About me-


I am a Maine-born New England based landscape painter who is inspired by the sun, the woods and the sea.

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Please contact me at paintedpaperbyholly@yahoo.com for pricing and collaborations.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

On the Rocks!


Nothing beats beautiful Maine rocks to display beautiful beach-themed designs!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Addition of Art


Art adds color and purpose to any setting.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Best Day!

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16x16 for a view of the best day when I notice colors and shadows all over the trees!

Why be Picky?


Art often looks best in groups so that the colors from each piece can complement each other.

My Walk in the Woods


A large piece to capture the great view I had during a walk in the woods of the White Mountains. This piece is 24x48.

That Day in Dennisport


Great memories lead to a fun piece to paint. 16x20.

Maine minis


Each one is a cute 4x4!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Afternoon Colors


All of the sparkles, speckles, shadows, and highlights; that's what I look for and try to capture in my paintings of trees. This piece is 24x36.

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Bigger Picture



Art becomes part of the larger-scale art known as interior design. I would love to collaborate with designers to become part of the larger body of their work. Contact me at paintedpaperbyholly@yahoo.com and let's create together!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

A July Day


Bright sky.  Blue water. Vivid leaves. Splattered shadows. July. 60x48.

Morning Forest


The light that filters through the forest in the morning is like none other. This example of filtered light is 40 x 30.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Afternoon


Oh, the light at day's end. 36x18

Late Afternoon


The purple shadows cast by the late afternoon. 36x36

Splendor


I love a beautiful sunset,  and no two are the same.  This one is 36x18

Monday, June 20, 2016

Just Barely


A nice pop of color across an evening field,  the ocean just out of sight in the distance. 18x18

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Cerulean Skies


I love looking up especially when the sky is a crisp cerulean blue. Each of these is 30 x 30.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Ocean Swirls


I'm very pleased with how this turned out knowing that it's a little different for me. But as with everything you have to do different in order to grow. The colors and the Shadows on the water as it crashes against the Maine coast artists played in this piece which is 24 X 36

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Light


It is unarguable that I am drawn to the light of the sun coming through the trees no matter what time of day. For me it represents hope and promise. This promise is 40x30.

Clear Blue


There is nothing that compares to looking through the woods and seeing the clear blue ocean. This piece is 48x24.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Just Beyond


I love looking through the trees on the coast of New England.  I am never disappointed. This peice is 24x24.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Lifting I and II

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Each 12x12 and each a view of the fog burning off the ocean, creating that bright sparkle.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Glisten



Hung over a mantel, or on a large wall, you would feel just like you are looking out the window on a very sunny day.  This piece is 48 x 24.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Skyward


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This 16 x 20 is a small but powerful reminder to look up once in a while- you might just find beauty there.

Pastel Sunset


Because each and every sunset is different I feel a little pressure to try to capture each one that I love.  This piece is 22 x 28 on canvas.

Being Koi

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Each of these pieces is 12x12 and these lucky koi can swim right into your space!

Monday, May 30, 2016

Evening Pinks


When you see a sunset like this you just can't help but think wow! Mother Nature never disappoints. This sunset is 30x30 on gallery wrapped canvas.

Dappled Trees


If you've ever really looked,  you'd notice that each shadow and highlight on a response is a different color. Go ahead,  look!  30×40 acrylic on canvas.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Featured on Instagram


I'm am excited to have 2 pieces featured on Instagram by the designer @mk_interiors. Molly paired my 2 ocean pieces perfectly with a white paneled wall and chair.

Dusk


The muted colors of a New England dusk against the dark pines- now that's perfection! This piece is 30x30.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Glowing


I think this even glows lightly at night!  Size 40x30.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Teal And Coral


Every sunset, ANY sunset will do! 24×24 acrylic on canvas.

Friday, May 13, 2016

My Sea-Style!


What's YOUR sea-style? I enjoy the ocean in all of its forms.  Feel free to contact me if you see something that you like, or if you want to collaborate to create a unique piece.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Yellow Hill


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Nothing like walking through a new forest in the spring, flowers on trees and those new bright green and yellow leaves making their first appearance. 36x36

Dennisport Greens


I spent many summers at the cape as a kid, mostly in Hyannis and Centerville. The water is a different green than it is in Maine, and the seaweed has a different texture. It's still saltwater and it's still a need of mine. The original piece is 22x28 on canvas.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Great Reef


I wanted to be a marine biologist as a kid,  so it's always a treat to paint underwater life.  40x30.

Blue Duet


Fog. Seaspray. Ocean. Each 18x24.

Forest Garden


Summer doesn't just mean ocean,  it means beautiful flowers as well.  This garden is 40x30.

Sunny Seaweed

I'm thinking it's becoming obvious that summer is on my mind. 24x36

Reflected

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This small but powerful reflection is what I wait all .year to see in Wells Beach each summer. 12x12

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Spring Blooms

Spring has sprung! Can't wait for the rich colors especially in the late afternoon. This peeve is 22x28.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

In progress....

I really do always have so many pieces in progress; here are a few that are done!

The Brightest Reflection

This piece requires sunglasses! It is 30x24 and looks great anywhere in the room.

Maine Morning

Working on some smaller but fun pieces- this one is 12x24 on 1"canvas.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Golden Forest

There is nothing prettier than a bluish-purple shadow behind a grove of golden trees. This piece is 36x24 on canvas.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Last Moments

Art adds color and personality to your life, just like a great friend!

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Beach Series


Oftentimes,  different is just what the doctor ordered!  My series, each 12x12 acrylic on canvas.