oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

Tag: beach

An Unexpected Beach Day

An Unexpected Beach Day

These are some older photos taken on a beach in Kodiak, Alaska. It was a rare 80 degree day (very warm when you’re used to wearing a sweater all summer) so everyone who didn’t have somewhere else to be waded into the ocean to cool off.

More Work on Jewel Beach

More Work on Jewel Beach

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone is enjoying a good meal. This is by far my favorite holiday. It’s all friends, family, and food. I worked on this painting throughout the week and even a little today. I’ve been struggling with it, but I’m on track. […]

Framing Art without Brackets

Framing Art without Brackets

I visited the Halele’a Art Gallery in Kaua’i when my husband and I vacationed there summer 2016, and came across an ingenious way to hold the canvas in the frame. The artist or framer (I don’t know which) used strips of canvas in each corner […]

Acquiring New Source Material

I almost feel bad. Almost. I haven’t really posted anything really new to my blog, or really participated in blogging or painting in a few weeks. I was on vacation in Hawaii though, so I don’t feel that bad about it. Now I’m tasking myself […]

Pasagshack Beach Sunset #2

You may remember this painting from my posts Current Works in Progress and May Update. It has come a long way since then and taken on a different feeling. While it didn’t come out the way I expected, I like it anyway.

Fossil Beach

  This painting was a real beast to paint! It seems like most of my paintings are, so I wont get into it. It has been in the works since February. I’ve started and finished several paintings in between because this one refused to come […]