Peace Trees

Bicycle and Raven painting

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I just got my mt. bike tuned up and it’s been fun riding it! The gears weren’t shifting properly but now they are all good! I love my bike and I love creating bicycle and raven paintings. I have quite a few of them now. Here’s the latest one. I titled it Yay! Joy Ride! because that is how I feel when I’m riding…I feel pretty joyful and happy! I think mt. biking was the first time I ever felt…

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Colorful Tree Art – Watch the Sun, Follow the Stars

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Sometimes I visualize a story behind my painting and write a few words to illustrate it as if my image were in a storybook. This is what came to me for this painting titled “Watch the Sun, Follow the Stars.” “If you look up during the day you can watch the sun. It moves over the forest and fields. At night, branches cover overhead like a blanket of thorny thicket. I make my way through the forest by following the…

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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 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!

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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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Art + Healing continued

Inspiration and Dedication Every artist finds inspiration in a different way. For some, their creativity is as essential as breathing. It is an absolute necessity to life and frequently an unconscious but burning desire, part of their psyche and their persona. But this creativity simply has to be expressed and they come to know this yearning and hunger early on in life. Theirs is a gift that brings great joy and also a deeper understanding of the world around them.…

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My peace tree painting inspired 7th Graders in Illinois

On occasion, I’ll get an email from someone who has seen one of my images online or visited my youtube channel and lets me know they’re using my painting technique or image to inspire their own paintings or life.  I feel honored and humbled that my art is touching so many people! And I appreciate the feedback, it keeps me doing what I’m doing, creating uplifting art! A couple weeks ago, I got three emails in one week from three separate…

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Whimsical Peace Tree Paintings

This time of year is a reminder to me to hold Peace in my thoughts and prayers for others and the planet. I’ve been feeling the peace and quiet around our house because we have lots of snow in the yard. It feels quiet and still in the morning. Peace has been on my mind lately. I find it very peaceful to look at the snowy trees. And the snow on the mountains. I hope it snows some more because it…

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