Thoughts from a wise flower on May Day.

RESTING. 12" x 12" oil painting on canvas. In progress. ©2016 Marie Scott Studios

Life is a marathon. There is no shame in walking.  I used to run. But after five years, finally decided to be honest with myself. And my hips.   I don’t like to run. So now I walk. Big deal. The whole point is to move your body.  So I walk fast. And fairly often. […]

2,500 staples and 3-1/2 days later…

39 Flower Prints were born! I spent the better part of last week working on stretching a whole new batch of Giclee prints for some upcoming events I’m participating in. It was a marathon of stretching for me, as I assembled 30 small flower prints and 9 large prints. Thank goodness for my new POWER […]

“These are a few of my favorite things!”

This dahlia was blooming in my yard. And one glorious autumn day I had the foresight to pick one and take some photos of it standing in front of the perfect sky. Now it’s a painting! That is most definitely one of my favorite things. Just a few of my other favorite things: The reward […]

Reflections on our great Charleston adventure

After spending 16 consecutive days sitting in Marion Square during Charleston’s Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit, here are a few thoughts and observations I came away with. I should definitely keep painting. I had an overwhelming response to my COLOR, subjects, and style. I am definitely not doing any more 2-day outdoor art shows (at […]

Sunrise over the Cooper River Bridge

COOPER RIVER BRIDGE • 16 inches x 12 inches • ©2011 Marie Scott “Gilligan’s” is painting number ten in a series of ten pieces I created to remember my a trip to Charleston, SC. This painting was inspired by a photo I took on our last morning in the city. We got up before dawn so […]

Only 6 more days (until 16 days in my tent)

This time next week I’ll be finishing up the first of sixteen days as an artist in the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit. Only seven more days until I’ll be living right in the heart of what you’ve been seeing in all these new Charleston paintings I’ve been working on this spring. Only four more […]

The Old Exchange Building

Here’s painting #4 in my new series of streetscapes from Charleston, SC. To read the story behind the painting or to see the others in this series, check out my website. For some history on this historic building, click here. Below is a short video showing the painting in progress from start to finish.

What I love about Charleston…

Here’s the third painting in my series of streetscapes from Charleston, SC. Click here to read the inspiration behind this painting. Click here to watch a short clip showing the painting from start to finish.