Saturday, April 10, 2021

Expressionist Seascape Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Textured Art, Palette Knife Painting, SOLD

Well probably your 5 yr old kid could do this....right?  Maybe that is why I enjoy it so much.

 I may be a slow learner, because it took me many years to get to this point.  Mama never said I was the sharpest knife in the drawer.

All kidding aside, I really love the freedom of this piece.  Instead of leaving the studio feeling like I have been fighting for hours, I felt very relaxed, happy and ready to sail through the day.  I think I need to do this more often!

Thanks for reading my blog today.

Carol Schiff

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Abstract Sailboat Painting, Palette Knife Artwork, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, "Red Sails" 9x12" Oil on Canvas

 Are you a sailor?

I am doing a series of abstract sailboats for my Florida home.  I want them to be bright tropical colored palette knife paintings, with plenty of texture.

This is my first try, a 9x12" oil.  I plan to do more and will post them here as I complete them.

Thanks for viewing my blog today.

Carol Schiff

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Abstract Oil painting, Palette Knife Painting, Textured Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting

Last night I saw these colors in the sky.

Today, I painted this.

Inspiration is a wonderful thing!

Carol Schiff

Although the original is sold, this would be a beautiful giclee print on canvas.  Contact me, if you are interested.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Coastal Wall Decor, Beach House Painting, Abstract Seascape, Textured Palette Knife Painting, SOLD

This painting is sold, but I will be happy to paint something similar for you.
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My inspiration here was the sun setting over the sea.  Painted with a palette knife and highly textured.

Friday, April 2, 2021

Acrylic Fluid Art , Daily Painting, Small Abstract Painting


I have been continuing to research and experiment with fluid art, and finally I feel I have made a little progress.

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It is fascinating to see what appears as the paints and hues mingle, and frustrating because you can do the exact same technique twice and get two completely different results.

I was very happy with this one, that appears to be hundreds of little bubbles, but is actually hundreds of little cells.

I love how they look on household products!

Is this year flying bye or what?  I think we will all be happy when it is gone!

Carol Schiff

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Abstract Flower Bouquet, Contemporary Home Wall Decor, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 8x10"


I wanted to create a soft, soothing floral still life. Painted on .75" deep canvas, with painted sides. Finished with a light spray of varnish to enhance and protect the colors.

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I worked with both brush and palette knife, but 90% of it is the knife.

Hope you enjoy it!

Carol Schiff

Monday, March 29, 2021

Poppies and Mountains Oil Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Appalachian Wall Decor

 Last year we left beautiful western North Carolina, and moved to Florida.  We are missing the beautiful scenes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Smoky Mountains.

This is a small landscape palette knife painting.  It captures the summer hues of Appalachia.  


Carol Schiff