2014 May

Many a layer on Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

Some shots of the last few layers of Crossing the Rainbow Bridge 😉 I put in the rocks around the main hole in the ground and added the backs of the crystals coming up from the mountains. I have created some atmospheric perspective in the far off mountains, layered in reflected light and more sunset […]

Rocking some rocks

Yesterday I worked on the ground of Crossing the Rainbow Bridge. I sanded out what I had going on around the hole and put in some rock shapes that make much more sense. Also working on building up the crack in the earth.

Yesterday’s Painting on Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

Yesterday I worked on the moon pattern, crystals coming up from the ground and the start of the bubble taking the old tower away. I also worked in a grey layer into a few small moon paintings. I started my painting session with a little prayer-omancy and this one for Nuit appeared. Really satisfying day […]

New Listing! Pink Starfish and Her Bubble – Original Oil Painting by Shelley Irish

Pink Starfish and Her BubbleShelley IrishOil on Canvas18″ x 24″ 2013 This painting is now available for sale on Etsy.com. Please click here to check it out. This is a handmade original oil painting. It is signed on the front and it’s sides are edged in black acrylic paint. it arrives to you heady to hang with […]

Crystal formations and symbols

Most of this week I have been going in between long periods of staring at this painting and staring at my sketch. I’m sewing the two together in my mind. Some slow, calculated painting along the way in the landscape and moon shadow patterns. Studying crystal formations to incorporate more crystal into the landscape. When […]

Subtle changes on Crossing the Rainbow Bridge

I made some subtle changes around the horizon line and the ground coming forward into the foreground. There was going to be a tsunami coming in from behind the distant hills, but I took out the initial forms of that and decided to eliminate it to draw more focus to the main concept. Including a […]

New Listing! 9 Greeting Card Set of Northwest Beauties by Shelley Irish

9 Greeting Card Set of Northwest BeautiesReproductions of original oil paintings by Shelley Irish  This card set is now available for sale on Etsy.com. Please click here to check it out. Included in each set are three cards of each of the following three paintings. (from L to R) Pink Starfish and Her Bubble, Sunset at […]

Blessings for Renewal and Growth – Green Goddess of New Growth by Shelley Irish

Blessings for renewal and growth under this waxing virgo moon! Green Goddess of New Growth Shelley Irish Oil on Canvas 24″ x 36″ 2012

Personal Power Painting Description

What do you think? Does this sound like something you would enjoy? Personal Power Painting Workshop Description: ‘The goal of this workshop is for participants to create a painting to attune visually to personal goals and empowerment. The workshop moves through a 3 – layer process of painting complemented by an art relaxation exercise and […]

Crossing the Rainbow Bridge is coming to life!

Some shots of the last few days of painting. I swirled in an opaque layer into the sky and scraped out the crystal figure with the end of the brush. You can see the moon pattern in the sky now. & my first painting selfie, he he 😉

New Listing! Pink Swirl Garden – Original Oil Painting by Shelley Irish

Pink Swirl GardenShelley IrishOil on Canvas 18″ x 24″ 2013 This painting is now available for sale on Etsy.com. Please click here to check it out. This is a handmade original oil painting. It is signed on the front and it’s sides are edged in black acrylic paint. it arrives to you heady to hang with hanging […]

Merry Beltane from Gallery Sati! The Lovers by Shelley Irish

Merry Beltane from Gallery Sati! The Lovers Shelley Irish Oil on Canvas 36″ x 36″ 2009