4.23.2011

#303 - Monkey See























6"x 6" oil on masonite Sold


Hi, remember me?
I don't. I've been lost at sea for about a million years. I just washed up ashore and I'm just now starting to wake from this trance. I may need a few more bonks on the head, but I think I remember what I am supposed to be doing. Now it's time to wake up and begin the seeing habit again. Beware, I'm still groggy (sea sick too) so take it easy on this old primate.

monkey see, monkey do.
monkey sea, monkey deux.

special thanks to those who sent messages in bottles.



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18 comments :

suzannepaints said...

Oh, you were so missed. I would check from time to time. It's good to see, smell paint, handle the materials, hear again the workings of the mind. Wonderful art monkey portrait

Denise Rose said...

Glad you are back! Missed the inspiration!

Kris said...
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Kris said...

YaY!
We missed you tons! Making my day with this beauty. So happy you are feeling more like your fantastic self =)

carol morgan carmichael said...

So glad you are back. Please stay back. This painting was such a welcome sight on my blog roll. He just glows.
Keep your life jacket on.

SamArtDog said...

Welcome back, monkey man! Your sun has been rising on my blog roll ever since it came up on Nov.15,'10.
It's been a long day!

Cynthia k. Agathocleous said...

Welcome back! This piece is a delight. I missed seeing your work.

L.Holm said...

Good to see you back. Life takes some turns, I know.
Gorgeous work here. You've still got those painting chops!

Tony Latham - totally-hooked.blogspot.com said...

Jeff,

nothing like a well lit monkey
hope springs eternal......

just this....just this.....

Belinda Del Pesco said...

Ahhhh, how refreshing to see your work again. Good morning. Hope you slept well. Welcome back.

Sheila Vaughan said...

Welcome back to the world of joy and frustration. You know you missed it. Hey, Jeff, only you could get the light through the monkey's ear like that. It's a little jewel.

SUZY MORGAN said...

Great to see you. Your SEEING HABIT is working just fine. Beautiful monkey!

Carrie said...

WELCOME BACK! you have been missed.

Lionors said...

I'm so glad to see that you're back!

JMahorney said...

Thank you very much Suzanne, Denise, Kristen, Carol, Sam, Cynthia, Liza, Tony, Belinda, Sheila, Suzy, Carrie, and Lionors!

Can't tell you how much the warm welcome is appreciated. :)

Kathy Cousart said...

New to art but had found your blog and enjoyed it- so glad to see you back and the Monkey is fabulous.
Keep 'em coming!

Shelby Dillon said...

I was so excited when I saw a new painting on my blogroll! So glad to have you back. Your blog and watching your progress was one of the big reasons I gave myself a kick in the pants to start painting daily. The eyes will be rusty for a while, but you'll get them back before you know it!

Brian said...

Nice to see you are still at it. I have been following your blog for a year or two now, and your progress is an inspiration.

This monkey is especially impressive! I assume you paint your animal pictures from reference photos? I think your work illustrates that learning to paint still life helps to teach one how to make meaningful use of reference photos (assuming you are using photos).

Good luck, and I'll keep on visiting every now and then to enjoy the latest pieces!