A room full of murals

Murals in Ashburn, VA at Lost Rhino Retreat

Just a few weeks ago, I completed a 4th mural painting at the Lost Rhino Retreat restaurant in the Brambleton neighborhood of Ashburn! It’s an honor to be trusted to paint on a large-scale in such a public setting. They have great American fare and live music every Friday evening. Here is a photo of a close-up of the latest mural:

Mural Painting at Lost Rhino by Ashburn Artist Dave White
Lost Rhino Retreat Mural Painting

This painting was a collage that I created based on a number of photos that they allowed me to take of the kitchen staff. These guys get busy back there around dinner time!

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Here’s a few photos of all of the murals in the room:

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Great Blue Heron Painting

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 just happened to see through the trees a great blue heron slowly wading in the water, about 100 feet away. In that moment, I took off running with my camera and left my boys sitting on the path in their stroller. They probably wondered what the heck Dad was doing, although they seemed to get a kick out of it and were laughing. As I approached, I slowed down to practically walking on my tip toes so that the bird didn’t fly away! Luckily it didn’t, and I got to take several photos of it. There is nothing like seeing animals in their natural habitat from a good viewing distance!

Prints on Fine Art Paper are available in sizes 14″ x 14″ and 16″ x 16″, with various framing options, here.

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Great Blue Heron – One Loudoun

 

New One Loudoun Barn Painting

One Loudoun Barn Oil Painting by Ashburn Artist Dave White

Original Painting of The Barn at One Loudoun

“The Barn in Summer”

Recently I had the pleasure to paint a commissioned painting of the barn located in the One Loudoun neighborhood. It’s painted on an 11″ x 14″ linen canvas, with oil, gouache and acrylic paints, and a tad bit of black ink!

To read about the history of the barn that this barn was modeled after, here is an article about it on loudountimes.com from a few years ago.

One Loudoun Barn Oil Painting by Ashburn Artist Dave White
Red Barn Oil Painting

New One Loudoun House Painting

I recently had the pleasure to do a house painting of a home in One Loudoun, on a hand-constructed 22″ x 28″ organic cotton canvas. This particular painting was done with acrylic and gouache paints, in a more modern style, rather than traditional realism. The homeowners asked that I include their cat, of which they shared a few photos, into the painting. So I was able to paint ‘Lefty’ looking out from the top step!

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One Loudoun House Painting

Here is a photo of the painting hanging in their home! Looks great!

Fine Art Exhibit – May 19th – Ashburn, VA

This evening from 6-8pm is my Fine Art Exhibit here in Ashburn. It is free to attend and open to the public! Located at The Barn at One Loudoun, there will be live music from Eli Lev, a fashion show from Boho Nation, and food/drinks, with 10 original paintings & drawings on display and available for purchase. Come on out for a good time!

The Club at One Loudoun Painting Progress

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Getting close to finishing this painting! After the paint for the trees dries up (still need to finish the trees on the left-hand side), I’ll add in the foliage. This painting will be a part of the One Loudoun Spring Fine Art Exhibit on May 19th in Ashburn. Painted on Green Artist Canvas.

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The Club at One Loudoun Painting Progress