“Gray”

This watercolor I have titled “Gray” as both the sky and the weathered barn wood provide this contrast for the bright, vibrant trees and the grasses that are growing in the field in the foreground. I can just imagine what that will smell like when they cut it, making hay!

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“Gray”
20 x 16″ ~ double matted, custom-framed watercolor, ready to hang ~ $725

“Shunkawauken Falls”

Shunkawauken Falls is a roadside 150-foot tall waterfall just outside Columbus (near Tryon and Saluda) on the twisting, scenic White Oak Mountain Road. The photo my husband Bob took on a recent outing that we enjoyed made for a perfect composition for this long, tall, gallery wrap canvas.

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“Shunkawauken Falls”
16 x 40″ ~ oil on gallery wrap canvas, ready to hang ~ $1200

“Early Light on the First Broad”

I recently decided to find a snowy image to paint with the idea of using a photo of my finished painting as a holiday card. I painted this oil on canvas from a photo my husband Bob took on one of our winter walks when we had a rare and beautiful snow.

“Early Light on the First Broad”
28 x 20″ ~ oil on canvas ~ $950

Paintings from western NC scenery

With the world on pause right now, I’ve been spending more time in my studio. My husband, Bob, has captured many photos of beautiful scenery we’ve enjoyed on drives we’ve taken when the weather is nice. These images have been inspiring to me, and I have enjoyed creating these recent paintings:

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“Highway 181, near Morganton”
15 x 20″ ~ watercolor, matted and framed, ready to hang ~ $775
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“From the Blue Ridge Parkway”
10 x 8″ ~ oil on canvas, framed, ready to hang ~ $130
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“Gnarly Tree on the Blue Ridge Parkway”
14 x 11″ ~ oil on canvas, framed, ready to hang ~ $230

“Max,” “Purple Flowers,” and “Autumn Mountains”

As I quarantine during this COVID virus outbreak, I am painting and looking forward to being able to get back out into the world again. These three pieces are oils, each measuring 5 x 7″ and available for $65 per painting.

They are titled starting from the left and rotating clockwise:
“Max”
“Purple Flowers”
“Autumn Mountains”

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“Max,” “Purple Flowers,” and “Autumn Mountains”
5 x 7″ framed oils, available for $65 each

“Lower Falls, Pisgah National Forest”

The 500,000 acre Pisgah National Forest is a beautiful hardwood forest in western North Carolina. There are some massive waterfalls in easy hiking distance. I was last there following some heavy rainfall earlier in the week, and the amount of water cascading down the rock faces was impressive!

Martha K. Moore original artwork
“Lower Falls, Pisgah National Forest”
14 x 11″ ~ oil on canvas, framed, ready to hang ~ SOLD

“Sunflowers III”

I am so thankful I have the retreat of my studio to paint. I finished this 12 x 12″ oil on canvas recently, and just love the bright energy of these sunflowers! Looking at them makes my heart feel hopeful.

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“Sunflowers III”
12 x 12″ ~ oil on canvas, framed, ready to hang ~ $260

“Carrick Creek II”

Carrick Creek Falls is located in Table Rock State Park near Pickens, SC. I enjoy hiking there , and have been inspired to paint this waterfall multiple times. This new painting is a watercolor, measuring 21 x 15″. I have it matted, framed and ready to hang, and it is now available for sale for $850.

Martha K. Moore original artwork
“Carrick Creek II”
21 x 15″, Watercolor on paper
Matted, framed and ready to hang