Sunday, December 23, 2012

HOLIDAY CHEER to YOU!

As you can see, I am dressed and looking forward
to the Holidays. I am sending you lots of joy and 
love for the coming year~
I sure hope I get some new treats!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Old Sewing Scissors realistic still life


Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple
"Measure and Cut"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
8" x 8"
 A few essentials for anyone who sews.
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

Contact

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Sewing Essentials realistic still life oil painting


Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple
"Sewing Memories"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
8" x 8"
 A few of the essentials for anyone who sews.
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

Contact

Monday, December 03, 2012

Relaxing - large figurative oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple
"Taking a Rest" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
24"x 30"

This is a recent commission. The client wanted a painting
of a young man relaxing in a lounge chair, to symbolize her son.
She needed certain color combination, bold and simple.
It's always interesting to me, what ideas that people come up with.

Christmas Elf - Happy - ooak art doll fantasy sculpture

Christmas Elf - Happy ooak art doll sculpture 
Copyright Linda Apple

"Santa's Little Helper - Happy" -sold
OOAK art doll
approx.5.5" high (8" in hood) x 3.5" wide

This is Happy - a little elf in his Xmas outfit and jingle bell.
It's starting to get a bit hectic at my place..... working on all the Holiday commissions
and gifts. These little elves have been showing up to help. Happy is a carefree
little guy but seems to get into a lot of mischief~
this little elf can bring a little Holiday Spirit standing or
sitting anywhere or can also hang on your tree!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Night Rendezvous - black cat & crow fantasy

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Night Visit"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
16"x 20"
This large painting was a recent commission. The client
really liked my black cat and crow Halloween paintings
and wanted something with the cat, crow and owl in it and
a bit of magical fantasy quality. She lives out in the
country and is very connected to nature and owns a
black cat with green eyes.
This is what I came up with!
It was a really fun painting to do~

CHRISTMAS ELF Santas Helper ooak art doll Fantasy figurine mixed media


Copyright Linda Apple

"Santa's Little Helper - Bashful" - sold
OOAK art doll
approx.5.5" high (8" in hood) x 3.5" wide

This is Bashful - a little elf in her Xmas outfit and jingle bell.
It's starting to get a bit hectic at my place..... working on all the Holiday commissions
and gifts. These little elves have been showing up to help. Bashful is creative
in wrapping gifts but they also seem to be creating quite a bit of chaos.

this little elf can bring a little Holiday Spirit standing or
sitting anywhere or can also hang on your tree!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Bicycle Blues original oil painting


Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"The Blues"- sold
oil on canvas
10"x 10"
  Shadows in blue waiting at the Farmers Market.

All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Tres Amigos Chihahua dog animal portrait

Tres Amigos Chihahua dog animal portrait 
Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Tres Amigos"- sold
oil on canvas
8"x 10"
A basket full of fun :)
All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Santa's Elf - Xmas Helper ooak sculpture art doll


Copyright 2012 Linda Apple

"Santa's Little Helper"- sold

Ooak art doll sculpture

approx.8" high x 3.5" wide

Ho,ho,ho..... a little elf in his Xmas outfit.

Really been having fun creating some new Christmas cheer!!
this cute little elf can add the Holiday Spirit standing or
sitting anywhere or can also hang on your tree!

LARGER PHOTOS AND PURCHASE INFO HERE

Thursday, November 01, 2012

The Red Barn - Ohio Farm Landscape

Country Farm 
Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Ohio Farmland"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
8" x 8"
A serene view of an Ohio farm.
I am always a sucker for a red barn!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Fall Empty Bench - fall landscape

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

 "Fall Empty Bench" - sold
 oil on gallery wrapped canvas 11" x 14" 

A large fall scene at the park. 

Mary,Mary... ooak assemblage art doll sculpture

How Does Your Garden Grow 
Copyright 2012 Linda Apple

"How Does Your Garden Grow" - sold

OOAK 3D found object art doll
approx.9.5" high x 3.5" wide

"Mary, Mary,quite contrary....
How does your garden grow"
Here's a fun little mixed media 3D assemblage sculpture.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Men and Women art museum oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

 "It's Not All Black and White" 
(men and women)
 oil on canvas 12" x 12"

  A new large Art Museum painting of two men observing a classic nude 
painting at the art museum. This painting will be available in a few days 
@ this gallery: 
 Studio 391 
39102 Ocean Drive Gualala,
 CA 95445 707.884.9065
 www.studio391.net

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Amish farm figurative oil painting by Linda Apple

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple
 "Amish Farm" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas 10"x 10" 

 A young boy doing his daily errands on a sunny day in Amish country. 

Friday, October 12, 2012

Busy Day Call - figurative city painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple 

"Busy Day Call" 
 oil on gallery wrapped canvas 8"x 8" 

 A woman, calling on her cell phone,is standing near a new building 
with lots of windows that reflect her surroundings. I liked the
 busy reflections of the windows in contrast to the bold image of the woman. 

 Purchase securely for ONLY $100.00 + shipping

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

bicycle art oil painting - The Race 2

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

 "The Race 2"
  oil on gallery wrapped canvas 8"x 8" 

 Many are inspired when they see the Tour de France.... 
This is my second tribute to the excitement of the race!

Wish Upon A Star - art doll sculpture

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Wish Upon A Star" - sold
OOAK sculpture art doll
approx.9.5" Standing
 Stella lives in the country and she loves to be outside
on a clear night to make wishes on the falling stars.

ALL HANDMADE art doll sculpture, no molds used.

To see MORE of my art doll sculptures, click here

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Park Bench landscape impressionistic oil painting

Copyright © Linda Apple
 "Empty Bench" 
 oil on gallery wrapped canvas
 11" x 14"

 I did an very different empty bench a few years ago. 
This one is a bit more impressionistic with a cool early evening feel. 

Price on Request

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Red, White and Blue Spin Top still life oil painting


Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Vintage Top"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
9" x 12"
Taking a "Spin" on the Red, White & Blue with this vintage top.
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Vintage Coca Cola - realism original oil painting


Copyright © Linda Apple

"Vintage Coca Cola" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
12"x 12"
Yes, time for a cold one! It's the vintage Coca Cola.
This is a nice large painting for the Cola fan.

All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Green Bottles - realistic still life oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

 "Shades of Green" 
oil on gallery wrapped canvas 12"x 12" 

A few old vintage glass bottles. 
This is a nice large painting that will certainly stand out and make a bold statement. 
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang! 

 Purchase this large 12" x 12" painting for only $155.oo

Friday, September 14, 2012

The Race bicycle art oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple 

"The Race" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas 8"x 10" 

Many are inspired when they see the Tour de France.... 
This is a small tribute to the excitement of the race!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Old House and Sky - architectural oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"High in the Sky" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
9" x 12"


I just love the architecture of some of the

houses in the older section of the city. They
seem so majestic.

A nice large 9 x 12" scene.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

RURAL LANDSCAPE Mail boxes Large plein air oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple
"Rural Mail"- sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
12" x 12"


Receiving your mail at the farm hasn't changed very much!

Although this is a country scene of southern Ohio,
it looks like a lot like many areas across the U.S.A.

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Observing the Abstract - art within art museum

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Observing the Abstract"
oil on canvas
6"x 6"


Mother & daughter seem to be collecting their ideas

about the abstract art.

All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

 
This painting is available @:

Studio 391
39102 Ocean Drive
Gualala, CA 95445
707.884.9065
www.studio391.net

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Scottie Dog

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Market Day" - sold
oil on canvas
6"x 6"


It's always fun to go to my neighborhood outdoor market day....

meeting the locals and their four legged friends like this
happy little Scottie.
All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

WOMAN on Cell Phone City Street

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"1130"- sold
oil on canvas
8"x 8"


Just a quick stop in a doorway to make a call on the cell phone.

I really liked the strong design and color in this one.
All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

OOAK BirdBrain 3D wall relief art doll sculpture little girl and raven bird


Copyright 2012 Linda Apple

"A Bit of a Bird Brain"

OOAK 3D sculpture art doll
approx.7.5" high x 6" wide wood panel
MORE PHOTOS AND PURCHASE INFO HERE

Millicent was sometimes a little scattered and some people said
she was a bit of a birdbrain.
She was never upset by this because she really does love birds.

ALL HANDMADE mixed media 3D relief art doll sculpture.
Sculptured head,body and bird is delicately painted and emerges
from an Re-cycled wood background, painted with some design.
Sealed with matte varnish
Mohair hair and a bit of lace

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Summertime Snooze - woman on beach oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple
"Summertime"
oil on canvas
6"x 6"


Sometimes the best thing to do is just take a snooze on the beach.


An original narrative on canvas of a memory from another era.

All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Party Animals - Dog portrait fantasy painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Party Animals"
oil on canvas
8"x 8"


If anyone believes in Fate and or Destiny......Tom does!

It was love at first sight at last years Halloween party.

An original animal narrative on canvas.


All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.


Purchase securely for
only $129.95 + shipping





Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Afternoon Tea figurative oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Afternoon Tea" - sold
oil on canvas
6"x 6"


Everyone wants to be included when its tea time.


An original narrative on canvas of a memory from another era.

All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Vintage Wood Thread Spools - realism still life oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Sewing Time" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
10"x 10"


This is what you end up with if you sew a lot!

Like sewing, this painting took a lot of work~

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Old Atlas Canning realistic still life oil painting

Copyright ©  Linda Apple
"Atlas in the Window" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
10"x 10"


If you or family members have ever done any canning,

you certainly know about these old glass jars!

Looks great in the kitchen~

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Wishful Thinking - ooak 3D art doll sculpture

Copyright 2012 Linda Apple
"Wishful Thinking"
OOAK sculpture art doll
approx.6.75" high x 4" wide

Molly found herself in an awkward position when

she and her cat Marble were searching for
attic treasures.
MORE PHOTOS AND PURCHASE INFO HERE 

ALL HANDMADE mixed media art doll sculpture.
Needle sculpted cat & mouse
Sculptured Paperclay head,arms and feet; delicately painted.
Mohair hair
Cloth stuffed body with armature allows delicate positioning
Freely stands on wood painted base



 This is a OOAK collectible, not a toy.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Swan Lake fantasy original oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Swan Lake" - sold
oil on canvas
8"x 8"


The "real" Swan Lake!


All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers realism still life oil painting

Copyright ©  Linda Apple

"Vintage Salt and Pepper"- sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
12"x 12"


Today is a large painting of some old salt and pepper

shakers that I have used since I was a little girl.

Looks great in the kitchen~

All paintings come with sides painted black and ready to hang 

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Afternoon Light - bicycle art

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Afternoon"- sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
9"x 12"


Here is a new larger in my bicycle series.

Many bikes awaited their riders @ the community festival.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Butterfly Dreams - OOAK handmade wall sculpture assemblage

Copyright 2012 Linda Apple
"Butterfly Dreams" - sold
OOAK sculpture art doll
approx.6" high x 4" wide

This little butterfly dreams of sweet smelling roses.


Mixed media wall hanging sculpture.

Antique tin that slides open to reveal pink roses.
Sculptured Paperclay head delicately painted.
Cloth covered wood body and painted wood wings.
Vintage jewelry parts dangle from bottom.

MORE PHOTOS AND PURCHASE INFO HERE : http://www.etsy.com/listing/105080746/ooak-butterfly-dreams-found-object-mixed


This is a OOAK collectible, not a toy.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Unlikely Pair vintage fantasy image oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Unlikely Pair"
oil on canvas
6"x 8"


I am back to the land of "all things possible"

just in time to find Tom standing at the edge of the orchard
waiting for his dad to come by with the fruit cart.

An original narrative on canvas of a memory from another era.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Vintage Measuring Spoons - realisim still life oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Vintage Spoons" - sold
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
10"x 10"


I still use my mom's old measuring spoons.


Great piece for your kitchen!

All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Blackbird realism animal art oil painting

Copyright © 2012 Linda Apple

"Bye, Bye, Blackbird"- sold
oil on canvas - 8"x 8"
animal art

Not everything is black and white!

All paintings have sides painted black and come ready to hang.