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Thursday, July 23, 2015

One a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

On a lighter note, here's a not-so-New Painting Today I ran across in a rare studio-cleaning frenzy. From the garden to the table to your wall? This turnip wears the expression of the family pup taking a nap.
8 x 10 · oil · $250 (free shipping) 

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Painting the Farm

Painting the Farm · oil on canvas · 8x8 inches $350. 
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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

Croagh Patrick

Have you made the pilgrimage to County Mayo? Trekked the famous St. Patrick's Stack? Did go to County Mayo and stood out there painting this field and its beloved view. Perhaps this will find its way into the heart of an Irish man or woman. Contact me please if that would be You.
Croagh Patrick * 5x7 * oil * $100 shipped free within US.
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Sunday, February 8, 2015

BFF & Webkinz

Tween girls practicing the skill they will master soon as old enough for smart phones. Bright raking winter light catches their forms, separate yet inseparable. 'Nuff said, though some may believe the painting unfinished. Capturing the light on the forms was my intent. Now nearing Sweet Sixteen, Webkinz gone the way of Barbie and Ken, the BFF have moved on to texting and driving -- we pray not at the same time.

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oil on canvas
10x8 inches

Monday, January 5, 2015

At the Field - Day Three - Thirty in Thirty

At the Field · 7 x 5 inch original watercolor · $60 · ready for your 9 x 12 frame
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Growing up in Ohio surrounded by corn fields, I learned to drive on a tractor. Just before Christmas this miniature caught my eye and is now making a live appearance in this series of watercolors of a neighboring field. Nevermind the slightly wobbly tires. Soupy weather has me looking forward to spring plowing, so I'm having some fun while making these small paintings for the Thirty in Thirty Days January Challenge.

Friday, January 2, 2015


Rumbles 7 x 5 Original watercolor painting by Libby Manchester Gilpatric

$60. Day Two of Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days.

Always something is happening in the field next door. Please ask me here about how to add this to your collection. Shipped free and ready for your 9x12 frame.

Day One

For my third year engaging in Leslie Saeta's January Challenge Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days, I've elected to explore a favorite medium — watercolor. The theme appears to be rural landscape, but don't be fooled. We may easily stray into industrial landscape or seascape or figure or portrait or even abstraction. I do intend to make a smooth transition from one day to the next and expect the connection will be just that - connected.
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