The artist at work. Personalizing a leatherbound journal.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

My Latest efforts: 18th Century Naturalist Paintings of Birds


Ivory Billed Woodpecker
Ink, Watercolor & graphite on the inside of an antiqued book cover.
Size:Approx. 10" x 12.5"
Contact artist for pricing
kenscottart@att.net
 Baltimore Oriole
Ink, Watercolor & graphite on the inside of an antiqued book cover.
Size:Approx. 8.5 x 11"
Contact artist for pricing
kenscottart@att.net
 Blue Jay
Ink, Watercolor & graphite on the inside of an antiqued book cover.
Size:Approx. 8.5 x 11"
SOLD

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Works in Progress

Snow day!
Trying to be productive and get some paintings done.
These should be finished by tomorrow. 
Plan to add the naturalists' notations and graphite marginalia
then they will be ready to be framed. 
A good day's work. Many more on the work list.

Monday, February 9, 2015

18th Century Naturalist painting of a Painted Lady Butterfly

Here's another Naturalist study of a Painted Lady.
I did it in ink, watercolor & graphite 
on the inside of an antiqued book cover.
SOLD
If you are interested in having me do one for you, contact me by email:
kenscottart@att.net

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Another NaturalistPainting of a Great Blue Heron

Another 18th century Naturalist paintings
of a
Great Blue Heron.
Ink, Watercolor & Graphite
on the inside of an antiqued book cover. 
approx. 11" x 15"
Price on request
kenscottart@att.net

Friday, January 9, 2015

18th Century Naturalist Painting

Here is an 18th century Naturalist Painting of a Sandhill Crane. 
North America's largest crane.
Ink, watercolor & graphite on the inside of an antiqued book cover.
Approx. 11" x 15"
FOR SALE
For pricing info contact artist by email 
kenscottart@att.net

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Notes from Field Journal.

Only 73 days till Spring.
 Snow on the ground today, January 6. 
16 degrees right now.
These notes are from my field journal,
made on Sept. 6, 2011.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

18th Century Naturalist Seahorse Painting

18th Century Naturalist painting of a Seahorse.
Ink, watercolor & graphite 
on the inside of an antiqued book cover.
Marginalia notations in graphite.
SOLD
kenscottart@att.net

Monday, November 24, 2014

Naturalists painting of a Box turtle

This is a cropped portion of a recent
 Naturalist painting of a Turtle 
that I did for a customer. 
Ink Watercolor and graphite 
on the inside of an anted book cover.
SOLD

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

1824 Couple Courting Fraktur

Here is one of my latest.
It is two paintings and they will be set in an antique double frame.
Ink, Watercolor & graphite on antiqued paper.
Each one 5" x 7".
SOLD

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Carolina Parrot Queet

One of my Naturalists paintings of a Carolina Parrot Queet
 was used for an article in the
Journal of the Americas magazine. The article, 
"Missing Early American Birds abed Their Historical Significance.
Part II"
was put together byTony Gerard and James Blake.
Get a copy and check it out.
John Buxton also has a wonderful illustration in the article.
An honor to be placed in the same article with him.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Naturalist Painting of a Canadian Goose


An 18th Century Naturalist painting of a Canadian Goose and young.
Ink, watercolor & graphite on the inside of an antique book cover.
SOLD

Monday, October 13, 2014

Set-up at Recent Show


This is just a small portion of the many items
that I had at a recent show.
Many thanks to all of you who stopped by, said "Hello" 
and purchased items I had for sale.

If you would like for me to do a custom painting for you
just email me to discuss it.
kenscottart@att.net
.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Great time at the recent Conner Prairie Arms Maker Workshop.


Just finished teaching a
Pennsylvania German Design Elements/Fraktur
workshop at Conner Prairie.
I also taught a workshops on
"Recereating the Kentucky Rifle Hunting Pouch"
and
How to make a Hunting Pouch out of a boot as well.



Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Art Imitating Life--Frontier Life

Ken and Ron at the Colonial Art Fair.  - COURTESY KEN SCOTT & RON VAIL


There is a wonderful article about Friday night's art show
that Ron Vail and I had The first friday in August. 
Check it out on BLUE SKY WINDOW.
(Me on the left, Ron on the right.)

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Mermaid Fraktur

Small painting of a Mermaid done in early fraktur style.
Ink, Watercolor & graphite on the inside of an old book cover.
I really like this one. 
Looks like it has been lovely cared for 
and handed down from generation to generation.
SOLD