Tag Archives: Daily Painting

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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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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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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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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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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The Biggest Full Moon In 18 Years

In our valley, ringed by ranges of the rocky mountains, we have dramatic sunsets and moonrises.  I did this painting, titled Sunset Moonrise, inspired by the way the setting sun in the west lights up the Bridger mountains with pink … Continue reading

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Directory of Illustration

Today I added most of the images of 50 that will be online at the Directory of Illustration.  This nostalgic painting is of my Aunt Molly Flynn.  I love her hat and the shape of her shadow on the sandstone … Continue reading

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Prints available at my Etsy.com shop

These paintings are now available as giclee reproduction prints at esty.com/shop/AliceFlynn.

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September 6, 2010, No Place Like Home

The humble home of a family of vireos this summer is the large weeping birch tree trunk that still stands in my back yard.  The weeping birch was an awesomely beautiful tree when I moved here 23 years ago.  It … Continue reading

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August 31, 2010, Cabin In The Pines

This is the painting created today.  A cabin in the pines, in the clear mountain air, is a memorable retreat for sweethearts.  Today we are distracted by so much technology and information, it is often hard to connect to each … Continue reading

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August 27, 2010, The Farm Kids

This is the painting created today.  We are used to having cameras around us now, videos in cell phones, cameras in computers… imagine never seeing cameras nor having your picture taken very often.  You might be a little shy about … Continue reading

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August 26, 2010, The Farmer’s Wife

This is the painting created today.  In Montana, the clear air and bright sun make colors seem bright and glowing, a feeling you may say of a lightness of being (my apologies to Nietzsche, – I appreciate my one life).  … Continue reading

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August 25, 2010, Outstanding In His Field

Here is the painting created today.  Farmers have a joke they share…. all farmers are “outstanding in their field”.  August is a time for harvesting and preparing for winter in Montana. The painting is oil on canvas, 5 inches by … Continue reading

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August 24, 2010, The Station Master

This is the painting created today.  The subject is more of the nostalgia regarding the earlier days of railroads in Montana.  The old depot architecture and the life of a station master is gone, but many remember it with fondness. … Continue reading

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August 23, 2010, The Old Birdbath

This is the painting created today.  Years ago, a neighbor had this old birdbath languishing in their back yard.  It is cast concrete, stressed and chipped, but I think it is lovely.  They gave it to me and I placed … Continue reading

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August 19, 2010, Birdhouse In The Eaves

This is the painting created today.  It is oil on canvas, 3 inches by 3 inches. This decorative birdhouse hangs from the corner of the garage by the garden.  It is a lovely reminder of all the birds living in … Continue reading

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August 18, 2010, Pasture Tree

Here is the painting created today.  It is oil on canvas panel, 4 inches by 6 inches. In August the pastures and fields turn a golden color. Harvesting creates a dusty haze around the edges of the valley.  In pastures, … Continue reading

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August 17, 2010, Mountain Ash Berries

This is the painting created today.  The Mountain Ash is the Rowan tree in Montana.  There is a Native American legend that the number of Mountain Ash berries forecasts how severe the winter will be.  I’ve noticed that the chokecherries … Continue reading

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August 16, 2010, Montana Apricots

This is the painting created today.  Most people here don’t realize we have apricot trees growing at a few places in town.  Being at a high elevation in the Rocky Mountains, it is a bit of a surprise.  There is … Continue reading

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