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VW Bus Painting titled “Peace, Baby”

This is one of my newest paintings. A VW bus painitng titled “Peace, Baby.” Is is acrylic on a 12″ x 12″ wood panel. The sides are painted black. It is $375 and if you are interested in purchasing it, send me an email. I also have archival prints available in my Artworkbylindy Etsy Shop.W When I was young my friends, Heidi and Mark, had a VW bus. And we went on a couple road trips in their VW that…

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Art – Spirit – Soul

raven, tipi, twinkly lights in trees painting

It has been said that it is the spirit within that counts. And with art, I would say that is true. Art touches the soul in invisible ways. Art. Spirit. Soul. Art lovers, they know a thing or two about that. They know that the spirit can be lifted by gazing at a piece of art they love. They know that art that touches their soul has got to be in their life. Whether it hangs in their living room,…

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She Wanted the Rainbow and a Rainbow Tattoo

She Wanted the Rainbow print

My painting titled “She Wanted the Rainbow, So She Put Up With The Rain” has inspired a tattoo on a woman who has admired it. She told me she found the image on Facebook and she was so inspired by it that she got a tattoo of it. She decided she wanted to find me to let me know. So she did a search and found the image which led her to my Facebook page where she was able to…

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Jan. 30 2014 – An Artist’s Day Notes

An Artist's Day Notes

I TAKE A MOMENT to enjoy the taste of a fresh baked banana muffin I AM GRATEFUL for when I get up early to start my day I AM FEELING healthy from doing a detox diet I CAN SEE it’s nearing the end of the month already! I AM HEARING the furnace that is warming our house I AM CREATING a painting about Peace I AM MISSING making time to read I AM HOPING I can stick to my scheduled…

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New Flying Fish Painting

I have a new colorful, flying fish painting titled “A Fantastic Journey.” It’s a magical forest with a wise owl, one flying fish and wind swept leaves cavorting under a glowing moon. I wanted to create something that is not of this world. Where do you find flying fish but in a magical forest. © Lindy Gaskill, “A Fantastic Journey”, Acrylic on wood panel, 24″ x 30″ Prints are for sale in my Etsy Shop here> Sharing is nice FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestStumbleUponemailTumblr

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Dec. 17, 2013 – An Artist’s Day Notes

An Artist's Day Notes

I TAKE A MOMENT to enjoy the lights on our Christmas tree I AM GRATEFUL for Greg’s new job I AM FEELING thankful for where I’m at I CAN SEE a cute card on my desk that lifts my spirit I AM HEARING Christmas music I AM CREATING 2 big paintings I AM MISSING eating dark chocolate I AM HOPING to keep doing yoga in the morning on a regular basis in 2014 I AM PLANNING new marketing ideas for…

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My Little Home Mini Paintings Sale

Each mini painting is 5-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, acrylic on 1/4″ wood that is set on top of a 1/2″ wood block. Sides and back are painted black. Each one has felt bumpers to protect your wall and a claw tooth hanger so they are ready to hang or wrap up for gift giving. I’ve signed, titled and dated each one on the back in silver ink. Click on the image to see more photos of the painting or click the…

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Handpainted Raven Christmas Ornaments for sale

Each year Tumalo Art Co. gallery in Bend, Oregon puts out their anticipated trees full of original, fine-art ornaments for sale. Many are hand-painted originals made by the gallery’s artists! I’ve made a few handpainted raven Christmas ornaments and sent them up to the gallery. These are snowy ravens on ceramic snowflake and star shapes and tied with a festive red ribbon. I wrote Merry Christmas and dated and signed them on the back with silver ink. If you would…

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New colorful, whimsical greeting cards for sale

I have packages of new greeting cards for sale. There are whimsical birds and colorful trees. Take a look. You can find them for sale in my Etsy Shop.   Maybe these cards would make a great gift for someone you know? Enjoy the holidays! I’m hoping for snow! Sharing is nice FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestStumbleUponemailTumblr

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Do what you love and go on a fantastic journey.

This is post 10 in my 10 post blog series on using Beth Kempton’s PDF titled “Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.”  The Steps and journal prompts are taken from her PDF. You can also join Beth’s Do What You Love e-course, which will help you with a step-by-step process in finding your true passion to get on a path to doing what you love! Step 10: CHOOSE TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE Journal prompts: There isn’t…

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Be all that you can be

This is post 9 in my 10 post blog series that I’m writing using Beth Kempton’s PDF titled “Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.”  The Steps and journal prompts are taken from her PDF. Step 9: BE ALL OF YOU Journal prompts: Which aspects of my personality have taken a back seat lately? Which aspects would I like to see more of in my life, and how can I bring them forward? Lindy as teacher. We are…

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Number 8 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

This is post 8 in my 10 post blog series on Beth Kempton’s PDF titled “Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.”  The Steps and journal prompts are taken from Beth’s PDF. STEP 8: TRAVEL LIGHT Journal prompt: What could be possible if you just tuned out the negativity and followed your heart? This is an appropriate journal prompt because although Beth is talking about emotions and getting rid of negativity, the shoulds and should nots and following…

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Number 7 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

This is post 7 in my 10 post blog series on Beth Kempton’s PDF titled “Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.” You can check back here to see 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and the first post here. The Steps and journal prompts are taken from the PDF. STEP 7: WALK (BAREFOOT) Journal prompts: What big things have you achieved in your life so far? (Big thing = something you are proud of, not necessarily to do with…

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Number 6 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

Well I was trying to do a 10 day series but it’s turning into a 10 post series instead. So this is post 6 in my 10 post blog series on Beth Kempton’s PDF titled “Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.” Beth says, it “is a simple 10-step guide to help you be more present, get quiet and focus. It will help you see more beauty. It will let you travel lighter. And it will get you…

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Colorful Fine Art Paintings by Susan Medyn with Interview and Photos

I first saw the colorful paintings of Susan Medyn when she emailed me about being on the Whimsicalpaintings.com website. I was instantly taken by her unique paintings brimming with imaginary animals lounging or romping in festive landscapes of pattern and color! Each painting seems to tell a story about the relationships of the animals to their surroundings. I love how they draw me in and make me look for the details such as the little birds in the trees or…

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Number 5 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

I am doing a 10 day blog series on Beth Kempton’s  PDF download titled Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.” This is Day 5. Beth says, it “is a simple 10-step guide to help you be more present, get quiet and focus. It will help you see more beauty. It will let you travel lighter. And it will get you on the road to doing what you love, for life.” Courage Along the Path by Lindy Gaskill…

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Number 4 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

I am doing a 10 day blog series on Beth Kempton’s  PDF download titled Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.” This is Day 4. Beth says, it “is a simple 10-step guide to help you be more present, get quiet and focus. It will help you see more beauty. It will let you travel lighter. And it will get you on the road to doing what you love, for life.”     Step 4:  OPEN YOUR EYES…

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Number 3 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

I am doing a 10 day blog series on Beth Kempton’s  PDF download titled Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.” This is Day 3. Beth says, it “is a simple 10-step guide to help you be more present, get quiet and focus. It will help you see more beauty. It will let you travel lighter. And it will get you on the road to doing what you love, for life.” Step 3:  CLOSE YOUR EYES Journal prompt:…

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Number 2 blog post in Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love

I am doing a 10 day blog series on Beth Kempton’s  PDF download titled Zen and the Art of Doing what you Love.” Beth says, it “is a simple 10-step guide to help you be more present, get quiet and focus. It will help you see more beauty. It will let you travel lighter. And it will get you on the road to doing what you love, for life.” Step 2:  MAKE SPACE AND SIMPLIFY Journal prompt: Where does your…

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A new blog post series using Beth Kempton’s download

I was just over visiting the http://dowhatyouloveforlife.com website and found Beth Kempton’s download titled Zen and the Art of Doing What You Love. I was immediately drawn to the title and immediately signed up and downloaded the PDF. I love it! It is a 27 page pdf and has photography, inspiring quotes, words for thought and journal prompts. Beth wrote the PDF while she was in Japan on a 6 month sabbatical. She says, “Zen and the art of doing…

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Bicycle and Raven Art Painting Commission

I love making these bike and raven art pieces! This one was a commissioned painting. It was requested to use primary colors and put their little doggie in the painting. I think it is a fun piece and it was really fun to create! All my bicycle and raven paintings have a hidden word in the painting that is from the title of the piece. Sometimes the word is very obvious and this one’s word is “Ride.” You can see…

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