Archive for the ‘My Paintings’ Category

A Modern Home for The Road

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

This summer I had the unexpected pleasure of meeting the owners of my painting, The Road. Their gorgeous new home is featured in Modern Home, here. I like how well she looks with the slick furniture and those delicious textures. I’m swooning over that weaving studio and all that stunning natural light. My lucky girl has a lovely new home.

There she is in her stunning new home

There she is in her light-filled home

 

April Show at The Gallery at Mattick’s Farm

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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Candy, Oil on Canvas, 2015 (SOLD)

Howdy, folks, it’s been a while since I was on here. I’m squirrelling away in my studio producing new and re-painting old paintings for a show at The Gallery at Mattick’s Farm. The paintings go up April 4, and the official fancy-pants opening reception is April 10, 1pm-4pm. Please come see what I’ve been working on. It’s a mix of mainly the ongoing Girls series, with some others peppered in to add to the narrative. I like seeing the way different bodies of work play together to form a whole new story. In true ‘vernissage’ fashion, I’m certain some paint will still be wet!

People’s Choice Award!

Friday, October 11th, 2013

I’m happy to say I won the People’s Choice Award at the Sooke Fine Arts Show this year, for my painting A Warm Spring. I’m really honoured and happy to win this, thanks to all who voted for my painting!

A Warm Spring

Lots of Fun News!

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Loyal cats and kittens, I have returned here to let you know what I’m up to. I’ve spent a grand winter and spring squirreled away in my studio, and now I shall come outside and show you what I’ve made. I’ve been working on a whole new series, called Swimmers. To see the most finished ones, please visit my website. First up is the first ever Paint In the Square, a prelude to the Gallery Paint In on Moss Street. Then there’s the Sooke Fine Arts Show, in which I’m excited to be showing two big new pieces.

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Submerged, Oil on Board, 24"x36", Lisa Hebden 2012

Paint In the Square ~ Tuesday, July 17 11am-4pm.
Centennial Square, Victoria, BC

Art Gallery Paint In ~ Saturday, July 21 11am-4:30pm.
Please check back for a map of where I’ll be along Moss Street

Sooke Fine Arts Show ~ July 28 – August 6.
SEAPARC Leisure Complex, 2168 Phillips Road, Sooke, BC.

A Big One

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Last spring I finished the largest painting I’ve ever done on canvas: 8.5 x 10 feet. The paintings were a commission for a lovely couple who have recently moved to a West Coast style home with a large, blank wall that needed some added “wow factor”. The field in the paintings almost looks as though you could walk right into it, the scale is so great. I hope they love living with it as much as I loved the challenge of painting it.

They were so tall, the only way to see them side-by-side was to prop them up outside!

In progress. They were so tall, the only way to see them side-by-side was to prop them up outside!

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The finished pieces.

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Installed

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Thanks to Bushby Photography

If you’re interested in commissioning a painting from me, (it doesn’t have to be huuuge), please feel free to email me for pricing and other information. Big thanks to Tara at Livtona Interior Design for the collaboration on this project!

Sooke Fine Arts Show 2011

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Gaze

This year I have two pieces in the Sooke Fine Arts Show, which opens this Saturday, July 23 at 10 am, and runs until August 1st.

Sketchbooks ~ Mexico

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Yay, more travelly sketchbooks!

This one is Mexico, January 2011. There is such pleasure in doing a silly little sketch with my wee set of watercolours. It’s pressure free, as I don’t have to show it to anyone if I don’t want to (but I’ll show them to you!). It’s the act of sitting with my notebook and my Pina Colada and fiddling with paints. Sigh. It helps when the sun is warm and the palms are swaying. Happiness.

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~ OPEN ~ A New Show

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

I am mounting a show at Xchanges Gallery in Victoria, which opens this Friday at 7pm. I seem to have painted myself into a corner, so we’ll have ourselves another vernissage, with the smell of wet varnish mixing with wine and perfume for the opening. I’ve decided it’s romantic…

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Monday

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Well, thanks to the fabulous folks who stopped by my patch of grass, the Paint-In was a lot of fun. About 6 hours of talking about myself to 30,000 peeps. By 8:30 pm, after a lovely Sea Cider (I recommend the Kings & Spies) and a brief but enjoyable listen to Kumbia, I was done-for. It’s a pretty uplifting thought that 150 visual artists along a street can bring 10% of the city’s population to see them. My friend says it’s the best thing Victoria has going for it, and I have to proudly agree.

Moss Street Paint In 2010 by Debra Brash, Times Colonist

 

Child at Moss Street Paint-In, by Debra Brash, Times Colonist

 

A Painter's Palette, by Debra Brash, Times Colonist

 

I showed some new works at the Paint In, all of which have yet to make it to my actual website. I’ll post these on here soon.

Another Show!

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

I am back from a trip to Morocco, which was absolutely wonderful I have to say. Four girls let loose on the streets of Marrakech is just what the doctor ordered after moving house and participating in the studio tour. 

To bring me right back into my other life, my artist friend Jennifer Olson asked me to show with her at the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria. Passages opens this Thursday, May 20 from 6 to 8pm. It runs until May 26. The hours are all on the CACGV website. I’ll be showing work from my November show, Passage, which was hung at the Macpherson Library Gallery at UVic.

 

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