Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Illustration Friday -nest

Illustration Friday -nest

'Birds nest', Xanga Connelley

You can't get the birds nest out of your hair and it's so annoying! The picture is painted in watercolour as an illustration

Friday, 26 August 2016

Illustration Friday

Illustration Friday gold
Goldfinch and colours in water colour
Goldfinch, Xanga Connelley. Watercolour

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Illustration Friday-Dragon


Glen Close as Cruella Devil by Xanga Connelley

Everyone fears Cruella Devil, she's a bit of a dragon almost breathing fire. Portrait painted in oils on board

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Illustration Friday - sea

Illustration Friday - sea

Clovelley deep, Xanga Connelley 2014 oil on board
Diving, natural rock pool, discover, hot summers day, light reflecting, explore, what will I find, friends, cool, relaxing deep water.  Painted on board from my many observations of people swimming and enjoying what the ocean has to offer, deep blue rock pools.

Monday, 6 January 2014

Illustration Friday - time

Illustration Friday - time.

Early bird gets the worm, by Xanga Connelley
Time is marked by the year in which we live and 2014 is fresh with many exciting possibilities for the year ahead.  A detail of a Tromp L'Oeil painting by Xanga Connelley painted in acrylic and oils.

Thursday, 5 December 2013

Illustration Friday - refrain

Illustration Friday - refrain

Refrain, Xanga Connelley

The process of working with the word refrain, done in oil pastels.