Rita Baldwin “On the Prowl”

“On the Prowl” Rita Baldwin $150, Original, Framed Wouldn’t it be fun to be “On the Prowl” with this handsome fellow?  I say the fish and frogs don’t have a chance when spotted by keen eyes and quick pounce of this egret’s deadly beak.  By Rita he is rendered in perfect oil colors to bring […]

Beth Bale “On Point”

“On Point” Beth Bale Watercolor on Paper, 14 1/2″ x 19″ framed to 22″ x 28″ $230, Original It is fun to think of lions, especially to envision their expansive yawning and stretching in the sun on a day such as this.  Beth Bale has painted them in their opposite role — being ultra vigilant […]

Emma Skurnick “Pink Flowers”

Pink Flowers Emma Skurnick Set of Cards $12 Here is the last of the flower paintings I planned to post in hopes of coaxing Spring!  I think they did their job and this one of Emma Skurnick’s  has the variety we really look forward to.  It’s as if these beauties who bloom at the same […]

Wendy Wilkins “Flowers”

Flowers Wendy Wilkins Alcohol Inks on a Tile, framed in metal $29 I’m back to invoking flowers today with this imaginative piece by Wendy Wilkins.  Wendy uses alcohol inks to paint in bold colors with a dimensional sheen.  This piece is actually fired onto a ceramic tile and framed in black metal with little ball […]

Kate Ladd “Pink Bouquet”

“Pink Bouquet” Kate Ladd Acrylic with attached Flowers, 12″ x 12″ $75, Original Pink, cottony, plush, velvety, some words for a “Pink Bouquet” by Kate Ladd.  Nicely arranged, most likely by Kate from flowers she grew last Summer.  I’m wondering if Kate’s daffodils have burst open yet. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on […]

Patrick Hitesman “Rowmantic”

“Rowmantic” Patrick Hitesman Oil on Canvas, 24″ x 18″ Original $200 Patrick Hitesman is one of our newest artists and this “Rowmantic” is my favorite of his oil paintings.  The title seems perfect and I can imaging rhythmically rowing close to the shore so we can see the birds and wildlife living their wild lives. […]

Rita Baldwin “Cosmos”

  “Cosmos” Rita Baldwin 8″ x 8″ Oil on Board $95, Original Forever cheerful, these brightly dancing cosmos by Rita Baldwin, welcome Spring with their faces turned to bluest sky. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect with […]

Forrest Greenslade “Lenten Rose”

“Lenten Rose” Forrest Greenslade Water Media, Framed Print Surely it won’t be long until we see more of these early-blooming flowers!  Forrest Greenslade knows how much I love this painting and just brought in a framed print!  His wife Carol Ann grows them profusely. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call […]

Beth Bale “Flowers”

Flowers Beth Bale Watercolor, 5 1/2″ x 8″ Matted and Framed to 11″ x 13″ $82, Original Beautifully matted and framed, these fresh cut flowers by watercolorist, Beth Bale, nearly jump off the page to greet you with happiness!  Soon we will have flowers blooming — at least we can hope. ~~~ See new pieces […]

Florence Johnson “Ducklings”

“Ducklings” Florence Johnnson Watercolor, 6 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ Framed and Matted to 8″ x 10″ $25, Original Just had to follow yesterday’s blog of Nancy Smith’s “Dixie Chicks” with more babies.  These “Ducklings” are by Florence Johnson, in watercolor.  Just as sweet as baby chicks and baby goats, these darlings in all their downiness […]