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How to Protect and Preserve Valuable Oil Paintings

Oil paintings are marvellous and aesthetically pleasing. They have a different texture than acrylic paintings, which gives them quite a unique and bold look. But preserving the beauty of oil paintings is a task that requires care and effort. Whether you are an oil painter yourself, or a buyer who […]


Why Fantasy Is So Important to Us?

Fantasy arguably has no real added value to the world. Yet, this may be just a disgruntled statement by someone who has none. To argue that a person is without any spark of ingenuity, though, is rather harsh. In fact, the said person might just need a bit of a […]


5 Oil-Painting Portrait Rules For Novice Painters

“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul” used to say one of the greatest artists in history, Vincent Van Gogh. This short sentence encompasses a big meaning in just a few words, every art piece (not only paintings) include a reflection of their author’s […]


A Life Committed to Creating Beauty

Artists, they say, are born. This is perhaps true, especially when it comes to that inner fire that pushes you through those initial and rather painful stages of creation. You see, not everyone is born with a talent to draw. But what is talent really? They say the ability to […]


Expressing Yourself with Paint

Painting is a rewarding way for you to express yourself. Acrylic paint is a particularly durable and flexible medium and is much more affordable to work with than oil paint. Acrylic is water soluble which is constructed from a synthetic resin that has been mixed with colored pigments. Being water […]


Game for development

Game for development During the Christmas holidays Or holidays on important days Many children were looking forward to the present. By choosing gifts, parents would like to have brain development. They may choose to purchase games that affect the development of the child. However, every game is more useful than […]


Evaluating the Quality of Your Paints

There are so many different variations and colors to buy when you head to the store but remember as you shop that paint is personal. It should be a style that you prefer and a technique that you enjoy. As you practice with paints you will learn which brands you […]


Watercolor painting lesson workshop, class with artist Christopher Clark

Paint this Mountain: Watercolor painting in 3 EASY steps

Watercolor painting can be easy and fun. In these short videos, I walk you through step-by-step how to create this beautiful Mountain Landscape painting in about 30 minutes, using a minimal number of very inexpensive watercolor materials. This is the perfect painting activity to do with your children, your friends, […]


Paint this exotic city: Watercolor painting in 3 EASY steps

Watercolor painting can be easy and fun. In these short videos, I walk you through step-by-step how to create this beautiful Mediterranean city painting in about 30 minutes, using a minimal number of very inexpensive watercolor materials. This is the perfect painting activity to do with your children, your friends, […]

Watercolor painting class workshop course with art instructor Christopher Clark

Aspen watercolor painting - art class by artist Christopher Clark

Paint this Aspen scene: Watercolor painting in 3 EASY steps

Watercolor painting can be easy and fun. In these short videos, I walk you through step-by-step how to create this beautiful autumn Aspen painting in about 30 minutes, using a minimal number of very inexpensive watercolor materials. This is the perfect painting activity to do with your children, your friends, […]


Impressionism – Paint this figure painting in oil or acrylic

Oil painting with a focus on light. Bring a luminous quality to your paintings you’ve never thought possible. Learn how to build a painting in one sitting, “alla prima”, and how to savor interesting brushwork. You will also learn the invaluable concepts of drawing, value, color, and edges. Use these […]

"Quiet Morning", an original oil female nude figure painting by artist Christopher Clark

Venice in the Afternoon - original italy venice oil painting, christopher clark fine art

Impressionism – Paint this Venice painting in oil or acrylic

Oil painting with a focus on light. Bring a luminous quality to your paintings you’ve never thought possible. Learn how to build a painting in one sitting, “alla prima”, and how to savor interesting brushwork. You will also learn the invaluable concepts of drawing, value, color, and edges. Use these […]


Venice, Italy - Romance, original italy watercolor painting by Christopher Clark, fine art

Venice, Italy – Romance

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Venice, Italy – Romance This is an original Italy watercolor painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. The labyrinth of streets and canals in Venice, lined with colorful ancient buildings, are the best ingredients for a blooming romance. Take your lover by the […]


Venice, Italy – Piazza San Marco II

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Venice, Italy – Piazza San Marco II This is an original watercolor Italy painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. Venice is a city like something out of a storybook. Today, we visit the Piazza San Marco. The birds overhead remind you to […]

Venice, Italy - Piazza San Marco II, original Italy watercolor art painting by Christopher Clark, fine artist

Venice, Italy - Piazza San Marco, original art italy watercolor painting by Christopher Clark, fine artist

Venice, Italy – Piazza San Marco

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Venice, Italy – Piazza San Marco This is an original watercolor Italy painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. Aah Venice, a city that is like a dream. Today, the Piazza San Marco is your destination. Enjoy the sunset as it fills the […]


Torino, Italy – Night Street Corner

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Torino, Italy – Night Street Corner This is an original watercolor Italy painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. The historic town of Torino, Italy is known for its charming, ancient architecture. On a moist evening, the soft reflections of the local shops […]

Torino, Italy - Night Street Corner, original Italy art painting by Christopher Clark, fine artist

Soft Beauty, original watercolor female figure painting by fine artist Christopher Clark art

Soft Beauty

The soft mist envelops her as she feels…


Connio, Italy

This is the small town of Connio in northern Italy…

Original watercolor italy painting by christopher clark, fine artist

Lord of the Rings charcoal sketches 2

I’ve decided to start a new fantasy series of original Lord of the Rings (LOTR) oil paintings. The cinematography in these films is spectacular, and I’ve often watched them and thought “This scene would make such a splendid painting.” So that’s what I’ve decided to do. Take my favorite scenes […]


Trifecta

Sense the thundering hoofs as they approach at…

Trifecta - original horse oil painting, animal western wildlife art by artist christopher clark

Longing

The figure of a woman is entrancing. Without…

Original art - nude female figure oil painting, "Longing", by Christopher Clark, fine art

Quiet Morning

Soft morning light, quiet time alone, a beautiful…

"Quiet Morning", an original oil female nude figure painting by artist Christopher Clark

Rough Terrain

Rounding up the herd can take a cowboy through…

Rough Terrain - an original oil western painting featuring a cowboy, horse, and cows, by fine artist christopher clark

Freedom

Few animals will ever know true freedom like wild horses…

Freedom, original oil horse painting, Christopher Clark

Wading Upstream

With the backdrop of the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains…


The Journey Alone

This magnificent sunset is pretty typical over the Rocky Mountains…


Walking Home

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Walking Home This is an original oil Colorado landscape painting by artist Christopher Clark. Along the base of the Flatiron Mountains in Boulder, Colorado is this nice little dirt road that leads into the woods. Next to the road is a row […]


Making of “The Gypsy Dancer” commissioned oil painting 1

Here is the making of my most challenging commission painting yet. I was asked by my good friend and art patron Karen to repaint an old painting her grandmother had when she was a little girl. It was a painting of a beautiful gypsy woman dancing around a campfire, with […]


Wine painting party

With wine painting parties being all the rage right now, my good friend and art patron Karen decided to host one at her house to see how it would go. She just invited a few close friends over, and asked me if I would teach it. We had to improvise […]


The making of Winter in Old Town Alexandria, Commission Painting

I was hired for a commission painting of Old Town Alexandria by a former resident of the city. Mark and his family went back there during the winter for a vacation, and he wanted me to paint a scene from his trip as a memory of their wonderful vacation. Here […]


Mr. Bingley

I did this painting of Mr. Bingley, the pit bull…


Fiji Sunset

The sunsets in Fiji are unparalleled, especially when…


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The making of “Playful Cavaliers” – dog/pet portrait oil painting

This is the making of “Playful Cavaliers”, a dog-pet portrait original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Here is the finished painting, which you can read about here. This painting was done during my oil painting workshop/class at Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, near Phoenix. I start with a charcoal value […]


Running Free

Horses are magnificent creatures – very social, playful, lots…


Doves in Love

These two doves were just perched quietly outside…

Doves-in-Love - original oil bird wildlife painting by artist Christopher Clark

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The Making of “The Clever Hen” – Oil painting workshop/class

This painting was done during my oil painting class/workshop at Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, near Phoenix. Here is the finished painting, “The Clever Hen,” 18×24″ I always start my pieces with a value study, drawn in charcoal. This is a very expressive and versatile medium, and can be pushed around […]


palette - oil painting workshop class in phoenix by artist christopher clark

The Making of “The Violinist from Venice” – Oil Painting Workshop

Here is the creation process for the painting “The Violinist from Venice”, which was done live at my oil painting workshop/class that I teach every Wednesday at Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, near Phoenix. Here is the finished painting: We start with a value study done in charcoal. This is a […]


Live oil painting demonstration – the making of “Gondolier in Venice”

On Wednesday I did a live oil painting demonstration at the Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, near Phoenix, to promote my oil painting classes and workshops that I teach there. Here is the finished painting I did live for the demo: Here’s a photo of the demonstration itself. This painting demonstration […]

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Oil painting workshop – the making of “The Basil Farm”

This is a recap from my oil painting class / workshop I taught Wednesday at the Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, near Phoenix. Here is the finished painting that resulted, so let’s go back to the beginning and see how we arrived there. I begin every painting with a charcoal drawing […]


The-Basil-Farm - original italy oil painting by artist christopher clark, tuscan painting of tuscany, oil painting class workshop phoenix

The Basil Farm

This painting was done during my painting workshop…


Oil painting workshop/class/demonstration in Phoenix

These are some photos from the live oil painting demonstration I did yesterday at the Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, near Phoenix. Look below to see the finished painting. I had a few people who came to see event because they heard about it, and I had several people who were […]

- photos from a recent oil painting workshop class demonstration in Phoenix, Arizona, by Christopher Clark, fine artist

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Live oil painting demonstration at Jerry’s Artarama

Today I did a live painting demonstration at Jerry’s Artarama in Tempe, Arizona near Phoenix. I was there for about 2+ hours showing the painting method that I’ll be teaching there on Wednesdays 12-3. It was a fun afternoon for sure, and at any point during the painting process I […]


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Innocence

Simple beauty and youth is celebrated every spring…


Spring Bloom

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Spring Bloom This original oil painting is by artist Christopher Clark. Just down the street from my house is a beautiful tree which a friend very excitedly showed me the other day. She was quite excited by its full spring blooming action, […]

Vanessa's-Tree_web - christopher clark fine art, original oil painting of spring blooming tree

Plein Air Painting Meetup

This morning I met up with some local artists for a plein air painting day. To paint “en plein air” means to paint outdoors, on location. The results of plein air painting can have a feel of spontaneity that can be harder to obtain with a studio painting. Local artist […]

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Cactus-in-Bloom - original plein air oil painting by artist christopher clark of desert landscape cactus with flowers in blossom

Cactus in Bloom

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Cactus in Bloom This plein air painting is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. This was the second painting I did on the Saturday plein air meetup with some local artists here in Phoenix. While I was painting the first […]


Morning at Lost Dog Wash Trail

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Morning at Lost Dog Wash Trail This is an original oil plein air painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. This painting was done en plain air at the Lost Dog Wash hiking trail in Phoenix, Arizona. I met up with a small […]

Morning-at-Lost-Dog-Wash-Trail - original plein air oil painting by fine artist christopher clark art of desert landscape in phoenix arizona

Desert and Rain II

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Desert and Rain II This is an original desert landscape oil painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. This painting was painted en plein air in the deserts of Phoenix, Arizona. I was meeting a group of other painters on a Saturday morning […]

Desert-and-Rain-II - original phoenix arizona desert landscape oil painting by artist christopher clark art

Desert-and-Rain-I - original desert phoenix arizona landscape oil painting by artist christopher clark fine art

Desert and Rain I

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Desert and Rain I This is an original desert landscape oil painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. This painting was painted en plein air in the deserts of Phoenix, Arizona. I was meeting a group of other painters on a Saturday morning […]


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Vernazza, Italy – Bustling Street

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Vernazza, Italy – Bustling Street This is an original oil Italy painting by fine artist Christopher Clark. On the north western coast of Italy, scattered along a stretch of rocky coast about 10 miles long, are the Cinque Terre, or “Five Lands”. […]


A Quiet Moment II - original oil painting by artist christopher clark, commission painting of girl on beach at sunset

A Quiet Moment II

Contact me to commission your own original painting Title: A Quiet Moment II This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. This painting was commissioned by a client who wanted a calm scene with a brunette in front of a beach sunset. I used a model to capture […]


Vernazza Harbor

Contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Vernazza Harbor Size: 24×36″ This is an original oil Italy painting by artist Christopher Clark. The Cinque Terre are five villages on the north-west coast of Italy, my favorite of which is Vernazza. This town was actually flooded a few years ago […]

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Gondoliers in Venice, Italy

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Gondoliers in Venice, Italy This is an original Venice, Italy oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. While in Venice this summer, I rented a boat and got the rare opportunity to putt around the canals by myself. Just to […]


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Making of “View from Home”, a custom commission painting for Tim 5

This is a custom commission painting done for my customer Tim who wanted a painting of the view from his home in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. This painting was quite a challenge for a number of reasons. 1) The formidable size of 48″wide by 36″ makes things interesting. 2) A very detailed […]


Tuscan Glow II

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Tuscan Glow II This is an original oil Tuscany, Italy painting by artist Christopher Clark. This beautiful view of a vineyard overlooking the rolling hills of Tuscany is sure to add brilliant color and a sense of tranquility to any room. This […]

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The Perfect Life

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: The Perfect Life This is an original Tuscany oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. What life could be better than holding the one you love in your arms, surrounded by the lush autumn scenery of Tuscany, Italy. Actually, to tell you the […]


Sirmione, Italy, Sunlit Courtyard

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Sirmione, Italy, Sunlit Courtyard This is an original oil Italy painting with lots of texture by fine artist Christopher Clark. The town of Sirmione, Italy is on Lake Garda at the end of a long skinny peninsula. With ancient castle-like buildings and […]


Bergamo, Streets of Water

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Bergamo, Streets of Water This is an original texture oil Italy painting by artist Christopher Clark. The city of Bergamo in Italy has lovely paved and cobblestone roads. I imagined what it would be like if the streets were like Venice, with […]


Two Sisters

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Two Sisters This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Whether it’s two sisters or just two best friends, having someone to hold hands and walk with through life is always nice. Own this original painting today […]


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Tuscany, Italy, Walking to the Rose Field II

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Tuscany, Italy, Walking to the Rose Field II Size: 18×24″ This is an original Italy Tuscany oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. On the farm in Italy, whenever we’d walk to the nearby fields to harvest their famous pink roses to make […]


Venice, Italy, Quiet Reflections II

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Venice, Italy, Quiet Reflections II This is an original Venice Italy landscape oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. The way the streets and houses rise out of the water makes walking through Venice like a dream. The beauty of the ancient architecture […]

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Tuscany, Italy, Walking to the Rose Field web - original Italy Tuscany oil painting with texture by artist Christopher Clark

Tuscany, Italy, Walking to the Rose Field

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Tuscany, Italy, Walking to the Rose Field Size: 18×24″ This is an original Italy Tuscany oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. On the farm in Italy, whenever we’d walk to the nearby fields to harvest their famous pink roses to make sweet […]


The Accordion Player

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: The Accordion Player This is an original oil Italy painting by artist Christopher Clark. Near shops, restaurants, and markets in Italy, the sweet sounds of live music often fill the air, created by street musicians such as this accordion […]


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Crisp Autumn in Tuscany II

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Crisp Autumn in Tuscany II This is an original oil textured Italy painting of Tuscany by artist Christopher Clark. This cozy little farmhouse sits right near a tiny river as autumn starts to change the countryside to lovely reds, oranges, and purples. […]


Porto Venere, Italy

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Porto Venere, Italy This is an original oil Italy painting by artist Christopher Clark. Porto Venere is a lovely little town on the west coast of Italy, with an ancient church that quite resembles a castle. Among its crumbling […]


Crisp Autumn in Tuscany

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Crisp Autumn in Tuscany This is an original oil textured Italy painting of Tuscany by artist Christopher Clark. This cozy little farmhouse sits right near a gentle creek as autumn starts to change the countryside to warm reds, oranges, and purples. This […]


Path to the Vegetable Garden

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Path to the Vegetable Garden This is an original Italy Tuscany oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. While staying on a farm in Sarzana, Italy, I would make this walk to the donkey stables daily to feed the donkeys […]

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Venice, Italy, Quiet Reflections web - original texture italian oil landscape painting, by artist christopher clark fine art

Venice, Italy, Quiet Reflections

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Venice, Italy, Quiet Reflections This is an original Venice Italy landscape oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Having streets and houses rising out of the water makes walking through Venice like a dream. The beauty of the ancient architecture there is only […]


Genova, Italy, Montoggio Countryside

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Genova, Italy, Montoggio Countryside This scene from Genova, Italy is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Just outside the ancient city of Genova, and up the rolling green mountains, lies lush and fertile countryside as far as […]

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Genova, Italy, Porto Antico

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Genova, Italy, Porto Antico This scene from Genova, Italy is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Surrounding the beautiful and quite ancient Porto Antico in Genova, Italy, are colorful houses that cascade up the mountains. And within its bustling waters […]


Baby Chicks

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Baby Chicks This art is an original palette knife oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. These two baby chicks were hatched right before my eyes on a farm in Italy, in the city of Imperia, Liguria. They were two of eight chirping […]


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Imperia, Italy, the Old City II

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Imperia, Italy, the Old City II This is an original Italy palette knife oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. This is a scene from the beautiful hidden gem Imperia in italy. This section of the city is called “la Città Vecchia” (pronounced […]


Imperia, Italy, the Old City

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Imperia, Italy, the Old City This is an original oil Italy painting by artist Christopher Clark. In Imperia, Italy, in the region of Liguria, there is an part of the city called La Città Vecchia (chee-TAH VEH-kya) which means “the Old City”. […]

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Imperia, Italy, Hillside City

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Imperia, Italy, Hillside City This is an original oil painting of Imperia, Italy, by artist Christopher Clark. This scene is the hillside view from the house I stayed in at Imperia, Italy, in the region of Liguria. The mediterranean […]


Milan, Italy, Piazza Ducale, Vigevano

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Milan, Italy, Piazza Ducale, Vigevano This original Italy oil painting is by artist Christopher Clark. This is the Piazza Ducale, in Vigevano, near Milan, Italy. It’s a very famous and recognizable piazza, so much that every Italian who I’ve shown this painting […]

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Red Umbrella Romance III 2

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Red Umbrella Romance III This is an original oil palette knife painting by artist Christopher Clark. Two dancers, accompanied by the famous Red Umbrella, are caught in a romantic moment, under the soft light of a street lamp as they dance on […]


5 Communication Expressive Style Tips For Young Painters

If you are a young painter and you really want to reach your public in a more direct way through expressive painting and effective artistic style, then it’s time for you to stop for a while and learn techniques that will help you achieve your goals. First of all, remember […]


5 Tips For Storing Paintings Without Ruining Them

For an art lover, the way he chooses to preserve his most prized possessions or most intimate creations speaks loud volumes in terms of personality and passion. However, if you are new to the scene and you do not know a lot about artwork in general, you might opt for […]


Is Painting A Good Hobby Idea?

Hobbies are small miracle makers in more ways than you could imagine. If you do not already have one, or you are looking for some fresh insights and ideas, you’ve reached the right place. We are first going to tell you exactly why having a hobby can improve your state […]


Teaching Yourself Art – Everyone Can Do It

There is a common fear of the graphic arts. People believe they are only practiced by those who truly understand drawing – those who have given some talent form all-high. But the truth is slightly different. For starters, art is all about your ability to be amazed, and specifically – […]


Red Umbrella Romance II

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Red Umbrella Romance II This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Love and romance, brought together in the glistening afternoon sun by a simple red umbrella. Oh, and dancing. Lots and lots of dancing. Own this original painting today […]

Red-Umbrella-Romance-II---web-This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Love and romance, brought together in the glistening afternoon sun by a simple red umbrella and dancing

Stompin'-with-Louis Armstrong ---web-This is an original oil jazz painting by artist Christopher Clark. custom commission painting

Stompin’ with Louis 2

Commission your own custom painting today » Title: Stompin’ with Louis Size: 24×24″ This is an original oil jazz painting by artist Christopher Clark. This custom commission painting was done for my good friend Michelle. She wanted a painting featuring the legendary and pioneering jazz musician Louis Armstrong, as well […]


Red Umbrella Romance

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Red Umbrella Romance This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Love and romance, brought together in the glistening afternoon sun by a simple red umbrella. Own this original painting today and experience this simple romantic moment over and over […]

This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. Love and romance, brought together in the glistening afternoon sun by a simple red umbrella.

Yearning---web-This is an original oil nude figure painting by artist Christopher Clark.

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Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Yearning This is an original oil figure painting by artist Christopher Clark. Even for the old masters, the female figure has always proven to be the most beautiful subject of painting, and also the most challenging. Own this original oil painting today […]


Malibu Canyon II

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Malibu Canyon II This is an original oil painting for sale by artist Christopher Clark. This aptly named painting is a simple scene from Malibu Canyon, California, with trees blossoming, and providing dappled patches of shade along the soft […]

This is an original oil painting for sale by artist Christopher Clark. This aptly named painting is a simple scene from Malibu Canyon, California, with trees blossoming, and providing dappled patches of shade along the soft dry grass.

Ripe-Wine-Grapes-IV---web-This original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark was a custom commission painting done for world renowned interior designer Warren Sheets

Ripe Wine Grapes IV

This is a custom commission painting done for interior designer Warren Sheets…


Dreaming

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Dreaming This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark of a beautiful young woman reclining nude on a couch, with the warm glow of afternoon sunlight illuminating the window.  Size: 11×14″ Medium: Oil paint on canvas panel. I am available […]

nude-couch-web-This is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark of a beautiful young woman reclining nude on a couch, with the warm glow of afternoon sunlight illuminating the window.

This work of art is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. A woman's beauty is in full effect when she's not looking, when she's not trying, when she does the simple acts of her life.

Putting on Socks 1

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Putting on Socks This work of art is an original oil painting by artist Christopher Clark. A woman’s beauty is in full effect when she’s not looking, when she’s not trying, when she does the simple acts of her life. This original […]


4 Qualities of Being a Great Artist

Being an artist today is an interesting undertaking. For starters, the definition of artist has changed quite a bit. Yes, you can’t just think of the artist as someone who sits at home and paints nature mort or portraits of people. No, “artist” today is a broad term and it […]


Florence,-Italy,-Quiet-Alleyway---web-This is an original oil Tuscany painting by artist Christopher Clark. This scene is from Castelfranco, just outside of Florence, Italy, in the Tuscany region.

Florence, Italy, Quiet Alleyway

Contact me to purchase this original painting. Title: Florence, Italy, Quiet Alleyway This is an original oil Tuscany painting by artist Christopher Clark. This scene is from Castelfranco, just outside of Florence, Italy, in the Tuscany region. Every corner your turn in these little streets reveals a quiet and beautiful […]


Central Park – Hand in Hand

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: Central Park – Hand in Hand This original painting for sale is by artist Christopher Clark. This romantic painting shows a couple walking hand-in-hand through Central Park, in Huntington Beach, California. The lovely colors and sounds of autumn at […]


Park-Bench---web-This is an original oil painting for sale by renowned artist Christopher Clark. The simple beauty of a girl sitting on a bench in the park, with dappled sunlight playing along the ground, is something that can never be surpassed.

The Park Bench

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store » Title: The Park Bench This is an original oil painting for sale by renowned artist Christopher Clark. The simple beauty of a girl sitting on a bench in the park, with dappled sunlight playing along the ground, is something that […]


City Tango

       Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store »                   Title: City Tango Size: 18″ wide x 13″ tall x 1/2″ thick Medium: Acrylic and plaster on wood panel This original painting by artist Christopher Clark features a […]

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The Road Home II

Purchase this original painting today from my Etsy store »       Title: The Road Home II Size: 24″ wide x 18″ tall x 1-1/2″ thick Medium: Acrylic and plaster on wood panel Enjoy this relaxing and memorable stroll through the lush countryside of Italy as you wander home […]


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Artisan Tiles™ – Fall Memories

Availability: This original of this painting is AVAILABLE for $59 Title: Artisan Tiles™ – Fall Memories Size: Two pieces, each piece 9.25″x9.25″, and 1.5″ thick Medium: Acrylic and plaster on solid Douglas Fir wood block. Introducing Artisan Tiles™ by world-renowned painter Christopher Clark. These gorgeous little gems will add a […]


Painting live at the Anaheim Art Crawl Experience, Saturday 11-19-11

I’ve been asked to return to the Anaheim Art Crawl Experience tomorrow, which is an honor considering how nice this event is. It’s a fairly new event I think, but it was totally packed with artists and people last time. They’ll have tons of food and live music again as […]


Review of canvas panels purchased from JerrysArtarama.com

Originally submitted at Jerry’s Artarama Art Supplies Superb performance and perfect color retention Specifically designed for oil painters Oil primed for the most brilliant results Made of medium weight linen All purpose weave and beautiful surface texture Exclusive OP enhanced oil priming As an oil colorist it is importa… Centurion […]


Anaheim Art Crawl Experience (ACE) – Successful live painting show 3

The Anaheim Art Crawl Experience (or ACE) this past Saturday August 13 was a really fun show. Live artists lined up and down the sidewalks, paint and creativity flying everywhere, palm trees glowing with bright lights, a live swing band (music provided by the infamous Dean Mora and his Modern […]


Featured Live Artist at the Anaheim Art Crawl Experience this Saturday

This Saturday, August 13th, yours truly will be a featured live artist at the Anaheim Art Crawl Experience, located at: 205 Center Street Promenade,  Anaheim, CA  92805 There will be dozens of live painters, as well as a LIVE SWING BAND, a huge dance floor filled with dancers (join in […]


Home made pochade box 5

Since my recent switch from acrylic paints to oil paints, I’ve needed to change the way I do paintings outside. Rather than being cooped up inside all day, when I get a chance I go outside for a bit, even if I’m still just painting from a photo reference. Because […]

Christopher Clark, fine art - home made pochade box

Santiago Art Walk – another fun night of art, wine and friends

The Santiago Art Walk this past Saturday was a lot of fun, thank you to all who came out and made it a great event. As usual, there were lots of galleries showcasing their latest works, live music, exotic food trucks serving all kinds of mouth-watering foods. I myself had […]


Santiago Art Walk – Saturday, July 16th, Featured live painter!

Looks like I’ve been selected again as a featured artist in this month’s Santiago Art Walk at the Santiago Art District in Santa Ana. Come down this Saturday July 16th from 7:00-11:00, I’ll be working on another spectacular painting during the show. I’ll also have complimentary wine in my gallery, […]

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Christopher Clark - art commission painting

Commission Project Finished!

Finally finished a huge commission project for my good friend Tim. He just finished redecorating his entire house, and I was honored when he asked me to create custom artwork as his finishing touches. I designed the pieces to fit within the environment of his newly refurbished home. Here is […]


Daily paintings – quite a challenge

Ok so my endeavor to create one small painting each day has been challenging, especially because I’ve been neck deep in one very large commission project (not a bad problem to have). But that project was finished last night and will be delivered tomorrow! Whew. Hopefully this will free me […]


Christopher Clark, fine artist - live painting for Avon Walk

Paintings donated for AVON Walk for Breast Cancer

Winestock XIII, a charity event put on by my good friends John Harper and Janan Hughes was a huge success. Every year, these wonderful people open their home up to a fully catered wine tasting party for a charitable cause. This year’s beneficiary of the helping hand of so many […]


La Piazzetta

Please contact me to purchase this original painting Title: La Piazzetta Size: Two pieces, each 24″ x 18″. Price is for both pieces together. Medium: Mixed media on wood panel. Ready to hang, no frame needed.           A fun bright burst of poppies with delicate scroll […]

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Christopher Clark - Fine Artist - Santiago Art Walk

Successful art walk at the Santiago Art District 1

Thank you to all who came to the Santiago Art Walk in Santa Ana this past Saturday. This was my first gallery showing there, and it was definitely a success. I met lots of fun people, drank lots of wine, and I even got some painting done at the show. […]


Santiago Art Walk – Christopher Clark, Featured Artist 1

That’s right folks, yours truly has been cordially invited to be the featured artist at the 922 gallery of this months Santiago Art District art walk. I’ll be showing every painting I have available, and will also be doing a live painting at the show. It’s a really fun event, […]

Santiago-Art-Walk - Christopher Clark, Featured Artist

My art chosen for the next CMCAC art show poster

This last art show with the Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee (CMCAC) and Engard Arts was a success. They chose my piece “Port Orchard Trees” to be the painting they use for their posters and brochures for the next art show. So that’s pretty cool. I showed two pieces there, […]


Artist Showcase this Saturday night

I will have two pieces featured in the Artist Showcase put on by the Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee this Saturday night. This is a juried show, and they selected “Only Us” and “Port Orchard Trees” as the two pieces for me to showcase, both of which are also for […]


Making of “Swingout in Autumn”

Here’s a little documentation of how I made this painting: Swingout in Autumn. I find I use a lot more home-improvement and construction-grade materials than I do actual art supplies. Which allows me to be a bit more creative, and ensures that my materials are of very high quality and […]


Summer Picnic

Visit the print shop to order all sizes of prints and posters of this piece. Framed, unframed, you name it. Introducing a new line of digital art by renowned artist Christopher Clark. Whimsical scenes come to life in these unique, fun, and chic designs. Perfect for home or office décor […]


Christopher Clark, Fine Artist - painting "Only Us"

Finding the time to paint 1

Sometimes it gets difficult to find the time to do as much painting as I’d like. I need to paint often to fulfill two needs: 1) The obvious love and desire to paint and create beautiful images, to recreate my memories in a way that transcends the photograph and captures […]


Only Us 1

Please contact me to purchase this original painting Title: Only Us Size: 48″ x 24″ Medium: Mixed media on wood panel. Ready to hang, no frame needed. Commission a similar painting This piece was inspired by a trip with Alison to Okinawa, Japan last April. We had just left a […]

Christopher Clark Fine Artist - Only Us original painting

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New “Fun Beverages” series coming soon 1

During a fun weekend with my brothers in Arizona, we had a night of crazy and exotic home-made adult beverages. My brother David is a rather excellent amateur bartender, with an incredibly stocked bar in the kitchen. So late in the night Saturday, we enjoyed many a creative concoction. All […]


Fun at the airport

Got caught with a cancelled flight at the airport coming home from Seattle this weekend. Luckily I had something to keep myself and all the other disgruntled holiday travelers entertained. On the top is the ukulele I got my girlfriend Alison for Christmas. On the bottom is my Martin Backpacker […]

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Christopher Clark Fine Art - me in the car

New website up and running

Kudos to Sarah Nueber Design Development in Germany for making this awesome wordpress theme. Was tricky to set up at first (probably because I’m new to wordpress, also because it has lots of features), but the support files available were good, as well as support from Sarah herself. A few […]


Regatta

Availability: This original of this painting is SOLD Title: Regatta Size: 10″x8″ x 1″ thick Medium: Acrylic and plaster on canvas Commission a similar painting » As they neared the finishing port, the sheer number of sails visible along the water bristled angrily as each vessel tried to outmaneuver the […]

Christopher Clark Fine Art - Regatta original painting