Yvonne Maximchuk, member 50,031, told us “sometimes I sleep on my deck in my easy chair, never knowing what I might see when I open my eyes…”
Category: Cloud Art
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Clare Scott, member 39,730, created this plein air, pastel painting of a pyrocumulus cloud building from one of the largest wildfires (Cameron Peak Fire) in Colorado north of where she was painting.
Hayley Richards, member 52,003 lives in Hanover, New Hampshire and told us she has been inspired to paint clouds recently.
Carole Rae Watanabe, member 57,467, spends a lot of time in Kaua’i Hawai’i and is inspired by the clouds there over the ocean.
David Oscarson, member 40,914, has been painting watercolours for a number years and includes clouds in his landscape watercolours.
Karen Fitzgerald is a mid-career visual artist living and working in New York City. Having been born and raised in Wisconsin watching the sky is an essential part of her day.
Sarah Sturgis, member 56,262 painted this recently for a friend who had asked if she could show rain in her paintings.
Judy Friesem, member 50,071 created this watercolour of a stormy day at the beginning of the pandemic. We love the way she has captured the drama of the sky.
Author and artist Lucretia Bingham, member 53,512, features clouds in most of her paintings and this one was inspired by a camping trip in early Autumn.
Mick Garton, member 11,554, painted this stormy morning crossing of the (now old) Forth Road Bridge towards Edinburgh in mixed acrylic/watercolour in 2012
Jay Ryan, member 51,238, sent us “North Shore Clouds”, a painting in acrylic inspired by the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.
Sherry Palmer, member 27,151, has been visiting Skye for over 30 years to paint and see a wealth of clouds every time.
Artist, Jackie Williams, has been painting with watercolour for some time now and in one of the last courses she attended they also painted clouds. She told us, “it was quite tricky to capture those ever-changing beings but real fun”.
Alrik Swagerman, member 56,484, has spent the last five years photographing the sky in his hometown Scheveningen, The Netherlands, mainly endeavouring to capture its stillness and open space that he experiences on the coast. It has resulted in a collection of 32 photographs entitled ‘Luchtig’.
“Gold Clouds” oils on canvas, 20 x 30″ is by Daryl D. Johnson, member 45,193. She is based in New Orleans and paints clouds inspired by dramatic colors and forms she has observed.
Eli Bajet, member 31,060, isbased in Ontario Canada and takes pictures of the clouds, dressing them with colors to create abstract colorful art.
Barbara Miller, member 56,107, is an aviator in Annapolis, Maryland. She has recently begun a series of paintings based on her up-close and personal experience of clouds
Kathleen Bennett, member 20,977, recently completed this oil painting inspired by a sunrise along the New England coast in Salisbury Beach, MA.
Louise Morgan, member 28,857, painted this scene depicting high cirrus clouds and a light mist on a frosty morning.
Kathleen Janick, member 49,856, sent us this tongue-in-cheek poetic expression of her experience in the CAS cloud watercolor workshops hosted by Donna Levinstone and Gavin Pretor-Pinney. The painting here is one she made during the workshop.
Kate Edge, member 30,633, is in the process of moving the Pembrokeshire, UK, to live in and around the Preseli Hills. She told us this painting was done in her ‘car studio’ and depicts the Iron Age Hill Fort called Foel Drygarn from a high top position in a local farmers field.
Nate Barton, member 46,647, is a self taught artist, teacher and maker in Asheville, North Carolina. As well as making hats, he also includes handpainted cloudscapes on them.
You can see more of his work on his Instagram
Ellen Cooper, member 55,491, is an artist living and working in Bellevue, Washington, USA, who paints both landscapes and cloudscapes.
Sculptor, Andy Harding created a sculpture installation entitled “Cloud Witness” housed at the Gilda’s Club in Louisville, KY.
Malcolm Wilson, member 41,548, painted this scene using oils on canvas of the clouds above Cumbria. It is 3.5 metres long and is to hang in a public room of a Grade 2 Listed Hotel.
Dolores B Mitchell has loved looking at the sky since childhood, when she would imagine walking around in splendid cities in the clouds. This is one of her cloud inspired paintings.
Sybille Jones is an artist based in Oregon, US, who recently created this digital painting entitled “Approaching Tidal Wave”
Ann Kraus, member 48,329 is a painter of clouds. Her website says “Being focused and cloud aware is certainly a needed antidote for our downward gaze at our digital screens”.
Malcolm Tuffnell, member 55,301, tells us he has always been in awe of thunderstorms, especially squall lines, and saw many of them while living on the east coast for nine years.
Maia Eden is an artist who recently started a new upcycling business which includes painting furniture. She has just completed this commission for a teenage girl’s chest of drawers.
Joseph Sweeney, member 54,778, an artist from Pennsylvania was inspired by a landscape in Delaware to paint “Farm on New Road” a 30 x 40″ pastel.
Artist, Paul Bennett (Member 47271), was recently able to exhibit his paintings at Gallery Lane Cove in Sydney. It was a successful show and his catalogue is now available to view online.
Debra Dolinski, member 6,561, is a talented sky watercolour artist and has been a member of the Cloud Appreciation Society for many years.
Daryl Johnson, member 45193, is an artist based in New Orleans. This painting is called “Clouds Wrapping” 24 x 48″ oils on canvas and was inspired by how clouds can be so dynamic and seem to cause the earth to breath.
Rick Shaefer, member 54,615, is an artist who describes himself as “primarily a bread-and-butter Cumulus man. But do spread the tent sometimes”.
Regina Calton Burchett, member 51261, recently finished this painting of clouds above the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina