I recently completed this 20"x24" oil painting on canvas. I love watching the little sandpipers running along the shore looking for sand crabs, and have been wanting to paint them for years, and finally did. I may not be done with the subject and may try some other compositions with them. For more information on … Continue reading New Painting: Sandpipers
I recently completed this 20"x24" oil on canvas of the neighbors' rose bush, and when they are in crazy bloom, I am mesmerized by them. They are big, soft, romantic blooms glowing in the late afternoon light. I have been wanting to paint them for some time, and finally did. For more information on this … Continue reading New Painting: Soft Pink Roses
I finished a few paintings and would like to share them. Our local park has a large water element where ducks and other wildlife love to hang out. I love to spend time there, it is so relaxing. I am slowly working on a series of duck studies that reflect the beautiful colors of the … Continue reading New Painting: Two White Ducks
My New "Party Stars" Design for the holidays I've been having fun learning Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to create images and repeating designs, and I'm excited about this Party Stars design. It required drawing a few stars, scanning, arranging, masks, gradients, lots and lots of layers, transparencies, and precise placement for a repeat pattern. I … Continue reading New Holiday Design
New painting Just finished this painting of Matilija poppies. They have been blooming in abundance, and I love how ethereal they are, like big, showy crepe paper fried eggs, or angels blowing in the breeze. It is oil on canvas board, 11"x14". You can see a larger image on my website: http://mmissman.com/matilija_poppies.html Save
I have just put my artwork on lots of great products on Zazzle! Here is just a sampling. More products to come! To see more, go to: https://www.zazzle.com/margaretannmissman/collections
Now is your chance to save a few dollars on bedding and bath items in my Society6 shop Monday, March 13th only, my Society6 shop is running a special, up to $34 off and free shipping on all bedding and bath items, including comforters, duvet covers, bath towels, bath mats, pillows (I think), shower curtains, … Continue reading Society6 Bed and Bath Sale, Monday March 13 only!
Art Print Sale! Sunday only, March 12, My Society6 shop is running a great special on all my art prints, 25% off and free shipping. Grab them up at these great prices! Society6 art reproductions are very good quality, and you can get them on canvas or paper, framed or unframed, on metal, and even … Continue reading Society6 Sale on all of my Art Prints, Sunday, March 12 only
New portrait finished Just finished this oil portrait of my Mom and brother from a photograph, circa 1950, 14"x11". I'm really having fun with the photographs. I am now offering portraits from photographs; more information on my Etsy shop, or contact me directly.
Love those flowers! I am finally posting some of my latest paintings. Being an artist keeps me very busy. A one-person manufacturing company. The first one is Purple Roses in the Shade, an 8x10" oil on canvas board. I saw these lovely purple roses hiding in the shade, and the composition intrigued me. The second … Continue reading New Flower Paintings