Floral Paintings

Sunflower – Follow the Painting Process

THE REFERENCE     Sunflower V Square © Jacobson   THE BACKGROUND PAINTING       Are you wondering how I do it? What’s the process that I use to get from  A to  Z?    THE PROCESS in Steps 1 thru 7 Paint Sunflower into the Background image Add more petals and lines Add […]

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Pick your favorite and vote

   THE PROJECT I need to add two pieces to the above Oriental Poppy Long The pieces need to measure 16″x20″ each THE DILEMA Should the pieces be more abstract and use shapes related to the flower? Should the pieces be a matching flower? YOUR VOTE PLEASE Choose #1 or #2 and just type that into […]

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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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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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How to setup a street fair booth

COD Street Fair Booth – 8:20 AM Walk with me through the process and click any picture to see it enlarged.  Today I documented that event with photos and a timeline. We awake at 3:40 AM every Saturday and Sunday, and at 5:15 AM leave for the street fair in our fully packed van. It has to […]

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Postcard

SHORT & SIMPLE   This is the postcard I sent to everyone on my mailing list.   CLICK HERE FOR POSTCARD

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Meet Me At the Fair

We are melting into the pavement here in Palm Desert, CA., so I thought it would be perfect to show you what my booth looks like. I figure it is unlikely you’ll be coming to the desert any time soon. I’m at the College of the Desert Street Fair, located in Palm Desert, CA. The space is in Lot 2 – #75. […]

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Painting Demo – The Rose

  White Rose with Bud ©2009 Jacobson.   WHITE ROSE WITH BUD TAKE A SEAT AND ENJOY  Today I am working in my ultimate digital art studio.  This is an oil painting demo using the Wacom® Cintique touch/pressure sensitive monitor and Corel® Painter 11. Painter 11 digital painting software is the most advanced painting and natural […]

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