Danielle Eubank

at the easel

At the easel is my opportunity to share with you works in progress, sketches, and ideas that I have been working on. What am I working on right now? Contact me and I would be happy to describe the latest piece.


       
February 014 Isle of Mull
Isle of Mull: the finished piece after layers and layers of color.
   
February 2014 Isle of Mull in progress
Isle of Mull: The first layers of color. 28x44 inches
   
January 2014 Isle of Mull in progress
Isle of Mull: After drawing a larger image of my sketch onto the canvas with charcoal, I begin marking where the highs and lows will be. 28x44 inches
   
29 October 2010 entry KingsX
An initial sketch on canvas for the cover of a novel. 36x52 inches
6 August 2009 entry    
Today I focussed on the foreground of the boat and sail. Oil on linen 28x40 inches.
Red Stripe 5 August 2009 entry    
First sketches for Red Stripe. Oil on linen 28x40 inches.
Red Stripe 3 August 2009 entry    
Background of my painting I'm starting today!
2 January 2009 entry Phoenicia Reflection  
Today I focussed on the dark blue of the lower third of the painting. Phoenicia Reflection in progress. A reflection of the sail in the water. Oil on linen 60x72 inches.  
1 January 2009 entry Phoenicia Reflection  
Phoenicia Reflection in progress. Today I painted the lines in the top third of the paintng. A reflection of the sail in the water. Oil on linen 60x72 inches.  
Phoenicia Reflection dec 31 2008 31 December 2008 entry  
Phoenicia Reflection in progress. A reflection of the sail in the water. Oil on linen 60x72 inches.  
Phoenicia Reflection 20 Dec 2008 20 December 2008 entry  
Phoenicia Reflection in progress. A reflection of the sail in the water. Oil on linen 60x72 inches.  
Val d'Isére Fountain V 2 December 2008 entry  
Val d'Isére Fountin V in progress. Oil on linen 20x30 inches.  
1 December 2008 entry Phoenicia Reflection painting  
The first week of sketching on canvas for Phoenicia Reflection. A reflection of the sail in the water. Oil on linen 60x72 inches.  
20 September 2008 entry
Holiday on the Marina III  
Excited water at night. Oil on linen 24x34 inches.
 
17 September 2008 entry
Holiday on the Marina II    
Painting of the lights at night in the harbor. Oil on linen 24x28 inches.
   
Reflection
17 September 2008 entry
   
Reflection of Phoenicia in the harbor. Oil on paper 11x8 inches.
16 September 2008 entry    
Hull of Phoenicia at dusk. Oil on paper 8x11 inches.    
reflection of Phoenicia 15 September 2008 entry    
Phoenicia in the harbor. Oil on paper 4x6 inches.    
heathrow 14 September 2008 entry  
Heathrow. A new beginning.
Oil on paper 8x11 inches.
 
Airport 13 September 2008 entry    
Heathrow. A new beginning. Oil on paper. 4x6 inches.    
20 August 2008 entry
Phoenicia sketch  
The last few minutes before Phoenicia is brought into the water, where she will stay from now on. Oil on paper 8x11 inches.
 
19 August 2008 entry
Sketch of Phoenicia    
Everybody prepping Phoenicia to take her out to sea for the first time under sail. Oil on paper. 4x6 inches.
   
Sketch of Phoenicia 18 August 2008 entry    
Phoenica off land for the last time! Oil on paper. 4x6 inches.    
Sketch of Phoenicia 17 August 2008 entry    
Everybody on deck hauling up the yard. Pencil on paper. 4x6 inches.    
Sketch of Phoenicia 16 August 2008 entry    
Another boat in the boatyard on the island of Arwad. Mixed media on paper. 4x6 inches.
   
14 August 2008 entry
Sketch of Arwad boatyard    
Other boats in the boatyard on the island of Arwad. Mixed media on paper. 4x6 inches.
   
13 August 2008 entry
Sketch of Phoenicia    
Block that connects the ramshead to the deck. Used for raising and lowering the mast. Mixed media on paper. 6x4 inches.
   
12 August 2008 entry
Sketch of Phoenicia    
The control panel inside Phoenicia. Mixed media on paper. 4x6 inches.
   
Sketch of Floating dock 11 August 2008 entry    
Floating dock in the marina in Arwad, Syria. oil oil on paper. 4x6 inches.    
Sketch of Phoenicia 10 August 2008 entry    
Phoenicia. Mixed media on paper. 4x6 inches.    
Sketch of Phoenicia
7 August 2008 entry    
Phoenicia and visitors. Pencil. 4x6 inches.    
6 August 2008 entry
sketch of Phoenicia    
Phoenicia in the boatyard. Mixed media, 4x6 inches.
   
5 August 2008 entry
Down below    
Down below. The mast is in, and there is a hole cut in the deck where the cabin will go. The ladder is temporary. Behind the mast will be bunkbeds. Mixed media, 4x6 inches.
   
4 August 2008 entry
View of Arwad from Tartous    
View of Arwad from Tartous. Mixed media, 4x6 inches.
   
photo of Phoenicia
1 August 2008 entry    
She is still in the boatyard. This is the view of her from the other side. Her first night floating in water was a success, without too much intake of water in the bilge.    
photo of Phoenicia
31 July 2008 entry    
A lamb was sacrificed on deck and the boat was pulled into the water. Finally, Phoenicia is in the water, where she belongs.    
photo of Phoenicia 30 July 2008 entry    
Photo of Phoenicia in the boatyard, Arwad. Today the cabin is much further along and the red anti-fouling has been painted on.    
29 July 2008 entry
photo of Phoenicia    
Photo of Phoenicia in the boatyard, Arwad. The cabin on top of the deck is just starting to get built. At this point there still is no lower deck, just metal sheets serving as ballast.
   
28 July 2008 entry
Phoenicia    
Photo of Phoenicia in the boatyard, Arwad. She has come on so far since the end of June! Notice the dark color. Now she has been coated with pine tar.
   
25 July 2008 entry
Channel Islands VI    
The last few days have been spent preparing for a show I'm part of in September and October at Thompson's Gallery on Marylebone High Street in London. This includes shipping the paintings, stretching, framing, and delivering them to the gallery.
On the right is one of the paintings for the show, an image of Channel Islands Harbor in California. Oil on linen, 42x32 inches.
   
studio 21 July 2008 entry    
Packing for the launch in Syria.    
Phoenicia 18 July 2008 entry    
Finished? Oil on linen, 24x30 inches.    
Three Boats 16 July 2008 entry    
Three boats in the Arwad boat yard. Oil on linen 16x12 inches.
   
15 July 2008 entry
3 boats    
Tightening up the initial drawing, moving some things around. Oil on linen 16x12 inches
   
14 July 2008 entry
3 boats    
Three boats in the boatyard, with Phoenicia in the background. Oil on linen16x12 inches
   
13 July 2008 entry
Phoenicia    
Today I worked a lot on the foreground. Oil on linen, 24x30 inches
   
Phoenicia 12 July 2008 entry  
Its starting to come together. Oil on linen, 24x30 inches    
Phonicia 11 July 2008 entry  
Today I mostly painted sky and the wood of the ship. I added loads of yellow and purple to the sky. Oil on linen, 24x30 inches  
Phoenicia 10 July 2008 entry  
Today I worked on the sky. Oil on linen, 24x30 inches  
9 July 2008 entry
painting of Phoenicia    
Painting of the bow of the ship. Creating definition today. Oil on linen, 24x30 inches
8 July 2008 entry
painting of Phoenicia in progress    
Painting of the bow of Phoenicia, in progress. Oil on linen, 24x30 inches
7 July 2008 entry
sketch of Phoenicia    
Study for the a painting of Phoenicia, from the bow. Mixed media, 4x6 inches
Sketch of the bow of Phoenicia
3 July 2008 entry  
Sketch of the bow of Phoenica, from the boatyard in Arwad, Syria. Oil on paper 11x8 inches    
 
2 July 2008 entry
eubank sketch of Phoenicia  
I feel like I've been focusing on the bow so much. I think that is partly because the ship yard is quite crowded. Its difficult to find a place to sit and look at the stern. Mixed media on paper 11x8 inches.
1 July 2008 entry
Eubank sketch of boatyard in Arwad  
The forms, the shapes. A fishing boat, lends scale to the Phoenicia behind, with houses in the background. I might make this into a painting. Oil on paper 8x11 inches.
Eubank sketch of the bow of Phoenicia
30 June 2008 entry
 
I'm continuing to work with the bow. The arched lines of the broadside profile create quite an impressive angle at the bow. Eventually this will have a carved horse's head on it. Oil on paper, 11x8 inches.  
29 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch of the stern of Phoenicia    
From the stern on a 'Phoenician purple' background. Mixed media on paper, 4x6 inches.
27 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch    
Phoenicia from the bow. I'm working out a composition for a big painting. Oil on paper, 4x6 inches.
26 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch    
Sketch of Feda, the daughter of the metal smith, Abdul. The Pheonicians invented purple dye. Mixed media on paper, 6x4 inches.
 
Eubank sketch 24 June 2008 entry    
Capturing the belly. The ship has a voluptuous curve right in the middle. Difficult to capture. Mixed media on paper 6x4 inches.
23 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch    
The stern of Phoenicia. Charcoal on paper, 6x4 inches.
22 June 2008 entry Eubank sketch
Orwah's boat, with a ship behind, and in the distance the city of Tartus, Syria. Oil on paper, 6x8 inches.
21 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch    
Reflection of a boat in the marina on Arwad, Syria. Mixed media, 6x4 inches.
Eubank sketch 20 June 2008 entry    
The Phoenicia in the boatyard on Arwad with a wooden boat in front and houses behind. Mixed media, 4x6 inches.
19 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch    
The bow of Phoenicia, in construction in the boatyard in Arwad, Syria. Mixed media, 6x4 inches.
18 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch of Enas    
Enas, Orwah's niece. Mixed media, 6x4 inches.
 
Eubank sketch 17 June 2008 entry    
One of the cargo ships waiting off the coast of Tartus, Syria. Mixed media, 6x4 inches.
16 June 2008 entry
Eubank sketch of Arwad harbor    
The first sketch. First thing in the morning, overlooking the harbor in the island of Arwad, Syria. Mixed media, 4x6 inches.
     

Danielle Eubank makes every effort to create her artwork in an environmentally responsible manner. She uses the highest quality materials. This includes low VOC or no VOC paints, thinners, and mediums, and FSC certified wood for stretchers. She recycles whenever possible.