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My Art Notes · 6M ago

New Painting - Seclusion

Final painting completed this week: Seclusion, 36 x 60 x 1.5 inches, Oil on Canvas, Copyright 2017 Mary Gravelle aka MaryRae RushI completed my newest painting this past week.I love this pai...
My Art Notes · 7M ago

Vibrant Painting For Your Home or Office – Red Subtlety Triptych Yellow Red Purple

Left to Right: Red Subtlety on Yellow, Red Subtlety on Redand Red Subtlety on PurpleTriptych Painting: Vibrant, Energetic Impact for Home or OfficeFor the interest of art lovers and art coll...
My Art Notes · 10M ago

New Plein Air Painting from my Deck

Plein Air Painting From Deck, 7 x 14 inches, Oil on CanvasCopyright 2017 Mary Gravelle.When the power goes out for a few hours midday, it's a great time to get outside and paint.All troubles...
My Art Notes · 11M ago

New painting Salt Mine Plein Air

Old Salt Mine Landscape, 5 x 7 inches, Oil on CanvasCopyright 2017 Mary GravelleHere's a quickie plein air painting I did last week.I was testing out a new logistical approach for carrying m...
My Art Notes · 11M ago

Plein Air Painters - To Paint the Land is to Save the Land

Courthouse Butte trail maker, showing the way to one of the Sedona Art Hike locations.I originally wrote this article for my Sedona Art Hikes website blog. I think it is also appropriate for...
My Art Notes · 12M ago

The Gift of the Landscape - New Southwestern Landscape Painting of Camp Verde, Arizona

The Gift of the LandscapeOil on Canvas, 14 x 7 x 0.75 inchesCopyright 2017 Mary GravelleThis painting was painted en plein air. The location is near the old salt mine in Camp Verde, Arizona....
My Art Notes · 1Y ago

The Soft Approach - New Southwestern Landscape Painting from Camp Verde, Arizona

The Soft Approach, Oil on MDF, 12 x 24 inchesCopyright 2017 Mary Gravelle.The painting does not have the green background around it.One of the first things I did when I moved into my new pla...
My Art Notes · 1Y ago

Moving and Storage of Paintings

I just hung this painting in my bedroom.Number Six: High Minded, 24 x 24 inches,Mixed-media on WoodCopyright 2009 Mary Gravelle.I moved into a new living space a few days ago. I'm happy that...
My Art Notes · 1Y ago

Southwestern Landscape Art Pillows Now Available

Art Pillow, Southwestern Landscape PaintingOriginal painting details:Lush Two, 12 x 16 inches, Acrylic on Canvas.Copyright 2008 Mary Gravelle.I'm having so much fun seeing how my landscape p...
Edie Steed
Edie  Beautiful for a Silver City memory!
My Art Notes · 1Y ago

Greeting Cards Are Now Available

Cathedral Rock PilgrimageI have added 5 x 7 greeting cards of my painting images to my offerings. This is a great way to begin collecting my art. Stick them in 5 x 7 inch frames. There you g...