Archive for August 2007

Great News

I have been able to rent a studio in the Vista Studios, downtown Columbia, SC, for the next six months. It has really been terrific. The other artists are great. Many are already friends of mine, so it’s terrific to have their influence and inspiration so close at hand. I am hoping that it will…

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Almost Done

This painting is almost done. It is a custom sized, handmade canvas to fit my client’s space.The image was inspired by an early morning walk on her land in the country. It was just beautiful there.

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Violets are Blue, and Pink, and….

“Violets“Oil on Gallery Wrap, 6×6 (click picture to enlarge)To Bid, please follow this linkhttp://cgi.ebay.com/McNinch-Orig-Oil-Floral-Painting-A-Day-Violets_W0QQitemZ190143950494QQihZ009QQcategoryZ20135QQcmdZViewItem my website: http://www.michelmcninch.com/my blog: http://michelmcninch.blogspot.com/ This was a fun little painting playing with bright color and light.

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Bringing it Forward

This is the next step in the process I outlined in my August 8 post. I am now developing the basic shapes of the planes in this painting. I think it is going well. There will probably be two more painting sessions before it is finished.

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Cat Nap

“Cat Nap“Oil on Board, 5×7 (click picture to enlarge)To Bid, please follow this linkhttp://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=190143067049&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT my website: http://www.michelmcninch.com/my blog: http://michelmcninch.blogspot.com/ This is my cat, Sammy. He looks so comfortable. I thought it was a cute pose, so I started slinging my brushes!

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Sunset on the Beach

“Sunset on the Beach“Oil on Canvas, 16×20 (click picture to enlarge) my website: http://www.michelmcninch.com/my blog: http://michelmcninch.blogspot.com/ This landscape reflects a magnificent sunset I saw on the beach on Sullivan’s Island, SC in front of the Catholic church. Looking toward the city of Charleston, the water reflected the sun on the harbor, the surf, and right…

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Love At First Sight

Please click to enlarge. (detail) “Love at First Sight “Oil on Gallery Wrapped Canvas 30×40 (click picture to enlarge)$3,400 my website: http://www.michelmcninch.com/my blog: http://michelmcninch.blogspot.com/ Been working on this one a while. It is a love story. The goldfish has fallen madly in love with the beautiful lily. He is singing her a love song. See…

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A Good Cup of Coffee

“Cup of Joe“Oil on Board, 5×7 (click picture to enlarge)To Bid, please follow this linkhttp://cgi.ebay.com/McNinch-Art-Orig-Oil-Painting-A-Day-Cup-of-Coffee-Java_W0QQitemZ190140229019QQihZ009QQcategoryZ20135QQtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItem my website: http://www.michelmcninch.com/my blog: http://michelmcninch.blogspot.com/ It is extraordinary how a simple image can bring up so many memories. I took the reference photo for this painting almost four years ago. I was at a restaurant waiting for my sister and…

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One Step at a Time

Here is a step by step of a commission I am working on. The Bones – Charcoal Sketch The Oil Sketch The Block In I will wait for this stage to dry, and thengo back in and start creating some detail.Stay tuned to see how it turns out!

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