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Newest Paintings for the "Le Ville de L'Amour" Show

Last Friday night was the reception for the "Le Ville de L'Amour show. It was a great show with new work from some excellent artists. We had

Keith Davis on the piano playing jazz and adding to the enjoyment of the evening. These three paintings are my new additions for the show.

"After the Rain"

16x12 oil

T.L Norris Gallery

 

"Sunday Driver"

12x12 Oil

TL Norris Gallery

 

"Fog"

16x12 Oil

T.L. Norris Gallery

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Commission of Poinsett Hotel, oil painting by Jacki Newell



At last! I have completed this painting that has been in the works for over a year. Starting with photos and sketches, then small oil painting sketches and a 16x12 piece, and many days of just drawing this out. The elipses in the fountain and the arches on the two windows on the left were killers, not to mention the horse and carriage. I used multiple photos for this and that is always a challenge to get them to look right. For example, getting the horse and carriage to be the right size compared to the fountain and awning of the building. I delivered it to my very patient clients on Saturday and was so please to see how happy they were with it. It will go above the main fireplace in the gorgeous old house they have recently moved into. I look forward to seeing it framed and hanging there. I am also looking forward to moving on to other paintings that are in my head waiting to get on my canvas. Thanks for viewing my blog. God bless, Jacki
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Sunday Driver 12x12 Oil by Jacki Newell


This is a piece that I started earlier last year, but it never finished. I moved the horse closer and brightened the colors. It's like a whole new painting.

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Jacki Newell

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Happy 2014

Lights on Main Street

8x8 oil

$275

 

It's about time I make it to my computer and post something. 2013 was a good and busy year. I was constantly working on commissions and didn't spend much time at all on painting things just for the fun of it. I think this year is going to be different and here is the first painting of 2014.

 

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Pomegranate and Pine 6x6 oil on panel by Jacki Newell

Pomegranate and Pine

6x6 oil on panel

 

 

Having just returned from a wonderful 3 week trip to Nebraska to visit my family, it is great to get back to my studio and paint again! This is my first try at a pomegranate.

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Jacki

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Date Night 6x6 oil on Raymar Panel Cityscape by Jacki Newell

Date Night

6x6 oil on Raymar panel

 

 

Here's a little one that I did a few weeks ago and failed to post. I love the horse and carriages on Main Street. I hope to do many more of them.

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Washington and Main, delivered and hung in it's new home today

I framed this painting for my client and delivered it to his home today. Kind of amazing to both of us was that the umbrellas in the painting matched his chair cover perfectly!! I couldn't have done this as well if I would have tried. When I painted it, it was for his bedroom, but he liked it  so much, that he decided to hang it here where everyone can see it. 

It's satisfying for me to see it hanging after so many hours working on it.

Thanks for viewing my blog

Jacki

jacki.newell@gmail.com

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Marsh at Sunrise 16x20 oil landscape by Jacki Newell

Marsh at Sunrise

20x16 oil on stretched canvas

 

 

Finished this one today. I wish I could say that I did it on location, but being a midwesterner, I wasn't aware of low tide. When Dave and I were in Charleston in May, we drove around looking for marshes. We thought they must be having a drought because we couldn't find any water in the marshes. I used about 7 photos from different locations to paint this. I used the sky from one photo, the water from another, etc. 

 

If you are interested in this or any paintings on my website, email me.

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Jacki

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Rainy Afternoon 6x6 oil cityscape by Jacki Newell

It was raining Monday afternoon when I was leaving my studio to go home. As I drove through downtown Greenville, I decided to park and walk around with my umbrella getting photos with my iphone of the reflections on the wet streets. This is a small 6x6 sketch done from one of the photos.

"Rainy Afternoon"

6x6 oil on panel

 

 

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A New Day, 36x36 oil on linen seascape by Jacki Newell

A New Day

36x36 oil on linen

 

 

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