new paintings

Original Whimsical Acrylic Paintings for Sale

I call these new whimsical, acrylic paintings my 2017 Baja Series as I created them while down in Todos Santos, Baja, Mexico this year. They are acrylic on wood panel with 3/8″ to 1/2″ black painted sides and a 3/8″ to 1/2″ wood block glued on the back of the painting so they stick out from the wall. They are wired and ready to hang. They all have vibrant colors and I love the way they came out! The backs…

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“Transcend” Lotus Painting Celebrates My 2015 Word

Lotus Painting

I finally chose my word to represent 2015. It has been a tradition for many as the new year approaches to choose a word to focus on to set the intention for the year. Actually, last year, I don’t think I chose a word. But “Focus” was my word for 2013. This year I chose a word a little late in the game. It was January before I finally decided what it would be. It wasn’t until I painted this…

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New Year Party Painting

New Year Party painting

Hello Art Lovers, I begin the new year with a splash of color! It is fitting that my first painting for 2015 is titled “Fiesta de Año Nuevo” which is spanish for New Year Party. It is a celebration of color, line and pattern! And since we are in Baja, Mexico right now, where you will find lots of that in the ceramics, art and culture here, what could be more perfect than that? © Lindy Gaskill, “Fiesta de Año…

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A Red Snowy VW Bug Painting

VW Bug painting

This is a new red, snowy VW bug painting.The bug image is taken from a photo of a 1959 beetle. 1959 was the year I was born. It’s 12″ x 12″, acrylic on wood panel, $375. I dedicate it to all those who have traveled through the snow and are thankful how well a VW bug plows through! I know, I’ve been there. They are amazing in the snow. I’ve never painted a snow scene quite like this before. The…

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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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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>

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New Peace Tree paintings

Three Wise Ones, 8″ x 8″, acrylic on wood   Sheltering Arms, 8″ x 8″, acrylic on wood   One Wears the Tapestry of Time, 8″ x 8″, acrylic on wood If you would like to purchase any of these Peace Tree paintings, please email Lindy@artbylindy.com

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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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Commissioned Painting and CD Design for L.A. Flutist Rumi Flute

I wanted to share with you a recent commissioned painting and a little about the story behind it. Rumi Flute is a performer, composer and recording artist in L.A. She specializes in jazz and other music on flute. She holds a Master of Music degree in Afro-Latin Music Performance from California State Los Angeles. This would be Rumi’s first CD and she wanted to find an artist that she connected with who she could commission to do a colorful painting…

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Be inspired – Secret to Life as an Artist series

What fuels your creativity? For me, it is nature, pattern, texture, color, swirling lines, symbolism, contrast, duality, energy, animals, flowers, forests, mountains, peacefulness, play, joy and….my list could go on and on. This is my Secret to Life as an Artist series and one principal to live by is “be inspired .” Fuel your creativity with this inspiration. We are all creative beings. We are all artists! Be inspired everyday. Here’s a little creative wording to remind you about fueling…

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Using Lavender in my new acrylic painting

This new acrylic painting titled “Pure Delight” is filled with Spring colors! I love the use of lavender which is new for me. I haven’t used a lot of this color lately but I think I may again because I really like the look of it next to the yellow and orange. This painting is inspired by my love of mt. biking! I love swooshing down a trail. It’s pure delight. And it makes me smile thinking of a raven…

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Small Colorful Expressionist Paintings for Sale

I’ve created some small, colorful expressionist paintings for sale and put them in my Etsy Shop. They uplift the spirit and radiate with color! I’ve put a sprinkle of stardust glitter on each one so they will sparkle with positive energy! There is something about that little sparkle of glitter that makes them feel magical. I love looking at them all lined up in a row. These mini originals are made with acrylics on 5″ x 5″ gallery wrapped canvas. They are wired and…

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#twitterartexhibit created by David Sandum and my “Flying From a Leap of Faith” Art

I’ve finished and mailed my #twitterartexhibit piece titled “Flying From a Leap of Faith.” It will be entered into the Twitter Art Exhibit in L.A. I donated a piece last year to the exhibit when it was held in Moss, Norway. This year it’s in Los Angeles on January 12, 2013. The Twitter Art website says, “Twitter Art Exhibit: Los Angeles is the third installment of an open international exhibition of handmade postcard art for charity, donated by hundreds of participating artists from around…

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I finished my whimsical aspen tree paintings

Below are the finished whimsical “Peace Tree” paintings that I was working on in September before we left on our wedding journey to Bend. Inspired by the aspen trees at Black Butte Ranch near Sisters, Oregon.   If you are interested in purchasing one or all, they are located at the Van Gogh’s Ear Gallery in Prescott. UPDATE: These have sold Van Gogh’s Ear Gallery 156B South Montezuma St. Prescott, AZ 86303 928-776-1080 Each painting is acrylic on wood, 48″ tall…

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Update on what I’m working on in the studio

These are the peace tree paintings I worked on yesterday in the studio. They still have more layers to go but this shows a good start. I build up layers with the black. I especially like the way it looks like aspen markings in the tree trunk.   I mainly worked on the two on the left yesterday. Today the one on the right is calling to me. I like watching them progress by taking the photos.  

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New Acrylic Hummingbird and Garden Painting

I’ve finished some new paintings and I’ll be posting them here in the weeks to come. It’s been fabulous painting again in my Baja studio! I love the light and looking at palm trees and the view of the ocean. I feel very grrateful for the opportunity to create art in this kind of setting. I’ll first put my new work on the VIP page of my website for those who have access to view first and then a week later I’ll…

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