Here is a painting of two mute swans that I recently completed using oil paints, alkyd, and cotton duck canvas. Reproductions of this work are available on my Red Bubble website in the form of prints, i-phone cases, mugs, acrylic blocks, etc. Here is a link to the website; https://www.redbubble.com/people/jsjschmidt2017/works/30920335-perfect-pair-of-mute-of-swans?asc=u. I am working on getting the original post on my Etsy site, but it seems to be … Continue reading Painting of the Week
Chicken Family Acrylic on Canvas 8 x 10 inches 2018 $150 (Buy Now on my Etsy website: https://www.etsy.com/listing/544230740/rooster-hen-and-chick?ref=shop_home_active_5 Continue reading Chicken Family
As an artist, I often hear comments such as, “You’re so talented,” or some variation on that theme, whether it is a comment that is posted online or an in person encounter. I’ve gotten this remark from friends, family, strangers, etc. And while it is always nice to hear such ego boosting compliments, I feel the need to pull back the curtain on the mystique … Continue reading The Great Talent Debate
Hello, Friends, I will be updating my Art of Schmidt web site every week with new images of my art work which is available for sale on Etsy. I’ve been looking at my postings and realizing that many of the paintings I have posted on this site have already sold, and therefore do not represent the variety of items that I now have for sale on … Continue reading Art work for Sale
Catoctin State Park 2 Oil on Canvas Panel 9″ x 12″ Jodie Schmidt $190.00 Buy Now on: http://www.etsy.com/shop/artofschmidt Continue reading Catoctin Landscape 2 (Available Art work)
Hello Friends, Here are some progress photos of the small landscape paintings I have been working on in preparation for my art show at Frederick Coffee Company in Frederick, MD in October 2017. These paintings started out as acrylics, but I was unhappy with the result, so I painted over the acrylic with Winsor and Newton oil paints yesterday. Now I am much happier with … Continue reading Work in Progress: Frederick Coffee Company Art Show
Hello Friends, Here is a new acrylic painting I just completed this week of a koi pond with water lilies. It is based on photos that I took of a nearby water lily pond center called Lilly Pons in Adamstown, MD which sells koi fish and water gardens. The center has an extensive water garden on site with various types of waterlilies and koi fish. Since I … Continue reading What’s New?