This category could be a large number of things. But basically, I intend to focus on art which has been created on a two dimensional surface, regardless of the materials used. Whether it is canvas, paper, linen, etc.
Ann Young works in her art studio in Idyllwild, California. Learn more about her and her process and see more of her work by using this link to her store: AnnYoungStudio
Marlene and Emily paint fine oil portraits in Miami, Florida. They will paint a custom oil portrait for you! To place an order, just use this link to their Etsy store: BellaPoshPortraits
Janet Zeh paints flowers, birds, nature and custom paintings in Tolland, Connecticut. These daffodils certainly brightened up my day! I hope you use this link to see more of her works in her Etsy store: ZehOriginalArt
Or use this link to her website: zehoriginalart.com
Jennie Nolen paints for you in Roanoke, Virginia. She likes to paint small scale daily paintings all prima; painted in a single sitting. And her subjects are usually everyday objects and scenes, whatever happens to be her whimsy of the day. Visit her store by using this link: JNartworks
Rebecca Croft paints inspiring landscapes and more in Arlington Virginia. Today is the first day of spring 2017, so I chose this piece to show you. I hope you use this link to see more of her works: rebeccacroftstudios
J. Shears paints with oils in Cooperstown, New York. The landscapes I enjoy the most speak of expansive horizons. Please see their other works by using this link: JShears
Virgil C. Stephens paints in Nogal, New Mexico. I just love how he captured this little cowgirl. To see more, you can either use this link to his Etsy store: notevena
Or go to his website: notevena.com
Peggy Johnson uses every good color in Seattle, Washington. I chose her shop because she has such a way with bright colors, it just makes one happy. I want to be on this boat watching birds fly over her colorful water in a beautiful sky. You can read more about her and her process by using this link to her store: everygoodcolor
Lynne French creates her beautiful fine art in Kissimmee, Florida. She paints original fine art impressionist oil paintings, studio and plein air landscapes, and still life paintings. I hope my selection will inspire you to use this link to see more: lynnefrenchdesigns
Jonathan Day creates these beautiful illustrations in Alpine, Oregon when he isn't hand crafting beautiful books. His store announcement reads: Art by Jonathan Day -- paintings, drawings, etchings, relief prints, watercolors, art prints -- art full of the artist's joy in the beauty of human beings, and the beauty of the Earth we're so lucky to live on.
Please take a little trip and use this link to see his other pieces: jonathanday
Barbara Rosenzweig paints beautiful watercolors in her Philadelphia, Pennsylvania studio. This wonderful Pelican is just one example of what you will find when you visit her via this link:
Kelly Mitchell Gazdowicz is an artist in Detroit, Michigan who specializes in illustrating elements of natural history in beautiful detail. She also has temporary tattoo's available for you, created from her art! I need to try one of them. Take a look here: BurrowingHome
Elise Mahan creates her art in Portland, Oregon. I love the illustrative quality of her art, each one has it's own story to tell. We are in the middle of winter right now, and this one says "brisk clear winter night" to me. You can see much more on her Etsy store: elisemahanfineart
Or her own website: elisemahanvisualart.com
Sharon Wittke creates these wonderful rustic scenes in Cobden, Illinois. Every one seems to be illustrating a story, don't they? Check out more of them here: RavensBendFolkArt
Jane Biven applies her art to a variety of mediums in Roswell, Georgia. We all need a few pillows in our lives, how about a few original ones? I added her to this category because she begins with her art and then puts in onto other surfaces. She has lots more for you to see here: HalfBakedArt
And you can see her cool mixed media paintings here on her own website: halfbakedart.com
Susan Windsor cultivates her skills in Lewisville, Texas to produce the fine items such as these delightful giraffes. You will find much more here: SusanWindsor
My first entry here was an artist who continues to delight me every time I see a new painting of hers. Please check out this store, you are going to love it!
ClearLightStudios belongs to Km Withers of Torrey, Utah. As you can see from the example below, her art has an impressive expansiveness to it. I am not an art critique, I just know what speaks to me. I hope you visit both of her websites!
Isn't the character below just delightful? Sheryl Goldsberry has dreamed up all kinds of delights from her studio in Renton, Washington. And she is another one of those who have worked hard at helping to promote her fellow artists and artisans. I hope you visit her store:
Here is Linda Henry out of Sedona, Arizona. She makes me wish I knew more about how to describe and introduce art. So I could inspire you to go visit her store. But maybe the piece I chose to show will be enough to inspire you to click on this link and see for yourself:
Denise Weaver Ross & Deb Weaver are Two Enchanted Sisters working out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They create in an amazing explosion of colors and creative forms.
Hammer To Lace is a very descriptive name for the process of Cynthia G. out of Tallahassee, Florida where she creates her mixed media pieces such as this sunflower.
Shellie of shellieartist works out of Lancaster, South Carolina. Isn't this owl wonderful? She has more for you to see!