Saturday, May 8, 2010

Summer Cottage (Click here to buy)

This oil painting was painted en plein air of the summer home across from the lake shore. It is viewed from behind a lower vantage point of phlox.
Size is 10" X 8" in a gray barn wood frame with canvas liner. Outside dimension: 14" X 12". Best buy at $125.

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Friday, May 7, 2010

Alliums and Lupines (SOLD)

This delicate oil painting was painted in the artist's garden. It is reminiscent of antique oil paintings. The painting is framed in a dark wood frame, outer dimension is 7" X 5". Image size is 6" X 4".


Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Josh - Strategy: Commission Portraits

This is a montage, using various elements to create a unified composition. This is the story of Josh; runner, and medal winner. It is called Strategy, as he is sitting before the race, contemplating his running stategy in the heat of the afternoon sun. Medium used is a non-erasable black pencil. Cost varies depending on medium and content. Image size: 9" X 12". Framed size: 16" X 20". Approximate cost for a similar portrait is $485, excluding frame. Contact artist by email for individual cost. Click "Rena Rockwell- Larger Paintings" link in the right column for further information.


Monday, May 3, 2010

Ben - Ascending: Commission Portraits

This is a colored pencil portrait titled Ascending, as Ben is climbing a rope "ladder" to the top. Capture your loved one in his or her sport in a sports portrait instead of a classic pose. It is a source of pride to the receiver of such a portrait, as it shows the person doing what they love most. Image size: 8 1/2" X 10 3/4". Cost varies depending on content in portrait and size. Approximate cost is $485.


Saturday, May 1, 2010

Eggplant Still Life (Click here to buy)

This watercolor painting is done from an eggplant from my student's garden. I was drawn to the intricate delicacy in the stem and the color variations in the eggplant. Image size: 5 5/8" x 4 1/4", outside white mat dimension: 8" x 10". Gold tone metal frame and glass, 8" X 10". $120.


Chauncey Farm Pumpkin Scarecrow (click here to buy)

This pen & ink and watercolor is of the pumpkin scarecrow at Chauncey Farm where we go every year for our pumpkins and fresh vegetables. It is located at an old circa 1800's farm.
Image size: 10 3/4" X 8 1/4", gray/green mat outer dimension: 16" X 12".