I decided to make the house with blue siding because many of the old-timers believed that a house painted blue kept evil spirits away! Sometimes you still see blue bottles hanging from a bush out in the front yard for the same reasons. I do not know the origin of this idea. If you would like more information about this painting on canvas, click here.
This man is singing ! This 7 x 5 painting would be a perfect addition to a collection of small paintings which are quite popular now. For more information about this painting, click here.
This painting was also inspired by reading about the Gullah woman of faith, Maum Celie of South Carolina who was featured in the March edition of The Breeze Magazine of the Lowcountry. For more information about this 8 x 10 painting on canvas, click here.
The Breeze Magazine of the Lowcountry featured my Gullah art in its April edition. The magazine cover used one of my paintings and four more were featured in the article which was called “The Gullah Art of R. S. Perry.” I was thrilled to have this attention from such a wonderful magazine!
This 10 x 8 painting features a Gullah woman. It is sold but you can view others and get more information by going to my Daily Paintwork gallery. Put my name R. S. Perry in the artist search line or you can click here.
This painting is 10 x 8 inches and was inspired by the Gullah woman Maum Celie of South Carolina. For more information, click here.
This painting was used in a magazine article published by The Breeze Magazine of the Lowcountry (March edition, 2019). Maum Celie was a Gullah woman of South Carolina. For information on this painting, including price, click here.
For the next month I plan to show some small paintings of Gullah people. These paintings were inspired by research my husband did for a magazine article on Maum Celie, a great Gullah friend of his uncle who lived in South Carolina. Maum Celie was a woman of great faith who also had the gift of healing. Several pictures of Gullah are already on my on-line gallery. Click here if you are interested.
This Gullah woman is mending and listening to her radio. This is a small 6 x 6 inch painting on a substrate called Gessobord, which resembles masonite but with a coated surface that is quite receptive to paint! For more information on this painting, please click here.
This is another small 5 x7 painting on a canvas panel. These illustrations were inspired by a magazine article my husband wrote regarding the Gullahs in South Carolina. You can learn more about this painting by clicking here.