Monday, November 21, 2016

1920's Fashion Sketchbook: Art Deco Inspired Fashion Ink Drawings for Coloring

 My new book is out. Inspired by fashions of the 1920s and Art Deco, Chris Ousley’s ebullient pen style will take you back to the 1920’s as you color these. Many flowing dresses, shoes and a few dapper men are waiting for your colors. All hand drawn and inked with my classic dip pens.
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Monday, October 31, 2016

Fall View in Nolensville (watercolor 8x11)

Fall scene here in LaVergne / Nolensville area in Tennessee. Painted on Arches paper.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Happy Inktober16 & Halloween around the Corner

Happy Inktober16 & Halloween around the Corner #InkTober16

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

October Afternoon (gouache)

Soy field on the way home from Bell Buckle. Near Christiana TN. Fall colors sneaking in finally. size: 8.5x11in
medium: Gouache

Friday, July 15, 2016

La Vergne Tennessee Farmland

Humid day in La Vergne Tennessee. Painted with Turner brand Acryla Gouache paints.
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Watercolor of a soy field here in La Vergne Tennessee. Daily Paintworks watercolor

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Clovercroft Road Farmhouse (gouache 8x10)

This is on Clovercroft Road in Franklin/Nolensville TN. Whole area is being bulldozed and developed. Orange and white cone country. I bet this house will be kaput soon! I used Turner Brand Acryl-Gouache on this. Good stuff!
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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Old Family Plot (acrylic 12x16)

Old family plot in the late afternoon. Plenty of palette knife action along with some brushwork.
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Abstract Landscape With Palette Knife (acrylic 8x10)

Acrylic on 2 inch thick birch wood panel of abstract landscape. Palette knife painting. Nice and thick strokes! 
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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Edwardian Fashion 1910-1920 Styles: Edwardian Inspired Fashion Pen and Ink Drawings, Adult Coloring Book

“Edwardian Fashion 1910-1920 Styles” is an adult coloring book that features 30 single sided pages of hand drawn illustrations. Fans of vintage fashion and costume dramas like Downton Abbey and Titanic will enjoy coloring these drawings. So step back in time with your markers and pencils to the elegant world of Edwardian and La Belle Epoque inspired fashions. All hand drawn with my old time dip pens and india ink. -Single sided drawings printed on medium weight white paper -Designs are suitable for markers (some pages will require a fine tip), colored pencils, and gel pens. $7.99 on Amazon Prime
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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Monday, December 7, 2015

Ink Sketch 8x10

Random ink drawing from last Friday. Took my mind off of the terrorist attack for a bit.

Monday, November 23, 2015


Pencil sketch while thinking of my friends in Paris

Medieval Costume Sketches

Medieval costume sketched at Channel to Channel Drink and Draw session.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Corn Rows (Milton Tennessee) oil 8x10 *SOLD*

 I always find a subject between Lascassas and Auburtown TN on Highway 96. This is in Milton TN with some cornrows and a lone tree waiting for the harvest. Said goodbye to September and hello to October. (My favorite month)

Sliced Cantaloupe (oil 8x10)

Sliced cantaloupe for breakfast. I like a little salt on mine. (oil 8x10

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Snowy Field

 Cold snowy day with another snow cloud moving in. I had fun with the swirls and strokes with the slippery paint. I used Gamblin Neo Meglip medium. Speeds the drying too.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Bridge in Prauge CZ (Gouache 7x9)

It's fun to visit other places via google street view. Head up to Idaho and then zip over to Prague CZ. Be a jet setter! This is a bridge in Prague CZ. 

Here is the preliminary 2 point perspective sketch also.