Introducing… a new line of work! This is in collaboration with a dear friend who has a most wonderful eye for color, a brain for photography, and a creative spirit wonderful enough for these fantastic pieces! She is like a scientist, mixing and pouring and dipping ink into different substances to create these wonderfully nuanced… Continue reading Suspended Ink in Oil Paintings
I am again behind on posting! I had such a busy summer teaching… and then an incredibly productive two weeks at the Golden Apple Artists Residency in Harrington, Maine! Now the teaching was great, but there really is nothing like the residency experience. I met some really great artists who were lovely enough to… Continue reading Thesis Exhibition at KCAD
Hi everyone! I’ve finally finished grad school! Hoorray, I am now Hallie LeBlanc, MFA! How sweet is that! So this of course means I am pretty behind on my online presence. I am working to catch up this month. Here’s what the future looks like for me: This week I am leaving for Ohio… Continue reading The end of grad school.
New Studio Work finally coming together! It’s been a while since I’ve been able to post. Most of my paintings are in the working cycle. I’ve finally got some small sculptures that started as studies, but I found I really love them as objects. They are made from clay and painted. Most have slag glass,… Continue reading New Studio Work
This winter break was pretty productive. I spent a lot of time practicing still life painting skills, as seen here, as well as taking photographs of my work and editing them in Photoshop. This has always been challenging for me, and you can see I still have a long way to go. There are a… Continue reading Still Life Painting on Winter Break
Finished between November 2013 and January 2014 “Like” my Facebook page, Hallie Leblanc Studio. Yes, they made me lowercase the B. https://www.facebook.com/hallieleblancart
Well it’s official… I can’t procrastinate anymore! My final semester here at Kendall is upon me, including my thesis exhibition! The semester doesn’t technically start until January 13, but I am taking this and next week for some internal reflection. I love frozen Januarys for their ability to lull me into a deep, contemplative mood.… Continue reading New Year, Lots of Work Ahead