The Garden, 11x14 Oil on Panel, Painting of Cheekwood Gardens Scene

THE GARDEN, 11X14 OIL ON PANEL, PAINTING OF CHEEKWOOD GARDENS SCENE

Buy on Etsy We were in Cheekwood Gardens in Nashville when I saw this scene. It made me think of the many Impressionist paintings I...

All About the Clouds, 9x6 Oil Painting on Canvas Panel, Daily Painting Skyscape

ALL ABOUT THE CLOUDS, 9X6 OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS PANEL, DAILY PAINTING SKYSCAPE

 
 
 
At the Movies, 30x40 Oil Painting on Canvas, Transformations Exhibit

AT THE MOVIES, 30X40 OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS, TRANSFORMATIONS EXHIBIT

Several years ago I participated in an art show called Transformations, in which each team consisted of an artist and a poet who collaborated...

Nashville Days, Fun in Music City

NASHVILLE DAYS, FUN IN MUSIC CITY

SOLD I feel like writing about our trip to Nashville instead of promoting a painting, so I posted my past little painting of the front...

 
 
 
Happiness II, Original Oil Painting, 5x7 Oil on Canvas Panel, Girl on Beach

HAPPINESS II, ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING, 5X7 OIL ON CANVAS PANEL, GIRL ON BEACH

My New Children's Book, "Dibble the Dragon," Now on Amazon

MY NEW CHILDREN'S BOOK, "DIBBLE THE DRAGON," NOW ON AMAZON

Buy on Amazon In my spare time I finally wrote and illustrated this little children's book that I conceived many years ago. My friend...

 
 
 
The Harpist, 11x14 oil on canvas, Figurative Art

THE HARPIST, 11X14 OIL ON CANVAS, FIGURATIVE ART

NFS This young woman was so beautiful, playing such a graceful instrument, with the light shining through the window. It's so much...

The Lacemaker, 16x20 Gouache Painting, after Vermeer

THE LACEMAKER, 16X20 GOUACHE PAINTING, AFTER VERMEER

Well, looky here! I was cleaning out my studio and this lady turned up. I painted her in a college class over 30 years ago. I think...

 
 
 
The Breakfast Table, after John Singer Sargent

THE BREAKFAST TABLE, AFTER JOHN SINGER SARGENT

NFS When our painting group, Pieces of 8 , first began painting together, we agreed to hone our skills by copying the masters. I love...

Beach Paradise, Oil Painting on Canvas Panel, 9x6 Seascape Daily Painting

BEACH PARADISE, OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS PANEL, 9X6 SEASCAPE DAILY PAINTING

Buy I'm running out of titles for these beach scenes. How many ways can you describe such a beautiful place? I worked on this while...

 
 
 
North Captiva Sunset, 9x12 Oil Painting on Canvas Panel, Seascape

NORTH CAPTIVA SUNSET, 9X12 OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS PANEL, SEASCAPE

Buy At the end of each road on the Gulf side of North Captiva Island in Florida there is a beach, and most every night there is a sunset...

Oil Painting, "Anna Maria Reverie," 5x7 Oil on Canvas Daily Painting

OIL PAINTING, "ANNA MARIA REVERIE," 5X7 OIL ON CANVAS DAILY PAINTING

Buy Even though I just came from North Captiva Island, this painting of Anna Maria Island was started before my vacation. I finished...

 
 
 
Gull Cottage, Pen-and-Ink Drawing, 5x7

GULL COTTAGE, PEN-AND-INK DRAWING, 5X7

In the past two weeks I have painted a large oil painting, drawn this pen-and-ink drawing, and painted 8 x 20-foot flats for a play....

Oil Painting on Canvas, "Beach at Oro Pesos," 18x24 Seascape

OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS, "BEACH AT ORO PESOS," 18X24 SEASCAPE

There's nothing more inspiring than painting in gorgeous surroundings. This beautiful spot is on North Captiva Island on the Gulf Coast...

 
 
 
Oil Painting, "Blackbird," 5x7 Oil on Canvas Panel

OIL PAINTING, "BLACKBIRD," 5X7 OIL ON CANVAS PANEL

Sold This was my entry in the Pieces of Eight challenge this month, to paint a black bird without using black paint. I saw this little...

Oil Painting, "Sky Vine," 5x7 Floral Watercolor Painting, Matted

OIL PAINTING, "SKY VINE," 5X7 FLORAL WATERCOLOR PAINTING, MATTED

Purchase This little watercolor is of a vine that grows in my garden and is making a comeback after being attacked by a hurricane....

 
 
 
Bird Painting, "Terns," 5x7 Watercolor in 8x10 Mat

BIRD PAINTING, "TERNS," 5X7 WATERCOLOR IN 8X10 MAT

Purchase The amazing thing about this painting is that I stopped. I didn't overwork it, no one had to hit me over the head to make...

Oil Painting, "Little Hikers," 8x10 Painting of Children at Silver Springs

OIL PAINTING, "LITTLE HIKERS," 8X10 PAINTING OF CHILDREN AT SILVER SPRINGS

SOLD The Pieces of Eight had a wonderful art show and sale Saturday and we met so many nice people. It was a great team effort. I had...

 
 
 
Art Sale Saturday, February 10

ART SALE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

We also have guest artist Carol Crotts with her beautiful pine needle baskets. Here's a map of our location:

Succulent, 4x5 Daily Painting, Oil Painting on Canvas

SUCCULENT, 4X5 DAILY PAINTING, OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS

Sold This is a very old painting, circa 2009, just a quick little miniature. I was reminded of it when my niece, who has a wonderful...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Chinese Pavilion Opens With Robot-Printed 'Cloud Village' at 2018 Venice...

Chinese Pavilion Opens With Robot-Printed 'Cloud Village' at 2018 Venice Biennale

© Liming Zhang The Chinese Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale , themed " Building a Future Countryside ", is endeavored to explore new technology and ideas to... Read more ...

Tools painting original

Tools painting original

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Abstract Floral Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, "It's Finally...

Abstract Floral Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, "It's Finally Spring", 6x8" Oil on panel

I know, I know, it's almost summer! But in Western North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, spring has been a little slow. Read more ...

Carla Juaçaba Presents Her Chapel Design for the Vatican at the 2018 Venice...

Carla Juaçaba Presents Her Chapel Design for the Vatican at the 2018 Venice Biennale

View of the Chapel. Image © Carla Juaçaba Selected along with nine other architects by the Vatican , Carla Juaçaba has shared images of her proposed chapel design as part of... Read more ...

J.F. Oltmansstraat 15. Steenderen, The Netherlands

J.F. Oltmansstraat 15. Steenderen, The Netherlands

J.F. Oltmansstraat 15 Steenderen, The Netherlands Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm. Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "AN AFTER DINNER WALK" by...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "AN AFTER DINNER WALK" by Abstract Artist Pamela Fowler Lordi

"AN AFTER DINNER WALK" 18" x 18" x 2"Acrylic on Canvas$330. Read more ...

Mark Webster - Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 6711

Mark Webster - Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 6711

Mark Webster - Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 6711. 9x12" Oil on Canvas Panel. Read more ...

Renasant Bank - Shell + Interiors / brg3s Architects

Renasant Bank - Shell + Interiors / brg3s Architects

© Chad Mellon Architects: brg3s Architects Location: 2046 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38104, United States Project Principal/Lead Designer: Jason Jackson Interior Designer... Read more ...

Female Figurative Fine Art Painting, “Betrayed” by International...

Female Figurative Fine Art Painting, “Betrayed” by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme

Backdrop of color in its composition stir the feeling of passing difficulty. The green healthy vine of life emerges. The thorns puncture her femininity, reminding us that... Read more ...

Work in Progress

Work in Progress

This is a 15" x 15" oil on panel. At this point, I've just scrubbed in the value and color with some parts a bit more finished. I may leave some of the scrubbed in areas or I... Read more ...