Recent house portrait commission of a house in the Hill Country. It’s acrylic on canvas. My favorite area is the hammock.
“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 […]
© 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 PatrickWinter Sky – acrylic on canvas, 30″ x 24″Contemporary realism, still life, Houston, Texas, Rice University I’ve been wanting to paint this scene for a long time. It was a challenge for me. Treetops in the distance. But I figured out how I wanted to paint them and am very pleased. This […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickWaiting for Stevie Ray – acrylic on canvas, 48″ x 36″Contemporary realism, cityscape, TexanaAvailable through Gallery on 5th in Austin, TX All 4 Austin paintings can be seen and purchased at Art on 5th Gallery, 1501 West 5th Street in Austin. This is the original Continental Club where Texas guitar legend Stevie […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickEat at Jo’s – acrylic on canvas, 40″ x 30″Contemporary realism, cityscape, Texana Number 3 in my Austin, Texas series. I thought I would go ahead and publish this one. I’m almost done with the first phase of the series. While looking for images on South Congress, my eye kept coming back […]
Another almost finished from the new Austin series. I will publish all paintings in the series after the first 5 are complete and have been seen by the people who suggested the series be painted.
© 2010 Melinda PatrickLone Palm – acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 24″Contemporary realism, cityscape, tropical Sunbleached corner in downtown Galveston. When Hurricane Ike blew through Galveston in 2008, it did horrendous damage to the landscape but this poor palm survived. I spent my entire life going to Galveston. It was about a 50-mile trip from […]
© 2010 Melinda PatrickBistro & Bar – acrylic on canvas, 40″ x 30″Contemporary realism, cityscape In the works for longer than I like, this is my newest, most favorite painting. It is a street scene in downtown Houston, the place of my birth. This location is just a couple of blocks away from the site […]