Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Work in progress Teaser by Marion Hedger


Current work in progress detail

Small Abstract Painting, Daily Painting, Metallic Paints, 6x8x.75" Abstract

One of my favorites, so far!


Purchase here


I got excited about this one!  The metallic gold and copper paints are very effective.  The listing above is for a giclee print, in the size of your choice.  If you are interested in the original, check with me for availability.

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Thanks for visiting my blog today!



Carol Schiff

Palette Knife Flower Art Painting "Vail Meadow" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

 FRESH OFF THE EASEL...

 20"x10" Oil on canvas

 Original Palette Knife Flower Landscape Painting

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   Judith Babcock Fine Art Gallery
   Boarding House studio Galleries
   220 East 7th Ave, Studio #2
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Custom commissions by Karen Tarlton original oil painting palette knife impressionism

There is still a little time left to buy original art in time for a holiday gift.

"Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul". ~ Vincent Van Gogh

30x40
Glory in the Sky
SOLD custom commission

Monday, December 11, 2017

Finished. No. 2 of New Series

No. 2 in the new series. 
Untitled
Palette knife painting
30x30cm on stretched canvas

A close up of some detail



Small Seascape, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 6x8" Oil "Crashing Wave" by Carol Schiff Studio SOLD

In the past, I painted lots of seascapes, but in recent years, my focus has been on landscapes and flowers.  Today, I went back to my roots....kind of.


 I wanted to do a seascape, but something different than the past.  I found one of my images of the surf and cropped it very closely.

I tried to paint with a variety of strokes and get plenty of action into the scene.  I finished with scattering some "foam" .  I enjoyed trying to bring something new to an old subject.


Thank you for reading my blog today!

www.CarolSchiffStudio.blogspot.com

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Pear and Plum Still Life, Palette Knife Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 6x8" Oil on canvas panel, sold

Have not done a still life, or a palette knife painting for a while, so this one was in my comfort zone.

SOLD

I naturally tend to lean towards cool colors, so I had fun working all my favorite color relationships.



This scene is a repaint, from years ago.  I couldn't find the original photograph, but I did have a photo of the first painting, so I used that as a guide.  The first painting was done with a brush, which is why I decided to mix it up a little, by using a palette knife this time around.

Hope you enjoy it!

Carol Schiff

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Winter is Back by Jane Boyd Contemporary Impressionist Painter

Palette knife painting...6" x 6" oil on canvas panel.
The chill of winter............................


Daily Painting, Seascape Painting, Ocean Painting, Beach Painting, "Celebrating Blue" 16x20x1.5" Oil SOLD

I wanted to do a seascape, or actually a beach painting, somewhere between an abstract and impressionism.  If this looks a little familiar, it is because I posted the study for this work a month or two ago.



SOLD

I wanted to record just my memories and impressions of trips to the beach.  I painted with a knife and tried to work quickly.

I tried not to think too much about the colors I was using or where I was putting them, but tried to keep it really instinctive.





I wanted plenty of texture in this piece.



It was a fun exercise, although I wish I had done a larger piece.  Maybe someday I will.

Thanks for viewing my blog today.

www.CarolSchiffStudio.blogspot.com

Palette Knife Colorado Landscape Painting "Prairie View" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock



      9"x12" Palette Knife Oil Landscape Painting

      $275.00/ Click HERE to purchase.

      Original Palette Knife Landscape Painting

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   Judith Babcock Fine Art Gallery
   Boarding House studio Galleries
   220 East 7th Ave, Studio #2
   Denver, Co 80203
   By Appointment: lododuo@aol.com
                                  303.669.6353


Angels by Karen Tarlton fine art impressionism

A few angels to brighten your day


Angel Hugs
12x12

 Angel of Light
8x8

Friday, December 8, 2017

Work in Progress, Modern Abstract by Marion Hedger

Untitled Work in Progress
30x40cm 




"Point Loma Lighthouse" by Southern California Palette Knife Artist Garry Abel


12" x 16"
Oil on Canvas

To Purchase this painting, contact Artist at

Garry is a Permanent Artist at the Cove Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA.

Garry will also be exhibiting this summer at the
Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair beginning 6/29/2018 through 9/2/2018

"Red Hibiscus" by Southern California Palette Knife Artist Garry Abel


8" x 10"
Oil on Canvas

To Purchase this painting, contact Artist at

Garry is a Permanent Artist at the Cove Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA.

Garry will also be exhibiting this summer at the
Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair beginning 6/29/2018 through 9/2/2018

Oak Creek 3rd Green by Southern California Palette Knife Artist Garry Abel


9" x 12"
Oil on Canvas

To Purchase this painting, contact Artist at

Garry is a Permanent Artist at the Cove Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA.

Garry will also be exhibiting this summer at the
Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair beginning 6/29/2018 through 9/2/2018

Painting on sale, Floral still life, daily painting, small oil painting, "Spring Flowers" by Carol Schiff, 8x10 Oil SOLD

An oldie, but a goodie!

SOLD

Tip for artists:  Instead of purchasing art books, I purchase paintings from my favorite artists.  I find it much more helpful for me to study technique and brushwork from an actual example instead of a book.  I have the added benefit of owning original artwork which I enjoy daily in my home.

Have a great day and take time to smell the roses.

www.CarolSchiffStudio.blogspot.com

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Original Palette Knife Abstract Horse Painting "Neigh Neighs Three" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock


Original Palette Knife Painting

15"x30" Oil on Canvas/Available

 Click HERE for pricing.

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  Judith Babcock Fine Art Gallery
  Boarding House studio Galleries
  220 East 7th Ave, Studio #2
  Denver, Co 80203
  By Appointment: lododuo@aol.com
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Abstract Poured Paint, Mixed Media Painting, "STREAMS" by Carol Schiff, 6x6x1.5" SOLD

I hope you enjoy this example of  abstract poured paint.

SOLD


This has a very hard, high gloss finish on gallery wrap canvas.  Silver metallic paint brings additional interest and works well with the finish to create an eye-catching piece.

Please pin!

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

New Abstract Series #1 by Marion Hedger

Untiltled
40x40cm 
palette knife painting
acrylic on cradled panel

Finished! the first in my new series of abstracts.




Seascape Oil Painting, Daily Painting, Wave Painting, "Wall of Water" 16x20x.75" Oil SOLD

Lately, I have been painting seascapes.  I always love painting and viewing seascapes.  It's almost as soothing to me as a trip to the beach.

SOLD
 Of course, the first step for me IS a trip to the beach.  I  pick a day with my trusty camera and head for the sand.  I count myself lucky if I get a few interesting shots.

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For this painting, I used images from a trip to Barbados.




For the time being, I have hung this on my studio wall.  It transports me to the sea each time I see it.
Isn't art wonderful?!

Thanks for viewing my art today.

www.CarolSchiffStudo.blogspot.com




Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Isle of Islay Commission by Marion Hedger

Isle of Islay
by Marion Hedger
Commission Painting





Abstract Floral Palette Knife Painting "Color Symphony" by Judith Babcock Colorado Artist


      30"x36"  Oil on Canvas

      Available HERE
                             
 

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  Judith Babcock Fine Art Gallery
  Boarding House studio Galleries
  220 East 7th Ave, Studio #2
  Denver, Co 80203
  By Appointment: lododuo@aol.com
                                  303.669.6353


Mountain Landscape Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 6x8" Original Oil

We spend our summers in the Smoky Mountains, trying to escape the heat and humidity of Florida.  The mountain views are impossible to ignore.

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When I finish a new little painting, I like to prop it up on the fireplace mantel, where I can see it and live with it for a few days.  If it passes that test, it goes on Etsy.



Carol Schiff
www.CarolSchiffStudio.etsy.com
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Irish Blues by Jane Boyd Contemporary Impressionist Painter

Palette knife painting,8" x 10" oil & cold wax on canvas panel.
The view from our rented Irish house...all but a fond memory....................



Monday, December 4, 2017

Bend in the River by Marion Hedger

Bend in the River
by Marion Hedger
30x40cm oil on canvas

Commission painting.





Dog Portrait, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 16x20x1.5 Animal Painting, SOLD

Today, I am posting a commission painting.  I find that doing a commission is a whole different ball game.  Do you agree?
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 The client was asking for three paintings of his two dogs.  One of each, and one of both animals.

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SOLD

This is the first painting.  I always second guessing myself when I work on a commission.  Does the client want this, or do that want that.  Is it too dull for them, or too bright, or too much detail, or not enough.  It is hard guessing what a perfect stranger would like!

Add to that the dreaded deadline!  In this case, I had only a short time to complete the artwork, due to my schedule.  What if I failed and produce a suitable painting in the allotted time?

While commissions are stressful for me, I always welcome them.....I just have to remeber the sense of accomplishment I have, when the project is accepted by the client.

I believe a little stretch is good for everyone, especially us artists


Thanks for reading my blog today......and keep painting!

www.CarolSchiffStudio.blogspot.com

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Sunset Dhow Commission by Marion Hedger

Sunset Dhow
by Marion Hedger
30x40cm
Oil on canvas

Flower Painting, Iris Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 6x8" on Canvas Panel

I spent most of the spring in the mountains of North Carolina, surrounded by flowers everywhere.  They must have the perfect environment for flowers, and I loved every minute of it.  This is one of the beautiful iris' I photographed during my stay.

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I had a difficult time getting this painting to the finishing point, but turns out, my real struggle was in trying to get a decent photograph of it.  I find that blues and greens tend me merge when photographed, especially blues.  I took many photos of this painting, under different conditions, but I believe many of the subtle color changes were lost.  Note to self:  Don't do blue and green paintings, and don't do very dark paintings.....also impossible (for me) to photograph well.

In any event, thanks for viewing my art today.


Carol Schiff

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Palette Knife Aspen Tree Colorado Landscape Painting "Fall Blossoms" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock


FRESH OFF THE EASEL....

20"x30" Palette Knife Oil Painting/Available

Click HERE for purchase info.


 JudithBabcockFineArt.com
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   Judith Babcock Fine Art Gallery
   Boarding House studio Galleries
   220 East 7th Ave, Studio #2
   Denver, Co 80203
   By Appointment: lododuo@aol.com
                                  303.669.6353


Mixed Media Abstract "Golden Marble" 4x12" SOLD

This is a fun technique  that Carol Nelson shared with us in her workshop last spring.  Carol, who is a "Golden Artist" as in Golden mediums and gels, is versed in techniques you and I have never thought about.  She is truely creative and a very charming and sharing person.

Purchase here
SOLD

 Carol developed this technique when she looked at her palette one day and thought it was as interesting as the piece she was working on.  So....she figured out how to turn her palette into a piece of art!  This is the first technique she shared with us in her workshop and it turned out to be a fun project and a great ice breaker!



She probably wouldn't mind if I told you how to do it, but I don't want to let the cat out of her bag.  Only Carol can tell!  Here is a link to her blog.  I know you will enjoy it and if you search through enough of her posts, she probably tells her secrets.  If you get to go to one of her workshops, I guarantee you will have a fun filled and informative few days with her.


Please pin it!


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Passing Over by Jane Boyd Contemporary Impressionist Painter

Palette knife painting,9" x 12" oil on canvas panel.
Enjoy watching those dark stormy clouds that blow through...just a tease......



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