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See Through
an Artist’s Eyes!

Come along with me as I catch the light, color, and clouds across the landscape.

In my latest adventure I’ve been deep in the SC/GA Lowcountry, creating my latest daily painting project.

Join me on this journey and get sneak peeks (~ 3x/ week) and special VIP previews of the new collections when they're released!

Morning on the Creek, Tybee

Morning on the Creek, Tybee

A quiet backwater creek at high tide on Tybee Island in early morning light. Time on the Sea Islands, whether you're on Edisto in SC, Tybee or St. Simons in GA, is measured by the rise and fall of the tides. The ocean breathes in and the tide goes out leaving mud...

Edisto, Dunes at Sunrise

Edisto, Dunes at Sunrise

As the sun popped up over the Atlantic, the fall morning light filtering through the clouds painted the dunes in the full array of color. 

Early Morning Marsh

Early Morning Marsh

The morning golden hour when the sun rakes across the marsh, lighting the trees just across the creek. Edisto Island was just starting to wake up from winter. The greens were just popping out in the grasses when I took the photo reference here. So the dominant color...

Cedars on the Dunes

Cedars on the Dunes

Back when I started my first daily painting project I was profoundly homesick for the Lowcountry, for the SC/GA coastal plain where the skies are enormous, the marshes wide open, and the air smells of salt and pluff mud. But I was "stuck" back then, in more ways than...

Under Summer Clouds

Under Summer Clouds

It’s ironic that under summer storm clouds colors look more intense without the sun to bleach them out. The humidity doesn’t cloud the atmosphere…

Summer, Morning Storm

Summer, Morning Storm

Summer Morning Storm 5 x 7" Oil on panel A sudden heavy burst of rain moves across the summer hay fields... $325.00 (unframed) + $15.00 shipping   [wp_eStore_add_to_cart id=285]

Red Cedars, Bent Not Broken

Red Cedars, Bent Not Broken

Red Cedars, Bent Not Broken 5 x 7" Oil on panel SOLD   These red cedars line the edge of the marsh at Lazaretto Creek, Fort Pulaski. I’m fascinated by their tenacity and resilience. They grow and thrive at the edge of the marshes and shore, turning and bending...

| Winter Light, Fort Pulaski | SOLD

| Winter Light, Fort Pulaski | SOLD

  | Winter Light, Fort Pulaski | 6 x 6”, oils, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson $325 (unframed) + $15 shipping [wp_eStore_add_to_cart id=382]     The temperature of a Southern winter is variable. 80 degrees one day. Then  a stiff cold wind and a high 40 degrees...

| Light through the Clouds, Tybee| SOLD

| Light through the Clouds, Tybee| SOLD

  | Light through the Clouds, Tybee | oil on panel, 6 x 6”, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson $325 (unframed) + $15 shipping Breaking light through the fog and mist on the south end of Tybee. This is the one I started painting on a very foggy January Saturday afternoon....

| Lazaretto Creek, Winter Sunset | $600

| Lazaretto Creek, Winter Sunset | $600

| Lazaretto Creek, Winter Sunset | Oil on panel, 8 x 8”, © Mary Bentz Gilkerson $600 (unframed) + $20 shipping Available at if ART Gallery at (803) 238-2351/ (803) 261-6533 or wroefs@sc.rr.com. Lazaretto Creek at sunset. At this spot you can see out over this huge,...

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