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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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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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Nature Watercolor Illustration

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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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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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Pen and Ink Elk by Alice Flynn

From the archives of my portfolio, here is a pen and ink illustration of an elk.  It is available on garments at skreened.com/aliceflynn.

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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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History of the Color Wheel | Part 1 — Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers

  History of the Color Wheel | Part 1 — Imprint-The Online Community for Graphic Designers.  Some beautiful images of very old color wheels in this article… doesn’t it remind you of your Pantone book?

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Museum discovers ‘new’ Van Gogh painting – CNN.com

Museum discovers ‘new’ Van Gogh painting – CNN.com. X-rays prove it, finding the painting of two wrestlers, described in Van Gogh’s writing, under the painting of the vase of flowers.

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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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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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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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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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