Jeri McDonald
  • Female
  • Madera, CA
  • United States
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Painting God's Beauty

My mission is to capture to the best of my ability, God's beautiful world with the gift He gave me of being an artist. I want to bring "life" and "light" to my work so others will be captivated by…Continue

Tags: forest, graphics, photoshop, dunes, sand

Started Mar 22, 2013

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"Hi Jeri Yes it is not a common name in NZ Our Boucher side of the family From NZ days came from Christchurch way. My husbands father was a shepherd. Love your soft brush strokes in your paintings. Glad to be your friend. This is a cool site for all…"
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AZALEA BOUNTY

"I like the vibrant pink colour.  "
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AZALEA BOUNTY

Original oil painting by Jeri McDonald, 8x10 oil prime panel. It is more subtle in person. Very hard to get the photo accurate, even in photoshop. This started out as a plein air and I ended up wiping off the area that is the sky. There was a bird…
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"Lazy Summer"

"Thanks to you both for the nice comments. This one is going in our plein air show tomorrow at the Fresno Art Hub. Hopefully, I will sell it!"
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Peach Blossoms

"Many thanks to all of you! I get a lot of compliments on this one for some reason. LOL!"
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"Riverpark House" Plein Air Study

"thanks Jessica, yes it is off but since it is plein air I don't get real picky on anything but getting colors down before light changes. If I did a full version, yes I would fix those horrible legs! LOL. Ann, if I could, I would take courses in…"
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Elizabeth Lake Deer

"Thank you Linda and Ann. Ann, they are deer. I believe mule deer but not sure. It is a baby and mom. This one was from an online workshop on painting wildlife by Johannes Vloothous."
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"Oh so beautiful , love it"
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"Lazy Summer"

"Strong use of complimentary color orange/blue. The purple/ green work well together also. The soft simplified shapes with some detail on the tree add variety and interest."
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Profile Information

How would you categorize your painting style?
Vibrant color, texture, and a loose style.
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
Oils
Are you a full time artist?
Full Time
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
Richard Robinson, Gerald Harvey Jones, John Poon, Scott Christensen
Do you have any goals for your painting?
Yes, I am determined to develop my painting skills to be able to earn a living at it. It has been my dream to do so for many years. I am a professional graphic designer semi-retired and now have the freedom to paint as much as I like. I want to become all that God has predestined for me to become as an artist with the gifts and talents He gave me.
What's your website address? (If any)
http://jerimfineart.com

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Painting Roses and Flowers

Posted on April 18, 2015 at 12:34 1 Comment

I began to paint roses and some flowers this month for the first time in oils. They are truly fun but I prefer landscape painting over them. These were done from some of my own roses and they are called "Double Delight". I did them from photographs I took a few years ago. 

What was different in doing these, was the supports I used. I made my own from masonite, and then primed them with Gamblin's oil ground instead of water based gesso. I added texture as well specifically to…

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At 8:45 on June 24, 2017, diane boucher said…

Hi Jeri Yes it is not a common name in NZ Our Boucher side of the family From NZ days came from Christchurch way. My husbands father was a shepherd.

Love your soft brush strokes in your paintings.

Glad to be your friend. This is a cool site for all level of artists and a great learning tool. I am fortunate to live not that far from Richard R. and he is so generous with sharing his skill which he has spent a lot of tome mastering and I have seen it change over the years. Such a talented young man.

At 5:04 on June 9, 2016, Roena King said…

Oh my Jeri.  I just today saw the friend's request.  Not sure how I missed it, but would have accepted immediately had I seen it before.  

At 9:25 on December 15, 2015, Phyllis Johnson said…

Hi Jerri, If I may ask, when are you coming to Santa Fe?  and who is giving a workshop? I seem to hear about them after they are done! Thank you for the friend request. It is an honor!

At 19:26 on November 23, 2015, Susan Galick said…

Thank you Jeri and I look forward to seeing your work. 

At 8:04 on July 1, 2015, Robin Sage said…
Thank you for your friend request Jeri I am delighted to be your friend and look forward to seeing more of your lovely work. Good luck with your dreams!
At 2:10 on June 29, 2015, Susan Burke said…

Hi, Jeri! This site is filled with nice people who are very generous in sharing their knowledge. So nice to have you here!

At 2:09 on May 10, 2015, Hollie Ward said…
Thank you Jeri for your friend request and your kind words!
At 19:27 on April 29, 2015, Thomas Ruckstuhl said…
Hi Jeri, thanks for your request... accepted happily :-)
At 7:02 on April 29, 2015, Jim Beatty said…

Hi, nope - live half a continent away from Yosemite but have enjoyed my visits to the Golden State.

At 6:55 on April 29, 2015, Britt Greenland said…

Thank you, Jeri, I would be honored to be your friend!

 
 
 

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