Sunday, February 17, 2019

Turquoise Wave, Original Oil Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 14x18" Oil on Canvas

It's almost time for us to return to the mountains, so I am trying to get in as many walks on the beach, while we are still here in Florida.  I always take my phone and always take many photos on these walks.

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I'm REALLY going to miss those walks!!

Many artists paint seascapes from life, but, it always blows my brain!  All those waves coming in, color changes......etc.  How do they do it?  It is more than I can comprehend!

Thanks for reading my blog today.

Carol Schiff

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Seascape Painting, A Day at the Beach, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, SOLD

Stop and smell the salt spray with these seascape paintings.



A day at the beach is always a good thing.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Tropical Landscape Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 11x14" Original Oil

This is the first plein aire painting I have done in several years.  I have to admit, I enjoyed the experience, and hope to repeat it on a regular basis.

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This is a view of the intracoastal waterway, on the east coast of Florida.

Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Carol Schiff

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Playing with Paint, Abstract Oil Painting, 8x8x3" Original Oil, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting

Today is gray, foggy and damp, so I decided to post the most fun painting I could find.

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You know how I love color and texture and this little painting has it all.

I painted it on a 8x8x3" canvas, so even the shape is unique.  It's chunky and cute and it resides on a bookshelf , where it brightens the whole room.  I cannot help but smile each time I look at it.

The canvas was a mistake.  I did not realize how deep it was when I ordered it.  What could I possibly do with it?  Well, for this painting, I think it is perfect!

Have a fantastic day!

Carol Schiff

Monday, February 4, 2019

I wanted to create a soft, soothing floral still life. Painted on .75" deep canvas, with painted sides. Finished with a light spray of varnish to enhance and protect the colors.

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I worked with both brush and palette knife, but 90% of it is the knife.

Hope you enjoy it!

Carol Schiff

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Floral Still Life Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, "Pink Glory", 6x8" Oil on Panel

I have been doing a few palette knife paintings, recently.

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I think, I could be a much better artist, if I were to limit my techniques and subject matter to one type, but I also think that would be rather boring!

Variety of the spice of life......right?

I am fortunate and do not have to financially support myself, with my art, so I can indulge myself, in this way.  Others are not.  Still others do not have the desire to jump around, but are focused totally on one technique or subject.

Is there a right or wrong?

Thanks for viewing my art today.

Carol Schiff

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Hydrangea and Rose Still Life, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Knife Painting, 6x8" Oil

It has been awhile, since I did a palette knife painting....and I miss it!

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I wanted to do something that was a little more subtle, than my usual bright colors.

If you are new to palette knife painting, you may be interested in this excellent tutorial:

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