Spring cleaning? Redecorate a little with framed original artwork 50% off including landscapes, florals, still lifes, wildlife and street scenes
As I make plans for this year’s new artwork I begin by assessing what I’ve done. And as I say each year when I have a sale on my original artwork, I don’t just paint it for me, I also paint it to communicate my moment of inspiration to others, so each piece is incomplete in a way if others don’t see it. And I’ve always found it difficult to move forward with new work, experimenting, innovating, exploring, learning new media, with all my existing work around me.
So for two reasons—I need to share my work with others and I need to move forward without the influence of so much of my existing work still here with me—I have a sale and hope to send some paintings to a new home and clear space on my walls for new things.
It’s the one time each year when I discount my artwork 50%!
Use the coupon code ORIGINALNATUREART50
Smaller pieces are priced at $75 to $100, so you’d get an original painting for between $37.50 and $50.00!
My largest pieces are no more than $500.00, so you’d get a larger landscape at $250.00 or less!
All work is framed, even if you don’t see the frame in the image—see below for an explanation of photographing framed artwork.
The price includes shipping and handling in the United States, but I have to charge an extra shipping fee for Canadian and international shipping.
If you have a gift certificate from one of my events, you can use it now!
Use the coupon code ORIGINALNATUREART50
Photographing and displaying my framed original artwork
Unless you join me at an exhibit or personal show—or you visit my home— you don’t get to see my original artwork in its frame. Photographing original artwork is really complicated and tedious because of the glass, but over last year I took every chance I could to photograph my framed originals so I could add those photos to my posts here on Portraits of Animals. Of course, I was not always successful, especially with the larger paintings, but I’ll be happy to represent the framing to you if it’s not available in the product post.
This post includes many paintings that may be familiar and some that I’ve never had on my website! These and any other artwork in the “Nature & Wildlife” category on the Available Original Artwork page are all available at 50% off with coupon code ORIGINALNATUREART50 until February 29, 2024.
The paintings below are not the only original framed artwork included in the sale.
Visit the “Nature & Wildlife” category on the Available Original Artwork page to see everything that’s available at 50% off coupon code ORIGINALNATUREART50 until February 29, 2024.
Each image on this page links to the post to read more about the painting. Feel free to click back and forth, and remember that your discount code is ORIGINALNATUREART50 to give you 25% off the original painting through February 29, 2024.
Scroll down for more information between each image.
My original art can be hard to find on this site, and sometimes that’s what people come here to look for, so I set up a page for Available Original Artwork and have a category for Feline Artwork and Nature & Wildlife art, which includes everything that’s not a feline. Once or twice a year I offer a discount on a selection of original artwork, be that seasonal or themed in some way.
This time it’s framed original artwork. I don’t always frame artwork right away because I don’t have a lot of wall space to hang it or even a lot of storage space where it can be kept from damage; keeping the artwork safe while I wait for a reason to frame it—an exhibit or a sale—is much easier and safer.
But I’ve been participating in art exhibits for the past couple of years, for the first time in almost a decade, and that’s always a good reason to frame artwork right away. Paintings are often purchased from the exhibits, and sometimes they come home and then go right back out to another exhibit so not as much worry about storage.
That means I have much more framed artwork on hand and now, during the slower time of the year for exhibits. I think it’s a great opportunity to offer it with a discount. That’s one of the reasons I’m limiting the sale to February—I have exhibits already in February and March, and vendor shows and other exhibits coming up through the year. It gets pretty complicated later on.
It’s awkward to put a piece in a show and have someone purchase it from my website. Shows may last three weeks or three months and most often the work has to be for sale. If it’s at a show but someone wants to buy it from my website, I can’t guarantee it’s coming back.
And because I’ve been able to photograph nearly all the originals in their frames at these events I can add that to the galleries so you can see what the finished piece will look like, which I haven’t been able to do before.
You may have never seen some of these paintings before now. I’ve had them included in my pages of historic solo exhibits, and often those images had been in other shows as well.
A few needed to be reframed from damage or wear, or I just didn’t like the framing I’d used. I didn’t have the chance until recently to work my way back through my artwork and get them up here for you to see.
The pencil sketch below has been hanging in my house since 1998 but I had a really hard time getting a photo or scan of the sketch so I just enjoyed it on my own. But now with a new scanner and better camera use, I decided the presentation was clear enough to list this sketch of a storm coming in on Lake Erie.
For the longest time I had planned to reframe the painting below because the painting is dark and the frame is dark and maybe it’s all too dark. But I tried out other frames and colors with it and it ends up I really like it this way, I think the frame captures the feeling of the image.
Below, I reframed “Emerging Spring” from the matte black frame and white mat to a light barnwood frame and a blue-gray mat, and I like it so much better than what I’d had. I guess I still need to photograph it. I’ll get the framed version up as soon as possible.
Purchasing and shipping
You can take advantage of the 50% off coupon code ORIGINALNATUREART50 until February 29, 2024.
Shipping, handling and taxes are included in the price. Shipping costs vary between $25 and $50 depending on the size of the painting. If you are local and want to pick up your purchase, please let me know and I’ll give you a discount code to subtract the shipping from the cost of the artwork, or I will refund it to you later.Other items with the same art or design To find all items on this site with the same art or design, use the search box for the name of the artwork and you'll find all that's available.
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