Monthly Archives: November 2011

Jane Austen original portrait, watercolor and ink by Alice Flynn

                        NOW SOLD 12/7/11 This is the painting I created today, a small ACEO sized watercolor and ink portrait of Jane Austen.  It is for sale priced at $30 … Continue reading

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Commission A Painting – Small Business Shopping

It’s small business Saturday for shopping, so don’t forget the one-person businesses of artists and artisans (like me) who sell custom work directly to the buyer. You can give the gift of a gift certificate for a painting or have … Continue reading

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Downtown Bozeman, Montana, Pen and Ink

This is a pen and ink illustration of the historic downtown of my hometown, Bozeman, MT.  The original is about 28 inches wide.  Where it’s always a pleasure to shop, the downtown’s slogan. copyright 1983 I was a member of … Continue reading

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Cotoneaster In November Snow

This cotoneaster with dark berries is the view out my window this morning.  A peak of the Bridger mountains can be seen in the distance.  The birds need those berries in this cold weather.

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Art Trading Card Mr. Darcy Original Watercolor

    SOLD ON 12/7/11 This watercolor was done today and uploaded to my Etsy shop.  It portrays the romantic Regency character, Mr. Darcy, from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.  The size is 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches, the standard … Continue reading

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Was Jane Austen Murdered?

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2011/11/crime-novelist-claims-jane-austen-died-of-arsenic-poisoning/ Calling all Janeites!  ABC News is reporting (link above) that a crime novelist, Lindsay Ashford, claims Jane Austen was murdered by arsenic poisoning.  See the linked article for details. What do you think, Janeites?  Do you believe it?

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Western Tanager Watercolor

Here is the finished watercolor from the work in progress posted yesterday.   The native wildflowers included in the composition are Indian Paintbrush, Columbine, Shooting Star, and Lupine.  The western tanager bird was the last to be painted.  Now it just … Continue reading

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Wildflowers and Tetons Watercolor

This is a watercolor on my drawing table right now, almost finished.  I have only to paint the Western Tanager bird that is pencilled in on the bottom right.   You may recognize this as another version of a view of … Continue reading

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Video – Da Vinci painting discovered

Video – Breaking News Videos from CNN.com. This video shows the discovered Salvator Mundi painting of Jesus Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci.  In this video you see the actual painting, not the other versions by other painters that fill the … Continue reading

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Oh No They Didn’t! – thirteen movie poster trends that are here to stay and what they say about their movies

Oh No They Didn’t! – thirteen movie poster trends that are here to stay and what they say about their movies. Illustrators, check out this analysis of cliche movie poster designs. Very clever. 1. Tiny People On the Beach, Giant … Continue reading

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Vineyard Grapes Wedding Invitation Design by My Letterpress Alice Flynn

I’ve had this basic vineyard wedding stationery illustration for a while, waiting for the appropriate use, and also wanted to use this inky script font for something… they came together in the Vineyard wedding invitation sample for My Letterpress.

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