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

Back at the Easel

"The Meeting" - or "Connecting The Dots"
Acrylic on Canvas -12"x12" Mary Maki Rae - 2019(c)
Finally the Light is getting a little brighter - I've been warming up on this Painting - More details to add - but enjoy the Balance of these Colors-!
More coming during this New Year . . . . as the weather gets better. 


"Magenta on Blue"-By Mary Maki Rae -(c)2019
Acrylic on Canvas - 18"x24"(cropped) 
Working on a new figure painting in a "Bright Palette" of Magenta with Blue and shades of Violet - Not finished yet. Need to paint in more Flowers on the Pillows and Table top etc. ( Like the ones pictured below from the flower shop-!)

Bright Palette - Mary Maki Rae (c)2019

Love these colors in the Chrysanthemums . . . .

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, January 3, 2019

A Cheerful New Year-!

"Tulips in Winter" Acrylic on Canvas 12"x12"
Mary Maki Rae 2019(c)
Looking with anticipation to the New Year -
New Paintings . . . New Challenges . . .
and Wishing the Same for You -! 

"Elvira" Acrylic on Watercolor Paper -
9"x12" (cropped) MMR (c)

Always Enjoyed this Winter "Snow Scene"
Acrylic on Canvas 9"x12" - MMR (c)