Original Oil Paintings and Portrait Commissions

Oil painting of horses in a field by artist Simon Bland
Hale Farm. 12x24, oil on linen panel. 2017.

Original Oil Paintings

See the artwork in my online gallery and buy direct from the studio.

Commissioned Portraits

Find out how to commission a portrait of your own.

Portfolio & Archived Paintings

See some examples of paintings sold over the past 10 years.


News


My next scheduled event is the Best of the Northwest fall show at Magnuson Park in November 2018.



Books

The second edition of my book 'Painting Animals in Oil' is for all artists who create pet portraits and animal paintings in the studio. It will help get you started on the right track in areas such as developing ideas, composition, drawing, and color design.

All concepts and methods are illustrated with examples from my own portfolio.

The book is available as a PDF download from my online store. It can be read on all tablets and PCs. A printed version is available from Amazon.


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Artist's Statement

Read my artist's statement and find out what's behind my paintings. A short piece of text that has taken 15 years to write.