landscape

The Elixir - surreal traditional landscape collage

Copyright © Linda Apple

"The Elixir"
traditional collage - 6.50"x 10"

This is an ORIGINAL surreal fantasy vintage collage.
You are not in Kansas anymore?
This collage comes from my private collection that I created in the 70's- 80's.
A view into the world of "Dreamscapes".
It contains different bits of photos and imagination~

If you would like a payment plan, just ask!
OPTION ONE: original collage (6.50" x 10") for $100.oo + shipping
OPTION TWO: w/archival matting(12" x 16"),ready to frame for $124.95


The Elixir - collage

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Take a Gander - girl spring day farm geese mixed media

"Spring Happiness"
6" x 6" x 1.5" deep mixed media
painting on canvas

It was a spring day on the farm ~
small text(left)says: "One thing she was sure of was that
she was going to find years of happiness"

This is a combination of an antique photo,
and some imaginative painting.
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

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Bicycle art by the ocean

"Ocean View"
8" x 10" painting on canvas

Taking a break by the ocean~
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

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Woodland Music women mixed media painting

"Music in the Woods"
6" x 6" painting on canvas

We would make sweet music together with
our ukuleles echoing the woodland sounds~

This is a mixed media painting a combination of a vintage image
and a bit of imagination with bits of music from an old song book.
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

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Southern Beach seascape scene

"A Little Slice of Heaven"
10" x 20" painting on canvas

It only takes a little bit of a view like this
to be able to imagine the rest~

This unusual 10 x 20" canvas is great to fit in those
little spaces.
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!

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Little Boy & Kitten #6 of $50.oo Summer Specials

"There You Are"
6" x 8" on canvas

Williams fears were unfounded when he found
the little kitten in the field of sunflowers.

Text says: There you are
Mixed media original painting

#6 of the Summer Specials

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Little Girl with Chickens - vintage era summer Special #2 oil painting

"When I Was A Little Girl"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
6"x 6"

She could remember hunting for eggs at Grandmas farm!
(text in painting reads "When I was a little girl")

Mixed media oil painting w/vintage photos
All paintings come with sides painted black, ready to hang!
I decided to do a series of 50 paintings@ $50 each for the summer!!!
#2 of the NEW Summer Series SPECIALS

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chihuahua portrait rural landscape

Copyright © Linda Apple

"It's My Home"
oil on canvas - 9"x 12"

This little Chihuahua certainly rules over the farm!
Anyone who knows a Chihuahua knows this :)

All paintings have sides painted black and come ready to hang.

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The Old Family Farm oil landscape

Copyright © 2013 Linda Apple
"Family Farm"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas

This is a large commission that I just completed.
It is 4 ft. x 6 ft.!
It is a bit of a mix of past & present brought together
for a client of their old family farm.
It shows their pond with ducks. Although they don't raise horses
anymore, they wanted to show them in the painting and
along with a donkey they use to have.
Its been a while since I got to do this size and it was really fun
to bring this all together for them.

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Red Barn country rural landscape

Copyright © 2013 Linda Apple
"Red Barn"
oil on gallery wrapped canvas
10"x 10"

The old red barn.

I have always been drawn to the old red barns that dot the countryside.
Do you know why they are painted red?
I did some research and actually found many theories. So here's a bit of history today :)
The most popular one theory seems to be:
Early 18th-century bridges and barns went unpainted. However,by the late 1700's, natural wood seasoning gave way to artificial preservation. Virginia farmers were the first to become paint-conscious. Since ready-made paint was not available, a farmer mixed his own. Skimmed milk, lime and ferrous oxide, otherwise known as rust, made a plastic-like coating that hardened quickly and lasted for years. Rust was plentiful on farms and is a poison to many fungi, including mold and moss.

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