2020 · Acrylic · Browns · Fauna · green · Small Format (5-20") · Tree of Life Art Gallery + Studios

Lazy Day

Lazy Day is an original acrylic painting by Jae McElroy that depicts a black bear draped over a large branch in the forest, with leaves filtering the sunlight.

2018 · Acrylic · blue · Browns · flowers · green · Landscape & Architecture · Paintings · Small Format (5-20")

Reflections of Bath Abbey

Taken from a photo I captured while on vacation in Bath, England, this windowbox frames a reflection in a window of Bath's majestic Abbey. The window is in the building across the cobblestone road from the Abbey, and it houses the ancient Roman Baths, for which the town is named.   The beautiful cool fall day,… Continue reading Reflections of Bath Abbey

2000 · 2017 · Acrylic · Browns · Landscape & Architecture · Small Format (5-20") · yellow

Forgotten Chores: 17 years of practice

The above painting is the very first realistic-style acrylic painting I ever did. Now, don't misunderstand. I did not magically know how to paint. This is from a lesson in a book, and I'd done some drawing and painting before, but the painting was more cartoon-style, and the drawing was just in pencil. However, when… Continue reading Forgotten Chores: 17 years of practice

2016 · Acrylic · blue · Browns · Fauna · green · Large Format (over 20") · Paintings · safari series · Small Format (5-20")

No Poaching

Another in the Safari Series, "No Poaching" illustrates the fate of an alarming number of rhinoceros. These majestic horns, made of nothing more than keratin, are thought to be an aphrodesiac, and it has led to poaching until the species is nearly extinct.  In the reflection of the rhino's eye, you can make out the… Continue reading No Poaching