Category Archives: Oil Paintings

Four Paintings At Wild Joe’s

My art show starting this week at Wild Joe’s Coffee House in downtown Bozeman, Montana, displays the above four paintings.  The installation has my following artist’s statement. CHARACTERS OF SOLITUDE I have been making art for over 40 years, painting, … Continue reading

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Friends, Neighbors, Homesteaders

When I was a senior in art school at MSU, my mother gave me boxes of old photos and negatives and asked me if I would collaborate with her photography to do a painting for a family reunion in 1974.  … Continue reading

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Montana Vintage Era Cousin

If you follow my work, you will have noticed a thread of family characters in Montana from earlier times in the 20th century.  This one was inspired by a cousin named Bill.  Are you reminded of  “A River Runs Through … Continue reading

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Eastern Montana Rimrocks And A Guitar

Acrylic on canvas… music has always been important in my family.  This is one of my uncles. The sandstone rimrock formations can offer echoing acoustics.

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Art For Wrapping Utility Box

I missed the deadline, but this is what I digitally put together as a proposal for wrapping a utility box in my hometown, Bozeman, Montana.  I think adding art to the boxes is great!

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Lost Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Worth £100 Million May Have Been Found In A Scottish Farmhouse (PHOTO)

It will be interesting to see if this turns out to be genuine. Lost Leonardo Da Vinci Painting Worth £100 Million May Have Been Found In A Scottish Farmhouse (PHOTO).

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BBC News – Art historians find copy of the Mona Lisa

BBC News – Art historians find copy of the Mona Lisa.  This is a fascinating video report by the BBC.  It is so exciting to see this new discovery of a Mona Lisa work done by Leonardo’s student at the … Continue reading

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Montana’s legendary art pioneers: Bob and Gennie DeWeese – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle: Newsmakers

I took every painting, drawing, and printmaking class I could from Bob DeWeese when I was getting my art degree, 1970-74. He commissioned the first work I ever sold while I was a student. He stopped me right before Christmas … Continue reading

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Out Of Chaos – Art

On the left is a plastic basin and lid I use for acrylic painting, and on the right are the palettes of my watercolors.  In the cold winter weather we have in Montana this time of year, I tend to … 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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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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Dear Theo

My favorite autobiography and favorite book about an artist is Dear Theo, the autobiography of Vincent van Gogh.  If you also love van Gogh’s work, there is a new biography and a CBS 60 Minutes that is a must-see for … Continue reading

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Lower Falls of the Yellowstone, Today’s Painting

This is an 8 inch by 10 inch painting on stretched canvas done today.  If you have visited Yellowstone Park, you have probably seen the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, and this huge waterfall, called Lower Falls of the … Continue reading

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100,000-year-old art studio uncovered – Light Years – CNN.com Blogs

100,000-year-old art studio uncovered – Light Years – CNN.com Blogs. Wow!  Abalone shell containers with pigment and tools for grinding ochre… a painter’s studio in a cave in southern Africa, 100,000 years old. See the CNN blog post.

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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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The Face In The Rock

Photos of faces in the rock in Ireland, blog posted by Bernadette Ryan, reminded me of this oil painting I did in the 70s. My post on Berndette Ryan’s blog: Your title caught my eye, as my mother grew up … Continue reading

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Solitude, The Pasture Tree, My Art On Zatista

The livestock graze beneath trees in the pastures, shaping them in to rounded lollipops.  The painting of this lone tree is titled Solitude. Dimensions are 11 inches by 14 inches. Solitude is one of a group of works on canvas … Continue reading

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My Oil Palette

This is a photo of the old, engraved brass bowl that I use for my oil painting palette.  It has a piece of waxed paper folded inside.  The bowl is so heavy, it has a wonderful solid feeling, staying still … Continue reading

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“THE MISUNDERSTOOD” by Jeanne Donnadieu – Pastel Portrait of Vincent van Gogh

“THE MISUNDERSTOOD” by Jeanne Donnadieu – Pastel Portrait of Vincent van Gogh. I found more images of work by Jeanne Donnadieu here: http://vincentvangoghportrait.com/other-works.html Living in the same location where Degas had found a room for Mary Cassatt, this artist was in … Continue reading

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