New Artwork by Suzanne McKay http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/art/all/all/all New Artwork by Suzanne McKay New Artwork by Suzanne McKay http://www.fineartamerica.com/images/artistlogos/suzanne-mckay-1357151076-square.jpg http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/art/all/all/all Piegan Indian Tipis by Suzanne McKay Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:39:48 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/piegan-indian-tipis-suzanne-mckay.html
I did this painting for a Mother-Daughter Art Exhibit, titled, "Dwellings." I wanted to include all types of homes or dwellings. I researched tipis and fell in love with the colorful ones of the Piegan (part of the Blackfoot Tribe) homes. I put to...
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Villa In Tuscany by Suzanne McKay Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:06:26 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/villa-in-tuscany-suzanne-mckay.html
 
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Navajo Hogan by Suzanne McKay Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:50:25 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/navajo-hogan-suzanne-mckay.html
I painted this for a show, titled, "Dwellings," that my daughter and I are currently in. In my travels, I have seen several hogans, and I found several photos on The Internet, and I have a Navajo rug. I compiled all of these into this painting.
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My Airstream Dream Ii by Suzanne McKay Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:02:48 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/my-airstream-dream-ii-suzanne-mckay.html
I did this painting from a photo I had taken a few years ago of my Airstream, when I lived in Eagle Creek, Oregon. I attempted to show contrasts between darkness and light soft and hard surfaces purple and yellow, and blue and orange and also just p...
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Farmhouse In Winlock Washington by Suzanne McKay Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:20:30 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/farmhouse-in-winlock-washington-suzanne-mckay.html
I did this from a photo I took while driving through the town of Winlock, north of Portland, Oregon. It's a sleepy, nice little town. This old house on a hill just called out to me.
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Sagebrush In Spring by Suzanne McKay Tue, 03 Feb 2015 23:29:32 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/sagebrush-in-spring-suzanne-mckay.html
This is another Desert scene I did out of my imagination. It has a sort of Central Oregon look to it, like in the Clarno and Antelope, Oregon area, where we have spent a lot of time camping and photographing. I wanted a contrast of warm and cool co...
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Atascadero Gold by Suzanne McKay Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:51:13 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/atascadero-gold-suzanne-mckay.html
This was painted from a photo I took while traveling in California, and this was taken in Atascadero, California. I love the soft, golden rolling hills in that area.
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Indigo Mountain by Suzanne McKay Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:13:43 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/indigo-mountain-suzanne-mckay.html
I did this out of my imagination, trying to make an intense contrast between the mountain of indigo and the foreground sagebrush, with lavender area as a transition color and shape.
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Green On Green by Suzanne McKay Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:06:06 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/green-on-green-suzanne-mckay.html
I painted this out of my imagination . . . and my reserve of thoughts from growing in the country. I added a little opaque white with green for the foreground grasses.
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North Shasta Meadow by Suzanne McKay Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:51:50 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/north-shasta-meadow-suzanne-mckay.html
I painted this from a photo I took while at my brother's sheep ranch outside of Montague, California. There are tiny plants with flowers and various kinds of lichen that give the desert floor this variety of colors.
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Lavender Fields by Suzanne McKay Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:14:07 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/lavender-fields-suzanne-mckay.html
This was done (90%) on location at a Lavender Farm on Sauvie's Island, Oregon, with a group of local plein-aire painters, Alla Prima Portland. Finished in studio. I loved how the dirt road pulled the eye in, and the row of blue hills (added later) ...
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Heavens Lower Forty by Suzanne McKay Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:39:33 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/heavens-lower-forty-suzanne-mckay.html
Another landscape from my imagination of the reality of The Mojave Desert . . . well, this one might be closer to the High Sierras, around Bishop.
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Solitude by Suzanne McKay Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:33:06 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/1-solitude-suzanne-mckay.html
This one is another one painted from "out of my head." Having grown up on The Mojave Desert, I just close my eyes, and I am there. I had previously posted "Solitude," but I made some improvements to it . . . shadows on foreground bushes and cast sh...
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Sun-drenched Hills by Suzanne McKay Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:49:19 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/sun-drenched-hills-suzanne-mckay.html
This is painted from a photo I took near my brother's ranch in Northern California, outside of Montague. The action of the light and clouds in that area, brings constant changes to the landscape, with a different kind of beauty every few seconds.
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The Red Shed by Suzanne McKay Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:43:02 GMT http://suzanne-mckay.artistwebsites.com/featured/the-red-shed-suzanne-mckay.html
I did this watercolor from a photo I took in Eagle Creek, Oregon. I liked the contrasts of the architectural shapes nestled in the soft grasses.
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