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Relations Unknown

I have only a small color photo print of this large painting titled “Relations Unknown”, as the painting was lost to an unethical gallery owner who did not return it to me after a show. So many years have gone … Continue reading

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Evolution – Change I Can Think About

This Darwin portrait design is my original, copyright Alice Flynn, July 19, 2015. It is available online on products in my Cafepress shop under the division “Science”.

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Esther In Winter painting by Alice Flynn

I have not been blogging much since spring, when I suddenly found myself in the Intensive Care Unit of the local hospital with a life-threatening blood clot in my leg. The skilled people at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital saved my life. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pi Season

The weather is turning cold here in Montana, and we already have snow on the mountains. Pumpkin pie flavored everything is on its way in the shops. I grew up making pies and cakes with my mother. When I left … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014

My mother was a photographer in Montana in the 1930’s and 40’s. She took this photographic still life some time in the 1940’s. It always reminds me of Memorial Day. Thank you to all those who have served our country. … Continue reading

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Not My Circus Not My Monkey Polish Proverb

“Self care” is a phrase I keep in mind to manage stress in life. It is important to maintain our own peace of mind while the stressful drama of others whirls around us. This is an old Polish proverb that … Continue reading

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Venus Velvet No. 2 Pencil On Arches Rag Paper

Another drawing from my portfolio – I use a pencil sharpened to a needle point when I draw, never erase, and love the soft surface of Arches rag paper.  Alice Flynn

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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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Rimrocks Of Eastern Montana

Many people in my family lived in Eastern Montana where the landscape sometimes has cliffs of sandstone that we call “rimrocks”.  The sandstone formations are outcrops in many counties.  This is a painting, acrylic on canvas, approximately 34 by 26 … Continue reading

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In Memory of Someone

A very strong lady whom I worked with in the printing industry has passed.  This digital painting is for her.

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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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Another Mr Darcy Portrait

UPDATE: This painting sold on 4/24/13.  This ACEO size watercolor is an original painting in my series of many portraits of Mr. Darcy from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.  It is in my Etsy shop at this link.

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Nature Watercolor Illustration

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My Thoughts Expressed For Boston Today

My empathy for Boston expressed today.

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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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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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Sparrows and Bees

Watercolor from my nature series is available on items at Society6.

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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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Spring, Please Hurry

If  you live in a part of the world that has long winters, like I do, the longer days and melting snow have you yearning to see tulips and daffodils.  This is a scene I imagined and painted in watercolor.  … Continue reading

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