Enjoy this original seascape watercolor painting for your ocean decor! It combines different hues of blue with a warm orange glow on the horizon. There is a dock that juts out into the water from a sliver of green land on the right-hand side, next to a few palm trees. Painted on archival and acid-freeContinue reading “A Day by the Water – Original Seascape Watercolor Painting”
Work in Progress It feels like it’s been a long while since I’ve written a post here! In the past couple of months, I’ve mostly taken a break from painting, as I’ve been focusing my artistic energy on building out a few of my Etsy shops (The Accounting Artist, Spanglish América and Kids Yoga Art).Continue reading “Down Dog Yoga Portrait Painting”
This portrait painting is going to be given as a surprise gift for Christmas from the husband to the wife! Finishing a portrait painting always feels like a grand accomplishment to me. A lot of work goes into these, from the initial construction of the canvas, to measuring proportions and sketching out the image, toContinue reading “Oil Portrait for the Holidays”
Painting hair in a portrait painting can be rather tricky! If you’re like me and have very short hair, or even better yet (or worse?), if you’re bald, it’s rather easy. BUT, if you have a head full of curls, that is a whole ‘nother story! I’m not sure how other Artists do it, butContinue reading “Painting Hair”
Surprise Gift of Custom Art This new portrait painting is of a husband and wife on vacation with a scene of sailboats in the background! It will be a surprise gift for the Mrs. The unique mission for this painting was change the headshot of the wife from this photo for one from another photo,Continue reading “New Portrait Oil Painting”
A few months ago, I did some watercolor floral paintings on 18″ x 24″ watercolor paper for a neighbor of mine. These will be nice for them to look at as we get into the colder seasons and the flowers go away until next spring! Each painting was custom-framed with Michigan-grown poplar wood frames thatContinue reading “Series of Watercolor Flower Paintings”
Oil Painting of Picturesque Nature I was pretty lucky to have been able to do this painting. Earlier this summer, I was strolling my boys around the neighborhood we live in, and we were walking over by a forested creek where a colony of great blue herons can sometimes be seen flying about. I justContinue reading “Great Blue Heron Painting”
Make an offer on this painting and it’s yours! This is a still-life oil painting, on linen paper, of three vibrantly colored apples. It is framed in a 9″ x 12″ black frame. The painting took approximately 2 hours to complete with a cost of about $20 in materials. Shipping will cost around $10. MakeContinue reading “Framed Still Life Original Oil Painting”
My two boys and I discovered these flowers on a walk in our neighborhood the other day. My sweet toddler immediately thought to pick one “for mama”. Mama was very happy with her flower! I also took a photo of them and painted them on canvas.
This oil painting is of a stream and forest here in our neighborhood in Ashburn, Virginia! Painted on a 16″ x 20″ organic cotton canvas.