Recent house portrait commission of a house in the Hill Country. It’s acrylic on canvas. My favorite area is the hammock.
My latest commissioned house portrait. The house is in southern California somewhere. I love the Spanish architecture. Love the colors. It was fun to paint.
“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 […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickWindow Behind the Wall – acrylic on canvas, 18″ x 24″Contemporary realism, cityscape, Naples, Florida I’m fascinated with the older areas of southwest Florida and particularly the older areas of Naples. This house is typical of older Naples homes, which isn’t all that old, but still beautiful.
© 2010 Melinda PatrickBack Stairs – acrylic on canvas, 36″ x 36″Contemporary realism, cityscape, San Francisco Last time I visited San Francisco, I went with my SF friends to see a rental renovation they were working on. This is the view out the back window.
© 2010 Melinda PatrickUrban Villa – acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 20″Contemporary realism, cityscape, tropical From one of my San Francisco images. We were wandering around the area of the Palace of Fine Arts. This made me think of William Buffet who is one of my top favorite painters. And I almost named it “Homage […]
© 2010 Melinda Patrick The new site for my commissioned house portraits is live. See it at www.thehousepix.com.
© 2010 Melinda PatrickBellaire, TX – Ink on paper, 11″ x 14″Contemporary realism, landscape, cityscape The owners of this house built this house and two others next door to each other in Bellaire, Texas. They spent the last several years on these projects but will probably never build another one. It is, after all, a […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickFredericksburg, TX – Gouache on paper, 11″ x 14″Contemporary realism, landscape, cityscape Ink drawings are pure fun for me. My friend, Merylee, and I used to fill sketch books with drawings like this. Well they were more like sophisticated scribbles, but the scribble is an important drawing element for me. This is […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickHeights, Houston, TX – Gouache on paper, 11″ x 14″Contemporary realism, landscape, cityscape Ok this isn’t my favorite one so far. My challenge with this one was to take a boring, plain house on a boring, plain lot and make it interesting. Or at least pleasing. Personally, I prefer a different angle […]