Original New Orleans Art by Debbie Ainsworth

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Casa de Lis Won a Second Place Ribbon

Casa de Lis Won a Second Place Ribbon

Tonight was the SAL meeting, and I was thrilled to win a Second Place Ribbon in the Master’s Category of the monthly art contest for my original painting, Casa de Lis! It will be on display at Slidell Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Center for a month. […]

ArtByDArt Website Revamp – How Did I Do?

ArtByDArt Website Revamp – How Did I Do?

I’ve spent the last two days updating my ArtByDArt website to a format that better shows off my art. I think the new design is simple, clean, and elegant; and I really like the way it displays images. I’d like to invite everyone to take […]

NOLA Night is SOLD

NOLA Night is SOLD

I know I always say it’s hard to let go of one of my paintings. And that’s true, even when I know they’re going to a loving home. But letting go of NOLA Night is especially tough for me. A few years ago my sister […]

Maison de Memere (Grandma’s House)

Maison de Memere (Grandma’s House)

I finished my latest painting, Maison de Memere, a couple of days ago. This one was really a struggle for me. I pushed myself to take my foliage to a new level. It’s not just potted plants this time. I also added a person into […]

I Got an Honorable Mention

I Got an Honorable Mention

Recently I joined the Slidell Art League and submitted four of my paintings for their Art & Bloom Show. I am thrilled to say that I got an Honorable Mention for “Green Eyes.” All four will be on display at the Slidell Memorial Hospital Cancer […]

ArtByDArt Paintings on Display

ArtByDArt Paintings on Display

A wonderful friend has become a collector of my work. Naturally, I am beyond thrilled about the fact that she has purchased three of my paintings. She was also kind enough to take a picture of them displayed on the wall of her home.

Starting a New Painting

Starting a New Painting

Working on my next painting. It’s not going to be part of my Little Jewels collection, however. My eyes need a break. LOL It’s funny, but after working exclusively on 8 x 10 canvases for so long, I’m a little nervous about working on a […]

An Update on my Latest Painting

An Update on my Latest Painting

I put in a lot of detail work on the painting today. Still needs a lot more work, but it’s coming along.

Video: How ArtByDArt Christmas Stockings Are Made

Video: How ArtByDArt Christmas Stockings Are Made

I made this video to give more information to potential buyers about the ArtByDArt Hand Painted Christmas Stockings. It shows the amount of work that goes into it, and of course discloses that the stockings themselves are inexpensive. Basically, I want people to know that […]

Etsy Down, so I’m Forced to Paint

Etsy Down, so I’m Forced to Paint

Since my launch date of October 17th, I’ve been busy slogging through how to use Facebook to market my ArtByDArt Etsy shop. It’s not easy. Today, I intended to share another of my paintings. I can’t do it directly through Etsy, because Facebook crops the […]

New Orleans Art, “NOLA Night,” One of a Kind Painting for Sale by Artist

New Orleans Art, “NOLA Night,” One of a Kind Painting for Sale by Artist

An Original work of Art, a New Orleans neighborhood at night created with acrylics and mixed media, signed by the Artist. You can see more pictures and buy this painting from the NOLA Night page of my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop. Title: NOLA Night Size: 16″ […]

Steampunk Art, “Steampunk Columbia,” Limited Edition Print on Canvas, Signed and Numbered

Steampunk Art, “Steampunk Columbia,” Limited Edition Print on Canvas, Signed and Numbered

An Original work of Art of a steampunk performer on a textured background created with various digital art apps, signed by the Artist. See Steampunk Columbia on my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop. Title: Steampunk Columbia Size: 16″ x 20″ Media: Computer generated art printed on canvas […]

Abstract Sketch, “Almost Free,” Limited Edition Print on Canvas, Signed and Numbered

Abstract Sketch, “Almost Free,” Limited Edition Print on Canvas, Signed and Numbered

An Original sketch of a girl walking on an abandoned train track drawn with Sharpies, then scanned and printed on canvas, signed and numbered by the artist. See Almost Free on my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop. Title: Almost free Size: 10″ x 8″ Media: Sketch scanned […]

Grand Opening of my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop!

Grand Opening of my ArtByDArt Etsy Shop!

Not only is today my birthday, but it’s also the launch of my Etsy shop! Today is the Grand Opening of the ArtByDArt Etsy shop. Hopefully, all will go well. I also invested a whopping $5 on a Facebook ad just to see what it […]