Sunday, November 03, 2013

Rollin Through, mountain landscape with barn


"Rollin' Through"

Originally a demonstration painting for my adult class, but I changed it quite a bit when I started adding details.  Got caught up in some good memories of a place I saw in the mountains near my grandmother's house.  My friends and I rode horses in the Rockies, and this looks a lot like one of the driveways we passed on the way. I remember watching the clouds move up along the sides of the mountain and thinking how cool that looked!

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Ready to frame.

Size: 9 x 12 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Hardboard
Price for the original: $550.00 plus shipping 

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Unclaimed Trophy, bass catching a dragonfly


"Unclaimed Trophy"

Actually painted this a couple of years ago.  Could not get the photography of the painting to come close to the painting, but this image is very close to the original.  (Of course monitors vary from computer to computer, but it should be a close representation. ) 

This was a very challenging commissioned piece.  I took pictures of my husband's stuffed trophy fish (he has 3 on the wall) to get the main idea, but I wanted the tail to flip, so I had to draw several sketches before I got it just right.   I also used pictures I had taken of our many trips out on Lake Okeechobee to add the lily pads. took me a few weeks just to get the composition drawn up on sketching paper! I free-handed it onto the canvas once I knew what I wanted.

 I have painted things under the water, but this was a first for something jumping up out of the water!  The splash and spray would get much to much and I had to take it out and try again.  In the end I decided I liked the effect and finally left it as it is. 

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Size: 14 x 18 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
original painting: SOLD

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Saturday, October 19, 2013


"Another Piece of Paradise"

This is the third painting in this series of large sunsets.  It is symbolic for the journey we are on.  Many times we come through the dry and harsh places before we find a season of beauty that is overwhelming. Maybe we wouldn't have recognized it if we hadn't struggled to find better things.

This is a palette knife painting, full of texture and bold color.  I added horses running in the distance as a celebration of life.


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Size: 24 x 36 x 2 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Gallery WrapCanvas
original painting: SOLD

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Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Up to Zero, winter mountain landscape

"Up to Zero"

Memories of living in Montana with my my Grandmother, who loved to say, "It's up to Zero today!"  This always got my attention because I had just moved back in with her after living in the tropics for almost 5 years! 

This started as a demo for an art lesson. It was created from different photos and memories.  Love the warm and cool contrasts.




Size: 9x12 inches
Medium: Acrylic on hardboard
$595.00 plus shipping
Framed with a wide custom frame. Photos coming.

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Tested, old barn after a storm


"Tested"

This one started as a demonstration for a beginners class last spring.  Love the mood it sets. 

My demos are done for follow-along classes.  Sometimes we use my pictures, or pictures that my students bring in. Sometimes we use art books or calendars.  We do not copy exactly from the image.  We move things around.  I encourage them to use their own colors, add more trees, flowers, birds, or whatever they want.  I love they way they all look a little different at the end of class.




Size: 9x12 inches

Medium: Acrylic on hardboard

Not available



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Sunday, September 01, 2013

Paradise at Sunset, Florida landscape with wildlife

"Paradise at Sunset"

This painting is the second in a series I started this summer.  I created them both from memory.  The animals are free-handed onto the canvas after I practice drawing them on paper first.  This time I reversed things and brightened the sky. Also included deer, egrets, turkey, hogs, and a gator. This is a truly original painting.  Most of mine are (unless I am doing one for a client that wants something from their photos).  I use my own images and /or my own sketches and free-hand everything.  Many artists today copy from photos, literally.  They get enlargements trace it off -- and sometimes it is not even their own photos!  You can read more about that by clicking here.  



Size: 30 x 40 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas
original painting: SOLD


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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Piece of Paradise, Florida wildlife



"Piece of Paradise"
© Fawn McNeill 2013

Colorful painting I have been working on for a few months now.  Enjoyed adding all the critters!


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Size: 24 x 36 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
original painting: SOLD

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Sunday, June 09, 2013

Of Thee I Sing, indigo bunting with flowers

"Of Thee I Sing"

This indigo bunting is the second in a tryptic I did quite a while ago.  Just made it available in print.  

The title speaks for itself.


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Size: 8 x 10 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Watercolor Paper
original painting: SOLD

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Monday, May 27, 2013

Make a Joyful Noise, oriole song bird with flowers

"Make a Joyful Noise"


This oriole is the third in a tryptic I did quite a while ago.  Just made it available in print.  

Titled it based on a song my youth group used to sing, from the Bible.  Psalms 100: Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye, all ye lands! Bless the Lord, the Lord with gladness, and come into his presence with singing, for the Lord, the Lord is good and it is He that hath made us.........


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Size: 8 x 10 inches
Medium: Acrylic on Watercolor Paper
original painting: SOLD

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Song birds, tryptic

       
 "Then Sings My Soul"                                  "Of Thee I Sing"                   "Make a Joyful Noise"    

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Sunday, May 05, 2013

Sabbath, landscape with egret

"Sabbath"


Love the peaceful feeling of this one. Tried to make it impressionistic by exaggerating the brush strokes.  It is now available in print! 




Enjoy!

Size: 12 x 16 inches
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
original painting: $800.00  
Ready to frame

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Falling Fast, waterfall


"FALLING FAST"

This started as a demo for my adult class.  I got a little carried away with the details when I finished it up a week later.  put in way to many hours.....Love it when it becomes timeless, like a daydream and you loose all track of time!


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Size: 9 x 12 inches
Medium: Acrylic on hardboard
$375.00 plus shipping


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Sunday, March 03, 2013

Easy Does It, Southern sunset, palms, wildlife

"EASY DOES IT"

Been working on this one for a couple of years, off and on.  Finally decided to add a turtle instead of birds on the trunk of the closer palm. I was inspired while out on a fishing trip.  Just love the way the palms grow upward after being blown down in a storm. 

Enjoy!

Size: 24 x 30 inches
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
SOLD

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