Home Is Where the Art Is

Summer Country Collection- Coming June 2019 What’s the weather like in your corner of the world? It’s beautiful at my end. We got some cooler weather last night that’s made today really wonderful. As I’m posting this, I am starting to list the first necklaces in this summer’s collection.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I could give you the specs,…

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Springtime in the City Art Show

Catch me and other artists in a show hosted by the Sawnee Art Association I’m excited to be a part of the Springtime in the City art show coming April 27th-May 4th in Cumming, GA. I’ll have two paintings hanging up along with a number of other artists. Artwork will be hung at the Brannon-Heard…

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The Secret Moments of an Artist (plus free goodie)

What it really feels like to stare at a blank canvas Studio door shuts behind me.  Click of the switch fills the room with light.  Power on Grace Radio to my favorite station.  Snap of the paint lid before a surge of black fills the tray.  Soft swish of a round brush as the first…

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You’ll Be Amazed by This Artist’s Love Story with Nature

Artist, James Brunt, is an architect of nature. When I was a kid, I loved to scour the ground in search of rocks, leaves, feathers, even dead bugs. I had an outstanding dead bug collection. We were collectors of nature in my dad’s house.  There were usually at least three different animal species running around.…

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5 Ways to Add Compassion to Your Day

In my last blog, “How Do We Add Compassion to Our Art?,” I mentioned two simple ways that artists can inject compassion into their work. After years of painting portraits, I truly believe that art can be a powerful tool in understanding others. It can also improve our own perspective on the world around us.…

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CYBER WEEK SALE at Jeffcoat Art!!!

Hello friends! I hope you’re having a good start to your week. If you’re a resident of the United States then I hope you’re not stressing too much about getting your Thanksgiving meal ready (or perhaps the number of out-of-town family members crashing in your house?). I want to help with your holiday shopping this…

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Commission a House Inking

New homeowner? Real estate agent? Trying to sell your home and want a unique and eye-catching image? Send a high-quality/professional image of your home to jeffcoat4747@yahoo.com and I’ll turn it into an artistic inking with a classic look. *MARKETING TIP* Use your custom inking on coffee mugs & give to your real estate agent to…

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More print sizes in my Etsy shop

  I am in the process of making MORE available to you during check-out at my Etsy shop: Jeffcoat Art Some images may have varying sizes, but the bulk of them will have 8×10, 11×14, 12×18, 16×20, and 18×24. You can also get a print in lustre or matte. What’s the difference? Matte Prints are printed…

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“A Woman’s Best Friend”

Diamonds are pretty, but blades are forever. Give some love to the strong ladies in your life! When I was a kid, I usually liked the bad ladies from Disney movies because they had more strength, more power. They were decisive and self-reliant. They had a plan. They had ambition. A shame, really, that those…

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“Skipping the Sexy Stuff” by Drew Kimble of Skinny Artist

Vincent van Gogh once mentioned this same type of frustration in a letter he wrote to his brother, “I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.” I subscribe to…

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Animal Psychedelic Coffee Mugs are here!

 

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Kaleidoscope Dragonfly

Dragonflies have always captivated the imagination. With over 5,000 species how could they not? Fossil dragonflies have been found with a wingspan of over 2 feet. And if they can’t fly they’ll starve because they only eat prey they catch while flying. I hope this print of my watercolor & ink painting captures a little…

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