Wednesday, April 27, 2022

mall Painting of the Florida IntraCoastal Waterway, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Indian River Scene, Home Wall Decor

 


 This is a 6x8" oil worked with both brush and palette knife.  I love water and have always wanted to have a water view from my home.  This would be my perfect little place.


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Monday, April 25, 2022

Trio of Marsh Landscape Paintings, Commission Your Painting, Small Oil Paintings, Daily Painting

 


 These are three 6x8" marsh landscapes from Amelia Island in northern Florida.  They were commissioned pieces that brought back happy memories for me.


Many artists do not enjoy commission work.  The idea you see in your mind may not be the same vision your client has, which makes it difficult.  I however, enjoy the challenge.



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Saturday, April 23, 2022

Marsh Landscape with herons, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 9x12x.75" Oil SOLD

This little painting on linen, is a study for a 30x40" commission that I am working on.


SOLD

I painted several small studies, until the client was happy with the composition.


I think this has a slightly "romantic"feel about it, quite different than my usual pieces.  I kept the brushwork and the colors softer than my usual works.

When I first started painting, there were so many rules to learn.  I never knew what the finished piece would look like and usually started without a specific feel in mind.  After all these years, I am finally feeling a little control in my work, but, oh so much more to learn!

I know for me, this is the appeal of painting, always trying to challenge myself and escalate my skills.  Very frustrating and also very rewarding and ALWAYS interesting!

Have a great day!

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Small Landscape Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 6x8" Oil

Did you ever have that feeling, that you just want to get away?  Away from the hustle and bustle of life, the job, the town, .......just everything?

This little painting, is my idea of that perfect get away.  It's on a quiet mountain road, snuggled up under the trees, but not so far from civilization that I would not want to be there alone.  In other words.....PERFECT!


Oh, to waken to birds chirping, and leaves falling softly to the ground.



I have not added this piece to my Etsy site yet, so feel free to contact me here, if you are interested in purchasing.

Have a wonderful day!

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Saturday, March 26, 2022

Tribute to Courtney

 This is off subject, but I want to take a moment to celebrate my granddaughter and her many years of hard work.



Courtney is graduating from medical school in a few weeks and has been awarded a residency in OB/GYN at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN.

Mayo in Rochester is the number one rated hospital in the world, and they only had five OB/GYN residency openings.

I am so proud of my granddaughter, the doctor, and know she will treat her patients with compassion and dedication.  CONGRATULATIONS to her and her wonderful Mom!

 

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Tropical Sunrise Painting, Landscape Painting, "Florida Sunrise", Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 6x8" Oil

I was drinking my morning coffee, in a hotel lobby, when I noticed the sun coming up behind the palms.  I took a photo (through the window blinds) and used it as a reference.

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I like to use these small paintings on shelves  for added interest.  Some times I frame them, some times I don't.

Thanks for viewing my blog today.

Carol Schiff

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Thursday, March 17, 2022

Dolphin Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting

 

 Years ago, I painted a dolphin after visiting the Florida Keys.  When our local art club announced a contest, I decided to enter.




The idea was to submit a design that could be re-created as a mosaic, which would then be embedded in the sidewalk of the local art district.


Since I live on the coast of Florida, I thought this dolphin painting would be perfect.  Apparently I was correct because I won the contest.  


I have never attempted mosaic but have always had a desire to try.  Now I will be working with an accomplished mosaic artist to complete my mosaic.  The idea that it will be embedded in the sidewalk for hopefully many years is very appealing to me.  Wish me luck as I attempt this new procedure.