Tag: oil painting

Anatomy of a commission

Here’s Hudson the black poodle. He’s a handsome chap. I was asked to paint a picture of him. Pretty straight forward, eh? Well, the challenge was that the commission required that Hudson was to be portrayed not in this rural idyll but in New York City, waiting outside…

Fish and Chips in the Uplands

  Delighted to have Sold this classic “urban folk” painting “Night Jacks” to a collector in Utah in the US via Artfinder ! “The title of this expressionist “urban folk” painting takes it’s title from Hopper’s “Night Hawks” – I have “Britishized” Hopper’s painting which was set in…

The Cloud Vanishes

  Delighted to say I have just SOLD the painting “The Cloud Remains” via Artfinder ! Now off to live in Leicestershire, England! https://www.artfinder.com/…/emma-cownie/product/the-cloud-…/ “This painting is of the straggling wisps of cloud left on the hills in the Black Mountains after a passing storm. It was an…

Night Jacks

new oil painting – 80 x 60 cm, £479 – “Night Jacks” “The title of this expressionist “urban folk” painting takes it’s title from Hopper’s “Night Hawks” – I have “Britished” Hopper’s painting which was set in an American diner by using a British alternative or even equivalent…

Enchanted Wood

Delighted to say I have just SOLD “Enchanted Wood” direct via my website http://emmacownie.artweb.com – now off to live in Derby, UK! “This is a painting of a most enchanted wood, halfway between Ilston and the Gower Inn in the Parkmill area of Gower peninsula in Wales. These woody…

Autumn Beckoned

Delighted to say I have just SOLD “Autumn Beacons” via Artfinder – now off to live in Worcestershire! “Oil painting of mountains in the Brecon Beacons, autumn-coloured purple by the weather-coarsed heather”. Please follow and like us:0

Farm under the Velvet Mountain

This is an oil painting of the Table Mountain in Mid Wales. I painted this because I loved the colours of blues, turquoise and purple which blend pleasingly with the blue-greens and terracottas of the trees and land. Nature unearths such lovely rich colours and casts them wide in…

Brecon Becons Painting

Grey Clouds over Black Mountain

This oil painting is of an area that inspires many of my landscapes, the Brecon Beacons in Mid Wales. Unlike most of my other landscape paintings of the Beacons which paint areas of the Black Mountains, this painting is on the opposite side of the central Brecon Beacons…

Fresh October Morning

  This oil painting returns to Gower for inspiration. The area painted is further upstream from the earlier “Ilston” series”. I wanted to paint more of an expanse behind the trees and brook to give a heightened expression of that fresh, crisp, nose tingling feeling of early morning in late…

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