• Dappled Shadows

    $100.00

    This small painting was done en plein air. That is the fancy French way of saying it was painted directly from life outside. I was working in the shadows of a huge old oak tree on the grounds of the Saint Paul Seminary.

  • Custom Pet Portrait

    $200.00$1,000.00

    A custom pet portrait is a unique gift for yourself or for the animal lover in your life. It can be a special gift for people who have lost their pets and want to keep warm memories about their animals forever.

  • Gouache painting of white ranunculous by Minneapolis painter Jeffrey Smith

    White Ranunculus Bouquet

    $200.00

    When I brought this bouquet of flowers into my studio, I loved how they looked against the cobalt blue bookcase in the corner.

  • Gouache paint of a vase filled with purple hyacinth by Minnesota artist Jeffrey Smith

    Spring Hyacinth

    $200.00

    Tight spikes of purple flowers, thick, straplike leaves. It must be springtime and it must be hyacinth! I’m used to seeing these lovely flowers in pots in the flower section of Trader Joe’s but this was my first time seeing them as a cut flower. What a lovely addition to my painting table over the…

  • Field of Ranunculus - acrylic gouache on paper by Minnesota artist Jeffrey Smith

    Field of Ranunculus

    $200.00

    There is a certain feeling when you walk up to a garden or a field full of flowers. My goal with this acrylic gouache painting was to try and capture that feeling.

  • Colorful Bouquet, a gouache painting of a bouquet of gathered flowers painted by Minneapolis artist Jeffrey Smith

    Colorful Bouquet

    $197.00
    Flowers come in so many amazing colors, sizes, shapes, and textures. This painting is the result of trying to combine as much variety in a single bouquet of flowers as possible.

  • Puerto Vallarta Gardens, a gouahce painting of a lush, green garden in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by Minneapolis artsit Jeffrey Smith

    Walk in the Garden

    $175.00

    This bold and colorful painting was done en plein air in a lovely walled garden in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I had to work quickly before the long, cool shadows of morning faded and I was caught by the intense midday sun!

     

  • Setting Sail, a painting of sail boats on Bde Maka Ska, the former Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN

    Setting Sail

    $147.00

    On this particular July afternoon, the weather is perfect! There is a decent breeze, and that has brought the urban sailors out to the waters of the former Lake Calhoun.

  • Waiting for the Wind, a casein painting of sailboats on a very calm Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, MN

    Waiting for the Wind

    $147.00

    The Saturday morning air is heavy with moisture as you sit and watch the sailboats bobbing in the water. The sun is just peeking up over the line of trees giving the sky a glow of orange and pink. Everything is quiet as you enjoy your coffee and ease into the weekend.

    Like so many people, I am longing for the days when we can all travel again. I am happy to share some of my on-location paintings. This painting was done en plein air in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

     

  • Acrylic gouache painting of 2 yellow roses against a green background by Minnesota painter Jeffrey Smith

    Yellow Roses

    $200.00

    Roses are the classic subject for a painting. Their complex spiral of petals can drive an artist almost mad if you were to try and paint everyone. My plan for this painting was to do everything I could to keep these roses looking like roses but still holding on to the simplicity that I saw when I was setting up my composition.

  • acrylic gouache painting of a Rose Bouquet by Minneapolis artist Jeffrey Smith

    Rose Bouquet

    $200.00

    This original work was painted with gouache on watercolor paper mounted on illustration board. Gouache is known for its wonderful colors and velvety matte finish. This is a work on paper and therefore should be framed behind glass or plexiglass. The painting is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a thick layer of foam…

  • Pansie in a Planter — gouache painting by Jeffey Smith

    Pansies in a Planter

    $200.00

    I painted this clump of pansies on the morning of my birthday on a beautiful spring morning. It had been a long cold winter and seeing flowers start to fill the planter boxes around town is always such a welcome sight!

    This original work was painted with gouache on 300lbs watercolor paper.

    Gouache is known for its wonderful colors and velvety matte finish. This is a work on paper and therefore should be framed behind glass or plexiglass.
    The painting is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a thick layer of foam core to prevent any bending. It can be stored this way on a shelf until you decide to frame it. It will be shipped in a hard card box.

    This painting is being sold unframed.