Monday, October 15, 2018

Spilling Over Again, abstract, mixed media


"Spilling Over Again"


This is a take off from an older abstract painting called "Spilling Over." It is part of a new series of mixed media paintings.  This one has aquarium stones, beads, and tiny pearls. 

I'm experimenting with adding found objects and/or impasto techniques (thick raised texture to paint over.) 

I did some of this in college, but that was a few years ago.... 

Starting small, and learning so much about gel medium, thick gesso, and modeling paste!  Way too cool.

This one is framed in a black shadow box.

Mixed media
5 x 7 without frame
8 x10  overall dimensions 

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Sunday, October 07, 2018

Pushing Through Again, Mixed Media, inspirational art


"Pushing Through, Again"

This is the first of a new series I've started.  Been experimenting with thick impasto, modeling paste, and gel mediums.   

Went on a treasure hunt and found  a few charm bracelets and necklaces at thrift stores. Had so much fun adding them to my paintings!


Media: Mixed Media 
Size: 6 in x 6 in (plus frame)
(Framed)
 



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Monday, September 24, 2018

Second Look, Florida art, plein air


"Second Look" 
© Fawn McNeill 2011



This is the third painting I did at the Adams Ranch on location a few years ago. I had packed up most of my gear, and then looked back at this view from the other side of the path before I loaded up my easel. I was tired and ready to leave, but it was so beautiful, and I wanted to at least get this one started. So I went back and unloaded everything! Got a great lay-in, and almost finished it on location...... I touched up a few things and added a little more detail when I got home. I love the way it turned out! 


Enjoy!


Media: acrylic on hardboard (Framed)
Size: 5 in X 7 in (12.7 cm X 17.8 cm)
Price: $280.00  + shipping  


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Saturday, September 08, 2018

Rocky Shore, plein air, birds


"Rocky Shore"  © 2007



I recently repainted part of this older plein air painting.  (Done on location.) 

The water level was very low, and the rocks made interesting patterns. It was challenging to say the least!  

The little blue heron stayed off to the far right most of the morning, and just before I finished up, the water turkey (anhinga) poked his head up a few times (near the bottom).

I loved all the colors and the rhythm in this painting, but I went back and toned down some of the rocks, mostly on the left and a little near the top, in order to direct the viewer's eye toward the bird on the right. 

8 x 10 inches
Acrylic on hardboard
$425.00, ready to frame

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Flaming Sunset, poinciana, impasto, Florida Art


"Flaming Sunset"

These royal poinciana trees are gorgeous, and really over painted.  Not hard to see why. 
I found this old palette knife painting that needed a few more corrections (it has sat around my studio for a year or so).  I have done a lot of these, so I wanted to do something a little different this time. I built it up with gesso and impasto effects, so the raised flowers really jump off the painting! Very interesting texture and color contrast.

Original Acrylic, on hardboard
9 x 12
$470.00, ready to frame


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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Spring Shoreline,colorful morning


"Spring Shoreline"
(original demo)
11x14 inches
Acrylic on canvas

This was the first of 2, painted this past April.  I created it as a guide, then did the step-by-step painting during class for the second one.  Lots of strong colors, which I love to paint.

The challenging part was getting the waves to curve on the beach,  but everyone captured it nicely.  Each painting turns out unique and different, as I encourage my students to move things around, and use their favorite colors.

$325.00, ready to frame


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Friday, July 06, 2018

Autumn Bridge, fall leaves over water



"Autumn Bridge"
14 x 18 inches
Acrylic on Canvas



Fun impressionistic painting lesson.  This is an original class demo, created before class as an instructional guide.  It was the first, then I painted another, similar one, with my students step-by-step. 

Enjoy!

$475.00, framed


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Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Woodland Stream, demo painting


"Woodland Stream, Demo"
12 x 16 inches
acrylic on canvas
$395.00 ready to frame
  

Love the feeling this demonstration painting emotes as well as the contrast from the shadows against the grasses. This lesson went well and my students did an awesome job! 

For a limited time my demo paintings are on sale!  HAPPY 4th of JULY!!!


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Cardinal demo painting


"Cardinal Demo"
11 x14 inches
Acrylic on canvas
$350.00 ready to frame


This is a little demonstration painting I did for an art class.  Not an easy lesson! 

Happy 4th of July!


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Healing Waters, spring stream with flowers, summer sale

"Healing Waters"


This is an original demo.  Painted it for an art class, and have used it for a couple of painting classes. That just means there are a few others that are similar, that were created during class.  This was the first, and one of my all time favorites. 

 I am using it to launch my annual summer sale!  (Sold 6 of these demonstration paintings last year!)

Happy 4th of July!!!!! 


Media: Acrylic on canvas
Size: 11 x 14 inches
$450.00  ready to frame



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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Three is Not a Crowd, gumbo limbo trees, plein air painting


"Three's not a Crowd"
(Gumbo limbo trees)

Did a paintout back in March, never had a chance to post this one!  Been swamped at the studio, so that is a good thing.

This is an original plein air (created on location) from Old Fort Park in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Was interested in the odd colors and the way these trees seemed to be dancing together.  It was a lovely day.

8x10 inches
Acrylic on hardboard
$350.00 plus shipping

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Saturday, February 03, 2018

At Riverside, Egret, Palm, Indian River, Florida


"At Riverside"
(Stuart, Florida)

Started this painting a few months ago, after taking pictures during a paint-out at Riverside Park.  I walked all over the park for an hour in the morning, soaking in all the inspiring views.

The egret was wading along the shore, and I got some pretty good photos of him catching fish.  I liked this one where he jumped up a few times.  

This palm tree was one of two jetting out over the water.  The other palm was bent and crooked, and it was hard to get a good photo.

About this painting:
16 x 20 inches
Acrylic on canvas
Sold


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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Soul Searching, sunset, beach, Florida art


"Soul Searching"


This painting was done mostly from memory.  Added the lone woman on the beach to suggest times of reflection and questioning.  I actually saw a heart shaped cloud in the sky recently, so I added it to suggest the cool ways that Father God sends reminders of his love for us, especially when we are struggling.  Most of the time we miss it.  He sends so many people and remarkable things our way, so if we do ask, or search, we can find him.

About this painting:
24 x 30 inches
Acrylic on canvas



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Monday, January 01, 2018

Royal Poinciana study, Florida art


"Poinciana Study"
Original class painting
16 x 20 inches, acrylic on canvas
SOLD

Happy New Year!  

This painting was created during a class, while teaching my students how to create similar trees. We used my own photos and sketches as I demonstrated each step of the painting.  

My students are encouraged to move things around, use different colors, and add extra plants or animals to their paintings. Each painting turns out very unique.

Did you know these trees also come in yellow?

Enjoy!

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