Surreal, with love

Midnight Matinee is a 72 in. X 36 in. Beluxe Blue Art painting by Bev Hogue

Midnight Matinee is a personal favourite among my large canvas Blue or Nothing paintings, and its appeal extends to an audience who has shown its appreciation at shows and exhibitions over the years. At the 20th anniversary of my Beluxe art, it was natural to add some cast members to this surreal show and invite… Continue reading Surreal, with love

Blue Friday

High and Dry is a 24 in. x 48 in. Bev Hogue original

We are excited about a big new catalogue of prints at icanvas.com, where you can choose from more than three dozen Beluxe images based on original paintings by artist Bev Hogue. Special Black Friday pricing is on now for various sizes and framing options. Check it out here.  https://www.icanvas.com/canvas-art-prints/artist/bev-hogue?product=canvas&sort=popular

New blue boho blouses

Bev Hogue channels her passion for fabric and thread into a new line of Blue Bohemian blouses. Hand-stitched by the artist and featuring images from some of her favourite paintings, these Blue Boho blouses are richly textured frocks that recall the Renaissance era and are inspired by artist’s Romanian ancestry.  Choose a featured image for your own Blue Boho blouse from… Continue reading New blue boho blouses

Revisting childhood chums

This year, in support of the Niagara Artists Centre Small Feats art show, I am calling on a few old friends. In the painting iToons, I revisit cartoon icons from childhood that never really lost their appeal. Another early influence — nature’s innocent and strong figure of a deer — continues to intrigue. The painting… Continue reading Revisting childhood chums

B&W movies were true blue

The way-back machine has been been working overtime in my studio. Buzzkill, Deadpan Delivery and Crime of Fashion emerged from a twisted trip through 1940s movie posters. Sea No Evil and its 3-D sister, Gillzilla vs. InstaGamera, surfaced after a voyage through B movie horror flics from the 1950s. In the 1960s, late night TV… Continue reading B&W movies were true blue