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Days Gone By Added to Store

Days Gone By Added to Store

This week’s entry to the ArtByDArt store is a favorite, Days Gone By. This painting features a vintage clothing store in the New Orleans French Quarter. To celebrate, I’m offer 20% OFF for Three Days Only. Oh, a little bird told me that if you […]

Tudor Bleu & Sunday Smile on Display

Tudor Bleu & Sunday Smile on Display

If you happen to be near the St. Tammany Parish Library on Robert Blvd. in Slidell, stop by to see some beautiful art on display, including two paintings by Debbie Ainsworth. Though neither painting won a prize from the judge, the librarians told Debbie that […]

Spirit of NOLA Added to ArtByDArt Stores

Spirit of NOLA Added to ArtByDArt Stores

Halloween seems the perfect day to add the ghostly Spirit of NOLA to the ArtByDArt store! You can also find it on my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop and on my ArtByDArt Ebay store. But remember, ArtByDArt coupons only work on this website. With all the extra […]

Launching NEW ArtByDArt Web Store with Victorian Lodgings SALE!

Launching NEW ArtByDArt Web Store with Victorian Lodgings SALE!

After a lot of research and coding, I am proud to announce that Debbie Ainsworth Art (ArtByDArt) is launching a brand new web store. That’s right, from now on you’ll be able to buy Debbie’s Original Paintings & Fine Art Prints right here on this […]

Slidell Art League’s Fall Show – Only Imagine

Slidell Art League’s Fall Show – Only Imagine

Debbie Ainsworth will be taking part in the Slidell Art League’s juried show Only Imagine. The show will run from November 3 – 28, 2017, at the St. Tammany Parish Library on 555 Robert Blvd. in Slidell. The Opening will be on Friday, November 3rd […]

Website Updates

Website Updates

As some might remember, I have been doing a lot of research on how to market my artwork. There’s a podcast I follow that has lots of great information on it. The hardest part is learning to think of my art as goods instead of […]

New Props for Prints – Frames!

New Props for Prints – Frames!

Lots of changes coming up for ArtByDArt Prints, including two new sizes and the elimination of one of the old ones. The 8.5″ x 11″ size is going away, but I’ve added a 5″ x 7″ and 8″ x 10″ to go with the large, […]

Chateau Bleu Updates

Chateau Bleu Updates

I really struggled with the color of the porch, but finally went with a deep turquoise mixed with blue. I like the effect. Today I worked on adding some highlights to the white parts of the house. I added additional framework to the roof decoration, […]

Update on Chateau Bleu

Update on Chateau Bleu

The door is finally finished. I defined the door itself and the framework around it. The fleur de lis stained glass is finally done. It took on many manifestations before I finally settled on the red fleur de lis surrounded by blue. I added a […]

Update on my Current Painting.

Update on my Current Painting.

Here’s an update for my current painting. I have come up with a name for it … Chateau Bleu. 🙂 The transom above the door is done. I changed the plaque from a single large fleur de lis to three small ones. The door still […]

Updates on My New Painting

Updates on My New Painting

I still haven’t come up with a name yet, but I’ve been working pretty intensely on this painting for the last few days. The muse fled me for a few days, but she’s back now with a vengeance, I’m happy to report. I’m continuing work […]

First Art Commission Part 2 – Crystal Hot Sauce

First Art Commission Part 2 – Crystal Hot Sauce

My first art commission was a two parter. The first part was Crystal Preserves. This is the second, Crystal Hot Sauce. Here it is from sketch to completion. I will be offering prints of both very soon.

First Art Commission – Crystal Preserves

First Art Commission – Crystal Preserves

I got my first art commission!! Naturally, I am incredibly excited. A few weeks ago I reconnected with my old Riverdale High School classmates on Facebook. Wow. It’s been wonderful to see names I haven’t heard for 38 years suddenly pop up all over my […]

What is that Background You’re Using?

What is that Background You’re Using?

One question I keep getting from people who’ve seen photographs of my art is, what is that in the background? Some people have speculated that it might be a mural or even a glimpse into another room. So, this article is intended to clear up […]