original paintings for sale by the artist, you may choose oil or watercolors

  • Original paintings for sale by the artist Carol May.

My artwork is usually nature related. It is my joy to paint the beauty and wonder of the awesome gifts of God.

Originally I learned how to paint with oil paints. One year my sister gave me a calendar of watercolor paintings. It intrigued me and I decided to give watercolors a try.

Now I enjoy painting with either oils or watercolors. There is a rich classic beauty in oil paintings and a freedom with watercolor paintings.

Originals for Sale, Winter Wonderland an oil painting by Carol MayOil Paintings

Original oil paintings

My beautiful oil paintings usually are painted on stretched archival canvas or archival art panels, as noted.

The "oil" paintings use high quality pigments bound with alkyd resin. Alkyd paintings are referred to as oil paintings.

Alkyds are extremely durable and they look exactly like oil paintings. Alkyds have been my favorites for around thirty years and I am very pleased with the media.

Paddlin' Pelican a watercolor painting for sale in the Art Store of Carol MayWatercolor Paintings

original watercolor paintings

Most of my watercolor original paintings for sale are on Aquabord. (This is the correct spelling.) It is a hardboard with an archival Kaolin clay applied to the hardboard.

When the painting is dry, I apply several coats of a protective UV spray. Then the painting should be framed without glass.

Watercolor paintings on watercolor paper need to be matted and framed under glass.


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Lively and colorful original paintings for sale


Longwing on Butterfly Bush a watercolor painting by Carol MayLongwing Butterfly


Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly watercolor by painting artist Carol MayTiger Swallowtail

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These original paintings for sale are in standard sizes ready for your frame. United States shipping is included in the price of paintings.

Painting Artist, Carol May

Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If your order does not meet your expectations, return it within 30 days. I will be happy to refund your purchase price, when I receive the returned artwork.

There are many paintings on the Art by Carol May website. When you visit the painting pages, you may see paintings that are not on this page.

The original art paintings and prints may be available. For more information, contact me with the name of the painting.


Tim wrote to me,

Carol,

"I am the proud owner of one of your paintings. It's my favorite painting of all the art I own and have to say it's hard not to stare and get lost in it. Your work is amazing and I applaud your abilities. Thank you for bringing both myself and my walls such enjoyment."

Tim - Florida

I am sure you'll find original paintings for sale to delight you!

Thanks for visiting -
your artist, Carol May



painting pages for your pleasure

  • Ampersand Aquabord or aquaboard is a great surface for painting beautiful watercolors without the hassle of stretching paper, matting or framing your paintings.

    Aquaboard

    Ampersand Aquabord or aquaboard is a great surface for painting beautiful watercolors without the hassle of stretching paper, matting or framing your paintings.

  • Get fun stuff with art by Carol May printed on them. Everyday items become art pieces; puzzles, phone cases, throw pillows, tote bags, t-shirts and coffee mugs.

    Fun Stuff with Painting Art by Carol May

    Get fun stuff with art by Carol May printed on them. Everyday items become art pieces; puzzles, phone cases, throw pillows, tote bags, t-shirts and coffee mugs.

  • What watercolor art supplies do you need? What can you paint on? What’s the best watercolor paint, paper, brushes? Can you watercolor on canvas, plus more…

    Watercolor Art Supplies

    What watercolor art supplies do you need? What can you paint on? What’s the best watercolor paint, paper, brushes? Can you watercolor on canvas, plus more…

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    Must read Christian books about going to heaven

    Must read Christian books about going to heaven. These books have the answers. What is heaven like, what will we see and do in heaven, how can we visit heaven?

  • Fine art prints for sale by the artist Carol May. Enjoy the beauty of landscapes, seascapes, flowers, butterflies, hummingbirds, and many interesting critters.

    Art Prints for Sale by the artist Carol May

    Fine art prints for sale by the artist Carol May. Enjoy the beauty of landscapes, seascapes, flowers, butterflies, hummingbirds, and many interesting critters.

  • All about oil painting supplies, what do I need to do an oil painting, best paints, brushes, colors, what to paint on, what are alkyd paints, clean up and more.

    Oil Painting Supplies

    All about oil painting supplies, what do I need to do an oil painting, best paints, brushes, colors, what to paint on, what are alkyd paints, clean up and more.