Friday, April 30, 2010

The Making of Avacodo Cottage by Peni Baker

Art by Peni Baker presents "The Making of Avocado Cottage"
This is the start of a beautiful cottage painting. The location is a top a mountain in St. Lucia overlooking the sea and on the edge of Marigot Bay.
Stay tuned for my next post and you will see progress on this beautiful cottage painting.
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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Three Sailboats

Art by Peni Baker presents

12" x 16" acrylic gallery wrap canvas ready to be hung.

This is a scene from under the Barber Bridge in Vero Beach, Florida looking accross the water to the Vero Beach Yacht Club where you can always find plenty of boats anchored.

Price $ 75.00

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

PRISCELLA by Peni Baker

Portraits by Peni Baker proudly presents Priscella
11" x 14" colored Pencil
Price $ 250.00
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Monday, April 26, 2010

Giclee Print "BROOK" by Peni Baker

Art by Peni Baker presents a beautiful giclee print on gallery stretched canvas. Size is 12" x 16" and is ready to be hung.
This Canvas print sells for $180.00
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Elephant Ears and Kitty by Peni Baker

Art by Peni Baker presents my blue ribbon winner.
Elephant Ears and Kitty is the Blue Ribbon Winner in the Sebastian River Art Club annual judged show for acrylics.
16" x 20" gallery wrapped acrylic and sells for $ 700.00
This painting is not framed yet and doesn't need to be framed and is ready to be hung. However, I have purchased the frame that is perfect for this painting and will have it up for sale for an additional amount when framing is completed. It may be purchased framed or unframed. Giclee prints of this painting are available for $ 180.00.
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Friday, April 23, 2010

Wabasso Beach by Peni Baker

Art by Peni Baker presents
Wabasso Beach
11" x 14" colored pencil and acrylics.
Nicely Framed in two tone sea foam blue and blue frame ready to be hung.
Price $ 125.00
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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Potted Impatient Plant by Peni Baker

This is a 3" x 3" gallery wrap canvas with its own easel for table display. I painted this painting while on my first plein air session at Rock City Nursery here in Wabasso, Florida. This was one of two canvases I took with me to paint. Working on both canvases at the same time worked out good for me. The floral pot of impatients is a small part of a larger painting. I will include the photo of the garden area I was painting in so you can actually see the real potted plant of impatients.
Price $ 65.00
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Plein Air for the first time by Peni Baker

this is a photo of the results of my first time ever plein air excursion. It was a great experience and a lot of fun. I took two canvas with me. An 8" x 10" and a 3" x 3". It turned out to be a good idea to take two canvases. I was able to work on them both at the same time and finished my 3" x 3" and it is up for sale. The plain air location was Rock City Nursery in Wabasso Florida. I chose a spot with a beautiful view of a water fountain made in a large clay pot. It was surrounded by beautiful plants and a stone wall with steps and a walkway. Real Pretty. I've included a photo. I'm going to try to stay realistic with the pricing. I got a very good start on the 8" x 10" canvas and have nice photos so I will work on it along with 2 portraits I'm currently working on. I ought to have it finished and up for sale in a few weeks. Enjoy

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

April 21, 2010 Beautiful Mexican Dancer

This painting is a 5" x 5" Acrylic 1 1/2" deep Gallery Wrap. I painted this beautiful Mexican ethnic fashion inspired dancer to be my representation of the celebration of Cinco de Mayo. If this Classical style realism portrait painting is not sold by April 30, 2010 it will be on display at the Artist Guild Gallery in Vero Beach Florida from May 3 thru the 29th. The actual width of her face is 1" wide. I thourally enjoyed painting this little canvas and enormously enjoyed making the youtube video. Thank you and enjoy her beauty.
This painting is up for sale for $ 155.00 until May 3, 2010.
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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Blue Shanty by Peni Baker

16" x 20" acrylic canvas gallery wrap.
I was inspired to do this painting after returning home from a trip to the Dominican Republic. While going thru the photographs of the trip I ran across this one that reminded me of my driving escapade in this foreign country.
This is a painting of Ramon in front of his mom's house in Cabrera, Dominican Republic. Ramon is my son's friend & my driver while I was visiting his country. Ramon usually drove his motorcycle with my son up the mountain to the villa where I was staying. He would then take us out in my jeep for a day of sight seeing. I decided, on that particular morning in the photo, that I would drive myself into town so I could get used to the crazy foreign traffic. I couldn't remember where he lived so I decided that if I continued to drive around the small town of Cabrera, I would eventually find that distinct little "Blue Shanty". I did! He saw me and came running out of the house throwing on his T-shirt saying "can I go, can I go", and as you can see, his dog was running out the door as well. Look behind the motor cycle in the lower door entrance and you will see the spotted dog. Also one of Ramon's mother's friends is looking out the door at me. It was a big event for them to have a visitor from America in a rented vehicle pull up in front of their house. I'll always remember that distinct Little "Blue Shanty" and the entire trip and my son's friend Ramon.
This painting may be purchased for $ 1,300.00 at Send me an email at with any questions or needs. Thank you very much

Sunday, April 18, 2010

April 18, 2010 - Making a blog work

I was very determined. I'm always very determined. I have always considered myself the "Queen of Making Do". I must say though, I just can't make this blog do what I want it to do. Rather then be frustrated, I'm just going to take a deep breath and move on.
I was unable to make a date appear on the top of each one of my post. So I will be typing it in along with the title of my post. And a number. I'm going to give my post a number. I'm sure that I will eventually learn how to do it. But until then, I would Rather be painting. And every once in a while, I would like to sell a painting.
So enough with this frustration stuff. I'm going to go enter the Daily Painters contest. If I don't win I will be satisfied in knowing that some of the best have seen my work. Thank you everybody.
Please, if you don't check out anything else then check out my video of "The making of a beautiful Mexican dancer in the post below this one. It was such a pleasure to paint and make the video for youtube and my blog and facebook and all my friends. Enjoy!!!!!!!

Friday, April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010 - The making of a beautiful Mexican dancer

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I thourally enjoyed making this video

Today is a new day!

I thoroughly enjoyed doing this painting and the youtube video that goes with it. I will post the video as soon as is is finished.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

I'm very happy

The only thing I can't figure out that Madison asked me to do is to date my blogs individually. Well you know what? I've been sitting here at this computer trying to get this date thing figured out for hours now. I'm going to go paint, or wash my dishes or maybe just lay down and watch "Tyra" Have a good afternoon guys. So there!

Here I am - still learning this blog

I'm checking this post to see if I was successful in getting today's date at the top of this post. Thank you! Thank you very much!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

What you've all been waiting for

Ta Dah !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Unveiling - tonight a 7:30

Unveiling will be tonight at 7:30

Remember the unveiling?????

Well, It's finished and I'm ready to show it to all. Are you ready?

Monday, April 12, 2010

Still working on her

I'm sorry I'm so conceited but she just keeps getting prettier. There comes a certain point in a painting where it would be a mistake to go further. I just have some minor details to work out in her lace trim and tiny little things on her face. And then a signature. I can't wait.
And soon will be the unveiling of my other Cinco de Mayo painting.
I forgot to say that the beautiful Mexican girl's face is exactly 1" wide from ear to ear.

Friday, April 9, 2010

She is coming along so is the other one

This is a piece I'm doing for a Cinco de Mayo contest being held at the Artist Guild Gallery in Vero Beach. Cinco de Mayo is 5/5/2010. Also I'm doing another for the same contest. Earlier in my blog I posted a painting that was veiled for only slight viewing. It's almost finished and when this beautiful Mexican dancer is finished I will show you both of them. They are both 5" x 5" gallery wrapped canvas (acrylic of course) cost $15 to enter contest an all paintings will be selling for $ 55 dollars. there will probably be about 400 paintings for sale. One can only hope that one of theirs will be purchased. Also it wouldn't be half bad to receive a ribbon.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Paint Paint Paint

Paint Paint Paint - The Beautiful Mexican Dancer is not done yet. And of cource, neither is my friend Ilknur.

Working on Several things

The Cinco De Mayo contest
My face book friend Ilknur
and a special person from vero beach

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Florida Summer

Another one finished. Tomorrow morning when the sun is shining I'll take it out on the back patio and photograph it as a finished piece for my imagery work and for my sale side of my blog. Hope you enjoy.