Monday, December 31, 2012

The Grape Escape/Happy New Year! Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


The Grape Escape/ Happy New Year!
About This Painting:
Media: oil
Size: 8 in X 8 in (20.3 cm X 20.3 cm)
Price: $129 USD
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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Happy Holidays!


Happy Holidays! From Linda McCoy
Happy Holidays! From Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Christmas Ornament tree trim decorative
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
How to Purchase:
This painting is sold
Oil On canvas, Copyright 2012, Linda McCoy
Wishing everyone a happy holiday!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Hen E. Youngman, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Hen E. Youngman
Hen E. Youngman, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Raw egg on decorative plate
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
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The raw egg series has been more fun than an artist should have! Once I start the painting, I text the image to my brother who comes up with a title. It's like he pulls the names out of a hat. Once the painting has a name it seems to take on a personality of its own. I have a few more up my sleeve, but they will have to wait until the new year.
Copyright 2012, Linda McCoy

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Loretta Young, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

This is a Dailypaintworks Challenge. The challenge is to paint a movie star, using only four pigments, Maganese Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Purple and white. I chose to Paint Loretta Young, a beautiful and talented actress popular in the 50's. She is holding a bird on some sort of a stick, I couldn't quite figure out that part of the photograph. Lots of fun to paint, although I started out at 7:30am thinking I would finish in two hours or so. It took me until 3:00pm to finish. A little longer than I thought, but then it wouldn't be called a "challenge" if it was easy!   Sold

Linda McCoy copyright 2012

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Sprinkle, Sprinkle Little Star, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

This is a commission piece for the same collector who bought the first Dunkin Donut painting I did.
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Copyright 2012

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Riders on the Storm, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Riders on the Storm, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Riders on the Storm, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
How to Purchase: Sold

This painting was created for a DailyPaintworks Challenge, this time the challenge was to paint rain. Interesting painting all of the abstract shapes the water drops make. I was listening to a CD with a compilation of songs about rain, so I named this one after one my favorites by The Doors. Fortunately it was raining yesterday when I painted it, that's the top of my house. I got in the car to go seek out an atmospheric rain subject, and when I looked out the windshield as I pulled out of the driveway, there was the painting, right in front of me.
Copyright, Linda McCoy 2012

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Lucy In The Fry With Diamonds, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Lucy In The Fry With Diamonds, Oil painting by Linda McCoy
Lucy In The Fry With Diamonds, Oil painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Oil on panel
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
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Here is another in my raw egg series, just too much fun to paint. This one is given another clever name by my brother. I was almost finished with this one, and set it down on the desk while I went on my computer for a minute. There is a blind in the window, so when I set the painting down the light from the blind landed on it and illuminated it. I painted  the light in just the way I saw it, leaving the painting in the sunlight while I painted it. I wasn't sure if it worked, but then I decided I liked the abstract quality it added.
Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Slice of Life, Cheesecake Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

The third of three of my paintings for "Secret Artworks" an annual event here in Cincinnati. This piece of raspberry cheesecake is from Fresh Market, so delicious!
5"X7" Oil on panel, sold
Copyright, 2012 Linda McCoy

Graeters Cotton Candy Ice Cream, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

A piece for "Secret Artworks" an event in Cincinnati, this is Graeters Cotton Candy Ice Cream. Many thanks to Richard Graeter, President and CEO of Graeters for allowing me to use his company logo for this event. Graeters is yummy, and a favorite treat here in Cincinnati.
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5"X7" Oil on panel
Linda McCoy c 11-16-2012

Crowning Moment, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


For "Secret Artworks" an event in Cincinnati, this is a cupcake from Fresh Market in Westchester, Ohio. Oh yum!
5"x7" Sold
Copyright 2012, Linda McCoy

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sunny Slide Up, Egg Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Sunny Slide Up, Egg Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Sunny Slide Up, Egg Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Oil on panel
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
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This plate was given to me my David and Rachel for my birthday, a real treasure thank you! It was named by my brother. Thanks Larry!
Copyright 2012, Linda McCoy

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

I Hear You Knockin' Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


I Hear You Knockin' Rose Painting by Linda McCoy
I Hear You Knockin' Rose Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Knock out roses, painted on a gallery wrapped canvas
Media: oil
Size: 5 in X 7 in (12.7 cm X 17.8 cm)
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I was invloved with painting a few larger paintings, I walked outside for a bit and noticed that even though there was a freeze the night before, these small knock-out roses were still beautiful. I thought I would try to capture them before they slept for the winter. The glass is from www.artonsymmes.com.  It is called Detroit Glass. This is the second still life I have painted using their glass as a prop.
Copyright, Linda McCoy 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Chuckles, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Chuckles, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Chuckles, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Oil on panel
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD sold
 
When I saw the Chuckles in a rural town gas station, I was immediately hit with a pang of nostalgia. I can remember Halloween night, dumping every piece of candy onto the dining room table. My brother, sister and I would delight in the bounty. Bit O’ Honey, Root Beer Barrels, Necco’s, Bazooka Bubble Gum,
Dots, Three Musketeers, Hershey Bars, peanut butter kisses, and of course, Chuckles. My brother liked the licorice and I loved the red one so we always traded. I hope this painting will remind you of your Trick or Treating days!









Saturday, October 27, 2012

Yolka Dots, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

Yolka Dots will be shown with two other paintings at the Dutch Art Gallery, Dallas Texas. This is the Artists of Texas Show opening Saturday November 3rd through December 21, 2012. Many thanks to Laurie Pace and Pam at Dutch Art Gallery for having me as a guest artist for this show.
For purchase information please contact Pam  Dutch Art Gallery

12"X12" Oil on canvas
Copyright Linda McCoy 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Watercolor Santa Class at Art Off Symmes


We had a great time tonight at Art Off Symmes Gallery in Hamilton Ohio. I taught a watercolor Santa, to first time to first time painters. They were a great group! Many thanks to them for attending and to Sherry for hosting the event!
ndp


Saturday, October 13, 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Piece a' Cake, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Piece a Cake. Oil painting by Linda McCoy
Piece a Cake. Oil painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Oil on panel
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
How to Purchase: SOLD



Thursday, September 20, 2012

Fry Me to the Moon, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Fry Me to the Moon, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Fry Me to the Moon, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
oil on panel
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
SOLD

This is the fourth raw egg painting. My brother came up with the title, I love it! This plate is from sMari designs, at the Streets of Westchester, Westchester, Ohio. They come in  purple, lime green, orange and black.  http://smaridesigns.com/

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Earth, Wind and Higher


Earth, Wind and Higher, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Earth, Wind and Higher, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Oil on Panel,Sold
Media: oil
Size: 8 in X 8 in (20.3 cm X 20.3 cm)
Price: $129 USD
 


This painting is part of a Daily Paintworks bird challenge. It is based on a beautiful photograph by a very talented photographer named Lorna Nabeyama Gerrity, who very graciously allowed me to use her image. She caught this magnificent Blue Heron at it's most graceful moment; at takeoff after catching his fish.
Copyright, 2012 Linda McCoy

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Morning Dip, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy



                                                     SOLD

Sometimes the morning sun is just right, just as it was on this September morning.
8"X8" Oil on Panel
Copyright 2012, Linda McCoy

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Gimme Shellter, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Gimme Shellter
Gimme Shellter, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Raw egg painting on a decorative plate
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD sold
Raw egg painting on a decorative plate, kudos to my brother for naming all of the raw egg paintings :)
Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Sliding Home, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Sliding Home
Sliding Home, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
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Copyright 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Raw Emotion, Oil Painting of Egg by Linda McCoy


Raw Emotion, Egg oil painting by Linda McCoy
Raw Emotion, Egg oil painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
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Painted for the Daily Paintworks Raw Egg Challenge

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Dandelions in a Copper Bowl, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

Small Works Show Tonight..Dandelions and Copper Bowl
Small Works Show Tonight..Dandelions and Copper Bowl, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Small works show tonight at Art OFF Symmes Gallery, 5-8pm
228 High Street, Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Media: oil
Size: 12 in X 12 in (30.5 cm X 30.5 cm)
How to Purchase:


Copyright 2012, Linda McCoy

Monday, August 13, 2012

Patience Young Grasshopper, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

4"x4" Oil on panel.

I will be at Art Off Symmes on Thursday night showing small works.

  • Talented oil & watercolor artist Linda McCoy, from Liberty Twp, will be showing her small works 4x4 to 10x10 on canvas, all prices under $200. Preview her work at www.lindamccoyart.blogspot
.com Also see all the new items in the shop, and enjoy wine and snacks!


228 High St., Hamilton, Ohio 45011

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Rose, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

Rose, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Rose, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
Copyright Linda McCoy 8-4-12 
4"X4" Oil on panel SOLD
Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Cornflowers, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Cornflowers line the sides of the roads now, they seem to go on forever. T picked these for me, the flowers immediately folded. I was ready to pitch the bunch but he said leave them and see what happens in the morning. Happily new buds had opened the next day which allowed me time to paint them. I worked fast, unsure of how long they would remain open. This is an old copper pot with much patina. I found it in an antique shop in Maysville, Kentucky a few years ago. This is the fourth time I've painted it, it just feels right.
12"X16" Oil on gallery wrapped canvas. $200.00, email me if you are interested in purchasing. lindamccoyart@live.com

Copyright Linda McCoy 2012

Monday, July 30, 2012

Dust in the Wind, Watercolor by Linda McCoy

So here is a different subject matter for me. I found this deer skull in a place called Fort Ancient Trading Post. There are really no words for the place, so I have attached a link, with pictures and directions. It is a great place for antique hunters, painters looking for props, and just general junking. This painting was named by my brother, who seems to always have the right name for my paintings. Thanks L!
This painting is a watercolor, approximately 9"X 13."
Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy   Sold

Ft. Ancient:  http://www.yelp.com/biz/fort-ancient-trading-post-oregonia


Tuesday, July 24, 2012

"City Girls" Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

Oil on Gallery wrapped canvas. 12"X12"
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Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy

Monday, July 23, 2012

WW1 Army Boots, Officer, Watercolor by Linda McCoy

This painting is framed under glass, please email me if you have an interest to purchase.
7"X7" Watercolor on Sennelier Paper, Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy

Saturday, July 21, 2012

L'Eté Fleurit, Watercolor by Linda McCoy







1.      The drawing is done with an H pencil, easier to erase if you don’t want your pencil lines to show. It is on an 8”x8” Sennelier watercolor block.
2.      I used Winsor Newton colors;  Cobalt Blue, Cerulean Blue, French Ultramarine Blue, Antwerp, Windsor Yellow, Aureolin, Paynes Gray, Windsor Red, Permanent Rose. (If you have never used Windsor Red, use caution, making sure it is well mixed with water.) It can create a beautiful glow but try it first on a scrap piece of watercolor.
3.      The round brushes are Windsor Newton red sable series 7, size 1, 3, 5 and 7. The flat is a Raphael sable.
4.      For the first wash, I used Cobalt Blue, Windsor yellow and Windsor Red, I activated the colors with water, but didn’t dilute too much.
5.      I sprayed the paper surface with water, and let the excess drip off
6.      I applied the paint to the wet paper, yellow where the sunflowers were, pink on the Gerbera Daisies, and blue where the Delphiniums are placed. Working quickly, I lightly sprayed the surface again and allowed the colors to run together, tilting the paper until I achieved the saturation I was looking for, and allowing the colors to blend. I never play in the wash with the brush. I apply the colors once, spray to achieve the desired effect and then leave it alone.
7.      Let the paper dry. This may take a couple of hours if you are using watercolor block. How do you know when it’s dry? When it is no longer cold to the touch.
8.      I then began to add glazes of color to the flowers. Permanent Rose for the Daisies, Aureolin for the sunflowers. Cobalt Blue and Cerulean for the Delphiniums. The greens were made with the yellow and cobalt blue or Antwerp. Ultramarine blue was also used to mix greens. A brighter green was used for the Bells of Ireland. The bottom of the jug is Paynes gray, the jug is Windsor Red mixed with one of the green mixtures and a little yellow to make brown.
9.      A little more than half way through the painting I darkened the line where the table met the wall. I also used that same color for the shadow under the jug. I allowed that to dry and then began to glaze the jug and flowers again. Copyright Linda McCoy 7-21-2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Blown Away, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


16"x24" Oil on Canvas
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Copyright 2012 Linda McCoy

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Urban Petal Pushers, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy

I don't know what to say about this painting except there were piles and piles of oil paint just sitting on my palette waiting for something to happen.  When I was finished my brother named it, as he often does.  It's on a large 24"X30" gallery wrapped canvas.

Urban Petal Pushers, Oil painting by Linda McCoy
Urban Petal Pushers, Oil painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Large Oil, palette knife   Sold
Media: oil
Size: 30 in X 24 in (76.2 cm X 61 cm)
 

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Feels Like Rain, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


Feels Like Rain, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
Feels Like Rain, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
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Named after a song written by John Hiatt

Friday, June 08, 2012

You Zig, I'll Zag, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


You Zig, I'll Zag, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy
You Zig, I'll Zag, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Media: oil
Size: 6 in X 6 in (15.2 cm X 15.2 cm)
Price: $100 USD
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A small perfume bottle, a silk pocket scarf and pink Geraniums, painted for the stripes challenge on the Daily Paintworks.com

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

I Believe I Can Fly, Oil Painting by Linda McCoy


I Believe I Can Fly, Baby Robin Oil Painting
I Believe I Can Fly, Baby Robin Oil Painting, painting by Linda McCoy
About This Painting:
Oil on Panel
Media: oil
Size: 4 in X 4 in (10.2 cm X 10.2 cm)
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I looked up from my kitchen duties and spotted a baby bird on the covered barbeque lid. It was just sitting there across from the Lilac bush where the Robin’s nest every year. My husband grabbed the camera and to my amazement the little thing just sat there while he snapped a picture.  After a few hours I checked to see if it was still there, and it was, now standing but afraid of take-off. There was severe weather brewing, and I was worried if it didn’t fly it would become a casualty of the storm. I checked a bit later, it was pouring by then but I didn’t see it anywhere. The next morning looking none the worse for wear, there it was walking along the deck rail. I could see the mama Robin in the tree across the yard.  I was headed out the back door to try and steal another picture, but no, it flew into the tree and joined his mother. So, here it is in oil, baby feathers still attached, looking a bit bewildered. Not often Mother Nature allows this close of a view.