Category: painting

  • 14 of 100, The circulatory system.

    14 of 100, The circulatory system.

    The 14th page is an illustration of the circulatory system. It’s done as a doodle that is inspired by the disassembled cassette player from Doodle 12 of 100. In both pieces the insides are laid out like an Ikea illustration. The systems as a still images makes my brain happy. The use of a fountain […]

  • 8 of 100 days of art making

    8 of 100 days of art making

    How to make the sandwich pictured below. The best sandwich starts with 10 slices of toasted whole wheat bread. Lay them out like a game of solitaire. Each slice will need a dollop of mayonnaise, a pinch of Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Now add two crispy bacon strips to each slice. Depending […]

  • 7 of 100, animal zoom call

    7 of 100, animal zoom call

    Cats, squirrels, folks, dogs, birds, foxes, and rabbits are all part of my backyard zoo. Cat spots a squirrel. Cat freezes, only a tail like a spastic autograph can be seen. This cat has spent precious napping time planning and scheming for this moment. At the window a tiny dog rings the alarm, ‘Bark Bark […]

  • 4 of 100 Days of art making

    4 of 100 Days of art making

    Day 4 of 100 days making art, pen drawing of a bear & deer in front of a row of pink houses. After tens of minutes debating exterior home colors it was decided that last years color of ‘Diva Pink’

  • 2 of 100 days of making art

    2 of 100 days of making art

    Why is Miss Pink holding up eight fingers? It is day two of one hundred, making a pink sketchbook and this is Miss Pink’s story.

  • Girl and graffiti on wheels.

    I have been working on lots of things, round and round. Today working on the face and mood of the next watercolor ‘girl riding in front of graffiti’. The first day sketching can be the hardest, my favorite. Getting the shape of summer, speed, joy and a tiny amount of anxiety in the smile. The […]

  • Sock Bush, a Doodling comic.

    Sock Bush, a Doodling comic.

    Sock Bush, a doodling story by Alex Feliciano. It is around sunset that always puts Larry in a sleepyhead mood. My Inspiration As the day turns and the impending closure it near. I feel the weight of another wasted day. I rush to my desk to beat the moon who will soon illuminate my failing […]

  • Blue faced rocks

    Blue faced rocks

    our pockets filled with rocks some of the rocks had happy faces, others cute, gross, and weird. My oldest very excitedly asked me, “Is this Graffitti?” Lol. We put them in planters, next to crosswalk buttons, in the crooks of trees and while the family was engaged in mild acts of artistic expression. Michi called me.

  • Rocks in Vancouver

    Rocks in Vancouver

    We found a bunch of lovely rocks in Vancouver and decided to talk to them. They all had something to say, so we painted them. Drawing on rock, the group photo. The rocks where a skinny arms reach out the window and I couldn’t resist them… so it started with a flat odd rock. First […]

  • Phillup, 1983, in the woods!

    Phillup, 1983, in the woods!

    Post-it note drawings, in high speed. This was the coolest person I knew growing up. Hunting and fishing, weird animal skins and strange gear around his house. I used to copy all his drawings, Lol. Post-it note drawing inspired by neighbor, Phillup.

  • Black Rainbow Birds

    Working on a large 80×60″ canvas. I have been working on this large painting for a few weeks now. I will be painting it at Sis + Moons in Alpharetta during the day.

  • Blue Girl, 18×24″ print now available for Christmas!

    This is a limited run pre order now at the Facebook shop. The 18×24″ print of ‘Blue Girl’. A blue haired girl passing some classic graffiti pieces on her sweet bike. The $100.00 print is 18 inches by 24 inches. Signed by Alex Feliciano and ready to frame. Order now to get your print in […]

  • Sore foot

    A green couch with pale vines is the setting for a sore foot. Press a fingertip between balls of the feet. This is a framed painting up cycled from an older painting available now a sis + moons in Alpharetta, Ga 30009.

  • Paintings avaiable from Studio Feliciano

    Paintings in and around the studio that are currently available. Email or text me for more info. You can also follow this work on instagram @studioFeliciano. Large size paintings “Thoughtful yellow”, 36×48” mixed media on board. By Alex Feliciano and John Tindel “See through”, mixed media on wood, 48×24”. By Alex Feliciano ‘Littlest Dog’, 30×40” […]

  • 20 page sketch book challenge.

    20 page sketch book challenge.

    Twenty pages this week

  • Lots of cutting and glueing going on at night.

    Halloween is coming and way to quickly. I’m trying to get this giant cardboard monster built and I’m going to be cutting it really close. Cardboard scales instead of fur for this Kukeri inspired monster. After the drawing and thinking and drawing. I started out with a pool noodle spine and some graduated cardboard disks. […]

  • Figure drawing with fill tool.

    Figure drawing with fill tool.

    More than once one of the six art instructors at NWSA would say ‘Draw from life, it’s the best teacher’, yep they where/are right. Figure drawings are the thing people singles out for praise when they are look thought your sketchbook, ‘did you draw that, so talented’, nope that is just practice. So practice drawing […]

  • Ink-tober


    Ink supplies are out on the first day of October (inktober). Doodles to start the motivation for a month full of drawings.

  • Fudge! I almost forgot that today is the first day of Ink-Tober.

    First step find pens! Dig dig dig, now studio is giant (er) mess. Found them! Now ink, yes it’s a fountain pen. Lots of them… Now paper, hurry hurry, time is ticking.

  • No son of mine! Who’s wack?

  • Studio day

    Studio day

    Progress on painting of unicorn followed by dogs and rabbits

  • First large painting for the New Year.

    First large painting for the New Year.

    New painting of riders riding around on a unicorn followed by many animals

  • Jack at StreetArt Class

    Jack at StreetArt Class

    Students getting ill and learning a bit about art at the StreetArt class.

  • Late night drawing

    Late night drawing

    Drawings from a late night, the stillness is inspiring. An old large sketch book and a giant bag of makers.

  • Late night doodles

    Late night doodles

    Yes, up late and making marks on paper, today I’m rocking a red sharpie, a red dry erase and a red Windsor Newton watercolor maker. Dogs and peaceshocka for pages. All tiny little thorny. Small micro dogs stitched and fat. Dogs thin tiny little… again and again. lots of red. Peace, peace, peace, peace, peace, […]



    Alpharetta harvest festival, and images of AIA’s Scarecrow details.

  • Davie artist Alex Feliciano

    Florida WestFair Murals Ran across this newspaper clipping while helping my mom move. I thought it might be fun to post. In 1996 a good friend of the family helped me get this gig painting murals. I was supposed to do a group thing where I organized my peers to come down and paint, but […]

  • Tuesday night’s figure drawing event, look at (iPad and Paper53) work.

    Tuesday night’s figure drawing event, look at (iPad and Paper53) work.

    Tuesday’s bi-monthly Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. This week was destiny came to model for us. I was teaching my Street Art class till 7:30 so showed up a bit late. I missed the one minute warm-up poses. Great lighting as always and the snacks are good although right now i’m working on my heath so no cookies. […]

  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook (iPad and Paper53) look.

    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook (iPad and Paper53) look.

    I brought an iPad to the bi-monthly Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. The Group brought in Scott to pose he’s the first male model in a long time and it’s the first time using my iPad at a life drawing event. Tonights sketches all posted below. We started, like most sessions, with one Minute poses. I took a minutes to make […]

  • More Post-it note fun

    More Post-it note fun

    I have been using these little yellow squares like crack, little doodle yellow scraps of sticky paper. Loving the ‘Stabilo’ point 88 markers. Doodling while kids are at karate. alway carry markers. I might make a Block, for printing out of this one. I have never done a multiple print block print, But… Expanding ‘There’ […]

  • Street art class makes Prints

    Street art class makes Prints

    Stickers, you wanna’ make stickers… Ok, what do you know about a printing press? So we selected some sketches, tried them out using thick makers on paper (Draw thick lines to cut thick lines). The students worked out the composition on paper then transferred it over to the rubber printing blocks. Then the scary part KNIFES […]

  • Three woman paintings

    Three woman paintings

    Update: Three woman paintings, they are working out. I have been finding moments to paint. Clem reminds me while she finds a warm spot on the floor in the studio. (Thanks Steve for the great easel). Three woman paintings, 30″ x 40″, acrylic on canvas. I have been going to a open sketch group and working […]

  • Street art class, on The PaintYard

    Street art class, on The PaintYard

    The Paint Yard, wrote a nice post about the ‘Street Art Class’ The paint yard is a great place to get a variety of spray paint and supplies (fat caps, liners, specialty paints, markers and more) and they have the ‘Sugar’ from the makers of Ironlak, the paint is special. It combines water with alcohol […]

  • Street Art class, making wrapping paper

    Street Art class, making wrapping paper

    The street art class is winding down. The five week long street art class has hit class number five and number five was so fun, it started out as a lesson on stencils and evolved into a wrapping paper making project. The session ended so well we are adding one more class (a sixth week). Great work […]

  • Winter holiday are here. My gift to you… free to print.

    Winter holiday are here. My gift to you… free to print.

    Winter Holidays These are some of the “Sketches of Winter Holidays”, enjoy and share. Free to download, Free to print, Free to mail, and Free to share. Not for re-sale. Click image for printable version ‘Sneaky Snack’ $0.00, ‘Sneaky Snack’. Just click on the image above and large version will open on a new page, […]

  • Class Homework W2, Nov 2016

    Class Homework W2, Nov 2016

      Watch some short video and have any questions ready to discuss, and Patterns The Letter “E”: Watching a piece from start to finish: Find examples of patterns, bring 3 or more, for use in next piece (They can be anything… save them to your device, print, magazine tear out or photos). Sketch […]

  • Holiday cards, coming soon

    Holiday cards, coming soon

    Update: I’m working on Holiday cards for everyone, I’m making a few and will post with instructions to print them for free, stay tuned.   I will make last year’s cards available on the ‘shop‘ page tonight. Cutest Couple in the North Pole, Dear Santa, and Merry Christmas 2015.

  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Last night the Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group put on their bi-monthly drawing event. Kate pulled off some great poses. Food was … Oreos and Doritos. The group offers a casual night of figure art drawing and painting. Great comfortable location for you to draw the model we provide. The session begins with several short poses to warm […]

  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Kate is back, trying again with red pencil. Fat lines are kinda working. I bought a bunch of markers and pencil to try out, But I think I like the red pencil best. For more sketches join/follow me. Information about the Drawing event, more info.  

  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Sketching from life at Studio in Alpharetta. We had such a great model, she made my job easy. Mona had great poses and locked it in for sets of 1, 3 5 10 and 15 minute. I started with a red “Supracolor II soft made by Caran d’Ache“, (more) pencil, very soft , but I was […]

  • More heads and cardboard

    More heads and cardboard

    Making costumes for Halloween! We have started early this year. All cardboard and maybe some paint this year. Yes it’s a giant animal head. This is where I’m at, as of last night. Tonight will be a coin flip sleep or ears. Starting with some basic shapes i’m worked the muzzle and eyes in, I […]

  • Designing Clem Head fills

    Designing Clem Head fills

    Making a template for the Clem head fill-ins. Attempting to streamline the project.

  • Painting number two, “Findings”, digging into the archives for new painting.

    Painting number two, “Findings”, digging into the archives for new painting.

    The act of discovery is something that set the senses a tingle. While I was digging through old sketchbooks for inspiration, and came across this ink drawing it’s 3.5″x5″.  I’m going to use it for painting number two, working title: Findings. I hope I can keep the spirit of the drawing in the new painting.  I […]

  • Painting, it begins..again

    Painting, it begins..again

    I have been spending a lot of time this year sketching, in ‘@FiftyThree‘ s Paper53 app on the ipad or at the live drawing events held by #Alpharetta Figure Drawing/Painting Group. I think it’s time to start painting now. Working with brushes is flowing like it should. I start to paint after the kids go to bed then I […]

  • Maggie on Yellow is now in the FaceBook shop.

    Maggie on Yellow is now in the FaceBook shop.

    Little Paintings of Maggie available now in the shop, only on Facebook. They are 5x7ish acrylic, ink and pencil on paper $40. (These are signed originals.) Maggie on yellow 1 of 6, acrylic on paper 5×6 inches. Maggie on yellow 2 of 6, acrylic on paper 5×6 inches.   Maggie on yellow 3 of 6, […]

  • By the pool

    By the pool

    List of things done and todo: Farmers market, Read cooking magazine by pool, Plan health meal for family and friends, Finish project with kids, Work emails, Send tax extension form. This is one of  the “sketches of spring” I will be attempting to make one a day, enjoy and share.

  • It was hot

    It was hot

    I came home early it was hot. Flicked controls on the thermostat. Nothing worked, which way is on? Heat cause it’s hot, that doesn’t sound wrong. Open a window, fiddled with the lock, left or right, it would not pop. Sweat, just a drop. That was it for me. I did care who might see. Flung coat and sweater over my head, shed skirt and tights passed […]

  • New Suit

    New Suit

    New Suit The first warm day, the air is clean. I was to long curled within, sun nibbles willing skin. I dip my toe, that’s as far as I will go. Nothing is getting wet. The suit I bought to match the lot, will wait till it is hot. I smile as the children play, […]

  • Early


    Fifteen minutes that’s all I get. Just time enough, time to sit. It’s just three take-five’s rolled in one. Early is on time for some.  Just me, my time to breath. I see a spot and feel the breeze. The sun warm on my skin, feet in sand the cool below. Alone but soon they’ll show, In my head I’ll greet them all, “Hello, and welcome y’all”. This is […]

  • Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    Figure drawing event, Sketchbook look.

    More figure drawing. I skipped into the figure drawing event today, like a kid going to get ice cream. The model was super and the lighting was challenging (in a good way). The short 3 and 5 minute poses came first, then a cookie break and then back to drawing with some longer poses. This […]