Tag Archives: flowers

“Solitary Sunflower,” contemporary floral painting of a sunflower

sunflower painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Solitary Sunflower,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Solitary Sunflower”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I was off to paint with a friend last week and I left with a quite a few minutes to spare.  I was enjoying the beautiful morning, with no hurried pressure like I so often experience.  Looking for other painting opportunities I came  across these huge sunflowers.   I pulled to the side of the road to get a few quick photos.

“Country Home,” contemporary landscape painting with house and sunflowers

contemporary landscape painting with home and sunflowers by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Country Home,” acrylic, 24″ x 30″

“Country Home”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
24″ x 30″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Here is another larger painting that I will be showing at the Clothesline Sale.  I would love to show you this painting in person so please come and visit me if you are in the area.  Below is the information.

Clothesline Sale of Art
Saturday, August 3th, 2013
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Benton County Courthouse Lawn (120 NW 4th Street)
between 4th and 5th Street and Monroe Street, Corvallis, Oregon

There are about 50 artists with original work in acrylic, watercolor, pastel, oil, ink or graphite and photography.

I will have many of my daily paintings as well as some of my larger pieces for sale. I’ll also have a couple of my sketchbooks there for you to check through.

“Red Red Rose,” contemporary rose painting

contemporary rose painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Red Red Rose,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Red Red Rose”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Sketch is below:

© Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark

“Tennyson Lane,” contemporary building painting with flowers

contemporary building painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Tennyson Lane,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Tennyson Lane”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Other News:  I’m raising the prices of my small work.  The costs of the canvas have risen quite a bit.  So you probably have a few days before I get to all of the available work on sale, but don’t delay!

“Mountain Hike,” contemporary landscape painting with sunflowers

stylized landscape painting with sunflowers by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Mountain Hike,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Mountain Hike”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″  acrylic on wrapped canvas

“Spring Excitement,” contemporary abstracted floral painting

contemporary abstracted floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Spring Excitement,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Spring Excitement”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I’m not a floral painter but I like them as well as anyone, especially in the spring when the blossoms and first flowers come out. What a promise of sunshine and fine weather to come!

“Lakeside Floral,” contemporary floral landscape painting

contemporary landscape floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Lakeside Floral,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Lakeside Floral”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

“Flower Arranging,” contemporary floral painting

contemporary floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Flower Arranging,” acrylic, 10″ x 10″

“Flower Arranging”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

I enjoy flowers but don’t garden so rarely have any material for a floral still life.    I took this photo many years ago and decided to revisit it and paint a floral for fun.   Happy Valentine’s Day.

“Persimmon Lane,” contemporary urban landscape painting

urban scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Persimmon Lane,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Persimmon Lane”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Sketch for painting below:

© Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark

“Brisk Business,” contemporary figure painting

contemporary figure painting of three women & a dog by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Brisk Business,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Brisk Business”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

“Three Sisters,” contemporary floral painting by Carolee Clark

contemporary floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Three Sisters,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Three Sisters”  sold_dot  sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Daily Painting, “Place of Entry,” abstracted building

abstracted building painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Place of Entry,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Place of Entry”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. Their area of concentration this month is Denmark (Island of Zealand).

Daily Painting, “So Pretty,” contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “So Pretty,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“So Pretty”
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Daily Painting, “The Garden,” contemporary floral landscape painting

floral landscape painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “The Garden,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“The Garden”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting was started on location at a flower farm off of Brick Road in Jefferson, Oregon. I finished it in the studio.

Daily Painting, “Transport Truck,” contemporary truck painting with flowers

contemporary truck painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Transport Truck,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Transport Truck”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting was the other painting I started on location at the Corvallis, Oregon farmers’ market this week.  The owner of the flower business transports her wares in the truck and then opens the back for extra display space.

Daily Painting, “Stems & Stuff,” contemporary floral painting

contemporary floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Stems & Stuff,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Stems & Stuff”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting was started on location yesterday at the Corvallis, Oregon farmers’ market. 

Daily Painting, “Abstract Rose,” abstracted flower painting

abstracted floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Abstract Rose,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Abstract Rose”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

And my promised reminder of the outdoor sale in which I participate is coming up this Saturday …

Clothesline Sale of Art – Saturday, August 4th, 2012
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Benton County Courthouse Lawn (120 NW 4th Street)
between 4th and 5th Street and Monroe Street, Corvallis, Oregon

This “Clothesline Sale” is an art sale with 60 participating artists with original work in acrylic, watercolor, pastel, oil, ink or graphite and photography.

I will have many of my daily paintings as well as some of my larger pieces for sale. I’ll also have a couple of my sketchbooks there for you to check through.

Please stop by if you are in the area. I’d love to see you.

Daily Painting, “Fresh Flowers,” contemporary flower market with figures

contemporary flower market painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Fresh Flowers,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Fresh Flowers”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Below is the sketch for this painting.

© Carolee Clark

Exhibiting this month:
Reminder:  I am hanging a few paintings at the Hospital in Corvallis (main entrance, turn left … in front of the cafeteria entrance) … right now until July 29, 2012.

Clothesline Sale of Art – Saturday, August 4th, 2012
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Benton County Courthouse Lawn (120 NW 4th Street)
between 4th and 5th Street and Monroe Street, Corvallis, Oregon

This “Clothesline Sale” is coming up so I thought I’d put it out there early and remind you later.  There are over 60 artists with original work in acrylic, watercolor, pastel, oil, ink or graphite and photography.

I will have many of my daily paintings as well as some of my larger pieces for sale. I’ll also have a couple of my sketchbooks there for you to check through.

Please stop by if you are in the area. I’d love to see you.

Daily Painting, “Against the Fence,” contemporary garden painting with sunflowers

contemporary floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Against the Fence,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Against the Fence”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Daily Painting, “Shadow Shapes,” with stairs, flowers and shadows

contemporary painting with stairs by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, “Shadow Shapes,” 10″ x 10″, acrylic

“Shadow Shapes”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Daily Painting, ‘”Garden in the Back,” contemporary urban scene

contemporary urban scene painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, "Garden in the Back," 10" x 10", acrylic

“Garden in the Back”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

 This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. Their area of concentration this month is Gdansk, Poland.

Daily Painting, “Sign of Spring” floral painting of an iris

contemporary floral painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, "Sign of Spring," 10" x 10", acrylic

“Sign of Spring”    sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

Daily Painting, “Treat Yourself,” figure painting of woman with flowers

figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, "Treat Yourself," 10" x 10", acrylic

“Treat Yourself”     sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

This painting is a submission for the Virtual Paint Out blog. Their area of concentration this month is the St. Petersburg, Russia.

© Carolee Clark

Daily Painting, “Fresh Cut Blooms,” two women in a flower market

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, "Fresh Cut Blooms," 10" x 10", acrylic

“Fresh Cut Blooms”     sold
by Carolee Clark
10″ x 10″
acrylic on wrapped canvas

© Carolee Clark

“Floral Magnetism,” contemporary figure painting, women with flowers

contemporary figure painting by Carolee Clark

© Carolee Clark, "Floral Magnetism," 24" x 18" x 1.5", acrylic

“Floral Magnetism”    sold
by Carolee Clark
24″ x 18″ x 1.5″
acrylic on wrapped canvas