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Circus Medallion Creation Video


I have been creating a a unique design in my art studio for the past 1  1/2 years…

The project has been well documented in photos and video with over 100 videos on Facebook live.  I have also created a few videos showing the process of painting several areas. This is the one I made on the Circus Medallion Creation.

Circus Medallion Creation-Art Studio Revamp
Artist Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair
I am currently working on finishing a huge project of turning my art studio into a unique design. The inside of a circus tent … with a monkey and so far 25 clowns and baby elephants… Check it out on my blog or on Youtube or on Facebook Fan page – PSOVART
I have painted almost the whole thing on Facebook Live…
Music Kevin MacLeod – Fig Leaf Rag

Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair Clown artist to the world

psovart@gmail.com

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The Hole In The Tent Creation Video


I have been creating a a unique design in my art studio for the past 1  1/2 years…

The project has been well documented in photos and video with over 100 videos on Facebook live.  I have also created a few videos showing the process of painting several areas. This is the one I made on the The Hole in the Tent.  The hole was created by the Monkey- who is on top of the door with the scissors, the clown is trying to coax the monkey down to take away the sissors with a banana.  Through the hole we can see mountains, a lake, trees, and a hot air balloon up in the sky.

This whole area was created because in the design of my circus tent room, the framing did not have the same arch as the ceiling in the rest of the room, do to the area being the inside corner in the framing of the room.

The Hole In The Tent -Art Studio Revamp

Artist Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair

Located in Fayetteville Arkansas

Music by Kevin MacLeod Modern Jazz Samba

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Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair Clown artist to the world

psovart@gmail.com

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Baby Elephant Sales Team Creation Video


I have been creating a a unique design in my art studio for the past 1  1/2 years…

The project has been well documented in photos and video with over 100 videos on Facebook live.  I have also created a few videos showing the process of painting several areas. This is the one I made on the Balloon Sales team.

My Balloon Sales Team -Art Studio Revamp

Artist Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair

Music by Kevin MacLeod Comic Plodding and Bumble March

Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair Clown artist to the world

psovart@gmail.com

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Purchasing Prints of Pat Cashin Painting


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I am so honored to be allowed to paint Pat Cashin.  You can tell by the many posts on Facebook he was beloved in the clown world.  Friends and family have lost a truly wonderful person who really loved to make people laugh.  His big boisterous laugh that made you laugh till your sides hurt will be missed. 

When I initially contacted Pat about painting his portrait as part of my series he graciously consented.  I asked him at the World Wide Circus Summit in July of 2015. Then over the last year I asked him again because I had a bad bike wreck and my memory was/is a little off and he reminded me that he had given consent. 

The image I was mostly interested in was the one you see on Facebook a lot with the bright colors which is the same clown but a different pose as the center one in my painting.   I thought it would make a great painting for my series.  I still may paint it if Terry will let me as part of the series.  He was supposed to be #34 in my series… I am only on #27 and #28 will be started as soon as I finish the art studio revamp murals… In the meantime I felt the overwhelming urge that  I just had to paint him NOW…. so I asked and Terry said I could. 

I was just going to paint the one image I had in mind…. however the painting took on a life of its own.  I don’t know if any of you have ever painted in watercolor but usually watercolors are not this vibrant or as detailed…. (Which is kind of what I am know for, locally.) 

To paint 5 images of the same person in different makeup and hair and outfits and have them all turn out looking like my conception that I printed and how I envisioned it in my head is well CRAZY DIFFICULT… and to do it in unforgiving watercolor…. on my. 

So I spent 65.5 + hours which if I were sell it in a gallery I would ask $2500. for my take home pay which only comes out at 38 dollars an hour…. But I have a heart for clowns and tend to offer cheaper to them because I know that usually they are not rolling in dough unless the gag requires it… so I probably will sell it for $600.  Which doesn’t come out to very much per hour.  So as you can see I don’t do it for the $$$ but because I love it..   I do not have the time to deal with galleries, so if you’re interested you will have to contact me for prints or the original.

I pay to each of my clowns 25% above my cost.  So understand they get a piece of the pie so they are happy when we have a sale.

For right now the only way to get a print is to order direct from me.  Each print comes with a Signed Certificate of Authenticity and is signed by me.  Then they are shipped to you in the least expensive way I can and still protect the print and get it to you fast.

Giclee Fine Art Paper Prints:

9 X 12  $45. + shipping to you (easiest to ship in Photo mailer $6.00)

11 X 14 $65. + shipping to you

16 X 20 $116. + shipping to you

18 X 24 $135. + shipping to you

Giclee Prints on Canvas: 1 inch thick black sides with wire ready to hang.

9 X 12 – $100               11 X 14 – $125

16 X 20 – $200            18 x 24 – $250

+ Shipping to you

Anything larger then that is possible but I would have to check with my printer.

So if interested  contact me through this blog, or Message me on my Facebook Fan Page PS-OV-ART Patty Sue O’Hair- Vicknair Artist or my personal page Patty Vicknair or email me at psovart@gmail.com and we will start the process of getting your print ordered.

Click here to order Canvas Print

Click here to order Fine Art Paper Print

The photos I have in this post are – The painting “The Many Faces Of Pat Cashin”  -the constructed photo I used to paint the painting.  – Examples of Clown Giclee prints of my work on Fine Art Paper and An original painting with 2 Giclee Prints On Canvas so you can see the quality of the prints.  They really are just as vibrant.

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This is the rough draft of the original photos that I started with.

This is the rough draft of the original photos that I started with.

Example of 2 Canvas Giclee prints on either side of the original painting.

Example of 2 Canvas Giclee prints on either side of the original painting.

Example of some of my Clown Paintings as Giclee Prints on Fine Art Paper

Example of some of my Clown Paintings as Giclee Prints on Fine Art Paper

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Share your clowning experience with this blog. 


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This blog is about clowns.  All kinds of clowns.  I want to share your story.  If you reply to this post here or send me an email I will share your clown story with my readers.   Feel free to share links, photos, videos, blogs, Facebook or web pages whatever you would like to spread the word about your business, clown ministry or just to share the your history of clowning.

This blog is also about clown portraits which I myself paint or other artist have painted. So if you have some great photos and would like to be considered for a portrait share them so we can begin a dialogue.  I am looking for images to paint constantly but I am in high demand and there is a long waiting list so please have patients, I will get to you eventually.  This is a great problem to have as an artist but not to great for my clients. Sorry.

I hope to hear about some great clowns on here.  Please share your clown history with my audience.

Thank you

Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair Clown Portrait Fine Artist

World Wide Circus Summit 2015 Memories


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This July 15-18 I had the pleasure of attending the World Wide Circus Summit 2015 held in Springfield, MA. at the Big E Fairgrounds.  I was invited by Joe Barney and Lane Talburt.  After looking into what it was all about, I decided that this would be a wonderful opportunity to feature my Clown Artwork and  possibly make a few sales and lots of Circus Connections.

As an outsider looking in who was not raised in the circus it has been a long struggle to  meet clowns on Facebook and befriend them and to be allowed to paint their image and win their trust.  I strive to capture the true clown persona and depict the makeup correctly which is important, because they are all part of the clown history.  I pay all my clowns 25% of any funds above my cost for any prints sold and I do not charge to paint them.

This was a great opportunity to meet many I had followed online in person and a few I had painted already in person to.  It was a blast!!!!!!!

Ok I tried to upload the photos here but only have  so much room for photos and info so I decided to delete these and upload them to my Flickr site instead.  Please follow the link provided and you should be able to find all 1500 images unedited and free to download.

Click here to be taken to the photos on FLICKR

 

Please check out my artwork while here.  I love clowns and have painted many of your friends with many more to come!

Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair Artist

Leave me a comment if you want I will reply!

 

 

Watercolor Clown #17 – Mark Carfora


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Hello Fellow Clown Lovers,

Clowns – I love them!  I love to paint bright, colorful, happy images and clowns fit right in with that.

Info about myself and the clown portrayed here in this blog will be at the bottom for not let’s get to the painting….

 

Watercolor Clown #17 –

 Mark Carfora

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Mark has such a happy expression on his face and such wonderful coloring that I had a great time painting his image.  I hope you enjoy the photos provided below that document the creation of this fun painting.

I like to take pictures along the way as I paint so you can see the creation from start to finish.  Enjoy!  Leave me a note if you like the painting.

Mark Carfora ORIGINAL PHOTO

Mark Carfora ORIGINAL PHOTO

 

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About the Artist:

I have painted clowns for several years.  Until recently I focused on painting them in Acrylics on canvas, but I have renewed my love of Watercolor and I am currently working on a series of paintings that incorporates great clowns (most of whom I have made friends with on Facebook) and watercolor on small affordable 9 x 12 watercolor paintings. My goal is to create 75 or more watercolor clowns in the 9 X 12 size.  I hope to sell thru Facebook or directly to the buyer and hopefully sell a few to the proud clown collectors out in  the world.

Each image will be on Canson 140 LB  Watercolor paper 9 X 12.  Each image will be mailed in a document mailer with a certificate of authenticity. Let me know if your interested or if you have a clown image for me to consider for the series.

Why I paint Clowns: For the record I do paint other things besides clowns but I have a passion and a love for clowns.  I paint my clown images with pride.  Many of the clowns I have met in person, or I am friends with on Facebook.  Some I have sought out because I came across a photo I liked. Others have found out about my work through their friends and came to me.  Each image is personally vetted.  I am looking for a certain look or feel from my paintings.  Not every image presented to me is right for a painting.

I am a skilled artist. I paint both in acrylic and watercolor. Neither of these mediums are easy or forgiving (especially watercolor). I have spent 40 years perfecting my skill. The fact that, I as an artist choose to paint some of the sweetest, funniest, most colorful, and always happy portraits you will ever find anywhere, is a matter of personal choice.

I realize that not everyone will get it or be on board with what I do. I realize there is a select market for my work. I am ok with this. I have faith that the clown and circus industry will surround me with love and laughter and purchase my paintings and prints. This is a very select market to sell to – I get it. You either love clowns or you don’t. I have been working for years to earn the trust of my clown friends and I will do my best to depict their clown persona, so that those who have had the pleasure of interacting with that clown in the past can remember and cherish those memories every time they look at one of my prints or paintings.

I am striving to be the best artist who paints clowns, I am following on the heels of Jim Howle (whom I have met and truly love) and Red Skelton (whom I wish I had met) I am not comparing my skill to theirs, but those are who I relate to.  … It is an honor to truly depict the magic of a clown, to catch the sparkle in the eye that has delighted thousands of children. If you’re good to the clown world they will be good to you.  Sincerely Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair.

Not for Commercial Use  

Copyright 2014 Patty Sue O’Hair- Vicknair Artist PSOVART

Click below for the direct Zazzle link below to Mark’s page to buy this painting on various products.

Click here for more great items with Mark’s image – T-Shirts and mugs and stuff…

Prints are available direct from the artist.

For those of you interested in any of the clown watercolor painting prints. There are 2 ways to get prints.
1. I will post the image on several sites, with links found on my page associated with the clown image. Also there are links from my page directly to the pages where all my art can be found for prints. All you do is choose the one you want, the size, how you want it printed (canvas, paper, etc.) and pay for it they will ship it to you. Here are some sites I am on.

http://patty-vicknair.artistwebsites.com/ (fine art prints, cards, phone cases)

www.Zazzle.com/psovartclowns (posters, t-shirts, mugs, mouse pads, etc…)

https://greatclownportraits.com/blog and you can order originals or prints from here. Email me direct at psovart@gmail.com or call me direct at 479-601-5277

2. You can buy direct from me. I will order a print from my printer and provide a signed Certificate of Authenticity along with signing the painting. Your cost will be determined by the size you want + shipping to your location.
9 X 12 = $45.00
11 x 14 = $65.00
16 X 20 = $116.00
Each clown I paint receives a share of the proceeds, so rest assured I am selling these images with their blessing. If interested either message me on Facebook or email me at psovart@gmail.com we can handle the transaction by Paypal

Until next time. Happy Clowning!

Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair Clown artist to the world

psovart@gmail.com

Across the top of this blog you will find pages dedicated to my art.  Please take a few minutes to look them over.  www.greatclownportraits.com

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Copyright on all images of this painting and the painting itself belong to the artist PSOVART Patty Sue O’Hair – Vicknair 2015

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