Coffee Break

Art by Regina Lord

Coffee Break
9×12 acrylic on cradled wood panel
(sold)

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Never Compromise

Art by Regina Lord
Bouquet on Red Table
8×10 acrylic on cradled wood panel
(sold)

Art by Regina Lord
The Space Between
12×12 mixed media on cradled wood panel
Not Available

Art by Regina Lord
A Fine Time
8×10 acrylic on cradled wood panel
(Sold)

A few new paintings, vibrant and bursting with color.

I had someone actually write me an email asking me to do a painting for them, but in more “monotone and earthy colors”. They also wrote that my colors were “a little too bright” for their taste.  Why this person even wrote to me in the first place is a bit odd. Color is OBVIOUSLY my thing!

Just take a quick look at my flickr photostream. If the colors I use don’t high-five you in the eyeballs, I don’t know what will.

I had to politely decline.  The colors I use in my paintings are an extension of me and my style.  It is everything to me and how I express myself.  If I don’t have the artistic freedom I need to make a custom painting, then I promise I won’t be happy making it, and the buyer will not be happy receiving it.

Plus, always be weary of these kinds of requests.  This is usually a red flag for a hard-to-please customer.

Never compromise your style! Ever!

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Girl with Bird

Art by Regina Lord
Girl with Bird
5.5 x 12 Acrylic on Wood
(sold)

I started this sweet girl way back in March, just a few days before my appendix ruptured, and then forgot all about her.

Finally, was able to finish her. I love that her dress is more like a gown or robe.

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Morning Coffee

Art by Regina Lord
Morning Coffee
10 x 10 acrylic on cradled wood panel
Sold (thank you!)

I actually don’t drink coffee very much anymore. Maybe once a week, if that.  It just makes me too jittery.  I do, however, love the smell of coffee and I love going to local coffee shops with my hubby.   Tea usually fills my daily cup – Earl Grey is my favorite. It’s warm, delicious and doesn’t pack as big of a caffeine punch.

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Desert Blooms

Photos by Regina Lord

We’ve had an incredible spring and summer filled with an unusual and abundant amount of cactus blooms.  It is such a surprise, especially right now with the heat, to find a cactus in bloom.  The cactus are also fruiting from the spring blooms. I am excited to pick some prickly pears in late August and make some jelly and syrup!

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Wind Dancing

Art by Regina Lord
Wind Dancing
8 x 10 acrylic on cradled wood panel

A fun little painting with dancing birds.  I had originally had only the clouds and the blooms, but it felt like it needed more. Some happy blackbirds did the trick.

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Feeling Flowery

Art by Regina Lord
“Feeling Flowery”
9 x 12 x 1.5 inches on cradled wood panel

Been on a bit of a roll, painting lots of flowers. More coming soon!

Art prints and Original available HERE!

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Coffee Art

Coffee Art by Regina Lord
1. French Roast (sold) 2. Full City (sold)
3. Caffe Breve (sold) 4. Peruvian (sold)

I’m going to be hanging art at a local coffee shop in September, and thought it would be fun to paint a few coffee themed pieced.  They are small 6×6 inches on flat panels.  I still have to mount and frame them.

Have a happy and bright day!

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Always Be Kind

Art by Regina Lord

I have a daily planner that I love to draw in with PITT pens and black ink markers. The paper is slightly glossy, which makes using markers a lot more fun than on regular paper. Right now, my favorite black pen is called IDenti Pen by Sakura. It’s permanent with a dual-point.  I didn’t really like it at first, but it has really grown on me and I use it all the time.

I am hoping to make more fun little videos like this in the future.

Art by Regina Lord

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Cactus & Clouds

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Hope to see you there!

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