acrylic paintings

What Happened in the Studio Today?

  ABSTRACT PAINTING I said I would work in several styles. Here’s what I consider an abstract style. The image is part of the abstract ground. You may recognize the background from my self portrait. MY PROCESS… Medium:  Corel Painter 11 – digital painting Used the original abstract painting for the background layer Used the […]

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Digital Painting Demo – Get Started with Corel Painter 11

Meet the Artist …Jackie Jacobson Jackie’s painting The painting is done directly on the 21″ Wacom® Cintique monitor. Drawing and painting is done on the monitor using a digital pen. The digital studio is equipped with several digital pens, with nibs for different drawing and painting purposes. But it is the Corel® Painter 11 program that […]

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New Paintings – The Plumeria Suite

The Plumeria Suite Just added  Plumeria paintings are available in limited edition giclee prints on canvas. As I said in a recent post, Plumeria is the flower that is most requested in my street fair booth. In case you missed it, read my story about Plumerias here. They are fun things you may not know […]

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Tour of the New Wet Painting Studio

  Yellow Rose (Detail) ©2009 Jackie Jacobson. Do you paint in a small space? I believed I needed a large space in order to paint wet. Space was limited, so I setup in the garage. There was plenty of room when the car was removed. The last time it was used was 4 years ago. […]

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5 Things about Plumeria flowers

FIVE  FACTS Plumeria is related to the Oleander It’s common name is Frangipani Both possess poisonous, milky sap (similar to Euphorbia among them the Poinsettia) Flowers are most fragrant at night in order to lure sphinx moths to pollinate them. The flowers have no nectar , and simply dupe their pollinators as they move from […]

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What style should I exhibit?

Here’s my dilemma? What should I show of my artwork at the street fair?   Photorealism?               I’ve had huge success in selling this style for the past 8 years. These pieces are very realistic, and that’s what people love and have been buying. They’re up-close and intimate portraits of flowers that make the viewer stand […]

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Off to Dallas

This is a big day for me. August 20…MY BIRTHDAY.   I’m celebrating with son Steve and family. That means, I’m flying off to Dallas today, returning on Monday. If I can I’ll post tomorrow. If I can’t that means I’m just having too much fun to stop. More soon. OK I promised myself that […]

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Blog Triage

I really want to build a more active and exciting blog, so I signed up for the 4-week Blog Triage class with Cynthia Morris and Alyson Stanfield. Today’s assignment is to describe the people who I want to visit, read and interact with me on this blog.   OK, here goes… you have a sense of humor you like […]

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A New Marketplace

FINE ART AMERICA A Professional Network for Visual Artists, Photographers,Art Collectors, and Gallery Owners FineArtAmerica.com is a social network and e-commerce marketplace for photographers, visual artists, art galleries, and fine art collectors. Visitors to FineArtAmerica.com can choose from over 200,000 pieces of original artwork including paintings, sculptures, drawings, mixed media, jewelry, and more!  It is Art […]

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REVISITS

    THE PAINTINGS TODAY  5 Years Later     This week I revisited two pieces that I did 5 years ago. They were among my post popular and favorites. Of course, favorites change as I do more artwork. I thought it would be fun to see how I would approach the same compositions today. My medium is acrylic. I’ve done these […]

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