DJ Geribo

Author & Artist

On My Easel

This is where I will discuss my current art projects. Although I paint in a variety of mediums, I do almost always use an easel whether I am painting acrylics, oils, pastels, or other medium (unless the canvas is a miniature that I can hold in my hand).

Dry Brush Oils Technique

Although the internet, particularly Facebook, can be a huge time suck, I do sometimes find something worthwhile and educational. And that is the case when, while looking at Pomeranian puppies on a Facebook page, I came across an artist whose work, which looked like either pen and ink or graphite drawings, was extremely photorealistic and very well done.

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Alpaca Buddies

One of my regular places to paint now is at the LRAA Gallery in Tilton, NH when I am gallery sitting. I certainly make good use of my time there, particularly if it is a slow day. Sometimes it is quite busy and I never get to my painting - since the goal is to sell the artwork at the gallery, I certainly prefer having customers to painting.

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A Different Perspective

I've been working on a couple of paintings that, although the size is nothing unusual for me, a 4"x4" square gallery-wrapped canvas, the way I'm painting on them is different. I was looking at the canvas and I turned it from a square shape to a diamond shape and I started painting on it. First I checked with Jim, who usually wires my canvases for me, and asked if this would be a problem wiring. He said 'no' and I was off and painting.

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Here Comes More Fruit

twopears by DJ GeriboYes, I'm still on the fruit kick. But it makes sense to me that I would love to paint them so much because I also love to eat fruit and enjoy fruit and yogurt almost every morning for breakfast. As I've mentioned before, I have even bought fruit (and veggies) because I thought I would like to do a painting of them.

In this painting, the two pears, a red and a d'anjou, are just hanging out on my counter, waiting to be cut up into a fruit salad. Yum!

I Love Fruits and Veggies

peach plum original painting by artist dj geribo webI'm not just talking about eating them but I love painting them, also. I have painted several now and the latest ones I've painted are these 5"x7" unframed pieces. Let me know what you think.

As my husband, Jim, says, everyone should own an original piece of art. And what better place to have it then where we spend a significant amount of time, in the kitchen! The small size will surely find a place on a wall or on a shelf (mini easels are included).

The price: $45 each!!!!

 

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My Books

The Miracle Dog is now available for purchase!!!

 

The Miracle Dog is a detailed account of IMHA (Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia), the illness that DJ's chocolate Pomeranian, Kameko, suffered through for many months, recovering only after years of scheduled medications.

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Upcoming Events

"Words and Wine" Event at Winnipesaukee Winery

On Thursday, October 11 from 5-7pm, I will be one of three authors making a presentation at Winnipesaukee Winery in the antiques barn next to the 1810 House B&B in Wolfeboro, NH (Rte 28). The event (cost is $20) will include a glass of fine wine from the winery plus a variety of hors d'oeuvres and an opportunity to purchase personally autographed books from me, Kristina Schram, and K.M. Doherty. Remember, Christmas is coming!

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