Sunday, June 9, 2019

"Sunlight & Fresh Air"

"Sunlight & Fresh Air" Tablescape - Mary Maki Rae -2019(c)
Acrylic on Watercolor Paper -14" x12" Mixed Media
  Enjoyed this weekend working on some "Collaged" Art - Using my Hand-Painted "Arches" Watercolor Paper and a couple of Black&White Patterned Fabrics. Like the way compositions just seem to flow so easily with this technique when all the elements are so flexible and movable-!
For more Information See Here.

Finishing up  on another version of 
"Sunlight/Fresh Air" -14" x 12"
Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)  

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Tambourine -Revisited

"Tambourine"  By Mary Maki Rae -2019(c)
(Tangerine Variation- One Only) 
I've been experimenting with this Original Silk-Screened Serigraph Print (Limited Edition of 90/19) by Hand-Painting in more detailed variations - this one is the First- available so far - Just using a simple Tangerine Theme.

I really Enjoyed the effect of the Orange Tangerines against that "Cerulean Blue" - It seems to bring the Image more to life. . . . . I have so many more Ideas for this venture - so there will be hopefully more to come - on occasion.
If you may be interested in this Artwork - See more information Here-!

"Tambourine" By Mary Maki Rae 
(Tangerine Variation -One Only)

Saturday, May 25, 2019

"A Dove in the Garden" -For Remembrance - 
As Not to Forget all the Great Times, 
 Love, and Memories that we Cherish- 
and that have Enriched our Lives-!

Acrylic on Canvas 18"x 18" By Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)

 Working on this new Garden Scene -
Along with planting some new flowers for this Summer.

"The Dove" By Mary Maki Rae -2019(c)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

"Balancing Bright Color"

"Dressing" II -Acrylic on Watercolor Paper - 9" x 12"
Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)

"A Walk Around the Block" -(Design for a Fun Ankle Boot)
Acrylic on Canvas - 8" x 8" -By Mary Maki Rae -2019(c)

"Color Block Houses" Acrylic on Watercolor Paper
12" x 9" - By Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)
I Enjoy Balancing these Bright Colors using simple shapes - while in between working on Larger Paintings - then add details later - or use for inspiration on a much Larger canvas. 


Saturday, May 4, 2019

In The Meadow

"In The Meadow" -18" x 18" Acrylic on Canvas
By Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)
Enjoyed painting this Pair of Trogon Birds - their vibrant colors reflect perfectly the beautiful Stargazer Lilly and the Peruvian Lillies as well-!

These two other characters at the bottom look familiar - 
what would a meadow be without them-?
Painting by Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)


Thursday, April 25, 2019

"Sparrow Hawk" Painting

"Sparrow Hawk" -SOLD-! At ArtsWest "Sweet Reverie"
Exhibit - By Mary Maki Rae -2019 (c) 
Acrylic on Canvas 10"x !0"- With a Woodland Theme

"Balancing Act" -SOLD-! At ArtsWest "Sweet Reverie" Exhibit-
By Mary Maki Rae -2019(c)
Acrylic on Canvas - 28" x30" (Not with the Harlequin & Bikes)
(I'm so Pleased about selling these Paintings -! 
they went to Happy Homes-!)  

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Ariel's Garden - Acrylic By Mary Maki Rae -2019(c)
Thinking about Spring - Birds - and a Deck Garden - 
Starting some new work with that Theme - small ones first.   

Perhaps a New Spring Garden Muse or Two. . . 

Hoping that you will stop by The ArtsWest Gallery & Playhouse
to view "Sweet Reverie" Art Exhibit By Mary Maki Rae
 and the Current Play: "John"-!

Some of the Paintings there now until April 9th

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

"SWEET REVERIE" Artist's Reception-! - THURS.-14TH


Here I am checking alignment of the Paintings 
during the Install on Sunday - March 10th

Really Happy with the "Look" of the Exhibit-!!!
The Artist's Reception is Tomorrow March 14th-
AND THE SHOW BEGINS-!  (more soon . . . .)


Monday, February 4, 2019

Art Show in March

Worktable with some of my Paintings for the Art Show
Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)

Very busy these days preparing and organizing - which Paintings to include in the upcoming Art Show at ArtsWest Gallery & Playhouse - West Seattle.
Beginning with The ARTIST'S RECEPTION On: March 14th at 6:00-7:00 
and showing until April 9th --2019.

A "Sweet Reverie of The Bee and Butterfly Bouquet"
 and "Summer Cottage" - Mary Maki Rae 2019 (c)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New Flower Designs

Flower Designs - By Mary Maki Rae 2019(c)
During these Dark and Windy Days of January - I've been working off and on in my small study room - on some New Flower Designs using Gouache paints.
I enjoy how this paint dries flat and  layers so well over each color.
Back to the easel soon when the Sun is shining -!

"Carnations & Butterflies" Gouache on Watercolor Paper
Mary Maki Rae 2019 (c)

The Palette - Gouache works great like Watercolor too

Thursday, December 6, 2018

A Joyful Bouquet on Gold

"A Joyful Bouquet of Gold with Blue Accents"
Acrylic on Canvas -16"x20" By Mary Maki Rae

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Fall Paintings

Mary Maki Rae - Acrylic on canvas - 2018(c)
Working on Fall Paintings - Such as this much larger 30" x 30" Acrylic on Canvas of some "store-bought" flowers combined with Autumn leaves and Snowberries -
(parts of which are shown). 
Love the equation of the bright-colored flowers contrasted with the White.

Mary Maki Rae -Acrylic on Canvas -2018 (c)

And some other Details -Mary Maki Rae -2018(c)