Happy Labor Day! Enjoy the Day of Rest.

Export to PDF | Export to DOCThere are few things I find as restful, as the views in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Enjoy this Painting of “rest” all month-long. To make this calendar your computer desktop for the month of September, click on the image above, then download it from the new page that opens. […]

A painting called “Poe’s Tavern”

Export to PDF | Export to DOCMy newest painting is now available! If you’d like to use it as your desktop calendar for this new month, just click on the image below to download it to your computer. To read the story behind this painting, click on this link to visit www.mariescottstudios.com

A sunny morning on Pawleys Island

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHere is a commissioned oil painting I just completed of a beach home on Pawleys Island, South Carolina. My main goal in this piece was to capture the feeling of waking up early on a sunny summer vacation morning. I hope my clients like it! Click here to see […]

Trading paintings for a Beach House!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCOne of the perks of being an artist is that I can do some pretty great bartering from time to time. This summer was my best score ever. I traded a week in this great beach house on Pawleys Island, SC in exchange for a three commissioned oil paintings […]

Reflections on our great Charleston adventure

Export to PDF | Export to DOCAfter 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 […]

ANOTHER snow-day in South Carolina??! (make some more art!)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIt snowed about 7 inches today here in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. So since there are no plows to remove the snow, we will just wait for it to melt. I LOVE THAT. School is already cancelled for tomorrow too, and I’m guessing it will be on Wednesday too. Whoo-hoo! […]

26.2 miles (that’s running–not driving)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI have to warn you from the start, that this post is completely unashamed bragging on my husband Tim. So if you’re not into that kind of thing, you may as well just stop reading right now. Tim and I met during college, and fell in love during the […]

Do dogs enjoy looking at art? (Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival 2010)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCWe spent the weekend down near Hilton Head, SC at the Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival. It was a gorgeous weekend full of inspiring views and delicious food. As typical for an outdoor art festival, we saw MANY dogs walking down the street both days. However, the unusual thing […]

The source of Peace and Rest

Wishing you love, joy, and a HEART AT PEACE during this Christmas Season and in the coming year…