Fruit painting: pears. Minnesota and South Dakota paintings.

My experiment of trying to use my round pointed portrait brushes as my main paint brushes for still lifes was really interesting. I disliked it! My pallet and tools for still lifes and landscapes has become completely different from my pallet and brushes for portraits (or the other way around). So last week I set …

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Reaching for the Light SOLD. Minnesota and South Dakota flower paintings.

I wanted to do a much closer up painting of the same yellow flowers from yesterday. And I wanted the background to be sort of a chaotic party of paint, the way flowering bushes seem when you’re up close. What do you think? Here it is modeling in our kitchen. Available. Email me (jessie@jessiesfineart.com) to …

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Three of a Kind (available). Minnesota and South Dakota artist.

Maybe it’s because hide and seek is a favorite past time around our house, but that little horned owl egg timer looks like he’s thinking “you can’t see me, you can’t see me.” http://jessiesfineart.com/product-category/april-madness/ I’m starting to feel the still life love again. What do you think?

Window II

“Window II,” 8″ x 6″, oil on wood, Heath brought me a big bouquet a couple days ago, just to be nice! Here they are in a square glass vase, sitting in my window above a red apple. Info about the paintings in the “A Painting A Day” project: Each day I paint, but about every other …

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