Thursday, December 18, 2008
oil on linen panel 14x11
For more info on this painting please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
832 640 7131
Thursday, December 11, 2008
This cottage is in the Lake District, England and was next door to the cottage we rented. The sun finally came out the day we were in the yard painting.
For sale through the Houstonian Gallery, Spring. Just email me if you are interested in this painting. email@example.com 832 640 7131
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
It's getting colder here and in Houston Pansies are planted about this time of year.
This painting is for sale through Galerie Mado Chalvet, 713.522.0475. Ask for Suzanne. It is on sale for 20 % off this Christmas.
Thank you for looking.
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
"Starting Over" 14x11
This painting was today's demo for my class. The name has a couple of meanings. Firstly, I wiped off the first drawing because the composition was off, so I "started over". But this is also a poinsettia painting and since this is the Christmas Season, it's also a chance to "start over". What would we do without the Christ-mas season? Knowing Christ has allowed many folks to start over, to make a new beginning. It's through faith in Jesus Christ that allow us to know who we are, where we are going and where we come from. At the risk of sounding like a Hallmark card (which is what my son told me), my faith is about peace for today and hope for tomorrow. Thanks Jesus!
Have a blessed holiday season!
Monday, December 01, 2008
Saturday, November 29, 2008
Sunday, November 23, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
9x12 oil on linen panel
Thank you for visiting my blog. If you are interested in this painting, please email me. I am going to be having a show and sale at my studio soon. If you would like an invitation, please contact me also.
Monday, November 10, 2008
Sunday, November 09, 2008
Friday, November 07, 2008
"Tea and Carnations" 10x12 oil on linen panel
This is a little study that I did as a demonstration for a workshop I did in the spring in Fredericksburg. It's loose because I did it in about an hour and I really just tried to get the large shapes in without worrying about detail at all.
It's 4 am and I am having a hard time sleeping today. I am excited because tomorrow I pick up my son who has been away for about 18 months. It's going to be great having him home again. Thanks for looking at my work.
Here's a blessing for today-
Proverbs 3:6 Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and lean not on your own understanding but in all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your paths. God Bless!
Tuesday, November 04, 2008
"Ocean Breezes" 6x8 oil on linen panel
I have had this little painting hanging in my home. It's Houma, La. before hurricane Katrina. Several of my dear friends and I went there for a week to paint a while ago. This was my attempt at Monet's Impressionism. I like this little painting. I am ready to sell it though.
Thank you for looking at my blog!!
Monday, November 03, 2008
9x12 study for class demonstration
This little painting was done in the courtyard of my studio in Old Town Spring.
Thank you for looking!
Please email me if you are interested in this painting . Also check out my studies at
www.dailypaintersmarketplace.com I usually have two different studies everytime I post. Thanks. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, November 02, 2008
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Painted on a very rainy day in the Lake District, England, this 8x6 painting is typical of the many gardens you see in England. The English love their gardens and for that, I loved being there as I also love flowers. It was rare to find a cottage or home that did not have some kind of color. I loved that. Even though many of the days were rainy which I understand is also very typical of the area, color was still abundant. Since this is where Beatrix Potter lived and worked much of her adult life, I thought this name was fitting.
Thank you for looking!!
www.judycrowe.com 832.640.7131 email@example.com
Well I am finally getting back into the studio after a long absence. I have been out of town a lot in the past 3 weeks. I went to England to paint for two weeks and then went to Dallas last week after my sister flew to Houston. We drove together to my brother's surprise b-day party. He was very surprised. It was a great time but because of all of that, I have been out of pocket a lot. Life is busy. But I have made it back to my studio and am beginning to evaluate my work from both the European trips that I have made this year. After completing a couple of commissions that I have in the works, I will be working on some larger paintings from the trips to France and England. I am excited just thinking about that. This particular study (6x8) was done on our first day of painting there. We were in Shere, in Surrey Shire, just south of London. We stayed at the Rookery Nook B and B. A really sweet couple own it and if you are ever in that part of England, I would recommend staying there. This pub, "The White Horse Pub" was the setting for the movie "The Holiday" starring Cameron Diaz. We had dinner there that evening also. Fun.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Well I am home from England and it was a great trip. Many many thanks to my friend Johnyne Rees and her sweet husband Tom for making this trip possible! We painted in the Cotswolds a week and then went to the Lake District. We spent one day photographing in Scotland so the trip was very productive and I will be posting some of those works later. Even though it rained many of the days we were there, we still were able to paint quite a bit. I had plans to put up one of the paintings I did today, however, I cannot put my hands on my camera cord to upload my photos. I know it's around here somewhere but until I find it, I will have to post some older paintings. Well, I had intended to post this one anyway, so here it is. Spring Basket is a very nice little painting that is in a french frame. I would like to sell the framed painting for just 350.00. That is a steal, so if you are interested just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can purchase safely and securely through paypal. Just follow the prompts.
Thank you for looking !!
"Spring Basket" 10x8 oil on panel
$350.00 framed study
Wednesday, October 01, 2008
Okay, that's not the name of these paintings!! But I am gettin outta dodge (or Spring) today. I am leaving for Merry Ole England and won't be home until October 17 and so won't be posting most likely (unless I can find a friendly internet cafe) until October 20th or so. Please stay tuned to see some of the work that I do in the Cotswolds (where Beatrix Potter lived and where Thomas Kinkade loved to paint), the Lake District, and Scotland. I plan to drink one bottle of Scotland brew. Not a lot, just one. See you all soon. Blessings! Judy
"Afternoon in Lukenbach" 8x10 oil on linen panel
"Old Town Afternoon" 9x12 oil on linen panel
Friday, September 26, 2008
This study is 6"x6" and was painted this Tuesday as a demonstration for my class.
Thank you for looking!!
"Strawberries and Sugar" 6x6 oil on canvas
$100.00 plus 10.00 shipping
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Blessings for today-
"True to Texas" 11x14 oil on linen panel Please email me at email@example.com if you are interested in this piece. It is framed in a very nice dark frame. This is a gallery piece. The price is $1145.00, framed.
Shipping and insurance on this piece is free.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
"Sunny Day in Provence" 10x8 oil on linen panel
500.00 plus 12.00 shipping
This was a study done for a larger painting. I've had it for a while and even though it is an 8x10, would love to sell it. It's a very nice piece. The larger painting was accepted into the Salon International show and is now sold.
Thanks for looking.
"Sunflowers" 10 x 8 oil on panel
100.00 plus 11.00 shipping by Fed Ex
Monday, September 22, 2008
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Friends, This will be my final post for at least a week, maybe longer. I live in Houston and we are still out of power as of September 18, Wednesday. We are okay though and blessed to not have been affected by the hurricane as much as our neighbors. Our prayers and thoughts are with our neighbors in Galveston, Treasure Island, Crystal Beach and Bolivar.
This little painting is a 5x7. The price is 100.00. If you are interested, please email me and I will be checking my messages online as much as I can. I am at the present time at my church powering my laptop.
This painting is sold! Thank you Sandy!
firstname.lastname@example.org 832.640.7131 (my cell is working part of the time)
Thursday, September 11, 2008
"Country Meadow" 6x8 oil on panel
I did this little study last spring. I am wishing for those days right now as we are sitting here in Houston waiting for Hurricane Ike. I might be able to post something tomorrow. I just don't know yet. It's supposed to start raining manyana. If it gets bad then I won't be online. I spent an hour in line at Kroger today getting groceries and water. Yuk. I don't like hurricanes and plan to move. Yes, next year hopefully. I am not sure about anything right now except one. I am thankful that I have a faith in Jesus. Sorry if that offends anyone but it's true.
Anyway, this painting is going to sell for 100.00 plus 10.00 shipping. If anyone is interested, please email me and I'll save it for you. email@example.com
Thank you for viewing my blog! God Bless.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
This is a little creamer that I have had for a while. It's an antique and German I think, hand painted. It is so delicate.
My friend Elaine sent me the following recipe hence the name of this little painting which is $75.00 plus 7.50 shipping (unframed)
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
A dear friend of mine brought these roses to a workshop that I was teaching in one of her mom's old depression glass vases. You know those green transparent kind they don't make anymore. I think our moms used to get these dishes inside soap boxes. It's a small painting, a 9x7 and even though it's very losely done, I've always liked it myself. This painting is about a year old. If I don't sell it, I'll just keep it.
Thanks for looking!!
"Just Roses" 9x7 oil on canvas panel
$125.00 plus 10.00 shipping (unframed)
If you are interested in this painting, I have a wonderful little frame for it and would be willing to sell it with the painting for additional cost. Just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, September 08, 2008
I brought this little ceramic cream pitcher back from my trip to Provence. These are true "Provence Colors". I plan to paint this little guy again soon but here is the little study that I did a couple of weeks ago.
Thanks for looking!!
"Provence Color" 5x7 oil on panel
Here is the demo that I did last week. I finished it even though I have not felt well this week. Now I think I have a sinus infection. I am falling apart. I did do a daily painting today but will post it tomorrow if it doesn't stink! :)
"Summer Color" 9x12 oil on linen panel
Friday, September 05, 2008
I started teaching my regular class again on Tuesday and haven't posted anything in a couple of days because I fell that day on my backside and hurt my neck! Ouch!! But, thanks to my dear sweet jewel of a friend Elaine Monnig who gave me a massage yesterday, I feel so much better. Anyway, I had purchased these beautiful gala apples for the class to paint and so decided to do a smaller version of the demonstration I did that day. I'll post it later. I love to paint apples because you can really get some sharp geometric shapes going if you decide what color each individual shape is. I love to paint these thickly to give them lots of substance. I picked this little red basket up at the goodwill store. They have lots of great goodies for really inexpensive prices.
"Summer Reds" 6x6 oil on canvas (unframed)
125.00 plus 10.00 shipping
You can purchase this little painting safely and securely online with paypal and use your credit card! Blessings all-
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Monday, September 01, 2008
This is a quick painting done with the roses that I had purchased for the larger work posted recently "Summer Sun" 20x16 which you can view by scrolling down.
"Rose Study" 6x6 $100.00 plus $10.00 shipping unframed
Thank you for looking!
This painting is Sold! Thank you Julie!
Thursday, August 28, 2008
"Summer Sun" 20x16 oil on canvas
I finished this painting yesterday and had a lot of fun doing it. I have a large window in my studio and I have found that if I put my still life right in front of the window, I get all this beautiful light shining through and back lighting my subject. I then placed a spotlight next to the still life as well to accentuate the flowers and water pitcher more. This was a fun painting. I will be posting a small study I did of these roses later.
Thanks for visiting my blog.
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Monday, August 25, 2008
Sunday, August 24, 2008
"Romeo and Juliet Rose"
Available through Galerie Esteban http://www.galerieesteban.com/
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