Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Elegance Of Lichen, Revisited

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Branching with the grace of trees; sparkling with the light of stars; spreading with the hope of life; imbued with the energy of Creation; pastel-colored like fairies and rainbows. What am I talking about? LICHEN, of course!

Welcome to my "Garden of Earthy Delights!" Here are some recent macro shots of majestic trees whose bark presents a cornucopia of smaller lifeforms. They represent a microcosm of organic form that rivals the beauty of any flower garden. Form, color, infinite configurations: the peaceful symbiosis of bark, moss, insects, and lichen defy the hungry eye to ignore them. At first glance you might feel these shots are redundant, but if you look closely, you'll see a great variety of abstract compositions!

I LOVE photographing lichen. I think that some of my Abstract Expressionist paintings reflect my fascination with the kind of bursting forth of life force reflected in the orderly disorder of lichen!

If these images awaken your sense of wonder and you'd like to view more of them, please visit my "Living Surface" Gallery at Imagekind.

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If you would like to view my art or make a purchase, please visit Lynda Lehmann Painting and Photography or my gallery at Imagekind, where you can choose from several sizes and paper types or buy my prints plain or matted and framed.

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Friday, August 28, 2009

Original oil painting, Still life, Blue Vase

Blue Vase is available on my website.
14 x 18 inches, $595.00

You can purchase my oil paintings and studies on my website . Visit my blog to see life in and around the beautiful Texas Hill Country. I love our flora and fauna and love to share it with you!

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Jean Levert Hood - Texas Hill Country Painter

Friday, August 21, 2009

Digital Dandelion Haiku

The 4th in my series, this features my original Haiku and digital art.
This is now available in 2 sizes of posters and on several other products at my Zazzle store and will soon be available as prints in my Etsy shop.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Abstract, With the Wind

With the Wind, abstract in oil:


This oil abstract reminds me of the wind. I love the swirl of colors in this piece.

© 2009 Jean Levert Hood


You can purchase With the Wind my website . My blog has wonderful photos of nature in my area.

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Friday, August 07, 2009


This mixed media canvas painting is entitled 'Tranquil' , measures 5" x 5" x 1+ 1/2" .
The work is lightly glazed with a soft gloss artist's varnish to seal and protect.

Sides are fully painted in a toning rich,creamy lime as part of the work so a frame is not necessary.
A lovely calm little piece which would look adorable with any decor,vintage or contemporary.

A very attractive addition to your own or a loved one's art collection.
Currently available for sale HERE
Please do check out my other listings for further works!
~ Commissions are also welcome! ~