Views from Kozani

Some watercolors from my sketchbook:    

Tiger in the Castro

“Tiger in the Kastro” an ode to all the street cats and my old neighbors back in Paros Here’s an earlier version that I did during Inktober:

Happy New Year 2017

Year of the Rooster:

Merry Christmas 2016

Quinces

I went to the green grocer one day in Paros and found a few gorgeous looking quinces.  I knew I had to paint them, especially because I’m such…

Inktober 2016

Here is an album of all of my InkTober pieces from this past year.  InkTober was created by Jake Parker as a daily exercise through the month of…

Italy Watercolor sketches

Every September for the past eight years I’ve have been traveling through Italy as a teacher with the Aegean Center for the Fine Arts.  The Aegean Center spends…

Small church behind Lefkes

A little watercolor behind Lefkes in Paros.

In the Corals

This past spring my good friends asked me to make a painting for an invitation for their baby girl’s baptism.  They wanted something based on an underwater scene…

Greek Independence Day Video

Based on a sketch I made during the parade itself: Which I then cut apart and made variations of for each of the figures in Photoshop to finally…

Lebron & Dray

Here’s a a caricature of Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers going up against Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors.   More on that later. Last year I…

Sketch of Dora and old tree

An older one from last year made with extra runny calligraphy pens.

Artist Residency at Cill Rialaig Arts Village

For the last three weeks I was  a resident at the Cill Rialaig Arts Village in Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, on the very south western tip of Ireland.  It’s …

Galway Market

Every Saturday in Galway there is a market in front of St. Nicholas’ Church dating back to the 14th century.  The market has been in operation for centuries…

Belle-Île-en-Mer and Baby Jun

Belle-Île-en-Mer is a small island off the coast of Bretagne.   It’s a gorgeous place, small but varied in its landscapes and rocky coastlines which artists such as Monet having…

On the Subway

On the Subway, the newest from the animal series (including At the Playground and At the Pub), — inspired by the mix of characters each in their own…

Breaking light, Co. Wexford

Here is a watercolor I made from sketches while in County Wexford at the Cow House Studios Artist residency. It’s depicting the moment when the storm clouds parted…

Forty Coats Seinfeld mash-up

I wrote about the Galway Pub Scrawl in a recent post.  Over the course of last month’s 31 Day Drawing Challenge one of the challenges was to “Redesign…

At the Playground

After drawing some animals in the pub, I started thinking about what some of these characters would be doing in the day time.  I figure a lot of…

Animals in a pub

Getting towards the end of the night and the bartender is making last call. Subscribe to the Jun-Pierre ART Newsletter

Galway Pub Scrawl

The Galway Pub Scrawl is a drawing group that meets at McSwiggans pub here in Galway.  Every other Monday, pub scrawlers come to draw, doodle, knit, craft or…

Sketches from Italy

Here are some sketches from Italy, some done for my class or whenever I could grab a moment for the sketchbook.  Mostly in pencil or watercolor under the…

The Urbino Art Village Workshop

I recently wrapped up a ten day watercolor workshop near Urbino, Italy in the Montefeltro Hills.  The course was a part of the Urbino Art Village, a set…

Michele and Mpande’s Magical Passage into Marriage