Oil on canvas, 40”x 30”
You are part of the scene on this sunny day. Just kick back and enjoy the music.
Wynter stands on a star while the music swirls around her. The dandelion seeds are the wishes for a bright future.
Private Collection Mercer Island, WA
Oil on linen, 60" x 30"
The dancers of Whim W'Him, Seattle Contemporary Dance Company, express the powerful movement of dance as well as the strength and beauty of women. The central female dancer is heroic. She is lifted up by the company and reaches toward heaven. This piece will be on display at the Cornish Playhouse at the Seattle Center from January 20- 28th. Don't miss it!
Oil on panel, 16" x 12"
The sweet little Angelinos were the highlight of the Easter celebrations in San Miguel de Allende.
No, Santa was not my model. I took an existing portrait and added the costume. He's the same figure that I painted in Ned's Friend.
Thank goodness for the women behind the men. Here's to you, Mrs. Claus!
I was commissioned to paint roses for a friend. I decided to tell a story: There's been a party. A special party. There are roses on the table. Perhaps we drank too much. The wine has spilled. And I am with my friend, the lady in red.
“Tula is a storyteller in words as well as paint. She painted a lovely portrait of my then three year old daughter on a carousel that captured the wonder and charm of the dizzying world of childhood.”
Bruce Leaverton Lane Powell Spears Lubersky Seattle, Washington
Pencil on paper, 12"x17"
I worked for Jules Feiffer for two years. This sketch show's his intelligence and wit. I learned a lot from Jules. This is my thank you.
"Tula Holmes elegantly reflects the exotic glow and glorious angularity of a Balinese dancer in this gorgeous painting. Her striking gaze shines with the concentration required to perform her precise and mesmerizing movements. Tula's figure is like a magical bird fluttering in mid flight."
Rebecca Black Microsoft Seattle, Washington
“Tula is passionate about her art, and that makes all the difference. Her heartwarming portrait of a Nepali couple brings me back to these wonderful people. Her thoughtfulness and intuition are extraordinary.”
Paul S. Auerbach M.D. Stanford University School of Medicine Palo Alto, CA
Oil on canvas,
36" x 24"
As part of a Tarot Card series, The Wheel of Fortune demonstrates man's tenuous lot in life at the hands of Fortuna.
Tarot: In the Cards Exhibition
Jan. 1– Feb. 13, 2018
ArtEAST Art Center
“Beach Afternoon, evokes a wonderful calmness. We hear the gentle waves and feel the warm sun. Tula has captured the heart and soul of our beach time.”
Brad and Ann Munday Kiawah Island, SC
Oil on linen panel, 12"x16"
Portraiture is a wonderful way to connect with another human being. It's one of the hardest and most satisfying projects for a painter.
Oil on canvas, 11"x14"
This painting began as a portrait painted in Henry Stinson's studio. It was filled with such vibrant color, that I repainted it as my St. Patrick's Day leprechaun.
Oil on panel, 12" x 16"
What's your fantasy? The Fortune Teller will make you believe.
20" x 30" large posters of Santa. Framed or unframed, they are great for holiday gifts or to display in celebration of Christmas. Email for pricing.
Oil on canvas, 16" x 20"
A magical witch is a fun addition to my Celebration Poster Series.