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Moonlight Waves, Abstract Seascape Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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10" x 10," Oil, $150
1.5" sides are painted the same blue in this seascape of waves in the moonlight. So this piece is ready to hang, no need for frame.



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Surf's Up, Beach and Ocean Scenes by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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8" x 10," Acrylic, $125
The wind is whipping up the waves and froth, the angry cloud spells rain, the broad brush strokes speak to motion in the air as well as in the water. Even the sand is flying.

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Made for Walkin' ~ Shoe Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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10" x 10," Oil, $60
Because of the great response I received with my $60 paintings, I've decided to post a $60 painting every Saturday ~ "Sixty Saturday."

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Hydrangea, Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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16" x 20," Oil, $300
Hydrangea is one of my favorite flowers, but alas, it does NOT grow in the desert. Think that has something to do with "hydra" ~ yes?

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Hospitality, Contemporary Still Life Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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12" x 16," Mixed Media, $175

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Pilgrim's Progress, Contemporary Landscape Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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11" x 14," Oil, $350
This landscape painting with dramatic lighting in the sky makes me think of John Bunyan's classic, Pilgrim's Progress. Did you know that the book has never been out of print? Painted over several weeks with many layers of oil paint, finished off with touches of R&F pure pigment sticks.

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Fall Harvest, Still Life Paintings with Pumpkins by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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22" x 28," Oil on Stretched Canvas, $450
Pumpkins, Beets, Longaberger Basket, Red Tablecloth ~ all spell "FALL." Here in the Valley of the Sun we are R.E.A.D.Y. for fall and all the beauty that comes with that lovely season.

Apple Season, Still Life Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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20" x 24," Oil, $500
Apples will be in season soon ~ yay, apple pie! And applesauce, and apple pancakes, and baked apples with pecans and raisins.

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Desert Landscape, Southwest Landscape Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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24" x 30," Oil on Stretched Canvas, $700
We have a beautiful trail within a mile of our home, and soon it will begin to flower. Southwest landscapes continue to fascinate me, so very different than the Florida scene in which I was raised. Mostly I love our mountains, and had the pleasure of driving with friends up north to Payson earlier this week where we had gorgeous vistas.

To see more of my work in a gallery format, please visit
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California Dreamin' ~ Beach and Ocean Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

9" x 12,"  Oil, $60
This is it!  The last day of 30/60 ~ I could have named this Florida Dreamin' or any other beach area... As much as I love Arizona - and I do!  it's an amazing, beautiful state - I just think I need to live at the beach at some point. So California, here I come - for a quick fix "for my daughter" (somebody has to do it). This painting has 1.5" painted sides so is ready to hang. I saved my favorite for last.  If no one wants to buy it, I'll be o.k.
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Just FYI, the prices of the paintings posted during 30/60 will all return  to the "normal" prices on Saturday.

Peonies, Contemporary Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

12" x 16," Oil on Stretched Canvas, $60

Day 29 of 30 Days of $60 Paintings

This contemporary floral of peonies was painted with traditional oil paints
as well as with R&F pure pigment oil sticks.
Peonies are my favorite flowers; it is sad that they do not grow in the
Valley of the Sun.
But my northern Arizonian friends can grow them,
so occasionally I can get a few once a year.


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Flowers and Polka Dots, Contemporary Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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9" x 12," Oil, Framed, $60
Day 28 of 30/60
Well, I reached 60 today, so I'm a couple of days behind somehow on this CHALLENGE. I have been greatly celebrated and feel incredibly blessed. Happy, contented, and loved.
This contemporary floral of red lilies needed a little something extra,
so I added the green polka dots as fabric in the background. Two more days of $60 paintings ~ any requests?

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Carnival Pumpkin, Contemporary Pumpkin Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

5"x 7," Acrylic, Framed, $60
Day 27 of Challenge 30/60
Turning 60 has been a blast so far.  I've decided this decade will be my best so far.
Thank you to all of my wonderful art patrons: 17 of the 26 posted paintings during this Challenge 30/60 have sold.
This is not a new painting; it's one I've held on to for awhile because I like it. But turning 60 is also a time to start letting go of more things, and making life simpler.  At least that's one of my goals. This one is framed in a little blonde wood frame, ready to hang. The background has lots of texture and the colors sing.
I failed to post Day 26 on my blog yesterday.  Too much
birthday hullabaloo.   Here it is:
Simple Lunch, 6" x 8," Oil $60




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Cactus Blooms, Contemporary Southwest Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

11" x 14," Oil, $60
Day 25 of 30/60
In the home stretch of this 30 day challenge to offer a $60 painting every day. Vibrant, contemporary; I like the composition and of course the colors.


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Notre Dame Cathedral, Architectural Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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6" x 8," Acrylic, $60 Day 24 of 30/60
I had the marvelous opportunity to live in Paris  during most of 1973 as an art history student and sometime studio art student. My wonderful friend Courtney Zirkle introduced me to Notre Dame and well as the Sunday evening organ concerts there - MAGNIFICENT. Those concerts continue to this day; the organ, the space, the grandeur ~ if you go to Paris, you must take in the Sunday 6 p.m. organ concert; you will not be disappointed.

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Abstract Flowers, Contemporary Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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Day 23 of 30/60
Acrylic on Watercolor Paper, $60


Abstract flowers painted for fun;
I love the brightness that resulted.
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Favorite Sunflower, Contemporary Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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16" x 20," Giclee, $60
Day 22 of 30/60
It was a very good, full day, with LOWER temps - woo hoo! UNDER 90 ALL DAY. I also taught 4 new students,  and sold yesterday's posting,  "Treelines," to a young writer at Time magazine. I don't get that many chances to do the name-dropping thing, so here is my moment.
Thank you, Elizabeth.
Today's offering comes in a custom 22" x 26" mat.



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Treelines, Contemporary Landscape Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

11" x 14," Oil on Stretched Canvas, $60
Day 21 of 30/60
Several layers of pure pigment oil sticks, vibrant and rich.
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Rise and Shine, Animal Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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16" x 20," Oil on Stretched Canvas, $60
Day 20 of 30/60 Challenge
A contemporary take on a traditional subject,
the orange and pink add extra cheer to this rooster.
We had a pet rooster growing up;
he faithfully woke us up every morning
whether we wanted him to or not.

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Flowers and Lace, Contemporary Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

11" x 14," Mixed Media, $60
Day 19 of 30/60
This painting was made with acrylic paints, oil paints, and artists' papers. The background has gold iridescent paint which gives it an extra dimension of richness. Mostly I like the composition.

Mixed media is the most fun of all.
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Twilight Tree, Contemporary Landscape Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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10" x 20" x 1.5," Acrylic on Stretched Canvas, $60
From my "Just for Fun" series, this tree was so much fun to create.
For Day 18 of my 30/60 Challenge to present and offer a painting every day  for 30 days at $60 apiece, you can put this in a child's room or your own room or your library or your kitchen
or anywhere you want to smile.
The 1.5" edges are painted with background colors,
so it's ready to hang as is.
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Abstract Flowers, Contemporary Floral Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

Day 17 of 30/60
16" x 20," Oil on Stretched Canvas, $60
Today I got about 1/2 way through cleaning my studio; found one dead scorpion and lots of paintings to improve... I happen to LOVE painting over old paintings.
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Seabird 3, Contemporary Bird Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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SOLD!

6" x 8," Acrylic, $60

Day 16 of 30/60 I have so enjoyed playing around with the design of a sea bird and the "mod" 60's colors of pinks and oranges. This was the last painting I did in Florida, but I brought home lots of photos for references for more paintings. Next I plan to do some BIG images on BIG canvases. Stay tuned.
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Cinderella's Lost Slipper, Contemporary Still Life Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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6" x 8," Oil on Canvas Panel, $60 Day 15 of 30/60 Thank you to all of you who have supported my challenge to present 30 days of $60 paintings. Because of your active encouragement, I have sold 9 of the 14 paintings posted.
I loved the design and colors of these Kate Spade shoes
belonging to my daughter-in-law
who graciously leant them to me as a still life subject.



The proceeds from yesterday's painting
will go to my friend whose son has medical needs
which are not covered by the family's insurance.
I just want to remind my viewers that the other
piece presented for this family has not sold yet
and is still available:


This is a giclee (high quality print on heavy watercolor paper)
which comes with a mat and fits into a standard size frame.






Tanzania Elephant, Animal Paintings by Arizona Artist Amy Whitehouse

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6" x 8," Acrylic, $60 Day 14 of 30/60 One of my painting students, Joe Lindner, goes to Tanzania several times a year to minister to the people, especially the children. He brings back amazing photos and shares them with me! Obviously I have taken some creative license with the colors to make an expressive, contemporary style. 16 days left of $60 paintings.
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