Monday, March 30, 2015

Daily Painting, Floral Art, Small Oil Painting, Sunflower Painting, "SunnyFlowers" by Carol Schiff, 6x8" Oil

Don't you just love sun flowers?  What could be unlikable about a giant flower, one you have to look up to?  Sunny, bright and full of energy with their big brown eyes and bobbing heads....they always make me happy.

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 I wanted to do  a tribute to them, something free and full of movement.  I worked with my palette knife and tried to pop the color.  I left plenty of texture because I want this painting to be touched.



I enjoy my work in simple black frames.  A black frame is always complimentary, it showcases the painting so well.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Daily Painting, Small OIl Painting, Nest Painting, "Nesting" by Carol Schiff, 12x12x1.5" Oil

This small oil painting is an attempt to paint a new subject for me.  I have been inspired by the nest paintings of Julie Oliver Ford.......actually by all her paintings.  Julie does stunning nests in oils and watercolors.  When an opportunity presented it's self to me, I decided to give it a try.

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 Unlike Julie, I used a palette knife to achieve the nest effect.



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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Small Floral Still Life | Flower Painting | Daily Painting | Rose Bush and Reflection by Carol Schiff | SOLD

I am continuing on with my series of small floral still life paintings in oil.  They are just too much fun to stop!  This is one of my all time favorite daily paintings.

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Of course, this painting has all my favorite colors....the rose, purple, turquoise, green and yellow seem to sing.


This little blossom makes the composition special.

When I first started painting, I worked in pastel for eight years, before moving on to oil.  One of my favorite pastels was a painting I did from the same photograph.


This painting is 20x25"....much larger and still one of my all time favorites.  I must say though, that I prefer the new version over this.

Which do you prefer?


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Monday, March 23, 2015

Still Life Vegetable Painting, "Trio of Radish" by Carol Schiff, 6x8" Oil Painting

This is a painting I did several years ago.  It has been sitting in my files of paintings to post since then,  but somehow I never got around to posting it.


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I get excited when I go to the grocery and find fresh vegetables and fruits with leaves attached.  Am I sick???



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Sunday, March 22, 2015

PEONY, 11X14, OIL

Still trying to paint flowers. This one was more difficult for me. I just could not achieve the vibrant hues I wanted!

Saturday, March 7, 2015

FIRST GARDENIA, 6x8, OIL,SOLD



I don't do a lot of flowers, they frustrate me, but I am planning to try a few. I felt I had to give this one a try. I was on my way to paint with my group, wondering what I would work on, and when I stepped outside, my gardenia bush had it's first bloom of the season. I took it along, was not successful but tried again later in the day.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Kitchen Still Life, "Lemon, Lime, Salt" by Carol Schiff, 11x14x1.5" Oil

This kitchen still life is like a line up for a party!

I placed a lemon, a lime and a salt shaker in my window, with natural light pouring in from behind.

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  I loved the distortion of the lemon and the rays of light shimmering around the crystal shaker.




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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Painting on Sale, Succulent Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Hens and Chicks by Carol Schiff, 12x12x.75"

If you are a gardener, or even if you are not, this painting on sale may be the one for you.

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This painting has been around my studio just a little too long and needs a forever home.  It is already marked down in my Etsy store from $320 to $275.  Now, I am giving my blog readers an even bigger discount.

.....Purchase at the link above and you will be charged $275.00 and shipping, but for the next few days, I will give you an additional  discount.   You must write ART SALE on the order to receive the discount.  As soon as I receive your payment, I will return a credit of $25.00 to your credit card or PayPal account.  This will bring your cost down to $250.

This sale is only for readers of my blog, so if you don't write ART SALE on the order, I won't know you saw it here and you won't get a rebate.  The offer expires at 12:01 am, Friday, March 6, 2015. 


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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Flower Painting, Floral Still Life, "Mixed Blessings" by Carol Schiff, 8x8x1.5 Oil SOLD

It's spring.....sigh!  The perfect time to paint flowers...........



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I don't know about you, but I was beginning to think that winter would never go away!  I now what you're thinking...."she lives in Florida???)  Well. true, but even in Florida we have seen day after day of piles of snow and cars sliding off the road, although it was on the nightly news.  We feel for those of you who had to suffer through it first hand and we are happy that it is gone.



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So lets all celebrate a new beginning.



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