Original New Orleans Art by Debbie Ainsworth

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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 […]

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. […]

Debbie’s Process – Artistic Evolution or Finding My Own Style

Debbie’s Process – Artistic Evolution or Finding My Own Style

The more I paint the more I evolve into my own, unique style. It’s been a wild ride, since I like so many painting genres I wanted to take a whack at all of them! NOLA Night was my first foray back into painting. I […]

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 […]

Casa de Lis – Award Winning

Casa de Lis – Award Winning

Buy Casa de Lis Original Painting Now! An Original work of Art featuring a voyeuristic view into a French Quarter courtyard, signed by the Artist. As you walk through culture rich streets of the New Orleans French Quarter, you chance upon a rare instance of […]

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 […]

Such a Beautiful Picture

Such a Beautiful Picture

Such a beautiful picture and I love hanging it on my wall long with the other two I purchased from the artist. – Elizabeth W. Title: Patio Prose – Original

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 […]

Spirit of NOLA

Spirit of NOLA

The painting Spirit of NOLA, completed in November of 2016 by Debbie Ainsworth, features a ghostly figure in the French Quarter. The Spirit of NOLA Fine Art Print is available as a Limited Edition or Open Edition.   Painting Title: Spirit of NOLA Series: Secrets […]

Patio Prose

Patio Prose

  The painting Patio Prose, completed in March of 2017 by Debbie Ainsworth, features a glimpse into a New Orleans garden patio and library. The Patio Prose Fine Art Print is available as a Limited Edition or Open Edition.   Painting Title: Patio Prose Series: […]