Archive for October, 2011

Dirndl portrait in progress

Work in progress: Bea in her dirndl

Bea in her dirndl (work in progress), 80 x 60 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Before I start bombarding your with daily paintings for Art Every Day Month, I thought I’d post a look at one of the larger pieces I have in progress. It’s part of a series I’m working on, portraits […]

daily paintings on the wall to dry

Getting ready for art every day (month)

It has been a hectic couple months around here, with travel and visitors, and I need to get back into a regular studio habit. Sounds like the perfect time for Art Every Day Month to come along. Throughout November, participants all over the world will be posting their daily creations to their blogs. This will […]

linocut in progress

Printmaking at an Austrian artists’ colony

At last, I have something other than an Oktoberfest painting to show you! Last week I visited Künstlerdorf Neumarkt an der Raab, an artists’ colony in a quiet part of southeastern Austria. The place itself is absolutely adorable. It consists of a small cluster of historic buildings, several of which have thatched roofs. Inside you’ll […]


Original Oil Painting Hippodrom Oktoberfest, Munich

Oktoberfest Munich: Hippodrom painting

Inside the Hippodrom, 24 x 30 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. [SOLD] I made the first sale out of my new Etsy shop this week! It’s always so exciting when someone likes one of my paintings so much they want to own it, and I’m happy to have this new avenue for collectors […]

Daily Painting: Oktoberfest Dirndl study

Daily Painting: another Oktoberfest study

Dirndl Study #14, 24 x 18 cm, oil on canvas, ©2011 Julie Galante. Available on Etsy. My one-track mind continues its dirndl obsession. What will I do now that Oktoberfest is over, and the women of Munich have put their regular clothes back on? October 15th marks the 33rd World Wide Sketch Crawl. People in […]

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