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“Chuy’s”30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas© 2011 Melinda Patrick The original Chuy’s on Barton Springs Road in Austin, Texas. We ate lunch there once. I did kind of notice all the Elvis stuff but wasn’t overwhelmed by it. I read that it has an Elvis shrine that is well known. I think it was in […]
© 2011 Melinda Patrick HEY CUPCAKE – acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 40″ Contemporary realism, cityscape This Silver Stream trailer is planted on South Congress in Austin, Texas and has been dishing out cupcakes for quite awhile. Did it start the cupcake craze? I don’t know. I really don’t like to include autos in my […]
© 2011 Melinda PatrickCorner of Butterscotch and Blue – gouache on paper, 8″ x 10″Contemporary realism, landscape, cityscape I’ve been wanting to paint this scene for a long time. I may paint it in acrylic at some point. I consider this to be a study for a future painting. This is Duvall Street in Key […]
© 2010 Melinda Patrick Lunch at the Bridgeway Cafe – acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 24″ Contemporary realism, landscape, cityscape My new most favorite painting just finished today. I hesitate to say where this scene occurred because it could be most anyplace near a bridge. But I will say it’s Sausalito. Very sunny day one […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickHotel Galvez – acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 18″Contemporary realism, landscape, tropical The Galvez Hotel in Galveston, TX was built to replace a 19th century hotel that was demolished by a hurricane. This year is the centennial of the opening of the Galvez. This is my perspective place that is a beautiful […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickMarco Palms – gouache on paper, 7″ x 5″Contemporary realism, landscape, tropical A gouache study of a scene that I love and stare at often. This is the condo where we stay when we visit Marco Island, Florida.
© 2010 Melinda PatrickPink Tulips – gouache on paper, 8″ x 10″Contemporary realism, still life My daughter gave me this bouquet several years ago. I thought it was so pretty, I photographed it. I painted it once before but I like it so much I wanted to give it a go in gouache.
© 2010 Melinda PatrickBananas – gouache on paper, 8″ x 10″Contemporary realism, still life One day we had fresh bananas in the house. I managed to paint them before they turned brown.