Welcome to my Studio Blog

Take a peek into my studio and See what inspires me to create my paintings and what’s been happening in my studio and on my travels.

I love to travel, see new places and meet new people. I love to create bold colourful paintings, many of them based on my wonderful travels.

Friday, January 23, 2015

My paintings now at Saatchi Art

Hi Everyone, you can see my art work at SaatchiArt.com and also purchase fine art and canvas prints.  I will also post originals here when I have some available.   See my page here:  https://www.saatchiart.com/lisalorenz


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Colours of Manarola Painting Process

Hi Everyone, Here is video of my latest painting "Colours of Manarola" you can watch my painting steps from beginning to end.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

My work now at Society6.com

Hi Everyone, My paintings are  now available as canvas, fine art and framed prints at Society.com.  Please visit my page:  http://society6.com/lisalorenz


Sunday, January 11, 2015

Colourful Scenes of Cinque Terre

A Collage of My Cinque Terre Series to Date.  Will have to paint the village of Corniglia now which is located in the middle of the Cinque Terre and lays on a small cape, 100 meters above the sea. It is the only town without access from the sea.
Colourful Scenes of Cinque Terre

Friday, January 9, 2015

Colours of Manarola, Cinque Terre, Finished!

Hi Everyone, Fresh off my easel this afternoon! My Manarola, Cinque Terre Painting. I am happy the painting is completed and pleased with the results. Fine Art and Canvas Prints along with Greeting cards, etc. will be available soon. 

 Thanks so much for all your support and kinds words during my WIP. Have a Great Weekend. I will be cracking open a nice Italian Wine tonight to celebrate my new piece. 

Colours of Manarola, 61 x 91

A view on the Easel

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Last WIP - Manarola

Hi Everyone, I did Lots more work today.  Well I thought I would be finished today but I couldn't, my back is sore and my eyes are tired. So officially here are my last WIP pics #18 from today and 17 from yesterday. And a better photo today.   I worked most of the day on fine detail bits all over the painting.  Did more work on Foliage, boats, cement wall, and some shadowing a little all over.   I Just need to finish a bit more shading and my water and it will be done. Have a great evening everyone

My more work from yesterday, worked on the foliage and some outlining.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

DesignerPrints.com - My work Now Avaiable

Hi Everyone,   I am happy to announce that many of my paintings were accepted at Designerprints.com   Designer Prints is the world's largest e-commerce art site designed specifically for interior designers and corporate buyers. It is also a highly-curated site to market directly to interior designers, corporate art buyers, and industry professionals who are involved in specifying and purchasing artwork for large-scale design projects.  

See my Work:  http://designerprints.com/profiles/lisa-lorenz.html

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Manarola WIP Continues - Wrapping it up

Hi Everyone, Back to work in my studio yesterday and today, I did lots more work today on roof tops, more balconies, more definition, etc. Need to finish my little boats, and the foliage, mountain rocks and then some work on the water, just about done.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Christmas Wishes and All the Best for the New Year

Hi Everyone, hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Years.  It was nice to spend time at home for Christmas and another nice no snow winter this year here in Johannesburg.  The thunderstorms have finally subsided and we have been having great weather.  I took some time off and just hung out with my husband over the holidays.  I did lots of cooking and we really relaxed.   On New Years Eve, we went to a party at Mythos Greek Restaurant. It was a really great time.  There was lots of good food, nice people, Greek Dancing, Belly dancers and fire jugglers. 

Wishing You All a Very Happy New Year and All the Best for 2015.   Now its time to get back into my studio and finish that Manarola, Cinque Terre Painting. I hope I can do more painting then the last year.    Some pics of our Christmas to Share:

Me in my Kitchen getting ready to start our Christmas Eve Dinner.
I made stuffed pork tenderloin with cranberries and goat cheese along with scalloped red potatoes and caramelized onions with gruyere cheeese

Making the Scalloped potatoes

Pork Loin already for the oven.
My table all set, was nice to eat outside

Cheers to a beautiful Christmas Eve Dinner

My beautiful favourite Christmas Decoration, My German Carrousel|

My Husband made a nice Brunch Christmas Day

Set a nice table outside, the weather was beautiful

heers to my little Chef

Christmas Day Hat and some nice Mimosas

New Years Eve at Mythos

Lots of nice Greek Food

We had a nice table and saw all the shows and met some very nice people as well

Almost midnight time to crack open some bubbly

Greek Dancing and even plate smashing, was a really great night