Thursday, May 31, 2018

Contemporary Modern Abstract Art Paintings by Filomena de Andrade Booth







This is just a small sampling of my new mini-paintings.  Each one of these little "gems" are painted on canvas mounted and matted in a crisp white 10" x 10" mat and shipped to you in a crystal clear archival bag.  They are ready to be popped into a frame to brighten any room.
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Abstract Painting, Small Abstract, Alcohol Inks, Experimenting



I am finally writing a post in my new home!  It has been a long and stressful journey, from Melbourne, FL to Asheville NC.  I know I am home, because I am finally painting, posting and doing all those art related activities that were a part of my life for 25 years.  Welcome home!

This is an experiment with alcohol inks.  I purchased the inks, as a change from my oils, but my move has gotten in the way of experimenting with them.  I did find this little sample to be interesting and have lots of ideas on ways to use them in the future.  Have you tried them?  I am open to suggestions and techniques.

Thanks for visiting my blog today.



Carol Schiff

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting “Beyond Pretense” by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme



Beyond Pretense is simple pure blue water giving continuous peaceful sense of adventure. Seascapes and fluid dreams. Acrylic on oversize canvas.

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36"x60"x1.5"  Acrylics on Canvas-Available

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" A Glowing Sunrise" Sanibel Island Coastal Art Painting by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin

This was painted from the shore of Sanibel Island, Florida. If you'd love to see the most spectacular sunrises, this is the place to be. The rising sun was casting the most beautiful pink glow on the house and the waters before them. Was this another great painting opportunity? 

5"x4"x7/8" Oil on Canvas/SOLD

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Abstract Art, Expressionism, Contemporary Painting “Abstract I” by Contemporary Artist Maggie Demarco




6"x6"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available

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Illustrative Fine Art,Food Painting,Watercolor “Cayenne Pepper” The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe

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Cayenne Peppers have the most interesting shapes. I love to grow them in my garden. Each one has a different and unusual twist. This original watercolor is on hand tinted Fabriano Artistico Soft Press300 lb watercolor paper. I hand ripped the deckled edge before doing the painting and then "distressed" the background before painting the pepper on top.


14"x6" Watercolor on Paper-Available

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Florida Wildlife Egret Oil Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting,

One of the joys, of living in Florida, was the abundant wildlife.  It was thrilling to view these majestic birds, almost daily, from my window.

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11x14"


This one was painted from a photograph, as are most of my work.  He had some glorious shadows on him that I could not ignore.

detail


This is one of those few paintings, that seemed to come easily.  It has left me eager to return to the easel, re-charged and ready to tackle my next project.  I love it when that happens!!





Thanks for stopping by today!

Carol Schiff

Monday, May 28, 2018

Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting “Shape of Water” by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme



Bright vivid water with bold blue and white brush strokes takes you to a gentle place where the sun shines and light strokes the waves.



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24"x36"x1.5"  Acrylics on Canvas-Available

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Florida Coffee Shop Painting,Coastal Landscape "Coffee Anyone?" by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin

Meeting with my plein air group...always an adventure. Where will we go this week? Ah! A perfect spot. This wonderful place with its European atmosphere...stunning marina views and high rise living. There's shopping at your fingertips with everything imaginable from art galleries and boutiques to scrumptuous dining...OH and yes, the best little coffee shop ever. Sitting outside and listening to the music and sipping coffee after that delightful meal. Does it get any better?

10.5 x 8.5 Watercolor on Paper/Available

 $80.00 Click HERE to Purchase.

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Illustrative Wildlife Fine Art, Sea Life,Mixed Media Art “SALLY LIGHTFOOT CRAB” The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe

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The Sally Lightfoot Crab is an amazing array of dazzling color! I saw these crabs while visiting the Galapagos Islands. At different stages of their lifecycle, they molt their outer shells and emerge with a different color combination. As juveniles they are a darker indigo blue and as they age they become more brilliant and multicolored. I painted this on Fabriano Artistico Soft Press 300lb watercolor paper. I first used watercolor to establish the basic colors. The rocks were done with a granulating watercolor called hematite. I finished the painting using colored pencil and pastels for do the details on top of the watercolor.


11"x14" Mixed Medium on Paper-Available

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Abstract Seascape | Daily Painting | "Tropical Blues" by Carol Schiff | 6x8" Oil SOLD

When I lived close to the sea, I found that it turned up in my painting in both a representative and non-representative form.  I guess this little daily painting falls somewhere between the two.



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 I painted this with a palette knife.  I like texture and feel it adds additional interest to my art.  I was thinking about the beautiful greens and blues of the tropical waters off the coast of Florida.  Further south they turn the most amazing shades of azure, but that will be another painting.







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I almost always show my paintings in black frames.  It would be hard to find an artwork that would not work well with black and it just makes the colors pop.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Fish and Flowers

My studio moving sale is over.  I want to thank everyone who purchased art from me during this sale.  As you know, I moved from Florida to North Carolina, and it was important for me to lower my inventory.

I am happy to announce.....the sale was a success!!

Today, I am posting a couple of my favorites, that are still available.



Thanks for viewing my blog today

Carol Schiff

Koi Painting,Fish, "Koi Boys Club" by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin

  

  This painting received honorable mention at the Cape Coral Art League
 "Wild About Wildlife" show.


  12"x12"Alcohol Inks on Tile

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Illustrative Wildlife Fine Art ,Watercolor Painting, Colored Pencil,Tropical Bird “Toucan in Papaya Tree” The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe



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This original painting of a Toucan in a Papaya Tree is a painting I demonstrated in my new book, The Art of Botanical and Bird Illustration .
I used colored pencil and watercolor pencil to do this painting on Fabriano Artistico Hot Press 300lb watercolor paper. For the painting I used my sketches and photographs of a Rainbow Keeled Toucan and purchased a papaya tree that I planted and grew in my yard. Lucky for me I live in Florida and a local nursery had a good sized papaya tree I could do live drawings from. This is one of my favorite paintings and I throughly enjoyed every minute of composing it and painting.

24"x20" Watercolor and Colored Pencil on Paper-Available

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Contemporary Abstract Seascape Painting “Expanded Time” by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme


Expanded Timeline is part of the Peaceful Worlds Series. Doors open with and open scientific awareness that anything is possible.


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24"x24"x1.5"  Mixed Media on Canvas-Available

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Contemporary Modern Abstract Art Paintings by Filomena de Andrade Booth


Sunrise
36" x 36" x 1.5"
Acrylic on canvas
$2650


Sunrise measures 36" x 36".  This textural, abstract acrylic painting is on a gallery-wrapped canvas with the sides painted in a shimmery gray/black micaceous iron oxide.  The painting is signed on the side, dated and signed on the back. It is wired and ready to hang. A light coat of clear acrylic varnish has been applied to seal and protect the beauty of this painting.

Original 2018 


Here is another of my colorful abstracted seascapes influenced by the magnificent colors of Florida sunsets and sunrises.  I have to admit that since we moved to this state almost 3 years ago, it has had a great impact on my work.  Although we are now in  "monsoon" season, the beauty of nature around me always amazes every day.   

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Female Figurative Fine Art Painting, “Betrayed” by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme


Backdrop of color in its composition stir the feeling of passing difficulty. The green healthy vine of life emerges. The thorns puncture her femininity, reminding us that rebirth is only nurtured by experience. Vitality is tied to nature. Endless possibilities, anew refresh and bloom forth.

48"x36"  Oil on Canvas-Available

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Architectural Fine Art Painting,Red Door “A Yale Church” by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin




10"x8"x7/8" Oil on Canvas/Available

 $60.00

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Flipper Lives! Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, Dolphin Giclee Print

This was a fun painting for me.  Maybe it's the subject matter, but I smiled the whole time.

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 A few summers ago, we spent a few days in Key Largo, with our grandson.  The one thing he was really looking forward to was swimming with the dolphins.  He loved every minute of it and later told me he had met a life long goal by doing so.  (He was 13).

While I was watching, I snapped this shot of one of the dolphins, and have had it on my list of subjects to paint for months.

Sometimes, many times, I find myself putting off certain subjects, afraid that I am not accomplished enough to do them justice.  Such was the case here.





I am happy I finally gave it a try, and was pleased with the results.  I will have to push myself more in the future, when I find myself backing off a subject that I am unfamiliar with.

Hope you have a great day!


 Carol Schiff

Wildlife Art “Bobcat” The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe



Original-Water Color and Colored Pencil

7"x5"x1" Fine Art Reproduction on Canvas

$49.00

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Would be beautiful exhibited with Owl and Coyote Shown Below.

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Abstract Art, Expressionism, Contemporary Painting “Good Morning Sunshine” by Contemporary Artist Maggie Demarco



36"x36"x1.5" Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas/Available

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This painting is also available on Aluminum, and as a limited giclee' copy HERE

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Female Portrait, “Mary” by International Contemporary Abstract Artist Arrachme


48"x36" Oil on Canvas/sold

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Cat Fine Art Painting, Feline, Garden, "Tango in the Tulips" The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe




12"x14" Watercolor and Colored Pencil on Paper/Available

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Spring is really here!!

Spring is really here!!

To celebrate, I decided to post some favorite reference photos.  When I think of spring, I think of flowers.......enjoy!  Feel free to use these images for your own paintings.



Passion Flower from my friends yard.

Birthday roses.

Roadside Wildflowers
Sunflower
Sunflower and Tulips
Hydrangea

Apple Blossoms


Okay!  I'm motivated!  Get ready, get set,  PAINT!!



Hope you have a very flowery day!

Carol Schiff
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Friday, May 18, 2018

Blue Hydrangea Oil Painting Flower Art "The Special Gift" by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St. Martin

This blue hydrangea was a special gift from a grateful daughter to her mother. It symbolizes heartfelt emotion. The hydrangea was first discovered in Japan and developed during the Victorian Era. Woody stems and lacey star-shaped flowers are packed closely into a pom pom shape. Coming in a rainbow of colors, It truly does possess grace and beauty.

 5"x7" oil on Canvas/Sold

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Contemporary Figurative Painting, Portrait “Charity” by International Contemporary Seascape Artist Arrachme


30"x20"  Watercolor-Original Painting/sold

Commissions welcome!

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Cat Fine Art Painting, Feline, Garden, "CAT IN THE HYDRANGEAS!" The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe





I love CATS! I have been a cat lover all my life. My dad brought home a kitten for my mom when she was pregnant with me and I have never lived without at least 3 or 4 or more! Having them in the garden is also a wonderful treat. This colorful, playful painting shares the joy of having a feline friend join you in the garden.


12"x18 Watercolor on Paper/Available

$550

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Life is good in North Carolina, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Blue Ridge Highway, 6x8" Oil,

Last fall, we took a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  It was a crisp, sunny day and my camera was busy clicking away.

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It's hard to go wrong with a blue and yellow painting.....it just shouts "Cheerful".  The background was painted  with a brush, but I used a palette knife on the flowers and grasses.  That's when it started to be really fun!



I feel like I was able to capture the feel of the day......I hope it made you smile!

Carol Schiff

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Still Life Art Painting,Grapes, "Orange Grapes And More" by Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin




10"x8".75 Oil on Canvas

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Expressionist Female Figurative Painting “Innocence” by Contemporary International Artist Arrachme


48"x36" Original Painting/sold

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Botanical Fine Art Painting, "PURPLE DATURA" The Art of Nature, Fine Art by Mindy Lighthipe



Purple is my favorite color. When I saw this beautiful double trumpet Datura I knew I would have to have it in my garden! Every year it grows and drops its seeds. Any burst of cold weather in Florida will kill the plant but the wonderful seed heads burst open and the plant rejuvenates itself. It is breath taking and easy to grow!



18"x14" Watercolor on Paper/Available

$1500

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Sunflowers and farmhouse...the perfect pairing! daily painting, small oi painting, 6x8 oil painting

Sunflowers and farmhouses, the perfect pairing!

It is a cold, gray day, here in the mountains, and sunflowers are the perfect way to brighten things up.

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Both sunflowers and farmhouses, are not uncommon, here in the mountains.  It's hard not to smile when I look at sunflowers.



Yesterday, we drove over the mountains  to Gatlinburg.  I am happy to report that things are looking up there.  Spring is taking over, renewal is everywhere.  Yes, there are still signs of the devastating fires from two years ago, but the mood is upbeat and the tourists are there.

Have a wonderful day!

Carol Schiff
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