This painting welcomes guests in the entryway of a home in London, England. Thank you to the collectors for the photo! – Now I am feeling the need to brighten the entry of my own home, fresh flowers and a botanical painting what a lovely combination. Tulips in Red Vase | 40″ x 30″ | Oil Encaustic Painting from the Botanical Series by Claire J Kendrick
Thanks to Fairfax Gallery for framing so beautifully this painting from my Botanical Series. Thanks also to the Interior design team for sharing this photograph of my painting installed in its new home. – Stunning! Calm | Oil Encaustic | 36″ x 36″ | by Claire Jane Kendrick To view more original oil paintings by CJK visit Fairfax Gallery, In Historic Riverside 4216 Herschel St. Jacksonville, FL 32210 Ph. 904-384-7724 http://www.fairfaxgalleryjacksonville.com/artists-kendrick.html
This is the home of Mr. & Mrs. Worley Faver. Usually if a collector agrees to publish a photograph of their home, I remove their address and name for privacy reasons. Here Worley’s pottery is showcased so beautifully, I’m happy that some of my paintings have found a special place beside his work in their home, and they allow me to share these with you.Worley together with his wife and muse Dena, have collaborated and decorated their home with Worley’s
40″ x 30″ | Oil Encaustic | CJK At Easter time all the stores are full of Lilium Longiflorum! ( Easter Lilies) After Easter, don’t throw your plant away – replant the bulbs in the garden and they will bloom again next year. Just call me — Green Fingers! LOL
40″ x 80″ | Diptych | Oil on Canvas | CJK When working “en plein air” everything is done wet on wet and in one sitting – often referred to as – alla prima. Working fast to capture the information you need outdoors, before the bugs or heat get ya! In the studio more time can be given to some decision making! Hope you like this one. “Dancing in the Long Grass”! Which is only a notion in Florida, as
52″ X 66″ | Mixed Media | Oil and Oil Pastel on Canvas | CJK This studio painting was inspired by small plein oil painting. The spontaneity and aliveness is hard to sometimes recreate in the studio and in a large scale — but this one has lots of energy. Here is the painting again – this time outside – just to give a sense of the proportions!
Here are a few new paintings in the Botanical Series – This small painting inspired the large work below – I was attracted to the muted tones and calm clean palette. I was inspired to do this larger painting ” Dancing Irises” having painted a smaller version of this still life set up ” Vase and Vessel”. The Irises provide rhythm and movement in a calm muted set up. – I like the play of frenzy and composure. Peaceful Pose