Tag Archives: dancer

“Degas Inspired,” contemporary painting of a dancer

contemporary figure dancer painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Degas Inspired,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Degas Inspired”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″ x 3/4″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I was looking at an image of a Edgar Degas ballerina painting recently and thought it would be fun to use something of his as inspiration for a painting. I looked at some of his work on line and came up with this sculpture “Spanish Dancer.”  I thought I could use incorporate this gesture.

degas_scultpure

The photograph is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license.

“Dream Big,” contemporary figure painting

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Dream Big,” acrylic, 24″ x 24″

“Dream Big”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
24″ x 24″
acrylic on wrapped canvas (1.5″)

“Modern Dance,” contemporary figure painting of a dancer

contemporary figure painting of a dancer by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Modern Dance,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Modern Dance”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I am so enjoying these expressive little paintings with lots of color and pattern I couldn’t resist another one.    Also, I am working on a larger one of these figure paintings  (24″ x 24″) which I will hopefully finish soon.

I used one of Kate Nowland’s photographs of her in her clothing as reference for this painting. Click here (EvieGreenPixie clothing) to see her work.

“Feeling Good,” contemporary figure painting of dancer

contemporary figure painting of a dancer by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Feeling Good,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Feeling Good”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I used another one of Kate Nowland’s very inspiring photographs of her in her clothing as reference for this painting. Click here (EvieGreenPixie clothing) to see her work.

Daily Painting, “Pretty, Witty and Bright,” contemporary figure painting of a female dancer

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Pretty, Witty and Bright,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Pretty, Witty and Bright”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I used another one of Kate Nowland’s very inspiring photographs of her clothing as reference for this painting. Click here (EvieGreenPixie clothing) to see her work.

Daily Painting, “Celebration,” contemporary figure painting

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Celebration,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Celebration”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I used another one of Kate Nowland’s very inspiring photographs of her clothing as reference for this painting. Click here (EvieGreenPixie clothing) to see her work.

Daily Painting, contemporary figure dancer painting

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, 10″ x 10″, acrylic

    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I used another one of Kate Nowland’s very inspiring photographs of her clothing as reference for this painting. Click here (EvieGreenPixie clothing) to see her work.

contemporary abstracted painting with flowers by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “In Full Bloom,” 24″ x 24″, acrylic

contemporary urban scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Prospect Street,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

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Daily Painting, “On Tiptoes,” contemporary figure – dancer

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, "On Tiptoes," 10" x 10", acrylic

“On Tiptoes”   sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I used another one of Kate Nowland’s photographs as reference for this photo.  Click here (EvieGreenPixie clothing) to see her clothing.