Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Autumn's Allure, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Autumn's Allure
8x10 oil on canvas

This was captured on location near my home in Granbury. My neighbor and painter friend, Jill Randall paint on location as often as we can.  The day was gray, but the alluring colors were popping. This is available for purchase. $225.00

This is my last post for 2014. It was a productive year with many successful ventures. 
Next year will start off with 2 new opportunities.
I will be the featured artist for the Visitor's Center in Granbury. 116 West Bridge Street, Granbury, Tx 76048. It is off the square next to Farino's Restaurant.  It will feature my landscapes paintings and will hang the month of January. Please stop by and check it out.
The next is a group show at the Ft. Worth Library. It will feature a western theme with local landscapes.  I will post more more information as it gets closer to the opening.
Have a great new 2015.
Sheri Jones 
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Fall Along the Banks, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Fall Along the Banks
11x14 oil on canvas panel
When my friend, Jill Randall and I planned to go painting we weren't sure where. I wanted somewhere that was new and exciting.   We drove around until we drove past Jill's friends, Janice's house. She lives on the banks of the Brazo's River in Granbury. 
It was new and exciting for me. The fall colors against the blue of the water really inspired me.  This is available for purchase.  $300.00

Sheri Jones 
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Misty Morning, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Misty Morning
12x12 oil on canvas

I painted this on location during a cool, misty fall morning. While the weather was not exactly ideal for painting outside it has it benefits.  I loved the end result of this painting. This is available for purchase. $250.00


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Sunday, December 28, 2014

After the Rain's Reflection, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


After the Rain's Reflection
8x10 on canvas

This was inspired from a photo I took while staying at a Bed and Breakfast in Fredericksburg. The rains came overnight, but broke at daybreak along with the sun.
This is available for purchase. $200.00
Sheri Jones 
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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Fall's Warm Embrace, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Fall's Warm Embrace
8x10 oil on canvas
I created this on location in Glen Rose recently.  I love how the gray skies make the warm color's pop.This is available for purchase. $200.00
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Fall Skies, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Fall Skies
10x8 oil on canvas

I painted this on location in the Glen Rose area.  It was a warm day with dramatic skies. The skies opened up with blue peaking through.  It was a great experience working on location.  This is available for purchase. $225.00


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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Fain's Fall Foliage, New Contemporary Landscape Painting



Fain's Fall Foliage
8x10 oil on canvas
This was painted yesterday on location in the Glen Rose area.  We met the owner of the property and he promised to share some of his favorite views behind the gates.  The fall foliage and warm temperatures made for a perfect plein air experience.
Sold


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Friday, November 14, 2014

Trees on the Hill, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Trees on the Hill
11x14 oil on canvas panel
This was painted on location at one of the highest points in Granbury.  The church parking lot is a reoccurring place I go with my friend Jill Randall.   The great views and spiritual location are magical. This is available for purchase. $350.00
Sheri Jones
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Clouds of Inspiration, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Clouds of Inspiration
12x12 oil on canvas

The warm clouds in the early morning really get me excited. I have the pleasure of seeing the sun coming up 5 days a week. This was overlooking  Benbrook lake and is a great spot for viewing the sunrise.This is available for purchase. $225.00
Sheri Jones 
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Monday, November 10, 2014

Rain Clouds, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones



Rain Clouds
12x12 oil on canvas

The sight of rain is a very hopeful feeling here with our drought conditions. This storm never made it to our house, but my friends and family in Benbrook were blessed. 
This is available for purchase. $225.00
Sheri Jones
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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Birds Eye View of Abiquiu New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Birds Eye View of Abiquiu
24x36

We were driving back to Santa Fe from a day of painting at Ghost Ranch. We caught the light at the golden hour and quickly sketched out a small color study. This was painted in the studio inspired from my trip to the great southwest.


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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Autumn Afternoon, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Autumn Afternoon
12x12 oil on canvas

I created this on location recently. It is minutes from my house and provides a lovely place to paint. It is available for purchase. $275.00
Sheri Jones
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Crape Myrtle Festival, New Contemporary Landscape Painting

Crape Myrtle Festival
10x10 oil on wooden panel
This row of purple crape myrtle trees caught my eye in the early morning light.  I drive past these  flowering trees every day and love the color.  
This is available for purchase. $225.00

Sheri Jones
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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Cottonwood Light, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Cottonwood Light
12x9 oil on ray mar canvas panel

I created this on location recently. I don't have to drive far from home to find inspiration. There were a row of the cottonwood trees that seem to glow in the morning light. Painting in the great outdoors is the ultimate create experience.   This is available for purchase. $250.00


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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Santa Fe Golden Light, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones



Santa Fe Golden Light
22x28 oil on canvas


I was fortunate to spend some time in Santa Fe during the fall color display. This was inspired from a location I painted at in the heart of town.  There was a small park with distance views of the mountains and the glorious trees. Sold
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Monday, October 27, 2014

Topiary Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Topiary Garden
9x12 oil on canvas
This garden is in the neighborhood near my office.  I love their well manicured topiaries and beautiful flower garden. This is available for purchase. $250.00

Sheri Jones 
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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Road to Squaw Creek Lake, New Contemporary Fall Landscape by Sheri Jones



Road to Squaw Creek Lake
8x10
I painted this on location  recently.  The fall colors and beautiful light were fun to put on the canvas.  I loved being on site and finding my happy place.  This is available for purchase. $225.00

Sheri Jones 
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Coates Road View, New Contemporary Fall Landscape by Sheri Jones




Coates Road View
10x10 on wooden panel

The fall colors are what inspired me to create Coates Road View. This is just outside of Granbury and a great place for landscapes painting.  This was painted in the studio inspired from plein air studies and photos. 
This is available for purchase. $225.00

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Sunrise Cruising, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones




Sunrise Cruising
9x12 oil on canvas panel
This is my sweet husband cruising to work. We are often surprised with the gorgeous sunrise. A bonus to the morning commute.
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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Iris Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Iris Garden
10x8 oil on canvas

Iris Garden was inspired from my walk in the neighborhood. I work in west Fort Worth in a  wonderful area. The homes are all unique and very charming. I loved the way the irises greeted me at this home.
This is available for purchase. $225.00

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Red Buds Blooming, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones




Red Buds Blooming
8x10 oil on canvas

This huge red bud tree looked amazing in the afternoon light.  This home is on my walking path and near my office. I love to walk the neighborhoods looking for inspiration. I am always pleasantly surprised with the color and light I find.
This is available for purchase. $225.00

Sheri Jones 
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Overgrown Oleander, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Overgrown Oleander
16x20 oil on ray mar canvas
  The colorful oleander are what drew me to this scene from Chatenauef France.  This was created from a small study and photos taken while there. This is available for purchase. $500.00
Sheri Jones 
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Monday, October 6, 2014

Wet Streets, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Wet Streets
10x10 on board

The reflections of the car lights were fun to capture in this painting. I took a photo of the cars in my rearview mirror. It seem to add to the drama of the sky and road .
This is available for purchase. $225.00

Sheri Jones
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Friday, October 3, 2014

Sunny Lavender Farm, New Diptych Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Sunny Lavender Farm
2-36x24 Diptych oil on canvas
total size 36x48 

I fell in love with St. Michel, France. This small village is perched on a hilltop with magnificent views.  It was a delightful surprise to see the contrasting flowers in full bloom. 

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

After Dinner Discussion, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

After Dinner Discussion
8x10 oil on canvas

This is from the small village of St. Michel, France. We had a wonderful dinner at La Coupole restaurant and were gathering to leave.  This is part of the group we travelled with that served as my models. 
This is available for purchase. $200.00  
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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Early Morning on the Lake, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Early Morning on the Lake
8x10 oil on canvas

This is a view overlooking Benbrook Lake. I drive by this every morning and sometimes it takes my breath away. This was early one spring morning with colorful flowers and soft lake views.  This is available for purchase thru Your Private Collection Art Gallery
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Fontvielle Fountain, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones



Fontvielle Fountain
10x8 oil on canvas

Our first night in France we went to the small town of Fontvielle. We stopped in for a wine tasting at Cave les Alpilles and then walked to La Patio for dinner. I saw gardens, vistas and beautiful buildings and snapped pictures along the way.  This is available for purchase.  $200.00  

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014



Hollyhock View
10x8 oil on canvas
$200.00

This is another view of a home in Valensole. This was a small French village and I found loads of inspiring views.  

Sheri Jones 
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Sunday, September 21, 2014

French Villa, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

French Villa
8x10 oil on canvas
$200.00
This was inspired from our travels across Southern France this summer. I loved the contrast of the warm landscape against the cool colors of the mountain range.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Nature's Primary Colors, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Nature's Primary Colors
18x14 oil on canvas

This was inspired from a trip out to the Nature Center in Ft Worth. I participated in art shows earlier in the Spring and loved this view of Lake Worth. I created this is the studio from memories and plein air pieces.  This is available for purchase.  $450.00
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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Fall Spectrum of Color, New Contemporary Landscape Painting


Fall Spectrum of Color
16x20 oil on ray mar canvas panel

This was painted in the studio, inspired from a small painting I created in the field.  This is a great location just around the corner. I am looking forward to more color in the landscape and cooler temperatures. This is available for purchase.  $500.00
Sheri Jones 
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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Light Post Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Light Post Garden
12x9 oil on ray mar canvas panel

This was inspired from a paint out in Waxahachie. I painted this in the studio based on a plein air piece. This garden home is on main street and caught my eye with the unique bright light post surrounded by the colorful geraniums. This is available for purchase-$250.00

Sheri Jones
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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Bridal Cottage, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Bridal Cottage
9x12 oil on ray mar canvas panel

This is a painting I created at Chandor Gardens. They host a number of weddings and provide this small cottage for the bride to dress and prepare.  The blooming garden with the backdrop of the cottage was a delight to paint. It is available for purchase. $250.00 


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Friday, September 5, 2014

Patchwork Landscape, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones


Patchwork Landscape
9x12 oil on ray mar canvas panel

This is a view from the small town of St. Michel, France.  We came here for dinner and discovered this incredible view. The colorful rolling hills of sunflowers, lavender and wheat fields were a site to see.  This is available for purchase. $250.00
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Cupola at Chandor Gardens, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Cupola at Chandor Garden
12x9 oil on ray mar canvas panel

I played hookie at work and went to paint at Chandor Gardens on Friday.  I met my friend Joyce Thomas and spent most of the day there. The gardens are beautifully maintained and always an inspiration. This is available for purchase. $250.00

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Stairway Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Stairway Garden
12x9 oil on ray mar canvas panel

I created this from a photo taken in Le Beaux, France.  This was a charming village that dates back to 6000 BC.  It was our first stop on this incredible journey organized by Niki Gulley and Scott Williams of Art Treks.  We painted, photographed and toured the small villages. There were surprises at every turn. 
This is available for purchase.
$250.00
Sheri Jones
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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Around the Fountain, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Around the Fountain
10x8 oil on ray mar canvas panel.

This was inspired from our recent trip to southern France.  Most of the villages have multiple fountains and serve as a great gathering spot. This is available for purchase. $200.00
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Pitcher Fountain, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Pitcher Fountain
10x8 oil on ray mar canvas panel

This new contemporary landscape painting was inspired from a fountain in the garden of the bed and breakfast we stayed at in France. This was in Mane, France at Le Mas du Pont Roman bed and breakfast and was a lovely site in the country.
My husband took the photo and I painted it in the studio. It is available for purchase. $200.00

Sheri Jones
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lavender Shadows, New Contemporary Landscape Painting

Lavender Shadows
24x30 oil on canvas

This new contemporary landscape painting was inspired from a plein air painting created in Valensole, France. The lavender fields went on for miles and miles and they were at their peak.  
This is available for purchase thru Dutch Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Summer at Chandor Gardens, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Summer at Chandor Gardens
12x9 oil on ray mar canvas panel

I had a wonderful opportunity to paint at Chandor Gardens recently. I met fellow artist early in the morning before it warmed up too much.  This is one of the entrances to the gardens and one of my favorites. This is available for purchase. $250.00
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Friday, August 22, 2014

Chandor Garden Charm, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Chandor Garden Charm
12x9 oil on raymar canvas panel


This is a painting I created at Chandor Gardens in Weatherford. I met a group of artist that share the same passion with gardens. This is a charming garden in the heart of Weatherford. It was a cool place to spend a hot summer morning.  It's worth a trip to check it out. 
This is available for purchase. $250.00
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lavender and Sunflowers, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lavender and Sunflowers
9x12 oil on ray mar canvas

This new painting was inspired from my recent trip to southern France. The timing of our visit was spot on with the lavender and sunflowers blooming season. This was painted from a photo I took while flying down the freeway.  This is available for purchase thru Dutch Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
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Monday, August 18, 2014

Garden Sanctuary, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Garden Sanctuary
10x8 oil on ray mar canvas panel

 I peeked in this garden and knew I would want to paint it.The flowering bushes are hard for me to resist.  This is from a side street in Chateauneuf, France.  This is available for purchase. $200.00

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Gardens in Bloom, Chatauneuf, France, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Gardens in Bloom, Chatauneuf, France
8x10 oil on panel

This roof top garden filled with the bright pink flowers were fun to paint. The afternoon sun cast great lights and shadows. This is available for purchase thru Your Private Collection, Granbury, Texas
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

In Town, Chatauneuf, France, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

In Town, Chatauneuf, France
8x10 raymar canvas panel

I was inspired from this small french village. This was one of the side streets off the main road in town.  The color of the oleander with the warm building were hard to resist. This is available for purchase. $200.00
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

French Welcome, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

French Welcome
10x8 oil on ray mar canvas panel

We found this beautiful front door while wandering the streets of Arles.  We were in the footsteps of Van Gough seeking scenes of some of his famous paintings. They have easels of his paintings in front of the actual scenes that inspired his work. This was another fun adventure with Art Treks. This is available for purchase $200.00

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Hollyhock Garden, Valensole, France, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Hollyhock Garden, Valensole, France
14x11 oil on ray mar canvas panel
Sold

I had a delightful journey through the south of France with Art Treks this summer.  Niki and Scott spend countless hours researching the area and planning everything for a successful time. 
We painted in the lavender fields in the morning and lunch in Valensole.   
I created this in the studio after we returned, still dreaming of my trip. 

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Hula Hut Reflections, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Hula Hut Reflections
16x20 oil on Raymar canvas panel

This was another fun view of the Hula Hut in Austin.  Painting these night scenes have been a fun challenge.  This is available for purchase.
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Hula Hut Glow, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Hula Hut Glow
24x18 oil on canvas

This was inspired from a trip to the Hula Hut restaurant in Austin.  I loved the fun and colorful lights on the palm trees. The black canvas provided a good base and contrast for the glowing colors.
It is available for purchase.
$750.00
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Monday, August 4, 2014

Hula Hut lights, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Hula Hut Lights
12x16 oil on canvas

We were in Austin recently and visited this restaurant. It was located on the lake and had the palm trees lite up like Christmas.  The colors and reflections were hard for me to resist. 
Working with the darker colors made the trees pop with color.  
This is available for purchase.  $400.00
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