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Fat Cats!

Fat Cats!

Fat cats

The title happily described this painting. I truly love cats. These guys are conversing about things cats talk about, while one sits on a mint oreo cookie!

Fat cats ink and watercolor 7 by 5

Here is another photo of this 7″ by 5″ painting. It is framed in an 10″ by 8″  frame with rag matte paper and this lovely gold frame. It is ready for hanging. This painting is for sale for $75 framed.  And these are the last few days to sign up for my monthly gicleé giveaway for new blog followers. The odds are really great as it has been a slow month so if you know someone who might enjoy my blog or you haven’t signed up yet, don’t delay, your chances are about as good as they get for the monthly giveaway.

SOLD!  Thanks so much Steve and kitty Fatty AKA Fat Cat but given name Galatea!


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He’s All That, 20 of 30 paintings in 30 days.


He's All That. copyJust a quickie as I have had to work all day. Lighting was not great for photographing. Wish I could have watched the inauguration.

But maybe a poppy painting tomorrow.


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The Curious Jungle, or Paws For Reflection

Drawing inked in.

Painting in Process.

Curious Creature or Pause for Reflection


I have been working on this piece, The Curious Jungle, or Paws for Reflection, for the past several days. I wanted to make a painting with a panther in a dense landscape. I am continuing to use ink and watercolor on Aqua Board and have really enjoyed looking through my books by Henri Rousseau while I have been working on this piece.

These works are getting away from the idea of the baseline and the register as I am mixing the flora and fauna  together. I used several luminescent watercolors in this painting and one notices a reflective quality to it. It is nice to be able to varnish these works on board instead of framing them under glass. There is something special about getting so close to it.

This painting is 8″ by 10″ and framed in a black shadow box with a light maple exterior. This painting is for sale for $425.

If you would like to see it framed please email me at susanmedyn@cox.net.


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Love is wonderful.

Elin and Anthony Kiwi celebrate their anniversary!

I was commissioned to make a kiwi bird painting for a lovely woman celebrating her first anniversary with her husband who is from  Australia. She asked for a kiwi bird. Thus this new painting. I am so happy with the outcome. It is wonderful to create something celebrating love. A gift in itself to me. As it happened when I dropped off the painting to her mom as Elin was at work, her mother recognized me as the person who had come  with David into this wonderful church in Tiverton, RI  on Highland Rd. It unfortunately was sold due to declining congregation and her parents were there cleaning things out. She and her husband were nice enough to let us take pictures of the church which had some wonderful features,curved pews,  and of course, lovely stained glass. The new owner has never done anything with it, possibly because of the market downturn. I think as an artist one of the greatest gifts is to make something out of love and Elin was so delightful in her emails that I knew that I was making a very special painting for a very special couple.
I am thinking of using this little guy as my inspiration for the next painting. Had 2 lovely long swims in Tiverton, RI Saturday. We are renting it out the next two weeks to a lovely family from Pittsburgh. Their son is marrying a woman form Portsmouth, RI. He also did Teach For America, like Anthea’s husband Shamus did and will be working for the New Orleans School System helping to improve their educational system. It is so nice to rent to people who are celebrating the marriage of their son, and they are very lovely as well. They have a younger son who is  a pilot studying aviation to be come employed as a pilot. Very cool. And her son to wed worked right in Anthea and Shamus’s neighborhood. The world is small. Alex and their sons were chatting away as we were ready to leave so they could get settled after their 12 hours on the road. Cograts to the soon to be newlyweds.


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The Day Before The Wedding!

Come and Get Me! , 9" by 12", Just finished yesterday!

Wedding Rehearsal, very fitting for the rehearsal day!

SO we are all a twitter with excitement for this wonderful weekend. We have the rehearsal for Anthea and Shamus’s wedding at 11:00AM today and then we drive down to Rhode Island for a rehearsal dinner party. The weather should be perfect for tomorrow’s wedding and we are so excited. Anthea looks amazing!

Island Near Christmas Cove. Just posting this as my friend Kelley MacDonald is in Maine painting and just finished a picture of Christmas Cove.http://kelleymacdonalddailypaint.blogspot.com/

So we are all atwitter getting ready for the rehearsal and then the rehearsal dinner. Tomorrow should be a fabulous day. The weather will be perfect.

The Borman Six Has Got to Have Sole, 2011, $500.00, Also limited edition gicleés available for $60.00 inclusive of shipping within the continental US.

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A Few Little Things

Halogenetics, 2011, 9" by 12", Sold

Love Love Me Too

The Bearded Lady

Flowers for My Sweetheart

David just told me about the Voynich Manuscript and I am having an interesting time looking it up. The plants and drawings have such a fantastical quality to them.

I think it gives me something new for me to study for my next few drawings.

David is off to Florida tomorrow so I will have to dream of my valentine.

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Who Designed Your Clothes?, 9"x12", 2010 Ink and Watercolor, $450

GOT ANY MILK?, 9"x12", Ink and Watercolor, 2010, $450

Here are 2 new 2011 works that I have finished. I really like the  organization and simplicity I am going for with my newer pieces. Sometimes it takes more work to add less.

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A few recent paintings.





Save The Date, 9"x12" Ink and Watercolor, $600

Still Untitled, 7″ x 10″ Ink and Watercolor, $400 framed

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CATOLOGY, 2010, 9" x 12", Ink and Watercolor, $600. Catology can be seen @ Jessica Hagen Fine Arts in Newport, MA.

BEADFS OF DOUBT, 7"x 10", Ink and Watercolor Painting, $400

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Watercolors by Susan Medyn

Providence, 2009, 9″x12″, Sold


You might enjoy looking at one of my newer watercolors entitled: EMBROILLED, EMBEDDED, EMBROIDERED. Just go to about.

CAPTAIN’S QUARTERS, 10″ x 14″, $500 framed, 2008

Captain’s Quarters can be seen at Gallery 55 in Natick, MA.

PIGGY BACK, 7″X10″, 2010, $175.00

Another Name That Painting, 2010, 7″ x 10″, $100

Garden Party  and several other paintings were at California Muse Gallery from May 1st, 2010 through June 30th, 2010.


GARDEN PARTY, 2009, 10″ x 14″, $600

No Name Painting, 2010, 7″ x 10″ $200

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