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Painting: Blue Skies and Water Towers on a NYC Rooftop

Hearing the ambulances zooming down the streets of NY with their sirens blasting during the first wave of the 2020 pandemic was devastating. We knew what it meant. That’s why we’d go out on the streets, hang out of our windows, stand on our rooftops and bang pots and pans, thanking the first responders who were putting […]

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Edisto Island Painted Buntings

Why did I want to add Painted Buntings to my Edisto painting? Because the males are brilliant in color – they look like tiny parrots you might see in South America, only they are in South Carolina. About this Painting by Sarah Gilbert Fox Title Edisto Island Painting Buntings Size 40” x 30″ Medium acrylic […]

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The Birdie Garden

Tips on How to Paint Markmakings in Art Scratch over things you like. Never be careful. If something is outlined in black, try to scratch underneath to see if you might get a different color. Markmaking should be about drawing your attention away from the perfect to rethink the beauty of mistakes Try painting a […]

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Edisto Island Sea Cow

“The real reason I titled the painting Edisto Island Sea Cow is because the animal on the left side of the painting was getting lost in the muck.” This is a new contemporary abstract figurative expressionism painting – with markmaking – by emerging artist Sarah Gilbert Fox. Acrylic on canvas with oil pastels. Canvas size […]

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Edisto Island Girl and Her Dog

“When I paint Edisto Scenes, I always add sand from the beach into the paint so a little bit of the island can be in with the spirit of the painting.” A new contemporary abstract figurative expressionism painting with markmaking by emerging artist Sarah Gilbert Fox. Mixed media on canvas. Canvas size 30″x 26″. Color […]