Author: Art by Linda

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New Products Coming Soon!

I love this little pastel painting… the colors, the whimsy… With prints of it and a few crafty items like beads, I make wall hangings. I I searched and searched for a company that would use my painting and make this: I found one. The company is Art of Where.

Creating…

In a recent conversation I was finally able to put into words something I’ve known since I was a child. While admitting my struggle to find the inspiration to paint a complex, commissioned watercolor piece that I was asked to do many months ago. The other person said, “It’s hard

The Herd

My recent challenge for a fall painting was… Create a Marshall painting that a man would like. I googled ‘buffalo herd’, and this image was my favorite: The colors were dull but I liked the sunlight effects, and  the sense of movement was perfect, I was also excited at the

Limited Edition Art Cards

In 2015 during a particularly difficult time in my life, many friends reached out to me with gestures of love, and I wanted to thank them. Nathan, my step-son, brought me flowers, so I painted this watercolor… Then Office Depot made inexpensive prints on cardstock, and I found BIG envelopes

My Wood Panel Prints Are Ready!

Finally after months of working on this plan, my very first wood panel prints are ready! Here’s what I did: First I stained the sides of 12″ x 16″ wood panels different colors, like this green… Then I mounted prints of my bison pastel painting on top.   Last, I

Old Main with a New Look

I created this watercolor of Old Main in 2015, and I still sell giclée prints of it in several gift shops.  I recently painted Old Main in pastels, (I added a watermark to the photo:) but what I’m excited about are new display options I’m creating for those looking for

Capitol or Capital??

I’m at the Capitol (building) … in our capital city (Charleston) frequently these days… so I decided to paint it… twice! I probably should have painted the Kanawha River view…  with a reflection… I’ll do that next time! Thanks for following along, Linda    

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