Saturday, December 8, 2012

"Rest" 16 x 20 acrylic on canvas

"Rest" 16 x 20 Acrylic on canvas
I re-visited the idea of "Rest" in oil-pastel, and painted it in acrylic for a bit different feel.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

"Rest" 11" x 14" Oil Pastel

"Rest" 11" x 14" oil pastel
Here is a new oil-pastel on Bristol board I titled "Rest."

Monday, October 15, 2012

Are Derivatives Beautiful? Acrylic on canvas with gold leaf 22 x 32

Are Derivatives Beautiful?
Acrylic on canvas with gold leaf 22 x 32
After hearing my professor Graham Oddie say "You see, derivatives are beautiful"  I was inspired to find out.  That's the inspiration for this work.

So, what do you think?

Sunday, August 12, 2012

"Healing Hymn"


Healing Hymn (c) Lisa Guinther 2012

"Healing Hymn" 11 x 14 Oil Pastel.


This is another of the quick sketches done at Dazzle which I finished today in the studio.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

What do you want to make today?



Here is an amazing commencement address by Mako Fujimura at Biola this last May.

So what do you want to make today?

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Resurrection 30x 40 oil on canvas

Resurrection 30 x 40 oil on canvas
I've been holding on to the 'sunset' picture, waiting to be inspired to finish it.  Well Easter Sunday was the day, and my friends and I agree the title is  "Resurrection."

Friday, March 2, 2012

Amsterdam re-work

I wanted to do some more blending with my oil-pastel "Amsterdam" and this is the result.


Amsterdam 11 x 14 oil pastel

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Some Music and Art



Here is a Youtube video of Monet's paintings with Claude Debussy's "Clare de Lune" as accompaniment.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

"Art Inspired by Jazz"

On Friday night I enjoyed the Ken Walker Sextet performing at Dazzle, in Denver.  These three new pastels are titled after the song playing as I created them.


This is Art inspired by Jazz: a wonderful combination!


Number one is "Amsterdam."
Amsterdam 11x14 oil pastel

Number two is "Ghana Shuffle"
Ghana Shuffle 11 x 14 oil pastel
And number three is "Song for M"
Song for M 11 x 14 oil pastel
Let me know what you think.


Friday, February 17, 2012

"Un-Intended Consequences" oil pastel 11 x 14

"Un-Intended Consequences"
Here is a new oil-pastel...This was one of those nights where I needed to be creative.  I hope you like it.

Friday, January 13, 2012

"Steve's Barry-sax" oil pastel 11x 14

Steve's Barry-sax
oil pastel 11 x 14

Thanks to Steve, and the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra for the great musical inspiration!

"Pour" oil pastel 11 x 14

"Pour"
oil pastel 11 x 14
Here is a new oil pastel, the inspiration was while listening to the Jazz tune "A Night in Tunisia" at Dazzle in Denver.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Art Show at Bear Valley

The show "Illuminated Text" is hanging at Bear Valley Church January 15 through the end of the month (or a little longer).   My paintings can be seen at the church during the week also during normal office hours. 


The church is located at 10001 W. Jewell Ave, Lakewood.


I took some pictures of the gallery space. 


Please stop in and take a look!