Tentacles, Flowery Hair, Los Angeles and More

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Finished Work, Gallery Shows, Oil Painting | 2 comments

Hello all my lovelies!

There was a storm and a bit of calm, at least that’s how it has felt as of late.

After my Four Horsemen were complete, I moved onto my Tentacle painting for the Ltd. Art Gallery show coming up May 4th.

Tentacle oil painting by Christina Lank

“Last Caress” – oil on masonite – 12 x 14 inches by Christina Lank

I quite enjoyed painting this piece, it was good fun. I had never had it in mind to paint an octopus before but I am sure glad I was invited to participate so I could break out of my comfort zone and do something new! Though the original has already been sold pre show, I do have prints available from my Etsy shop!


detail shot of woman in tentacle painting

Detail shot of the mischievous woman holding the baby octopus!

I have an original up for sale which I started months ago. The theme was a woman with large voluminous hair with flowers and wings in it, something I have always really loved and played alot more with in early 2012. So I was happy to do it again and finally finish her up! She is a sweet 9 x 16 inches and I have a feeling will look really wonderful all framed on someones wall ^^

It Never Was a Secret oil painting by Christina Lank

“It Never Was a Secret” – oil on masonite – 22 x 35 cm (9 x 16 inches approx.)

If you think you could give her a new home, she comes with her concept sketch and a certificate of authenticity! Just email me at: contact@plantiebee.com!


Gallery 1988

I have also had the great honor of being chosen to be in Gallery 1988’s October Show “Say Hello to the Bad Guy” – all about the, well –Β  The Bad Guys in Cult Films!! I have picked out my character and it is a bit hush hush right now πŸ˜› I will probably start working on it late in the summer but I already have a huge folder full of inspiration – it’s going to be awesome πŸ˜€

Gallery 1988 is located in L.A. so if you live in the area be sure to check them out! They host a whole crew of amazing artists!

That’s all from me at the moment – I am still chugging along on my massive commission board and will soon begin my Fiction piece for Modern Eden’s upcoming show!! More on that soon I promise πŸ™‚

Christina Lank holding framed painting

Me holding the finished framed painting!



  1. it is wonderful to see what you have been creating!
    love all the work you are hinting about too. wishing you a grand time as you paint~

    • Thank you Tammie! πŸ˜€ I am looking forward to this summer, clearing out the decks, starting a fresh. Feels like its been a long winter huh?!

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