Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Fabulous Floral

Oil, 24" x 30" $800

Creating this contemporary floral
with whimsical elements
and an ethereal background
was a joy.
This painting gives a feeling
of being at a spa.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Geometric Abstract, "Connections," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 18" x 24" $700

I titled this painting "Connections,"
because it represents the interconnectedness
of people and their relationships.
Some connections are strong, 
others are new or tentative,
and still others are as yet nonexistent.

The viewer may see something altogether
different - such as molecules or cells.

This active, colorful painting
could be great for a child's room
or an office
to stimulate wonder
or inspire new work.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fantasy Garden

Oil, 24" x 30" x 1.5" $700

The meditative process that takes place
while creating these abstract pieces
is calming and exciting at the same time.
My third grade teacher, Miss Fountain,
instructed us to make up flowers on art paper.
I'm still doing it!

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

"City Lights"

Oil, 16" x 20" $600

This bright colorful abstract oil painting
makes me think of 
night-time lights in the middle of a big city.
I'm enjoying intuitively creating
these abstract paintings.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019

Southwest Landscape, "Fields of Gold"

Oil, 8" x 10" $125

The mountains are in stark contrast to the fields and sky
as the sun sets below the mountaintop
and turns the range into silhouette.

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Friday, July 26, 2019


Oil,  24" x 30" $800

This contemporary landscape abstract
is all about color.
I hope the viewer can get lost in the image,
and find rest.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019


Oil, 20" x 30" $700

A deconstructed floral arrangement
gives a chance for flowers to float
and take on fantastical forms.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Oil, 24" x 30" $700

This fantasy still life combines realistic elements,
a traditional composition,
and fantasy components.

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Contemporary Landscape, "Afternoon Trees," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 16" x 20" $600

It's so fun creating a scene
that evokes a certain flavor or feeling.
The afternoon sun casts shadows
and creeps over the hills to lighten the land.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Floral Explosion

Oil, 24" x 30" x 1" $700

Reposting in hopes of finding a forever home for this large floral.
The flowers are cheery and bright, set off by a rich background of
Prussian blue and violet.
This painting will be the focal point of the room!

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Abstract Cactus Flower

Pastel, 9" x 12" $125

Studying values and using imaginative colors,
I enjoyed painting very soft pastels on 
my favorite top-notch pastel paper.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Early Morning

Pastel, 9" x 12" $150

As the temperatures climb to 110 and beyond,
one must hike early or be very, very sorry.
The first light of the day is the most magical anyway.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Saturday, May 25, 2019


Oil, 31" x 42.5" $700

This large seascape was painted on a hand-made canvas
(hence the unusual dimensions),
and has painted 1" sides.
It's ready to hang.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

"Country Road," Oil Painting of Countryside Road by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 8" x 10" $95

Fresh off the easel, this image of a country road
reminds me of our family's homestead in rural Virginia.
It also makes me think of songs by James Taylor and
John Denver. What comes to your mind?

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Pastel, 9" x 12" $75

A seascape containing a couple of figures 
on a sun-swept beach,
the cloud cover allows only soft shadows.

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Beach Night

Pastel, 6" x 8" $60

Beach nights are as lovely as beach days.
Love when the moon has an orange tinge
and the air has a lavender effervescence.
Love when I'm at the beach.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Sea Oats at Sunrise

Pastel, 6" x 8" $75

Florida sea oats ripple in the breeze
along the coast,
mesmerizing the beachcomber.
I'm looking forward to my next
painting retreat in the sunshine state.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Arizona Spring

Pastel, 6" x 8" $75

The pastel's tactile quality especially on excellent
pastel paper, is simply sensuous and joyful.
I had ordered just three new soft pastels and
some new paper, all of which arrived today,
and started painting as soon as I unwrapped them.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Sunset 12

9" x 12" Pastel, $175

I loved putting this painting together.
It is representational, but has abstract elements:
the combination is my favorite!

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Spring, Contemporary Floral Paintings

Oil 16" x 20" $600

Oil and Collage painting of spring flowers
arranged as a bouquet.

This piece went through several iterations
before reaching its final stage.
Contemporary, complex, and fun to look at.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019


Oil, 6"x6" $95

This quiet beach scene was painted on location
in Florida during my art retreat.
The feathery clouds, the soft waves,
the delicate colors,
all contribute to a serene respite
from life's challenges.
I'm already looking forward to my next retreat.

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Fernandina Sunset

Pastel, 9" x 12" $175

I'm so enjoying painting with pastels.
This scene can be anywhere,
but for the sake of a title,
I named it Fernandina Sunset.
End of day has a certain 
beautiful melancholy to it.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019


Oil, 18" x 24" $600

This angel painting was inspired by this past
Holy Week.
I wanted to create something beautiful,
something different,
something meaningful.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Coastal Sunset

Pastel, 9"x12" $200

The sunset is lighting up the ocean water and foam of the waves.
At such times there is a translucent quality in part of the roiling wave
which I somehow was able to capture. Luck!
I think my love of nature at a beach comes through in this piece.
I want to be there now.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Mom's Eyeglasses

Pastel, 6"x8" $75

This still life of eyeglasses represents
a challenging pastel exercise:
count your strokes and finger smudges, keeping
the number to 100 or fewer.
The purpose of the exercise is to spend more time
observing than painting,
in order to make each stroke of the paste count
and be the right, correct stroke the first time.
No erasures or corrections allowed!

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Beach Walk 7

Pastel, 9"x12" $150

At sunset the brilliant light reflects onto the beach
and incoming waves, giving the beachcomber
utter delight.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sail Away

Pastel, approximately 9" x 12" $175

Dramatic skies provide the tone for this seascape.
I hope the viewer feels the breeze and loves the reflections at sunset.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

Red and Green

24" x 30" x 1.5" Oil, $600

This larger-than-life painting of a red rose
is ready to hang. The 1.5" sides are painted
the same green as the background.
A focal point for any room.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Abstract 21

16" x 20" x1.25" Oil, $400

This colorful abstract oil painting can be hung at any rotation, 
but this is my favorite.
It was exciting watching this image emerge
with no preplanned design.
I think it's happy!

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Ode to Chagall

12" x 16" Oil, $275

I painted this with pure pigment oil
which gives those vibrant and lush colors.

I'm trying to be brave and explore
experimental images
and abstract styles.
It's frightening and exhilarating.

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

Abstract Oil Paintings, "Abstract 20," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 18"x24" $600

Having just finished up a Spring sales blitz
(see facebook Amy H Whitehouse),
I'm now turning my attention to
displaying some abstract work.
This is one of my new pieces.

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Monday, March 25, 2019


Oil, 16" x 20" $150

Sedona is magical day or night. I wanted to capture
that joyful and surprising quality
with this painting of Sedona at night.

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Friday, March 22, 2019


Oil, 16"x20" $600

I'm loving abstracting subjects and experimenting
with the tension I can achieve
between representational and abstraction.
I'm pleased with this experiment.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Beach Days

Oil, 8" x 8" $80

This was painted last fall while on a
painting retreat in Amelia Island, Florida.

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Fabulous Floral

Oil, 24" x 30" $800 Creating this contemporary floral with whimsical elements and an ethereal background was a joy....