beautiful paintings

The Creation Of Beautiful Paintings

The process of creating beautiful paintings is ultimately connected to an artist's own experience and understanding of beauty. Though most of us have heard it said beauty is in the eye of the beholder, perhaps, beauty is beholden in the subject itself. The beauty of nature most often cannot be denied: a glorious sunset of [...]

Flower Power

The flower truly reveals its power when one of the greatest masters of art, Claude Monet, stated he may just owe his life as a painter to the flowers. Even those who do not consider themselves artists are often compelled to capture these beauties. No other motif in nature has inspired so many artists, poets [...]

By |2017-05-22T14:14:14+00:00January 13th, 2013|Categories: All About Art, Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Fig Tree

Acrylic on paper, 18"x24" Beautiful Baja, and the big fig tree I would pass on the road to visit a friend. Sometimes I would stop and sit under the fig tree, for hours, and watch the whales dance in that amazing, turquoise sea. Unframed. Original Painting The Fig Tree $756.00 USD Giclee Prints 9"x 12" [...]

By |2017-05-22T14:14:24+00:00April 30th, 2011|Categories: Baja, Tropical|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Moon Fireflies

Aqua oil on canvas, 24"x48" One of the most wonderful spectacles of  Appalachian summer evenings are the fireflies. This was a scene one summer night off my back porch when the fireflies came out by the thousands to light up the field. It was especially beautiful under the new moon, thus the painting was called [...]

Appalachian Landscapes

Most people appreciate a landscape painting, such as the beauty found in Appalachian landscapes. We all like to be reminded of the beauty and wonder of the world around us. We all need to be reminded of our deep, intrinsic connection to the natural world. Artists journey to the depths of this relationship when studying [...]

Maine Cosmos

Acrylic on paper, 18"x24" I used to go to Maine in late summer with my boyfriend. It was heavenly. All the flowers were so happy in Maine with the ocean breezes and cool air, and the Maine cosmos was particularly strong and prolific. By late summer in Virginia, many flowers are showing signs of exhaustion [...]

Kuan Yin

Aqua oil on canvas, 24"x48" The lovely Kuan Yin is the goddess of peace and compassion. I really resonate with her. This was a vision of her that came to me while soaking in the hot tub one night.   Original Painting Kuan Yin $2,016.00 Giclee Prints 10"x 20" $200.00 12"x 24" $288.00 18"x 36" [...]

Los Adobes Garden

Acrylic on paper, 18"x24" Los Adobes is a great restaurant in the small, fishing village of Todos Santos on the Baja in Mexico. One year, upon my winter return back to this sweet, little town, the restaurant had created this beautiful garden in the back. This was the view from the dining tables on the [...]

Spring Meadow

Acrylic on paper, 18"x24" An Appalachian spring is as close to heaven on earth as I can imagine. The woods are all bursting with snippets of soft green, pink, purple and white while the spring meadow is showing off shades of yellow and bright green. A new cycle of beauty has begun. Framed in gold [...]

Spring Bliss

Aqua oil on canvas, 22"x28" I went to visit an old friend one gorgeous, spring day, and as I turned into the driveway, I was in awe of the scene before me. The entire drive was lined with dogwood trees overflowing with white blossoms. What more can I say. This was pure spring bliss at [...]

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.