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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.

Bearded Bunch of Iris

Bearded 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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