Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Pleased to sell Yin Yang Print, and Well Done, Grasshopper


Blue Ridge Parkway Artist

Please click on my latest Youtube! Hope to have a new one soon!

It looks like I will be paying to use my free software.  I should have known there was a catch.  Since I actively sell my work and do advertise on my Youtubes I can not claim the home use only category so I have to buy more software to be able to use what I downloaded for free yesterday.  Yuck!

I do live to paint but as I have said before I can’t take them with me so yes I do advertise and work very hard on the computer to sell originals and prints. 

Check out my weekly specials below!  Two of them end tomorrow and the third one is up all December!

 

I also have my work on all kinds of home and office items.  A great  Canadian patron   just bought a Ying Yang Butterfly painting on a necklace!  Artwork is great for Christmas gifts! 

Be sure to click on my ZAZZLE link!

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Yin Yang Butterfly  Original    Acrylic Painting  NFS

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting http://kendall-kessler.artistwebsites.com/featured/ying-yang-butterfly-kendall-kessler.html

Be sure to click on the red link to see more of my work

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Life with The Bird and Word Man – Clyde Kessler

As I have said before I love all the arts and would pursue them all if I had a bunch of lives.  I consider myself to be an excellent, highly accomplished visual artist, an accomplished pianist, and pretty good dancer.

I never thought about writing until I started this blog and it has been quite an interesting experience.

Clyde reads my blogs and comments on them.  I think they are pretty good and well written so I got up my courage and asked the master what he thought.

Clyde has been published over 200 times in small press magazines and writes every day.

He said, “Well done, grasshopper!”

I replied, “But master you have never taught me the way of writing.”

He said, “That is why I say well done.  You never bother the master.”

 

Check out Originals on Etsy at  https://www.etsy.com/shop/towheehillstudio?page=3

If you like my work but don’t have any more room on your walls be sure to check out my paintings on just about anything but the kitchen sink on

Zazzle!

Here is the link!      http://www.zazzle.com/newriverartist

 

One more thing for Local Folk.  Check out my ebay classifieds!  Not everyone has to pay shipping!

http://www.ebayclassifieds.com/user/newriverartist

 

Be sure to check out my Special Promotions that end Thursday!

Star City  is on Special all December!

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A Break in The Clouds  Original Original Oil Painting has Been Sold

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

 click on the 36″x 24″ canvas print for the 40% discount.

There is a money back guarantee that includes shipping fee!

Link to this painting     http://fineartamerica.com/featured/a-break-in-the-clouds-kendall-kessler.html

 

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Dream Horse  Original 16″ x 20″ Acrylic Painting $670

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting http://kendall-kessler.artistwebsites.com/featured/dream-horse-kendall-kessler.html

Click on the  30″ x 40″ canvas print size for the special!

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Star City   25″ x40″ Original Acrylic Painting  $2000

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting   http://fineartamerica.com/featured/star-city-kendall-kessler.html

Click on the 36″ x 24″ size canvas print for the special offer

Thank you for looking at paintings by an artist of The Blue Ridge Parkway

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Artist is Getting out of Here and Rats!!!


Blue Ridge Parkway Artist

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We didn’t get to go swimming yesterday.  It really did look like rain and the prediction was 50% so we missed out.  The swimming area is closed after Memorial Day so I am planning to free myself from this computer and get there by myself in an hour or so.

The guys can’t do it this afternoon so I am solo.  Oh well, there is always next summer and lots of indoor swimming until then.

 

Check out my latest Ying Yang creation!  The actual work on my website is not cut off.  I have trouble with my plug-in for the copyright.

Be sure to click on the red link to see more of my work!

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Ying Yang Butterfly Original Acrylic Painting NFS

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, and Greeting Cards,  Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

Link to this painting  http://kendall-kessler.artistwebsites.com/featured/ying-yang-butterfly-kendall-kessler.html

 Life with The Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

The mouse in the trap managed to get out when I was out of the kitchen!  It looked like it was asleep all morning and then gone in the afternoon!  Clyde was going to take it down to the river but now I doubt we will catch it.

I am not happy with this Have a Heart trap.  Maybe it should be Have a Way Out trap.  Anyway, Clyde said it was still all morning because it was meditating on how to get out.  Well, it found a way!  Rats!

Check out Originals on Etsy at  https://www.etsy.com/shop/towheehillstudio?page=3

If you like my work but don’t have any more room on your walls be sure to check out my paintings on just about anything but the kitchen sink on

Zazzle!

Here is the link!      http://www.zazzle.com/newriverartist

 

One more thing for Local Folk.  Check out my ebay classifieds!  Not everyone has to pay shipping!

http://www.ebayclassifieds.com/user/newriverartist

I am working on getting better photographs of paintings I want to put on Special so I will have some special selections up tomorrow, hopefully.

Thank you for looking at Paintings by an Artist of The Blue Ridge Parkway

 

Blue Ridge Parkway Artist, More Florals, and ARGHHH!


 Blue Ridge Parkway Artist

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Here are two more favorite florals!  I never tire of painting flowers.  They brighten our world!

peggysgardenbig (1)Peggy’s Garden  Original  11″x14″ Oil Painting   $313

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, Greeting Cards, !phone and galaxy phone cases Available at   KENDALL KESSLER ART

 

Peggy’s Garden is a colorful Radford City garden. Peggy is a friend and she has always preferred gardening to housework. Her grounds are stunning. This view is just the beginning of an exceptional home garden

 

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Butterfly View  Original  11″x14″ Oil Painting   $313

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, Greeting Cards, !phone and galaxy phone cases Available at   KENDALL KESSLER ART

Butterfly View is a small oil painting of an intimate look at one of our Butterfly bushes. This is a colorful painting with a soft textural surface. My husband, Clyde Kessler, spends a lot of his time researching the birds and butterflies of this region. The painting is in a solid oak molded frame.

 

 

Life with The Word and Bird Man -Clyde Kessler

Computers are great in many ways but I HATE how you have to keep learning about them.  I am the perfect example of the old dog you can’t teach new tricks to.  I am forever complaining about this machine to my husband who knows a lot more about them than I do.  He sits in front of one all day at his job.

I sit in front of one mainly to promote my artwork.  I live to paint but I can’t  take them with me so I work hard to find homes for them.

My computer rant today is every time a site informs me of the great new changes it has made I let out a groan.  They rarely seem like better changes to me and I am always lost at first.  I get tripped up by little things I ‘ll bet most people are not bothered by.  I am computer challenged.

Okay!  Rant over.  Back to the good life!  Cheers!

 

Be Sure to check out my Special Promotions that end Today at 5:00!

Ridgeland Winter Beauty is on special all December!

Click on KENDALL KESSLER ART and then go to the painting in the Mountains folder  and click on the 40″x 50″ canvas print of Ridgeland Winter Beauty for the 40% discount.

There is a money back guarantee that includes shipping fee!

 

 ridgelandcopyrightjpgWinter Ridgeland Beauty  Original  8″ x 10″  Oil Painting $168

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, Greeting Cards, !phone and galaxy phone cases Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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 A Pair   Original Oil Painting has been Sold


Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, Greeting Cards, !phone and galaxy phone cases Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

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Blue Tiger Original  20″x16″ Acrylic Painting  $670

Prints on Paper, Canvas, Metal, Greeting Cards, !phone and galaxy phone cases Available at  KENDALL KESSLER ART

 

Thank you for looking at paintings by an Artist of The Blue Ridge Parkway

Butterflys all over the Place!


My naturalist husband planted a bunch of Butterfly bushes in our back yard and right now the butterflies are every where!  The name of the bush certainly is the right one!

 

 

 

monarchcopyrightMonarch  Original 15″x21″ Acrylic Painting     $652

Prints on Paper or Canvas and Greeting Cards Available at    KENDALL KESSLER ART

Cherokee Origin of Game and Corn near The Blue Ridge Parkway and Pasta Buster…


My Artwork

 

Here is one of my recent Kendall Expressions paintings.  I am going to go back to my main style for some shore scenes now!

 

imagebutterflycopyrightImaginary Butterfly     Original 18″x24″   Acrylic Painting    $894

Prints on Paper or Canvas Available at    KENDALL KESSLER ART

 

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Prints on Paper or Canvas Available at    KENDALL KESSLER ART

 

I am still finding great Blue Ridge myths and legends of the Cherokee people!   Such wonderful, magical stories!  I was pleased that my husband was not familiar with the one I posted yesterday about the chickadee!  I actually taught The Bird Man something! 

 

 

The Origin of Game and Corn

Long ago shortly after the world was made there lived a hunter and his family on Looking Glass Mountain in North Carolina.  The Blue Ridge Parkway can be seen from Looking Glass Rock.  They had one son named Good boy. His brother came out of the water where the first boy played.  They kept him and named him Wild Boy.  They knew he had magic powers.  The father always brought home much game for the family.  They always had enough to eat.

One day Wild Boy transformed himself into a puff of bird down on the father’s shoulder  and followed him to a rock.  The father moved the rock and  deer came out and he killed one to bring home.

The next day the boys went to the rock and got game but forgot to put the rock back.  The father punished them and told them now they would have to hunt for game.

The hungry boys went home and asked their mother for something to eat and she went to the storeroom for corn.  The boys watched her rub her belly to fill a pot with corn and rub her legs to fill one with beans.

They decided she was a witch and she told them that when she died they were to clear the land around the home and they would always have corn.  They didn’t follow her instructions carefully so that is why corn does not grow in all parts of the world.

I found this story on the online publication, Native Languages of the Americas: Tsalagi/Cherokee Legends, Myths, and Stories

Life with the Word and Bird Man – Clyde Kessler

As I mentioned before my husband is not able to eat many things most people have no problem with.  The tomato  is one of them but he can eat a small portion if it is cooked such as in spaghetti sauce.  I think I am becoming somewhat sensitive to tomatoes and now after spaghetti I feel like I am going to pop!

I told Clyde we needed to go on a Pasta Buster walk and he said that sounds like a rock song.  “Get outside and bust that pasta before they have to roll you out the door!”  Get outside and bust that pasta!  You know you don’t need anymore!

I know the lyrics aren’t much so far but maybe we will come up with more the next spaghetti night.