Redeemed Acrylic on Canvas

This painting is a bit larger, 18×22, I think. I found a photograph of two horses in this type of pose and something about it was vey compelling to me. I have been wanting to paint from that inspiration for months. I called this “Redeemed.” I listened to my JJ playlist (Jesus Jams. For real,…

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Blue Seranade © Monica Yother

This is a small wood panel, 12×12, I think. It was a quiet Saturday afternoon when I finished it, and slightly overcast so the studio was just a bit cool. I started with a thick layer of gesso, then a layer of the darkest blue, Prussian blue, which seems to find it’s way into most…

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Pointe of art ©monica yother

This is a quiet piece…no color, just the texture and details of pointe shoes. I enjoyed being able to slow down and really study this pose..a study using my eyes and hands. It is 16×20 acrylic on canvas. It’s in the studio.

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This was painted in acrylics…it was all about the textures and shapes. I wanted to create something more quiet than I normally do, so I limited the palette to whites, warm grays with just a little blue for a cool accent. (literally cool as in temperature). I sold this to a young guy who came…

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SING ©monica yoither

This painting is very close to my heart. It was inspired by a song called, “Sing”, by some band that I would not normally listen to, My Chemical Romance. I mention that because if you do happen to listen to it, you may recognize some of the elements in this painting. (My currently 17 year…

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Symphony in Blue

I enjoyed the texture and contrasting smoothness on this. I had it in the front window of the studio for about a week, and it sold. I will do more in this style though. It was a very relaxing experience painting it!

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Merlin- a Non-Traditional Portrait

Recently I had the pleasure of painting a non-traditional portrait. A gentleman and his wife were in the studio around Christmas and asked about a painting they had seen some months before. It reminded the wife of one of her horses, Merlin. I told them I had sold it, and they were disappointed. A little…

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. Recenty I was commissioned to paint a very special painting for a gentleman’s wife as a birthday gift. She is the director of a high school color guard, and clearly loves doing this. I asked the husband to share a little about her favorite performance and he sent some photos and a video of…

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This was a joy to paint. I was looking through some images of dancers-I don’t remember exactly what I was looking for, but when I came across one of a female dancer arched back, I stopped. I was captivated by just this one section…I loved the lines created by her back and the fabric in…

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I finished this piece a few weeks ago, in between a couple of other dance related paintings. It is smaller, 11×14 in acrylic.

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