New Pear Painting

Not yet titled (suggestions welcome!), 8×10 in, oil on canvas, not yet available. I’m so happy with how this turned out! I’m hanging onto it so I can reflect on what I like while I’m painting tomorrow… And here’s my little setup. I’m using construction paper for some color in the background. On a side note, you can …

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Cows! Dinner with Friends (SOLD) Minnesota and South Dakota landscape cow paintings.

I’ve been working like crazy getting ready for my solo show (Brookings Arts Council, later this month). Here’s one of my new pieces. It’s very atmospheric. I’ve been doing landscapes on gallery-wrapped canvas, and that’s nice to work with. 16×20″, oil. Please let me know what you think. I’ve got a bunch of new paintings …

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cow painting in SD.

Any suggestions for what I should name this painting? I was thinking something about drinking water or farming… I don’t know. It’s 18×24″, and it’s almost  done. I want to finesse the woman – her face especially. Here’s a detail photo of the woman and a few cows behind her. There’s a group on the …

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Portrait artist paints “The Cyclist” oil painting (not available)

The Cyclist9×7″, oil on canvas I decided to really slow down and try to make the best painting I can. I used repeated colors and shapes, atmospheric perspective, a strong focal point and hopefully some other interesting things to look at… Most importantly I tried to make every area worth looking at… This painting used …

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Portrait artist paints a pomegranate

Kiss / 5×5 inches / oil on gessoed hardboard / January Painting Marathon #10 / available at http://jessiesfineart.com This is a pomegranate and a tangerine sitting on the windowsill. I liked how the light was coming between them except that small spot where they’re touching. I’ve been really struggling… I  wiped several paintings yesterday before …

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