside-Out Technique josh Kidz Life Art and Stuff oil on board people The Anders Zorn Palette


Hey!! I'm really thrilled! It's June! A month of victory! The month I got married! Yes! And I'm gonna be starting this new series on "Kidz, Life, Art and Stuff"- It's a visual documentary of my observations as a dad at home with the kidz!

Last year I was at home with them for 7 months while my wife worked at Three Bridges-I had to move all my painting gear to my house, during that...

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The Story Behind 40 works that changed my career 7

chalk pastel coloured pencil exhibition gouache josh Patchings Art Exhibition portraits The Story Behind 40 works that changed my career watercolour wax crayons

Number 7-Day Dreaming

I won't write too much about this piece here because the whole story about how I created it from start to finish can be seen on this link HERE.

DAY DREAMING, 13” x 10” Mixed Media(watercolour, coloured pencil, wax crayons, chalk pastel, 2008)

The work was chosen as part of the Patching's Art Competition organised by The Artist's Magazinein 2008 and a nice guy bought it! It...

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goauche josh mount-board the flying moleskins

These are two pieces I have done for the current sketchbook exchange, called "The Flying Moleskins".I am participating in with 12 other artists.

Irit had as her theme "local places"-I went about this with, What if my Christ visited my Cluttered room?

What if Christ came into my clutter? Gouache, 2010

Dana had as her theme "dreams"-I went about this with, another day-dreaming piece of my boy Joshwhen...

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Kezia(VI) and Josh (XVI) in sleep mode, Oil Base Pencil, 2009

cartidge paper josh Kezia oil base pencil sleeping mode

The records in my visual diary of sleeping modes continue with Josh and Kezia.

The only time I can really capture them in a peaceful bliss.

Both sketches are done with Oil Base pencil (soft).

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The Spirit of Merchandise, 12" x 12", acrylic on canvas board, 2009

acrylic canvas board. different strokes from different folks josh Karin Jurick

This my entry in Karin Juricks DSFDF, the reference was a tray of vegetables, something to depict harvest. But when I saw those crops the first thing that came to my mind was Africa and its market places. African Markets are the most colourful places to behold. There is life, energy, colour and vitality. The noise of the hawkers ans sellers will wake anyone from the dead!

I know in this part of the...

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