Author: PJ Cook

Coastal Colors Seascape Painting

Coastal Colors is a new seascape offering an ocean view. Sand dunes with a variety of green trees and bushes are in the foreground. The ocean is a pretty aqua color. A variety of textures can be found in this original artwork. I used gouache paint (opaque watercolor) for this ocean view. The sand dunes have pink flowers on vines trailing over the edge. This new painting is ready to frame and hang on the wall. Coastal Colors Seascape Painting Size: 8″ x 13″ Medium: gouache paint on illustration board Genre: seascape For purchase information use the green button...

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“Greenery” Pantone 2017 Color

Greenery is the Pantone Color for 2017. I saw this green table and chairs and thought of the color for 2017. Done in gouache paint on Arches watercolor paper. Gouache is an opaque watercolor paint and is usually painted on paper or board. I painted in gouache in art school often but then stopped after graduation. I’ve started painting again with the medium and I am really enjoying it. I’m offering this painting all framed in a tan wood picture frame with a white mat. Send an email for purchase info. I will get it on the Shop page...

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Great Blue Heron at a Salt Marsh

I love shorebirds. Great Blue Heron and egrets are among my favorites. In this recent painting of a salt marsh at low tide I tried to capture a Great Blue Heron in the low light of the setting sun. While kayaking along the salt marshes I often bring a sketchbook or art journal to sketch the birds. Sometimes I bring a camera in a waterproof bag. This can be a little risky due to the possibility of rolling over into the water. But sometimes you have only seconds to capture a bird before it flies off. Back at my...

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Free Painting Giveaway! Enter Now

  Enter to win this original painting! Just head on over to my instagram page and follow my page. Click image below and follow the link.   Contest Closed. To win this new original painting of Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse all you have to do is the following:⠀ ⠀ 1. Make sure you are following me on Instagram and like this painting.⠀ 2. Tag 2 friends below who would love this lighthouse painting.⠀ ⠀ That's it! I will be shipping the painting free to the winner. Free shipping to US only. Contest ends Wednesday 4pm EST.⠀ Enter Today.⠀ ⠀ #giveaway...

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Watercolor Flower Contest Giveaway Update

Back in February I gave away this original watercolor painting in a Facebook contest. Jeanne from Ohio was the winner and she has since framed the painting and has it on display in her home. Below is the photo that she sent me of the painting. Thanks Jeanne for sending this photo, enjoy the painting. Follow this blog and my Facebook and instagram accounts for more contests. Click the icons on the right side of this page where it says FOLLOW US. Another contest should be starting again soon. Thanks for everyone who entered this contest, don’t miss the...

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Recent Customer Reviews

Have now purchased 3 paintings and they are all outstanding!! All around A++

Absolutely love this painting! Looks even better than in the picture!

I Have the Pair. TY. I LOVE THEM. YOU CATCH THE SANDPIPERS REALLY. TY.

Beautiful piece! Arrived in great condition. Well packaged. Thanks.

Thank you, I think the painting is beautiful and I will give it a great home.

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