Tuesday, January 19, 2021


 

Have been saving this Langston Hughes poem "The Dreamkeeper" for many years - time to share these beautiful words....
 
Bring me all of your dreams you dreamer
Bring me all of your heart melodies
That I may write them down
In a blue-cloud cloth
Away from the too tough fingers
of the world.

Monday, January 11, 2021

LAST LIGHT ON SANTISTEVAN LANE - 36"x24" Work in Progress


Studio #321 - LAST LIGHT ON SANTISTEVAN LANE (Taos, New Mexico) - 36"x24" Work in Progress - Middle tones. Stay Tuned.


Monday, January 04, 2021

SAGEBRUSH DREAMING - 60"X36" WORK IN PROGRESS - Underpainting


 Studio # 221 - SAGEBRUSH DREAMING (Carson, New Mexico) - 60"x36" Original Oil Painting, Belgian Linen(Work in Progress - Underpainting)



Saturday, January 02, 2021

12/31/20 - FIREWORKS AND A FULL MOON

 12/31/20 - FIREWORKS AND  A FULL MOON - Llano Quemado, N.M.

 

 

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE (Carson, New Mexico) New 10"x8" Original Oil

  THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE (Carson, New Mexico) - New 10"x8" Original Oil on Linen panel, framed - now available at my online Gallery/Store -Preview/Purchase

 

 

Saturday, December 12, 2020

LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Pilar, New Mexico) - 30"x24 Work in Progress

LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Rio Grande at Pilar, New Mexico) - New 30"x24 Work in Progress - Glazes & Middle Tones. Glazes are usually the dark colors on your palette thinned to a transparency with painting medium.  Middle tones are a mixture of opaque colors and glazes. Color Notes:  Sky: Permalba wite, Cerulean Blue.  Hills: Holbein Portland warm greys, Dioxazine Purple, Paynes Grey. Foliage; Yellow Ochre, Gold Ochre, Burnt Sienna.  Holbein Green grey, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque. Water: Permalba White, Cerulean Blue, Paynes Grey, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque - some Prussian Blue and Burnt Sienna for darkest Glazes. 

Sunday, November 22, 2020

OUR DAILY BREAD - Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

 GRACIAS A LA VIDA!-( OUR DAILY BREAD, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico)

Saturday, November 14, 2020

ALMOST HOME - Studio Edition Print

ALMOST HOME (RIO CHIQUITO, NEW MEXICO) - Studio Edition Print - (17"x22" paper size) now available at my online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art?_trksid=p2047675.l2563

DON JUAN'S PARADISE - Studio Edition Print

DON JUAN'S PARADISE (Valdez, New Mexico) - Large Studio Edition print (17"x22" sheet size) now available at my online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art?_trksid=p2047675.l2563

Thursday, November 12, 2020

PUEBLO MORNING LIGHT - Studio Edition Print - sold


PUEBLO MORNING LIGHT (Taos Pueblo, New Mexico) - Studio Edition Print  - sold

Friday, November 06, 2020

SUMMER STORM AT ALCALDE - 6"x8" Original Oil Painting - sold


SUMMER STORM AT ALCALDE (Alcalde, New Mexico) - 6"x8" Original Oil Painting, framed  - sold

Thursday, November 05, 2020

EL VALLE SIN NOMBRE - Studio Edition Print


EL VALLE SIN NOMBRE (Valley Without a Name - Northern New Mexico) - Studio Edition Print (17"x22" sheet size" now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

MY TAOS WILDFLOWERS - Large Studio Edition Print


MY TAOS WILDFLOWERS - Studio Edition Print (17"x22" sheet size) - now available at Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art...

Monday, November 02, 2020

MORNING POEM - Large Studio Edition Print


MORNING POEM (Santistevan Lane-Taos, New Mexico) - Large Studio Edition Print (17"x22" Sheet Size) - now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art...

ANCIENT WALLS AT LA CUEVA - Large Studio Edition Print


ANCIENT WALLS AT LA CUEVA (La Cueva, New Mexico) - Large Studio Edition Print (17"x22" Sheet Size) - now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art...

Sunday, November 01, 2020

CANTO HONDO (Deep Song - Llano San Juan, New Mexico) - Large Studio Edition Print - 17"x22" sheet size. Now available at Online Gallery/Store - Preview/Purchase

ASSEMBLA DE DIOS - Studio Edition Print


ASSEMBLA DE DIOS (Truchas, New Mexico) - Large Studio Edition Print - 17"x22" sheet size. Now available at my Online Gallery/Store -Preview/Purchase

Thursday, October 29, 2020

28 October 2020....


 With love from Llano Quemado, New Mexico.....

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

WORD PAINTINGS #103 & 104 - MAKING A PAINTING


Have been asked to describe how I make a painting...here is my initial source for First Snow. A "looking back" last minute photo on a stormy day in Truchas. You are welcome to follow this process thru subsequent posts at WORD PAINTINGS Nos. 103 & 104 (How I Came to New Mexico and Learned about Art and Life) - https://donnaclairwordpaintings.blogspot.com/

Saturday, October 17, 2020

FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - New 40"x40" Original Oil


FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - NEW 40"X40" Original Oil - all framed up and on the way to its new home in Virginia!!!! Photo Credit: Doug Yeager

Monday, October 12, 2020

LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Rio Grande at Pilar) - New 30"x24 Work in Progress - Glazes


LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Rio Grande at Pilar, New Mexico) - New 30"x24 Work in Progress - Glazes & Middle Tones. Glazes are usually the dark colors on your palette thinned to a transparency with painting medium.  Middle tones are a mixture of opaque colors and glazes. Color Notes:  Sky: Permalba wite, Cerulean Blue.  Hills: Holbein Portland warm greys, Dioxazine Purple, Paynes Grey. Foliage; Yellow Ochre, Gold Ochre, Burnt Sienna.  Holbein Green grey, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque. Water: Permalba White, Cerulean Blue, Paynes Grey, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque - some Prussian Blue and Burnt Sienna for darkest Glazes.  

Friday, October 09, 2020

LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Pilar, New Mexico) - NEW 30"x24" Work in Progress


 LAZY RIVER DREAMING (Pilar, New Mexico) - 30"x24" Work in Progress - Underpainting.  On Blue Gray toned ground.Most Colors mixed with Grumbacher MG Underpainting White & Winsor Newton Distilled Turpentine. Hills: Burnt Sienna, Ochre, Payne's Grey.  River: Prussian Blue, Permalba White.  Foliage: Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Chrome Oxide Green Opaque.

Thursday, October 08, 2020

FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - New 40"x40" Original Oil


 FIRST SNOW (Truchas, New Mexico) - 40"x40" Original Oil - Completed 10/8/20 - SOLD

Thursday, October 01, 2020

RIO CHIQUITO - LARGE & SMALL STUDIO EDITION PRINTS

RIO CHIQUITO - Large and small Studio Editon Prints now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/str/Donna-Clair-Art...

Sunday, September 27, 2020

WORD PAINTINGS #102 - MAKING SPACE TO CREATE


WORD PAINTINGS #102 (How I Came to New Mexico and Learned about Art and Life) - MAKING SPACE TO CREATE - https://donnaclairwordpaintings.blogspot.com/

Monday, August 31, 2020

8/31/20 - MY MORNING STUDIO

8/31/20 - Llano Quemado, NM - My morning Studio today. Hunter's Moon on the big easel will be varnished today and will be framed to ship to a new client in Massachusetts. First Snow (on the floor) - hope to have it completed by the end of the week - then shipped to long time collector in Virginia. A good start....

Sunday, August 23, 2020

WORD PAINTINGS #100 - TODAY IS ALL WE HAVE

WORD PAINTINGS #100 (How I Came to New Mexico and Learned about Art and Life) - TODAY IS ALL WE HAVE

Saturday, August 01, 2020

SANCTUARY OF PADRE MARTINEZ (Martinez Hacienda - Taos New Mexico) - 60"x50" Original Oil


SANCTUARY OF PADRE MARTINEZ (Martinez Hacienda - Taos, New Mexico) 60"x50" Original Oil on Belgian Linen w/gallery wrap - https://www.ebay.com/itm/DonnaClairArt- PREVIEW

Friday, July 10, 2020

HIGH ROAD SUMMER STORM - NEW 6"x8" Original Oil - sold

Studio #2820 - HIGH ROAD SUMMER STORM (Near Truchas, New Mexico) - NEW 6"x8" Original Oil, framed - Sold

FORTY ACRES (Carson, New Mexico) - NEW 9"x6" Original Oil - sold

Studio #2220 - FORTY ACRES (Carson, New Mexico) - NEW 9"x6" Original Oil - SOLD

SUMMER STORM AT ALCALDE - NEW. 6"x8" Original Oil -Sold

Studio No. 2120 - SUMMER STORM AT ALCALDE (Alcalde, New Mexico) - New 6"x8" Original Oil on Italian Linen Panel, unframed  - SOLD

MY NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE - NEW 6"x9" Original Oil

Studio #2420 - MY NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE - NEW 6"x9" Original Oil on Italian Linen Panel, unframed - Preview/Purchase

Thursday, July 09, 2020

THE OLD HOUSE ON RANCHITOS ROAD - NEW 6"x9" Original Oil


Studio #2320 - THE OLD HOUSE ON RANCHITOS ROAD (Taos, New Mexico) - NEW 6"x9" Oritinal Oil on Italian Linen Panel, unframed - PREVIEW

LAS CASAS DE PLACITAS (Placitas. N.M.) - NEW 6"x9" Original Oil

Stdio #2720 - LAS CASAS DE PLACITAS (Placitas, N.M.) - NEW 6"x9" Original Oil on Italian Linen Panel - unframed. PREVIEW

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

HIGH ROAD AFTERNOON (Placitas, N.M.) - New 5"x9" Original Oil - SOLD

Studio #2320 - HIGH ROAD AFTERNOON (Placitas, N.M) - New 6"x9" Original Oil - SOLD

MONSOON (Taos, N.M.) - New 6"x8" Original Oil, framed



MONSOON (Taos, New Mexico) - NEW 6"x8" Original Oil on Italian Linen Panel, custom framed - Preview/Purchase

LLANO QUEMADO SUNSET 7/6/20

LLANO QUEMADO SUNSET - 7/6/20
Photo from the back portal.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

AGUA FRIA (Truchas, New Mexico) - Large Archival Print

AGUA FRIA (Truchas, New Mexico) Large Archival Print (22"x17" Sheet Size) now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/itm/153939206093

NIGHTSKY WANDERER (Truchas, New Mexico) - Large Archival Print

NIGHTSKY WANDERER (Truchas, New Mexico) Large Archival Print (22"x17" Sheet Size) now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/itm/392805491265

Monday, May 18, 2020

EL RITO DE. RANCHITOS (Taos, New Mexico) - Large Archival Print

EL RITO DE RANCHITOS (Taos, New Mexico) Large Archival Giclee Print (17"x22" Sheet Size) - Now available at my Online/Gallery Store - https://www.ebay.com/itm/392804275528

CALYPSO (Taos Studio) Large Archival Print

CALYPSO (Taos Studio) - Large Archival Print (17"x22" Sheet Size) Now available at my Online Gallery/Store - https://www.ebay.com/itm/153796526293

EL CORAZON DEL NORTE (Valdez, New Mexico) - Large Archival Print

EL CORAZON DEL NORTE (Valdez, New Mexico) - Large Archival print (17"x22" sheet size) now available at my Online/Gallery Store - https://www.ebay.com/itm/392505134880