Tag Archives: painting

West Virginia Farm Landscape

This large landscape painting was commissioned by a family farm in West Virginia where you can see this view. copyright Alice Flynn

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art, Illustration, Life, Montana, Nature | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Before Snow Flies

I’m tidying up the yard before winter sets in. I have only the pond pump and hoses to gather and put away. I will make cuttings from the leggy red geraniums to pot up and root over the winter. Here … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art, Family, Life, Love, Montana, Oil Paintings, Railroads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Art, Family, Illustration, Life, Love, Montana, Oil Paintings, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nature Watercolor Illustration

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art, Birds, Freelancing, Gardening, Illustration, Life, Nature, Watercolors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BBC News – Van Dyck painting ‘found online’

BBC News – Van Dyck painting ‘found online’.

Posted in Art | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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?

Posted in Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Life, News, Publishing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

‘A Card Player,’ a Cézanne Watercolor for Sale by Christie’s – NYTimes.com

‘A Card Player,’ a Cézanne Watercolor for Sale by Christie’s – NYTimes.com. From the series of The Card Players paintings, a small watercolor study of a card player from a private collection has now come to the public’s attention.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, Etsy, Illustration, Jane Austen, Life, Love, News, Publishing, Watercolors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, Birds, Freelancing, Illustration, Life, Montana, Nature, Watercolors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, Life, News, Oil Paintings | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, Life, News, Oil Paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Art, Business, Etsy, Freelancing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Life, Oil Paintings, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Art, Etsy, Family, Illustration, Life, Oil Paintings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art, Family, Illustration, Ireland, Life, Montana, Nature, Oil Paintings, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Embracing Mid-Century Modern Style

I was born in 1951, and I live in a house built in 1951.  You may recognize this photo from an earlier post about my Fiesta Ware in the corner of my kitchen counter. It has taken me decades to … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Etsy, Family, Freelancing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Art, Business, Freelancing, Gardening, Illustration, Life, Montana, Nature, Oil Paintings, Publishing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments