Monday, October 29, 2007

I wanted to post this information to all :
As a tribute to the life of John (Jack)Wade Piper (artist)
and his encouragement to other artists, his son
John Piper(Jr.) has created a beautiful website
to continue his fathers desire of an artist community.
A place for ALL people, to connect, write comments,
exhibit their art, and share their thoughts.
You are invited to continue his legacy of -
"Love All, Serve All" - : just click here

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Art Studies
" - art museum, columbus, ohio - SOLD
Contemporary Fine Art - oil on canvas - 10"x 10"
A Painting A Day - One of a Kind - figurative,art museum

"I thought this was a fun experience at the Art Museum..
I was sitting in the next room sketching this woman who
was doing sketches of the paintings.
I imagine she was a student of the nearby art college."

Monday, October 22, 2007

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

"Viewing Somali " - SOLD
Painting A Day - October 17, 2007
Oil on canvas - 8"x 8"
contemporary fine art - art museum, figurative

"I went to the Art Museum to see an exhibit titled-
"Stories of Somali Diaspora": Photographs by Abdi Roble.
An amazing collection of photos. These women were just
two out of many that were very moved by the power of
these photos

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

"The Abstract Man " - Sold
Painting A Day - October 16, 2007
Oil on canvas - 6"x 8"
contemporary fine art - art museum, figurative

"I often go to the Art Museum. I find it inspiring to see
some of the old masters work and of course there are also
the new exhibits. I can sit and sketch people as they ponder
what is before them. This man stood for a very long time in front
of this fabulous me he almost became part of the

Friday, October 12, 2007

Persian Cat - "Crookshanks " - SOLD

Painting A Day - October 12, 2007
Oil on canvas - 8"x 8"
contemporary fine art - animal art,cat portrait,Persian

"Lately I have been inspired by the Harry Potter stories.
When I read the
books, I would often get my own visions
of the characters,
beasts and pets.
This is my rendition of
Hermione's cat, "Crookshanks".
A fabulous orange
I always have thought that cats are all about the eyes!"

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Art Museum Sculpture Garden

Print photo at home

"The Muse " - sold

Painting A Day - October 10, 2007
Oil on canvas - 9"x 12"
contemporary fine art - figurative,city scene,landscape

"A young woman found the sculpture garden to be a perfect place to
do a little studying. It was a beautiful fall day. I loved the reflection
of the bronze sculpture and trees in the pond. After a few sketches,
I came up with this image."

Monday, October 08, 2007

Print photo at home
Copyright © 2007 Linda Apple

"Now Featuring " - sold
Painting A Day - Oil on canvas - 8"x 8"
contemporary fine art - figurative,city scene,movies

"I have to admit, I love the movies and for me, it is
not a complete experience without popcorn. I am
always fascinated to observe people standing in lines.
Here is a view of the Harry Potter - Order of the Phoenix."

Friday, October 05, 2007

Print photo at home
"Cosmo" - gift

Painting A Day - Oct.5, 2007
contemporary fine art- dog portrait,urban scene
Oil on wrapped canvas - 6"x 8"

"My painting for today is Cosmo. This is one of my son's little
dogs.Today is John's (my son) birthday and this is his present.
This sweet little dog has developed a very special bond to
John and I thought it would be fun if he had a little painting.
We will be celebrating today and he will get his gift.
I hope he likes it!

Tuesday, October 02, 2007

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"Contemplation " - Sold
Sculpture Garden - Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus,Ohio
Painting A Day - October 2, 2007 Oil on canvas - 9"x 12"
contemporary fine art - landscape,city scene,sculpture

"It was a beautiful day at the Columbus Museum of
Art. I
spent some time in the sculpture garden. It
was so relaxing
to view the sculptures near the pond.
A perfect fall day; the leaves were just beginning to
get some color."
The larger canvas gave me more
of the open feeling of the
garden that I felt."

Monday, October 01, 2007

Local Coffee Shop

"Daydreaming "- sold
Painting A Day - Oil on hardwood panel - 8"x 8"
contemporary fine art - figurative,city scene,

"A handsome young man studying in one of the local
coffee shops in Columbus,Ohio, that I like to go to
when I am close by. It's a great little place. Cozy,
friendly with a diverse group of
people. The Ohio State
University also brings in a large number of
who like to have a great cup
of coffee while they study."
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