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Mother Love Elephants

Mother Love Elephants

Description of Mother Love Elephants I love animals and I have a friend that loves Elephants. I painted one for her and one for you. Signed and framed

Ouray Falls, Landscape with Waterfall

Ouray Falls, Landscape with Waterfall

This piece was done from  reference photos Available

Big Wave Seascape, Barbara Haviland

Big Wave Seascape, Barbara Haviland

I did this painting from photos I took in California. It is blues, greens, oranges, yellows and white . I also sell prints of this painting. Available Buy a Print Here

Bayou Cabins, large oil painting, Original, Barbara Haviland-Texas Artist

Bayou Cabins, large oil painting, Original, Barbara Haviland-Texas Artist

Description of Bayou Cabins Large oil painting This is my very latest Bayou Cabins that measure 24″ x 48″ on a gallery wrap canvas. It is an original oil painting done from my photos. There are Egrets, turtles, dragonfly and Spanish moss, cypress trees, and 2 cabins, lots of action in the painting and I… read more

Two Frogs, still life, wildlife, Barbara Haviland

Two Frogs, still life, wildlife, Barbara Haviland

Description of Two Frogs, still life, wild life This painting is done in oils and is a still life and wildlife painting. I have had these frogs for over 46 years. I paint them often in still life paintings. AVAILABLE HERE

2- Red and Yellow Iris  Framed oil paintings

2- Red and Yellow Iris Framed oil paintings

Description of 2 Red and Yellow Iris oil paintings,11×5 each Both paintings were done in oils from an Iris flower. I wanted to use yellows and reds and that is how they came out. They have been hanging in my home and now they are being offered to you.  The frames come with the paintings.… read more

Blue Morning Glory, miniature oil   painting

Blue Morning Glory, miniature oil painting

Miniature Blue Morning Glory is done on a canvas panel I make.  It measures 3″x 12″ and is an original oil painting.  The painting is signed but needs a frame. Available here

Daily painting of  Gray Mouse

Daily painting of Gray Mouse

Gray mouse is a daily painting that measures 4″x5″ and is signed and framed.   Great for gift giving.

Radishes by Barbara Haviland

Radishes by Barbara Haviland

Radishes were done as a challenge.  Tyler County Art League decided to all paint the photo of the radishes and we are having a show now in the gallery.  Everyone did their own take of the challenge. all mediums were used and the show is quite unique. Mine is done in oils on a a… read more

Watercolor Joe from Hico, Tx

Watercolor Joe from Hico, Tx

Description of Watercolor Joe from Hico This is Joe and he is from Hico. Texas.  I painted him in watercolor and have done in oils. Available

Textured Tulips in Yellows

Textured Tulips in Yellows

Textured Tulips on Yellows oils on canvas 16″x20″ Available

Alligator Cartoon, Weight Lifter, Reptile

Alligator Cartoon, Weight Lifter, Reptile

I love alligators and have a respect for them . They are needed in our eco- system. Several years ago I did several for a Dentist in Florida for his office.  I have done a few more.  They are all un-framed for 75.00,  7″x 5″ Signed and ready to frame. If you want the frame… read more

Artist Alligator,Cartoon, oil painting

Artist Alligator,Cartoon, oil painting

Artist Alligator is done in oils and is a cartoon.  He is  available to  purchase. Purchase Daily painting

Announcing my Shopify Store

Announcing my Shopify Store

Hula Girl is one of my daily paintings and she needs a new home. She is a miniature oil painting done on a canvas panel. Available Barbsgarden-Art.myshopify.com I have lower priced items on there and if you will take a look. Please let me know how you like or not.B

Diptych,  Red Poppies, framed, textured

Diptych, Red Poppies, framed, textured

These two 24×20 oil paintings were done to hang together or separate.  They are done entirely with a painting knife so there is thick paint and lots of it.   Red hibiscus grew in our yard and we had several bushes. Both paintings are  framed Available here

Poppies and A Pear, still life

Poppies and A Pear, still life

This floral still has such a lovely composition, with bright flowers sprinkled in a shimmery, reflective vase. Yellows, greens, oranges and blues make this a wonderful painting that goes with both contemporary and traditional décor. Available

Aspens and Moose

Aspens and Moose

signed and not framed available

Three miniature Sunflower paintings

Three miniature Sunflower paintings

This is for all three 4″x5″ miniature oil paintings of Sunflowers. They can be grouped or given to 3 different persons.   All Three are Framed and Signed Available 

Three Palms, #seascape,  #palm trees

Three Palms, #seascape, #palm trees

Three Palms was done in oils on  a canvas. It is 24 x 24 and is large. Available here

Orange Train Depot

Orange Train Depot

Available here 

Magnolia and Butterfly, floral on canvas

Magnolia and Butterfly, floral on canvas

Description of Magnolia and Butterfly This Magnolia painting is done in oils on a square 16″x16″ canvas. It is signed and not framed Available 

Blue and White Hydrangeas, large oil painting

Blue and White Hydrangeas, large oil painting

Blue and White Hydrangeas were done from live flowers.  measures 24″x24″ and is signed Available

Glass Jug, still life, study, glass, oil painting

Glass Jug, still life, study, glass, oil painting

Glass Jug is a study in painting glass. I went thru a period of painting everything glass to perfect what I liked.  This is one of them. measures 10″x 8″ and is signed and not framed Available  

Two Docked Boats

Two Docked Boats

Two Docked Boats oils on canvas 11″x14″ Signed and not framed Available here

Moose in the Mountains

Moose in the Mountains

Moose in the mountains is done in oils on a 12″x12″ stretched canvas. He is one of my new wildlife paintings. Available

Boat and Gulls

Boat and Gulls

Oils on Canvas 12″x16″ Signed and Framed Available Boat and Gulls has been hanging in Gulf Credit Union for a while and I just get it back. It measures 16″X12″ and is now being offered here for you boat lovers. It is signed and framed. Available here

Elephant, wildlife

Elephant, wildlife

Good Morning, this is my newest wildlife. I love to paint animals; this one is 14″x11″ and is done in oils on a stretched canvas. Signed but not framed for you. Available

Lotus Flower and Koi Fish

Lotus Flower and Koi Fish

Available  Great painting done in oils and measures 18″x 24″. so peaceful and serene. BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Trees at Dam B

Trees at Dam B

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

Earlton Elk Studio Sale

Earlton Elk Studio Sale

This painting was actually made from two different photos. The landscape is in Earlton, New York, and the elk I photographed with my camera. I combined the two photographs to create a unique composition. Purchase here

Lone Blue Bird

Lone Blue Bird

Blue bird is a daily painting and measures 5 x 7. We have nesting blue birds here and I have been watching but have not seen any babies. Available here for you

My Cardinal in the Snow, bird

My Cardinal in the Snow, bird

Stuck in the snow was good for me. I watched the birds at the bird feeder and they are so pretty. This cardinal was one I watched. He measures 12″x 12″ and is done in oils on a canvas. Available Web site

Blue Birds Nestin'

Blue Birds Nestin’

Blue Birds a nesting is done in oils and measures 14 x 11.    We have 2 sets of blue birds nesting. We have so many birds here in our new home. Available Website

Red Shed, landscape

Red Shed, landscape

Red Shed in the Country is done in oils on a 10″x 8″ stretched canvas. It was part of a workshop, but I changed mine.  Signed and not framed. Available here for you Website

Miss Barbara's Shrimp Boat

Miss Barbara’s Shrimp Boat

Miss Barbara’s Shrimp Boat was done from photos taken in Louisiana swamp photos. I take tons of photos of   subjects I want to paint.  This boat is 24″x 18″ and  is ready for a new home. Available here

A Vase of Pink Camelia's

A Vase of Pink Camelia’s

These pink Camelia’s came right out of my garden.  Painted to match my Found Morning Glories and measures  12″x8″ .. signed and not framed Available for you as daily painting

Found Morning Glories

Found Morning Glories

Found Morning Glories   was found one day  while I was visiting a family.  The painting measures 12 x 8 and is on a panel.   purples, mauves, green, and earth colors   Needs a frame to enhance it. Available here as a daily painting

Why Don't You Like the Flowers? Cows

Why Don’t You Like the Flowers? Cows

I was doing some   cows and did this painting from 2 photos. The title came to me and I hope you like it. measures 12″x12″  no frame but the painting is signed. Available here for you

Kenny's Cypress Plein Air

Kenny’s Cypress Plein Air

This was done plein air and at Ken’s.  Hence Ken’s Cypress and is is done in oils and measures 14″ x 11″ on a canvas panel.( I make these)                         Available  

Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the Woods

Click to Purchase Click to Purchase This is a cabin that appeared down the road from us. WE stopped and took lots of photos and this is one ot them. Measures 12″x12″ and is framed and signed

Swamp Pink Flora,   Sale

Swamp Pink Flora, Sale

Description of Swamp Pink Flora–SALE I don’t know the name of this swamp flower but it was pretty I am reducing the price from 175.00 to 150.00 just for you.

Red Barn and Mountains SALE

Red Barn and Mountains SALE

This is for sale, Nothing wrong with the painting but I am  reducing the price for you. 12″x 9″ and    signed but not framed.  150.00 here only Click to Purchase            

Waterfall and Bushes

Waterfall and Bushes

    Description of Waterfall and Bushes,daily painting This is a daily painting done in oils. The painting is on a gallery wrap canvas. Available Today’s Bible Verse  Matt. 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

Canyon Waterfall

Canyon Waterfall

Description of Canyon Waterfall Canyon Waterfall was done in online class and was critiqued in International Magazine by the instructor. Needless to say, I did the revisions and was a happy Painter. Click to Purchase Web Site

Mountain Waterfall with Rocks

Mountain Waterfall with Rocks

Description of Mountain Waterfall Mountain Waterfall is done with textures and a knife. Signed and not Framed. click to purchase

Landscape with Waterfall

Landscape with Waterfall

Description of Landscape with Waterfall This painting is done on a gallery wrap canvas and in oils. I used a reference photo and some  waterfalls I have seen.  Used a palette knife for textures.  Sides are painted and the painting is signed. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Rocks at the Sea Shore

Rocks at the Sea Shore

Description of Rocks at the Sea Shore Rocks at the Sea Shore is done  from a photo and I have embellished some. The painting is done in oils and measures 11 x 14. It is signed and ready for you. Click to Purchase Web Site

Sister Trees, Landscape in oils

Sister Trees, Landscape in oils

Sister Trees is a landscape that I have just finished.I like how it came out. Click to Purchase Web Site

Winter Time Church, snow scene

Winter Time Church, snow scene

Description of Winter Time Church Scene Winter Time Church is done in a snowy winter scene. I have done a fall painting with this church. Click to Purchase                    Web Site

Red Poinsettia, small oil painting

Red Poinsettia, small oil painting

Description of Red Poinsettia, oil painting This red poinsettia was done during the Christmas holidays. It measures 8×8 and is signed Click to Purchase

Pink Orchid, oil painting

Pink Orchid, oil painting

Description of Pink Orchid, miniature This is a tiny 6″x 6″ oil painting of one of my orchids. Done on a panel and signed. Click to Purchase Web Site

Red Cardinal, small oil painting

Red Cardinal, small oil painting

Description of Red Cardinal Cardinal is done in oils and measures 8″x8″ and he is signed by me. Click to Purchase Web site

Figures on Sea-Shore

Figures on Sea-Shore

Description of Figures on the Sea-Shore This is a tiny 6×8 inch painting I did from a workshop video. I  have totally re-worked the painting. I like it now and am offering it to you. It is signed and framed. Click to Purchase Web Site

Blue Heron, bird, bayou

Blue Heron, bird, bayou

What can I say, I love birds Available to purchase

Two Diptych Bayous Framed

Two Diptych Bayous Framed

Description of Two Diptych Bayous Framed I had these two black frames and painted the paintings to fit. They measure 10″x 12″ and are available here for you. I did these in autumn colors. Available

Blind River Church, La. landscape

Blind River Church, La. landscape

This is Blind River Church in Louisiana It is my version so it is a little different from the real church. Available for purchase Web site

Steinhagen Reservoir Dam B,Texas

Steinhagen Reservoir Dam B,Texas

Dam Be was painted as I have never seen it. They are working on the Dam and they have drained the water It looks so lush and green,   this piece was before they drained it. It was so very pretty B A Steinhagen Reservoir is located near the town of Jasper, Texas in the east… read more

Cow Bayou, landscape, Plein Air

Cow Bayou, landscape, Plein Air

Description of Cow Bayou Plein Air Cow Bayou was done in oils en Plein Air  in Orange,Texas Available here BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Tiny Chickadee, Bird framed, oil painting

Tiny Chickadee, Bird framed, oil painting

Tiny Chickadee Bird Done in oils and signed and framed for you. Available Website

Red Daylily, flowers,miniature,oil painting

Red Daylily, flowers,miniature,oil painting

This Red Lily is done on a 7″x 5″ canvas panel. The background is very loose and lots of color. I have signed the painting and it is AVAILABLE

Lighthouse in Maine, pastels

Lighthouse in Maine, pastels

I did this lighthouse from my photos. We did some traveling when Sam was working and while in New York we visited the surrounding states. Found lots of lighthouses. Available

Tulips in Pastels

Tulips in Pastels

This is my first version of painting tulips with my pastels. The piece measures 12″x9″ and is signed. You will need to mat and frame . AVAILABLE

Red Barn and Blue Bonnets, Pastels

Red Barn and Blue Bonnets, Pastels

Red Barn and Blue Bonnets is done on 400 grit   U-Art paper and with soft pastels.  I am pleased with this painting.  You will need to frame and mat your painting Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Three miniature Sunflowers, oil paintings

Three miniature Sunflowers, oil paintings

Sunflower’s here for your viewing. These would make great presents or to keep. They are each framed. BarbaraHavilandArt.com Available here

#2 Sunflower mini's

#2 Sunflower mini’s

This is no 2 image of the mini Sunflower.  She is shown framed. AVAILABLE here BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Sunflowers mini's #1

Sunflowers mini’s #1

This is no 1 tiny sunflowers in a series of 3.  It measures 4″x5″ and is framed in a black wood frame. AVAILABLE here http://BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Pastels, Tiny Landscape

Pastels, Tiny Landscape

This tiny 3″x3.5″ is done in pastels on 400 grit sandpaper. I am learning to use this medium. I hope you like it.  It is signed and you will have to frame. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Pastel  Pagosa Springs

Pastel Pagosa Springs

This is a new medium for you to view. I did this painting in Pastels on 400 Grit Sandpaper. yes, sandpaper. It measures 5″x10″ and is ready to be framed. I hope you like. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com  

Woodville Sunset, Landscape in oils

Woodville Sunset, Landscape in oils

This painting was done outside of my home looking at the beautiful colors of the sunset.  The painting is on a canvas panel. WE do have some lovely sunsets here. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Gator Jump?

Gator Jump?

This painting is done in oils from a photo. He just seems to be ready to Jump. Available http://BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Moonlit Bayou

Moonlit Bayou

Moonlit Bayou is done with the intention of looking like it is bathed in moonlight. I hope you can see that. The painting is done with oils on a stretched canvas. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Bald Cypress At McKinney Falls, Plein Air

Bald Cypress At McKinney Falls, Plein Air

Cypress tree at McKinney Falls was done on location.  Fun painting to do. Measures 12″x 9″ and on a gallery wrap canvas. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Dena's Bald Cypress, Plein Air

Dena’s Bald Cypress, Plein Air

This is an un-usual cypress tree in that it was slanted. It really looked like this and I painted it on a 12×9 stretched canvas. We spent a weekend  painting outside a few years ago.   I go my feet wet doing this one. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Bald Cypress Up Close,Plein Air

Bald Cypress Up Close,Plein Air

This painting is done in oils and measures 12″x 9″ and is done from my photos.  The painting is on a stretched canvas and is signed. NOT framed. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com  

Tiny Lighthouse

Tiny Lighthouse

Tiny Lighthouse is done in oils and measures  4″ x 3″ and is done in oil, signed and has a magnet on back for displaying on frig. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com  

Blue Bonnets on Block of Wood, tiny painting

Blue Bonnets on Block of Wood, tiny painting

Blue Bonnets is done in oils on a stained block of wood.  It measures  3.5″ x 1.75″. It is tiny. and does not need a frame.        It is signed and ready to give or keep. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Yellow and Black Fish, tiny painting

Yellow and Black Fish, tiny painting

This tiny 4″x 4″ oil painting is done on watercolor paper. It is signed and comes framed for you to give or keep. AVAILABLE BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Sea and Light, seascape in oils

Sea and Light, seascape in oils

This is my latest seascape and it has a lighthouse.  The painting is foggy looking and the photo shows that. I hope. The painting measures 12″x12″ and is signed but not framed. Available Website

Blue Bonnets and Gray Barn

Blue Bonnets and Gray Barn

This painting I just found packed away. I have re-worked the whole painting and am offering it on my web site It measures 16″x20″ and on a stretched canvas. Available Website

Aceo Lady Bug, oil painting

Aceo Lady Bug, oil painting

Description of ACEO Lady Bug, oil painting Lady Bug has a magnet on the back for displaying on the frig. Measures 3.5″x 2.5″ and is done in oils on a canvas masonite panel. Available

Watercolor Fish and Dragonfly,oil

Watercolor Fish and Dragonfly,oil

both of these paintings are available for you here.  The fish is done in watercolors and measures 4×4 and is framed. The dragonfly is done on canvas masonite panel and measures 3×5    I am selling them together. Available

5 ACEO prints Cave-man and Landscape

5 ACEO prints Cave-man and Landscape

5 ACEO prints Cave-man and landscape

Dragonfly, tiny oil painting, 3"x4"

Dragonfly, tiny oil painting, 3″x4″

Dragonfly, tiny oil painting,3″x4″

3 Aceo Daisy Paintings Framed

3 Aceo Daisy Paintings Framed

Description of 3 Aceo Daisy paintings framed https://www.etsy.com/listing/535483858/aceo-3-daisy-paintings-framed-barbara?ref=shop_home_active_2&frs=1 This offering is for 3 aceo daisy paintings. Each is framed and ready to display or give to 3 friends. Available

Aceo White Egret, bird,

Aceo White Egret, bird,

Description of ACEO White Egret Framed  ACEO  White Egret. SOLD

Orange Sunset, tiny 2x2 landscape

Orange Sunset, tiny 2×2 landscape

Description of Orange Sunset, tiny 2×2 Painting is 2×2 or  smaller. comes framed and ready to display or hang Available

Grapes, ACEO, oil painting

Grapes, ACEO, oil painting

Description of Grapes, ACEO 2.5×3.5 This is a ACEO  meaning it measures 2.5″ x 3.5″ and has a magnet on the back   NO frame on this one Available

Framed ACEO  Calla Lily

Framed ACEO Calla Lily

Description of Calla Lily, ACEO, Framed https://www.etsy.com/listing/535482714/aceo-calla-lily-oils-on-canvas-barbara?ref=listing_published_alert Calla Lily is one of my ACEO oil paintings that is hand painted. It is framed in a White frame. Great for gift giving. Available

Tiny Clouds Framed,oil painting

Tiny Clouds Framed,oil painting

Description of Tiny Clouds Framed,2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″ Comes framed and signed                     Available

Red Roses,oval, tiny

Red Roses,oval, tiny

Tiny Oval Red Roses,2×3

Pink Flower, oil painting, 2x3

Pink Flower, oil painting, 2×3

Description of Pink Flower, 2×3 comes as you see it. Available               Website

Mountain in  Snow, Tiny Landscape

Mountain in Snow, Tiny Landscape

Description of Mountain in Snow, tiny landscape Mountain in the snow is 3″x 2″ and is not framed. This one has a magnet on the back for putting on the frig. Available Website https://www.etsy.com/listing/678937423/tiny-mountain-landscape-2x3oils?ref=listing_published_alert

Tiny Landscape Framed

Tiny Landscape Framed

This  landscape is an ACEO and is framed. Available Website

Small Tiny Cacti in Bloom

Small Tiny Cacti in Bloom

Description of Small Tiny Cacti in Bloom This tiny cacti is in bloom and framed. I believe it measures 2″x 3″ and that is the canvas size. Website                            Available All the month of October  I will be showing Tiny, tiny oil paintings  I hope… read more

Indian Chief, study in faces

Indian Chief, study in faces

Description of Indian Chief, study in oils I had such fun doing Indian Chief. He almost had purple and white feathers. My kids graduated from Port Neches Groves (PNG) and the school mascot was Indians.   Anyway, I did love doing this face. He looks so mean. He measures 10″ x 8″.   I learned lots doing… read more

Vermeer Big Hat, study in oils

Vermeer Big Hat, study in oils

Description of Vermeer Green Hat Lady Study in oils Vermeer study is his famous Big hat lady. This one was fun to do and I used Viridian green and yellows and white. She measures 10″ x 8″ and is signed but not framed. Available Website

Voodoo Queen, Study in faces

Voodoo Queen, Study in faces

Description of Voodoo Queen, Study in oils This is one of three studies in   doing faces. I just found them and are offering them in my daily paintings. I used Walter Foster books to study from.  This painting is 10″ x 8″. not framed but signed.  She is done with reds and browns. Available Web… read more

Gator Catch, alligator,oil painting

Gator Catch, alligator,oil painting

Description of Gator Catch This painting is done from my photos and watching “Swamp People”.  I love that show and alligators.  Anyway, I respect the “Gators” and how long they have been on this planet.  The painting is done on a canvas and with oils.   Comes signed and ready to    frame and hang. Available

Pink Rose on Panel

Pink Rose on Panel

Description of Pink Rose on Panel Pink Rose is done on a canvas panel  and measures 12″x 6″.   I did several of these as I was studying Roses. Will need a frame Available

Bearded Burgundy Iris

Bearded Burgundy Iris

Description of Bearded Iris Burgundy This painting was done from my new flowers Iris Signed and Framed for you Available

Textured Sunflowers,oil painting

Textured Sunflowers,oil painting

Description of Textured Sunflowers OIL painting of sunflowers very textured with a palette knife. This painting can be hung vertical or horizontal. Available

Blue Bonnets on Barnyard Board

Blue Bonnets on Barnyard Board

Description of Blue Bonnets on Board I found this lovely barn yard board and decided to put two paintings of Blue Bonnets on it. It comes to you  ready to hang. Available

Elephant Ear Bloom, flora

Elephant Ear Bloom, flora

Description of Elephant Ear Bloom, floral This flower was quite a surprise to me.  I did not know elephant ear’s bloomed. One evening we saw the blooms from our headlight.  What a surprise.   This one measures 8 x 10 Available

Port Bolivar Houses and Lighthouse

Port Bolivar Houses and Lighthouse

Description of Port Bolivar Houses and Light This painting was done in oils and plein air. We had a great day painting and I never tire of painting this lighthouse. It is signed and framed AVAILABLE

Floral Path with Figure,oil painting

Floral Path with Figure,oil painting

Description of Floral Path with Figure Floral Path with figure is a 8 x 8 painting done in oils, and is available for you Available

Tyler's Place Again, 2-paintings, diptych

Tyler’s Place Again, 2-paintings, diptych

  Description of Tyler’s Place Again, 2-8×8 paintings This is another 2 paintings I did at my daughter and son in law’s new place. I call it Tyler’s place. They measure 8″x 8″ each  and it was a sunny day. They can hang together or alone. Available

Bird of Paradise, knife painting,floral

Bird of Paradise, knife painting,floral

Description of Birds of Paradise I painted these from my neighbor’s flowers.  I did this painting entirely with a palette knife. It has lots of textures. Signed and framed for you Available

Sunflowers, oil painting,floral

Sunflowers, oil painting,floral

Description of Sunflowers This sunflower came up in our yard.  I just had to paint it. It measures 10″ x 20″ Available

Cattleya Orchids, oil painting

Cattleya Orchids, oil painting

Description of Cattleya Orchids These were done in oils and measures 8″ x 16″  Yellows, reds, white on a textured background.  I now have several orchids and they are all doing great. Available

Three Bottles, still life

Three Bottles, still life

Description of Three Bottles Three Bottles are done in oils with a colorful muted background with solid color bottles. Usually I do clear but this time I wanted colored bottles.  The canvas panel is 12″x 9 ”  and is signed Available

Yellow Rose

Yellow Rose

Description of Yellow Rose of Texas available    Yellow Rose is done in oils on a square  format. Done from a photo and signed.

Hydrangeas in Vase, sTill LIfe

Hydrangeas in Vase, sTill LIfe

Description of Hydrangea in a Vase Hydrangeas in a vase with  an apple and grape  is done in oils on a stretched canvas. I love to paint hydrangeas and the bloom last so long. I just wish that had a smell. I have 3 big bushes here at our new house. Available

Pear Martini Glass and Grapes

Pear Martini Glass and Grapes

Description of Martini with Grapes Martini with Grapes is a still life put together and was painted with a knife. Lots of textures. Available

Fall Pear and Grapes, Still Life

Fall Pear and Grapes, Still Life

Available Description of Fall Pear and Grapes, Still Life This still life is done from a workshop I took. Had a photo and painted from that.  Measures 12×9 and is signed Available

Yellow Daisies and Eucalyptus Still Life

Yellow Daisies and Eucalyptus Still Life

Description of Yellow Daisies and Eucalyptus Still Life Yellow Daisies and Eucalyptus Still Life is done in oils and measures  12 x 9. Framed and signed Available here

Black Pitcher with Watermelon,Grapes and Peaches

Black Pitcher with Watermelon,Grapes and Peaches

Description of Watermelon and Black Pitcher This still life is done in oils on a canvas panel that I make.  It has a dark background, watermelon, peaches, and a black pitcher. I love to do still life paintings. This one is signed and not framed Available

Over The Fence, landscape

Over The Fence, landscape

Description of Over the Fence, landscape with Buildings I did this painting one morning while painting off my long porch in Groves.. I did however change how the fence came out and added some flowers.  The painting measures 11 x 14 and is done on a stretched canvas Available

Majestic Hotel, Lake Charles,La Thumbnail

Majestic Hotel, Lake Charles,La Thumbnail

Description of Thumbnail for Majestic Hotel I painted this thumbnail to do a much larger painting that sold in Lake Charles, La.  This one is 11×14 and is now being offered on my web site. It is signed and not framed. Available  

Dena's Plein Air Landscape, oil painting

Dena’s Plein Air Landscape, oil painting

Description of Dena’s Ranch Plein Air Landscape with Blue Bonnets I did this painting plein air several years ago.  I am offering it now to the public.  I did this near Austin,Texas.   The painting measures 11 x 14 and is signed.  Framed for you as well Available

Paris Shopping no II street scene

Paris Shopping no II street scene

Paris Shopping is a street scene done in oils and on a canvas panel that I make. I did a partner to go with this one. Available

Shopping in Paris Street Scene I

Shopping in Paris Street Scene I

Shopping in Paris a Street Scene was done in a workshop but I changed mine somewhat. I loved doing this one and will do more. Signed and un-Framed Available  

Madrone Tree Big Bend Nat. Park, landscape

Madrone Tree Big Bend Nat. Park, landscape

Several years ago I went to Big Bend National park to paint with Outdoor Painters Society.  We stayed for a week and this is one of the paintings. Available

Santa Elena Canyon, Landscape

Santa Elena Canyon, Landscape

This painting was done in open air. I was standing in the Rio Grande when I painted this several years ago. The painting measures 12″x 9″  and is signed but not framed Available

Natural Bridge in Wyoming,

Natural Bridge in Wyoming,

I did this painting from some photos taken in Wyoming. I found this bridge fascinating as it was the first one I had seen.  Measures 8″ x 12″ and is signed and not framed. Available

Three Teapots, oil paintings

Three Teapots, oil paintings

Description of 3 – Tea Pots, oil paintings This daily painting is for 3 -6″x 6″ Tea Pots that are done in oil and framed to match. You can purchase all three Framed paintings for your kitchen. Available  

Students at Barbara's Classes

Students at Barbara’s Classes

Some of my wonderful Students.  WE  have so much fun.   Come join us. They are doing amazing               art.

White Calla Lily

White Calla Lily

Description of White Calla Lily , small oil painting This Calla Lily was just reworked. The background did nothing for the calla lily so, I added some spunk to it and now it pops.  On a stretched canvas  ready to frame and hang. AVAILABLE

A Walk to the River, landscape in oils

A Walk to the River, landscape in oils

Description of A Walk to the River, landscape in oils A Walk to the River is a landscape done in oils and measures 10″x 14″  Signed and has lots of bright colors. No frame. Available

Waterfall and Bushes, daily painting

Waterfall and Bushes, daily painting

Description of Waterfall and Bushes,daily painting This is a daily painting done in oils. The painting is on a gallery wrap canvas. Available Today’s Bible Verse  Matt. 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.

Trio of Yellow Poppies, flora,daily painting

Trio of Yellow Poppies, flora,daily painting

Description of Trio of Yellow Poppies Trio of Yellow Poppies is done in oils on a stretched canvas. The painting is one of my daily paintings. SOLD SOLD

Dogwoods, floral, daily painting

Dogwoods, floral, daily painting

Description of Dogwoods, floral, daily painting Dogwood is done in oils and measure 6″x 6 “.  It is a daily painting. Available

Pool Balls, daily painting, Man cave art

Pool Balls, daily painting, Man cave art

Description of Pool Balls miniature daily painting Pool Balls was done from a  real set-up and in oils. Framed and offered here for you. Available

Red Cosmos, daily painting

Red Cosmos, daily painting

Red Cosmos, daily painting, 7″x 7″, framed, signed . Red Cosmos is a daily painting done in oils and is framed. The painting measures 7″x 7″ and is signed. Available

Abstract White Poppy, flora

Abstract White Poppy, flora

Available This White Poppy is done completely with a palette knife. The painting can be hung like it is shown or vertically.  I have signed it and sides are painted.

Blue Parrot, bird

Blue Parrot, bird

Blue Parrot is done in oils and measures 10″ x 20″. He is a sweet bird and I do love birds. Available

Moon over Cypress Bayou

Moon over Cypress Bayou

This is a high contrast oil painting of the moon over Cypress Bayou. The canvas is 12″x 12″. The painting is signed and ready to hang. Available

Landscapes in Blues, miniature oil painting

Landscapes in Blues, miniature oil painting

This is a daily painting done in a limited palette.  Blues and blues and white.  lots of contrast and signed but not framed. Daily painting Available

Roses Red, miniature oil painting

Roses Red, miniature oil painting

This painting done in oils is a daily painting. I do these daily and they are signed and not framed. Available HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO  OUR COUNTRY!!

Vietnamese Shrimp Boats

Vietnamese Shrimp Boats

These colorful Vietnamese shrimp boats were painted in Port Bolivar,Texas. I was plein air painting with my grandson and OPS group.  The painting  measures 11″x 14″   and is on a gesso board and signed. Available

Tyler's Place Tree in Meadow

Tyler’s Place Tree in Meadow

This is my second plein air painting of Tyler’s Place and I left out a few details. This one measures 14 x 11 and is signed but not framed. The place is so peaceful and the birds chirp and the wind blows softly. Available

Red Poppies and Barn, landscape

Red Poppies and Barn, landscape

Found the barn in Tennessee some years ago and wanted some poppies in the foreground. measures 11″x 14″ , signed and not framed Available

Tyler's Place,landscape,oils

Tyler’s Place,landscape,oils

This is my first of many plein air paintings of my daughter and son in law’s new place. They are moving and I call it Tylers’ place.  Plein air of the meadow looking at the trees.  It is going to bring them great peace and joy being in the deer woods as the boys used… read more

Old Boat,

Old Boat,

Old Boat was done from a photo from David Hale.  Thanks David   The painting is done in oils and measures 10″x20″   and is signed by me.  Barbara Haviland Available 

Portrait of  an Elk Trophy,wildlife

Portrait of an Elk Trophy,wildlife

Portrait of an Elk is done from just that. Another one from the Case Ranch.  This is on a gallery wrap canvas and measures 20″ x 16″. It is signed but not framed. Available

Deer Feeding, wildlife,oil painting

Deer Feeding, wildlife,oil painting

Deer feeding is done from my plein air paintings at Case Ranch several years ago.  My cousin was so gracious to let myself and painting buddy go to his ranch for a week to paint..  Anyway, this is one of several that I did. If you look closely one of the does only has 3… read more

Landscape of Contrast, oil painting,miniature

Landscape of Contrast, oil painting,miniature

Landscape of Contrast is done in oils and was a study in using contrast.  I love how this came out. It is done in oils and measures 8″x 8″.  Signed but not framed Available

Blue Bird, miniature daily painting

Blue Bird, miniature daily painting

We have nesting blue birds here in our yard. I painted this one and he measures 5×7.  He is done in oils but not framed.    Available here for you

Himalayan Monal, bird, daily painting

Himalayan Monal, bird, daily painting

This bird was colorful and someone sent it to me to paint The Himalayan monal, also known as the Impeyan monal and Impeyan pheasant, is a bird in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the national bird of Nepal, where it is known as the danphe Apr 29, 2020 · Based on the Himalayan Monal pheasant’s strong association… read more

Chocolate Calla Lily, miniature flower, daily painting

Chocolate Calla Lily, miniature flower, daily painting

Chocolate Calla Lily is done from one of my flowers. I brought this flower with me. It is a beautiful flower and I do hope you can see that. The painting is done in oils and measures 8 x 8. Available

Birds of Paradise, flora

Birds of Paradise, flora

This  painting is 24×8 and is done with a palette knife and has textures.  It makes a statement and will go next to a single small place. I have it hanging by our front door. Everyone sees it.     My neighbor gave me some to plant and they did bloom before too long.  She had… read more

White Church, miniature

White Church, miniature

My cousin sent me this photo and I painted it. I love to paint churches. This one measures 8×8 and is on a gallery wrap canvas. Available

Pileated Woodpecker, bird

Pileated Woodpecker, bird

Pileated Woodpecker is one of our frequent birds to our feeder. He  measures 8×6 and is done in oils.  I did this one morning off our porch. Available

Brown Pelican, miniature

Brown Pelican, miniature

I was so glad to see our pelicans return to Port Bolivar. These birds are fascinating to watch. This one measure 8 x 6 Available

2 Bayous on Slate

2 Bayous on Slate

2 Bayous on Slate are done in oils. I  got the slate from a friend. each one measures 8″x 11″ Available

Manikin Study

Manikin Study

This is a study in figure drawing. The painting is done in oils and measures 16×8. Available

Cantaloup, Wine bottles, and Grapes, still life

Cantaloup, Wine bottles, and Grapes, still life

This still life was painted from life. I set up all the objects and  painted them This would be great in a Kitchen. Available

Shrimp Boat

Shrimp Boat

This is a usual site around Port Arthur and the golden triangle. I painted this boat on a stretched canvas that I made. It is 14″x17″ and is gallery wrapped. Available here

Boat Repairs, Transportation

Boat Repairs, Transportation

This painting was created from several different photos of boats in need of repair. It began as a study, and then I completely re-worked it until I ended up with something I liked much better. Available here for you

Sam's Welding "Stuff", Man Cave Art

Sam’s Welding “Stuff”, Man Cave Art

Sam’s Welding Stuff is done from his gear that he used for over  30 years when he was welding and building tanks.  The painting is done in oils and measures 11 x 14. If you would like one of these for your man cave, let me know and I will paint one for you AVAILABLE

Sam's Shop-Whisk Broom

Sam’s Shop-Whisk Broom

Whisk Broom and Oil cans were done in oil for my husband for his man cave.  I did this one for you  and your cave. It is signed and framed. Click to Buy prints of this painting

Pennzoil Man Cave Art, still life

Pennzoil Man Cave Art, still life

Pennzoil is a group of “stuff” my husband had in his shop. He wanted me to paint this for guys that have man caves.   I painted 3 different man cave items.  This painting is done in oils on a canvas that measures 14″x 11″ and is signed by me    oh, Today is my Husbands’ birthday… read more

Marble Falls Overview, landscape

Marble Falls Overview, landscape

This painting is a re-worked landscape. I  used the Zorn palette for this piece and love how it came out. My palette was  Ivory  Black, Yellow Ochre, Vermilion,  and White .   The painting measures 11″x14″  is signed Available

White Tulips, still life, flowers

White Tulips, still life, flowers

White Tulips in vase is done in oils and one of my daily paintings. This one is 7×5 and is available to you Available

Our Bird Feeder, Plein Air, landscape

Our Bird Feeder, Plein Air, landscape

My first Plein air in a while.  This is from our porch and is where I feed the birds. The painting is available for you.  Measures 14×11 Available

Plein Air, Landscape at Painted Views Ranch

Plein Air, Landscape at Painted Views Ranch

Plein air painting done on a 11×14 canvas. It is signed and was done on location. Available

Mud Lake, Landscape

Mud Lake, Landscape

Mud Lake is a landscape that has just been re-worked. I am doing this to all my older paintings. This is 16″x8″ and is a stretched canvas and is in oils. Available

Blue Tulips,flowers

Blue Tulips,flowers

Blue Tulips is a daily painting and is done in oils on a 7×5 canvas panel. Signed and needs a frame. Available

International Truck, rusty, vehicle

International Truck, rusty, vehicle

International Truck is done in oils and was quite rusty. It is painted on a 16×12 canvas and is signed and not framed. Available

Rusty Old Sedan,  auto, vehicle

Rusty Old Sedan, auto, vehicle

Rusty Old Sedan was found in some graveyard in Arizona.  He measures 9×12 and is on a canvas Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Rusty Sedan ,old auto

Rusty Sedan ,old auto

This   Rusty Sedan was found in some graveyard. I   painted it on a 12×9 cradled canvas.. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Red Sedan, vehicle, oil painting

Red Sedan, vehicle, oil painting

9″x12″ oils on canvas panel, unframed.  I can’t remember where I found this old car Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Koi Pond, landscape

Koi Pond, landscape

Koi Pond was painted enPlein air in the winter.  I like this painting, and I painted 7 paintings in 3 days at this ranch. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Red Cannas, flowers, oil painting

Red Cannas, flowers, oil painting

Red Cannas was painted enPlein Air and measures 8×6. I love how these came out. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

The Tree, miniature oil painting

The Tree, miniature oil painting

The Tree was painted EnPlein Air and measures 8×6. The painting is signed but not framed. Available BarbaraHavilandart.com

Curious Calf, bovine, oil painting

Curious Calf, bovine, oil painting

Curious Calf is done in oils and painted Plein air.  He or she just stood right where  they were for me to paint.  The painting is done in oils and measures  9″ x 12″  Signed but not framed. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Spot, canine, oil painting

Spot, canine, oil painting

Spot is done in oils on a stretched canvas. It is done from my cousins’ dog. He measures 12 x 9 and is not framed. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Long Stem Red Rose, flower

Long Stem Red Rose, flower

This long stem red rose was painted from one of my new roses. The paintings is done on a canvas panel. Never dies or needs water. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Pink Water Lilies, Knife painting

Pink Water Lilies, Knife painting

This painting was done with a painting knife and has lots of thick paint. It has textures and measures 12″x 16″  I love using a knife for the textures. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Water Lilies, flora, oil painting

Water Lilies, flora, oil painting

Pink Water lilies are done in oils on a 12″x 12″ stretched canvas. I was doing a series of these to make them lay flat. I like how these came out Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Dogwoods,flower,oil painting

Dogwoods,flower,oil painting

This painting is  done in oils and on a matboard. The painting measures 8″x 12″ Available  BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Trees Cast Shadows, plein air landscape

Trees Cast Shadows, plein air landscape

Trees Cast Shadows, was done in oils and Plein Air. We had such a wonderful time creating our versions of the landscape at the Painted Views Ranch.  This was my view of trees. I did several paintings in 3 days. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Red and Yellow Calla Lily, flower, oil painting

Red and Yellow Calla Lily, flower, oil painting

Red and Yellow Calla Lily is done in oils from one of my flowers. This measures 10X8 and is signed but not framed. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Fox Squirrel, wildlife, oil painting

Fox Squirrel, wildlife, oil painting

Fox Squirrel is done on a stretched canvas and measures 6″ x 8″  He is not framed  but he is signed. Available Barbara Haviland

Night Shades, landscape,

Night Shades, landscape,

Night Shades is  a landscape done at night near the marshes where I previously lived. We were camping. The painting has purples,reds, and blues. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Homes on the Bayou, oil painting

Homes on the Bayou, oil painting

This painting measures 16″ x 10″ and is one of my Louisiana bayou paintings. I do love to paint these.I find the bayous so peaceful and serene. Of course I do not want to be there at night. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Sam's Billiard Balls, large oil painting

Sam’s Billiard Balls, large oil painting

Sam’s Billiard Balls, 12″x 24″ oils on canvas, not framed  signed by Barbara Haviland Artist Available Barbara Haviland Art.

Miniature Sunset with Water, daily painting

Miniature Sunset with Water, daily painting

This tiny 4″ x 5″ oil painting is a sunset  with water. It is framed.  It is a daily painting. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Billiard Balls, tiny daily painting

Billiard Balls, tiny daily painting

Billiard Balls is done in oils and measures  3″ x 4″. It is a tiny oil painting that I did before my large one. I like to do small,tiny paintings before I do larger ones. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Tiny Red Tulips,oil painting,Daily painting

Tiny Red Tulips,oil painting,Daily painting

Miniature  2″ x 6″  Red Tulips is done as a daily painting, I have it hanging on my frig. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Sunset Bayou miniature oil painting

Sunset Bayou miniature oil painting

  Sunset Bayou is a miniature daily painting done in oils. Has magnet on back to hang on Frig or you can frame.  Measures 3″x 4″. It was done so I could do a larger painting for a client. Available BarbaraHavilandArt.com

Patches, Llama  wildlife,oil painting

Patches, Llama wildlife,oil painting

My Llama needs a name   “Please help with a name”.  This 14″x 11″ is available for purchase. I had such fun with this painting. I think he is cute and needs a name. His name is “Patches”   SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD BarbaraHavilandArt.com 

Tractor Prints, 3 different ones

Tractor Prints, 3 different ones

I have 3 different tractors that I have painted but only have prints of them.  Check to see if you would like to get prints of those. This one is Dena’s Blue Tractor Available  

Dogwoods, flower,oil painting

Dogwoods, flower,oil painting

Dogwoods are pretty flowers and we planted some trees while stuck at home.  These are 10″ x 20″ and are done in oils. The painting is signed but not framed. Available 

Red Crested Cardinals, birds,oil painting

Red Crested Cardinals, birds,oil painting

These red-crested cardinals are done in oils and measure  12 x 16. They are ready for a new home are signed by me. They are stunning in person. Available

Sunset in Woodville, Tx

Sunset in Woodville, Tx

Sunset in Woodville is one of the frequent sunsets I get to witness almost each evening. I love to watch the sun go down in my front yard.  The painting is ready for a new home. Available

Poudre River, oil painting

Poudre River, oil painting

This painting was a study in flowing water. I think my painting has captured that. It measures 12×12 and is done in oils. Available

Red Rose in My Yard

Red Rose in My Yard

Red Rose is done in oils and from one of my red roses.The painting is available  for you

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