Postcard from Paris n52

Petit Dej- une illustration original de Brooksby

N52 Petit Dej -10x15cm ink, watercolor on Arches paper

More butter-liscious croissants on the comptoir at Cafe Lea . Those little dots are Chicken’s footprints. Chicken is my budgie assistant.

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There were so many people at the comptoir I had to take a table:

New Parisian Paintings and some numbers

This has been a good year. Here are some numbers.

  • From January to July I painted 168 paintings and sold 153.
  • I painted 4 mannequins. One sold.
  • Since August 15th I’ve painted another 102 small paintings. In November I’ll know how many of those have sold.

In August I began painting for Carré d’artistes Sedona gallery. At first I wasn’t sure if I wanted to paint desert landscapes. It didn’t seem to fit with the last nine years of urban landscapes. But painting the South West has been liberating, I am thrilled.

My technique has changed. Producing a massive amount of work, painting new scenes and the two months that I did not paint (from June to August when I painted the mannequins) are what boosted my technique.

If you haven’t seen my 15 second video tutorials yet, check out my instagram feed. See the links up on the right.

 

 

 

 

Paris Art Web – Honfleur

Rosé
Rosé – Brooksby © 2014

Last weekend I was in Honfleur, close to where the Seine exits into the Atlantic. Honfleur’s sister city, in the United States, is Burlington, Vermont.

 There are numerous art galleries, including Paris Art Web  gallery, which represents my work. I’m honored to be repped by Oscar, he’s fantastic.

Rosé, the above painting, was on my living room wall. But now it is in Honfleur. It’s a scene from a café in place Saint Medard, in Paris.

I’ve had mixed reactions to this painting. One client loved it except for the mobile phones. That’s the best part. It’s contemporary Paris. I also love the transparency of the wine bottle.

Two of the people in the painting are my friends. Beav, I’m looking at you!