Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A MORE THAN BUSY FALL!

A More Than Busy Fall!


I can't believe it is taken me so long to get back to my blog!   But…whew!  I am breathing a little better after a more than busy fall filled with a lot of work and a little bit of travel.  In November, I had three shows to hang all in one week and several commissions to finish.  So there was oodles of painting going on in September and October to get ready for these shows.


I am excited to share with you some of my favorite, recent paintings.  Had such fun painting them all!  

Into the Quiet
36 x 36 oil on gallery wrap canvas
©Judy Joy Nocifora

 


Eggs'spectations
20 x 20 oil on linen gallery wrap canvas
©Judy Joy Nocifora



Catchin' Some Rays
20 x 20 oil on gallery wrap canvas
©Judy Joy Nocifora





High Cotton
18 x 18 oil on linen gallery wrap canvas
©Judy Joy Nocifora



Nest Eggs'traordinaire
18 x 18 oil on linen gallery wrap canvas
©Judy Joy Nocifora

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Flowers in White


White Peonies

20 x 24 oil on linen
©Judy Joy Nocifora

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White Orchids and Blue Willow
12 x 12 oil on linen
©Judy Joy Nocifora

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Workshop with Judy Nocifora at Memphis Botanic Garden

MUCH ADO ABOUT COLOR 

Oil Painting Class with Judy Nocifora
Memphis Botanic Garden
August 18, 20, and 22
9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m
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This class will dig deep into understanding color in painting. Painters will explore the ways in which hue, value, and chroma are used to achieve a convincing illusion of light and depth in their paintings. You will learn what your palette is capable of describing and then apply it by painting several paintings. This will be a fun filled class and you will take away much that you can use in your painting journey. Supply list provided. All levels welcome. 
This class is limited to 8 participants.

Instructor Judy Nocifora is an award winning artist, whose work has been juried in local and regional exhibitions. She has traveled and studied with some of the top contemporary Master Artists.
www.judynocifora.com.

MBG members $120/non-members $145For class info, supply lists, or to register, contact Laurie Williams at 901-636-4128.
— at Memphis Botanic Garden.




Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Some Kind of Store!

Some Kind of Store!
8 x 10" oil on linen


On a bright sunny day, I found this vibrantly colored store while attending the Forgotten Coast 2014 Plein Air Event.    It was the perfect scenario for painting… good light and shadow for the subject and a shade tree directly across the street.  So my friend, Linda Pelts and I set up out easels and enjoyed painting in one of my favorite places to visit and paint, Apalachicola, Florida.

Friday, July 11, 2014

ART????

Love this and it is so true!  So… for all my artists and collector friends, you know the feeling!

Friday, July 4, 2014

The Forgotten Coast Plein Air Event 2014

Unforgettable Plein Air Event!

Five artists friends with a passion for painting, a lovely house on St. George Island, FL, great seafood, lots of great painters to observe and perfect weather were just the right ingredients for an unforgettable week at the Forgotten Coast Plein Air Event, 2014.  The area is eye candy for the painter.  You can't believe how many intriguing and varied sites there are here to capture on canvas.  Behind the scenes of this well designed event, is master organizer, Joe Taylor and his staff.  They work extremely hard  every year to make this one of the country's most outstanding plein air events.  Joe and his troop of volunteers are already at work planning for 2015.  Come join us!  You will love it!

 Artists friends lunching in Apalachicola at the Riverwalk Cafe
May 2014
 Watching one of our favorite artist, Morgan Samuel Price on the riverfront in Apalach.
May 2014
 Congratulations to my friend and mentor, James Richards for receiving Artist Choice Award!
May 2014
 Artist, Linda Pelts, being observed by a passerby in Apalach.
May 2014
 Artist, Jane Burrus, painting a sailboat in Apalach.
May 2014
Artist friends observing Charles Dickinson paint a sailboat.
May 2014
 Charles Dickinson, painting a sailboat on the riverfront in Apalach.
May 2014
 Lunch at the Blue Parrot on St. George Island, FL
May 2014
 A beautiful day with an ocean view was a perfect spot for lunch on St. George Island, FL
 Judy Nocifora and Linda Pelts enjoying an outdoor cafe on St. George Island, FL.
May 2014
Artists, Ginnie Higginbotham, enjoying her view in Mexico Beach, FL.
May 2014

Friday, June 20, 2014

Miss Elaine

So happy to finally get this old gal painted. Miss Elaine rested in a dry dock area in Carrabelle, FL. She was demolished this year, May 2014, but she lives on the canvases of many who have painted he



Miss Elaine
18 x 18 oil on linen
© Judy Joy Nocifora