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New Zealand Waters

New Zealand Waters

This painting is done in oils on a canvas. I had some reference photos from New Zealand.I watched a video from the area and then painted. Click to Purchase The history of New Zealand dates back approximately 700 years to when it was discovered and settled by Polynesians, who developed a distinct Māori culture. Like other Pacific cultures, Māori… read more

Poinsettia, red flower

Poinsettia, red flower

I did this from a plant someone gave me. The painting can hang either way and is framed. Available here on my website http://BarbaraHavilandArt.com Euphorbia pulcherrima is a shrub or small tree, typically reaching a height of 0.6–4 metres (2–13 ft). The plant bears dark green dentate leaves that measure 7–16 centimetres (2.8–6.3 in) in length. The colored bracts—which are most… read more

Plein Air, McKinney Falls Austin

Plein Air, McKinney Falls Austin

I did this painting and this was my first plein air painting. I had such fun and it was  eye-opening. Available here. It is a lovely place. McKinney Falls State Park is a state park in Austin, Texas, United States at the confluence of Onion Creek and Williamson Creek. It is administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The park opened on April… read more

Azaleas,flowers

Azaleas,flowers

I picked these azaleas and painted them for you.  Mine don’t need watering.. An Azalea bush, is a popular flowering bush and foundation plant, with bright spring blooms. Azaleas bushes are members of the Rhododendron family. The biggest difference between the Rhododendron plant and an Azalea plant, is the Azalea is a deciduous bush. It… read more

Silver Teapot and Orange, Still Life,oil painting

Silver Teapot and Orange, Still Life,oil painting

Silver Teapot and Orange was setup in my studio and painted from life. It is done in oils and has a limited palette. I love to do still life paintings and you learn so much.  This one is available  here for you Click to purchase A still life (plural: still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically… read more

Our Backyard, landscape in oils

Our Backyard, landscape in oils

Our Backyard is done in oils on a cradled birch panel that measures 14″ x 11″ . No need to frame unless you want to. The sun was streaking thru the pine trees and was just beautiful.  The painting is signed by the artist Barbara Haviland Available to purchase here on my web site.

Pagosa Springs View

Pagosa Springs View

This was done in oils from my photos You can purchase painting here on web site Pagosa Springs is located at 37°16′5″N 107°1′28″W (37.268032, -107.024554).[14] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.88 square miles (12.64 km2), of which 4.85 square miles (12.57 km2) is land and 0.027 square miles (0.07 km2), or 0.53%, is… read more

Red Barn and Silo, Demo I did

Red Barn and Silo, Demo I did

This painting done in oils was for a class at NAG. We worked on this for 6 weeks.  I am offering it here. You can purchase the painting here or     buy prints here A silo (from the Greek σιρός – siros, “pit for holding grain”) is a structure for storing bulk materials. Silos are used in agriculture to store grain (see grain elevators) or fermented… read more

New Drawing--The Sea with Rocks and Sea Gulls

New Drawing–The Sea with Rocks and Sea Gulls

This is my second Give-Away for the year. This painting is done in oils and measures 12″x 12″  It was done from my photos taken in California. What you have to  do to  win is Sign up on my Contact page with your name and email .You cannot win unless you sign up.      … read more

Stellar Jay, bird,

Stellar Jay, bird,

Stellar Jay is a bird I saw in Montana. Beautiful  colors. The Steller’s jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a jay native to western North America, closely related to the blue jay (C. cristata) found in the rest of the continent, but with a black head and upper body. It is also known as the long-crested jay, mountain jay, and pine jay. It is the only crested jay west… read more

Introducing Three Princess" Gallery

Introducing Three Princess” Gallery

We have 3 young ladies  that are learning to paint.  Please view their gallery on my web site and  let us know how you like their artwork.           

My new Gold Finch

My new Gold Finch

This is my new Gold Finch Bird and he is done in oils on a 16×20 gallery wrap canvas. They are such pretty birds. A Few Facts about the Gold Finch The only finch in its subfamily to undergo a complete molt, the American goldfinch displays sexual dimorphism in its coloration; the male is a vibrant yellow in the summer and an olive color… read more

Blue Morning Glories

Blue Morning Glories

Blue Morning Glories are done in oils from photos Available  for purchase In cultivation, most are treated as perennial plants in frost-free areas and as annual plants in colder climates, but some species tolerate winter cold. There are some species which are strictly annual (e.g. I. nil), producing many seeds, and some perennial species (e.g. I. indica) which are propagated by cuttings.… read more

This is my official new website BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Hello and welcome to my new web site.  Here you can find prints and purchase prints and mugs, towels,pillows and all sorts of stuff for your home or gifts for your friends.  You can also purchase original paintings in oils and I have lay-away.(Email please) Thank you for viewing my art. Barbara It is not… read more

Barbara's Bayou Living

Barbara’s Bayou Living

This triptych bayou painting is sold but let me brag at bit about it. A few years ago I got a call from some lady needing to use the image for a show on HBO called Treme.  She paid to use this image for a backdrop and sent me the large very large backdrop . … read more

Bowl of Fruit,Watercolors,Still Life, by Barbara Haviland

Bowl of Fruit,Watercolors,Still Life, by Barbara Haviland

BOWL OF FRUIT WATERCOLOR, STILL LIFE 10/15/2019 7:05:46 AM by Barbara Haviland-Texas Contemporary Artist Comment on this © Barbara Haviland-Texas Contemporary Artist Watercolor on Paper 10 x 14  $150.00 USD Available Bowl of Fruit 10″x 14″ Done on 300 lb Watercolor paper Click to purchase Bowl of Fruit, Watercolor

Azaleas in Big Bend National Park  by Barbara Haviland

Azaleas in Big Bend National Park by Barbara Haviland

This is a painting I did from photos taken in Big Bend Nat Park.  The painting measures 14 x 11 is is signed and not framed. Contact Artist for more details For the Texas State Park see Big Bend Ranch State Park. Big Bend IUCN category II (national park) The Rio Grande runs through Cañón de Santa Elena. Mexico on… read more

White Petunias on the Square by Barbara Haviland

White Petunias on the Square by Barbara Haviland

  Petunias are such a happy flower. I like that they come in lots of colors and are easy to grow. These are 12″x 12″ and don’t need watering.  No frame is needed unless you want one. I thank you for viewing my art and like comments. PS   Don’t  forget to sign up for the… read more

Shopping in Paris a Street Scene

Shopping in Paris a Street Scene

My Paris Street Scene is here for you. I did this one in an online workshop and changed mine  I hope you like what you see. Painting is available for purchase  

Bessie, the Brahma Cow

Bessie, the Brahma Cow

Bessie was painted one day while we were at Dr Jones Ranch Plein Air painting. She just stood there and watched me while I painted her She was so pretty and I think I captured her “look”.. She is available for purchase.

Introducing my new Website where you can buy original paintings or Prints of my art

Introducing my new Website where you can buy original paintings or Prints of my art

YOU could WIN this painting  FREE       Hello and welcome to my new web site.  I am excited for you to let me know how you like or not like it.  If you would be so kind to look around and sign my Contact page, I will have a drawing to give away a landscape… read more

Five Sisters and One Egret

Five Sisters and One Egret

Five Sisters and One Egret is done in oils from a photo given to me by a good friend. I added the egret and hope he likes the painting. I love the brightness. The painting is signed and framed. Contact me for more details.

Fall Morning in Bayou

Fall Morning in Bayou

Fall Morning is painted in oils on canvas panel. It is 11″x 14″ and signed but not framed. Contact me for more details.

Sophie Lou, the Yorkie - Oil on Canvas Panel

Sophie Lou, the Yorkie – Oil on Canvas Panel

This is Sophie Lou and she has gone to doggy heaven. She was a great loving girl.  We still miss her. This painting is done from one of my photos, in oils, on a 14″x 11″ canvas panel. I would need a very good clear photo of your baby and about 3 weeks to paint the… read more

Red Hibiscus Diptych - 2 Oil Paintings, Framed

Red Hibiscus Diptych – 2 Oil Paintings, Framed

These are two 20″x 24″ oil paintings of Red Hibiscus. I did them to stand alone or together. They are done with a painting knife and have lots of textures. They are also framed in black wood frames. Contact me for more details.

Guitar Oil Painting

Guitar Oil Painting

Guitar is done in oils with textured background. I did the background with a knife and lots of colors because I wanted the guitar to stand out and be seen. The painting measures 24″x 12″. Contact more for more details.

Egret Revisited

Egret Revisited

White Egret Revisited is done in oils and on panel that my husband and I make. The painting has a colorful background to enhance the White Egret. 14″x 11″ signed but not framed. Click here to purchase

Trees at Dam B, Texas

Trees at Dam B, Texas

Trees at Dam B are rarely seen like this. Right now there is hardly any water because the corp of engineers are working on the dam. Where there was water has now become grass. The tree line was fascinating to me and I decided to paint this bunch of Cypress trees. Did the painting in oils… read more

Red Lighthouse, Oils on Canvas

The Red Lighthouse is done in oils on a stretched canvas. I liked the photo and did some changing of the composition before painting it. The painting measures 20 x 10. Contact me for more details.

Bunch of Iris

Bunch of Iris

Bunch of Iris is done in oils with Magentas, purples, and greens. The irises are loose and impressionistic on a  24 x 20 one inch gallery wrap stretched canvas. Can be framed or not. Click here to purchase.

Mountains and Meadow

Mountains and Meadow

Mountains and Meadows is done on a 6 x 6 gallery wrap canvas in oils.  It is soft pastel oil colors. Sides are painted and would make a great gift. Contact me for more details.

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