A Painter's Year with Susan Abbott: http://susanabbott.blogspot.com/
The shapes and colours are inspirational.
A Canadian's view of stark yet not intimidating countryside: http://www.borghesegardens.com/oil-4.htm
Approaching Storm by Patricia Gill, all the colours of the rainbow: http://www.saa.co.uk/galleries/fullsize.php?a=1153&oscsid=cc830j7llf5n94ga9cnid441j6. This site is the SAA site (the Society for all Artists - 'to inform, encourage and inspire'.
The painting below by Cy Twomby comes from: http://artandlair.blogspot.com/2011/03/cy-twombly-master-of-abstract.html
On of my very favourite sites: http://www.gwennseemel.com/index.php/news/. To quote: 'This July, I’m participating in A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art. Curated by artist Catherine JH Miller, the show focuses on disability and its status in art and in society.'
http://www.kelvinharvey.co.uk/index.aspx?sectionid=1202398&productid=1824178. Impressions of Dartmoor, abstracts, semi abstracts of near my father was brought up, what Kelvin calls 'active ceramics'.