Category Archives: Etsy

Wrestle With My Demons And Sometimes Snuggle

It has been one of those days… so I thought I would share with you one of the most popular sayings I’ve had for the last couple of years in my online shops. Sometimes I wrestle with my demons. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Copyright Infringement and Public Ignorance

I’ve had my designs stolen a number of times over the decades, and every time I’ve tracked it down, it was because the person was basically ignorant about copyright and that they can’t just use and sell anything they like.  … Continue reading

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Mr Darcy Watercolor Portrait

This is the most recent ACEO sized watercolor in my series of Jane Austen character portraits.  Each reader of Pride and Prejudice has her own imagined image of Mr. Darcy.  Our ideas of Darcy are now influenced by the film … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Family Reunion This Year

Recently added to my Etsy shop, consider a gift of a custom portrait of a family home or farm or painting based on old family photographs if you have an upcoming anniversary or reunion.  See the listing information at this … Continue reading

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In Vain Have I Struggled, It Will Not Do

This is a vintage illustration I have adapted to portray Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”.  It includes the quote from Captain Wentworth in “Persuasion”, “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope.” and from Darcy, … Continue reading

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Artists Have Bills & Can’t Work For Free

I was inspired by a similar poster to make this design and offer it on mugs, tees, cards, prints, magnets, and more at Cafepress.  Too often, creative workers are expected to give their work away.  We have bills to pay … Continue reading

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Design Emailed To You Happy New Year 2012 Do It Yourself

Create a tee shirt for yourself or for a gift for New Year 2012.  The design is emailed to you, print it flipped on transfer paper, apply to a white tee with a hot iron.  If you are a writer … Continue reading

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Death Comes To Pemberley – By P. D. James – Book Review – NYTimes.com

Earlier I posted a review and interview of P.D. James about her new murder mystery, Death Comes To Pemberley.  Today there is a review in the New York Times.  Love of Jane Austen’s work is as ardent in 2011 as … Continue reading

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Jane Austen, Happy Birthday December Baby

My birthday is December 20, so I have sympathy for others who are December (Christmas) babies.  In Jane Austen’s time, birthdays and Christmas did not carry all the fanfare and great expectations that they do today.  It makes me wonder … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Portrait Painting, watercolor

This is the painting done today, another portrait of author Jane Austen.  Are you a Janeite, or an “Obstinate, headstrong girl!”? The original is for sale in my etsy shop HERE.

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Gift Ideas For The Nature Lover

This Rocky Mountain nature watercolor is a painting I initially created for a souvenir tee shirt manufacturer.  It’s a timeless design for people who love nature.  Now I offer it on numerous gift items online, like jewelry, mugs, shirts, tiles, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Art Trading Card Pinecone Watercolor by Alice Flynn

This is an art trading card, ATC, I painted yesterday.  It is pen and ink and watercolor. If you have not yet heard of art trading cards or ACEO’s, here is a bit of history courtesy of wikipedia. The dimensions … Continue reading

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Halloween, Pirate or Zombie costume easy solution

These are my pins I designed and hand assemble for my aliceflynn.etsy.com shop for those who find they need a costume for Halloween, a zombie walk, or talk like a pirate day! Click the images for links to the pins. … Continue reading

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Call Me, Telephone, A Mixed Media Painting

This is a painting on canvas that is 16 inches by 20 inches, just finished today.  It is a mixture of acrylic painting, ink, and heat transfer (no paper).   It isn’t a traditional collage. I experimented with a photo I … Continue reading

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New Portrait

A portrait just finished, this is 8 inches by 10 inches, on stretched canvas. If you would like to commission a portrait, just click on my contact page. copyright Alice Flynn 2011

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