Winter Painting

I am Margaret Aycock.  This blog follows my life as an artist, organic gardener, forager, cook,and house concert host.  I live in a family of musicians/songwriters/artists, Jesse Aycock, Dylan Aycock ( Scissortail Records)  Scott Aycock...more

ICY HOT Patagonia Glacier SNOW SCENE Margaret Aycock Original Painting

My nephew who is studying to be a mountaineer sent me this photo of a rarely visited place on the planet.  He had to climb up icy mountains and camp in the snow in order to get this rare photo.  I thought it looked both freezing cold and somehow, warm with that brilliant sun in the sky and reflected back on the icy snow. To visit my artist blog:

Plein Aire oil painting from a walk at Oxley Nature Center in Tulsa OK

I make my living as a painter.  My husband ( also my painting student ) and I painted here several months ago.  This is a little plein air study that I did in the woods at Oxley Nature Center in Tulsa.  We belong to a foraging group and this is one of the trails we often use.  It is past persimmon time and all the lilies are gone but still a beautiful, peaceful place to paint.  It is on auction this week on ebay. ...more

Susnset Road Original Oil


Cowboys and Indians 16x20 oil painting by Margaret Aycock

  My college class's first still life.  Since we live out here in cowboy,...more

Chamber of Reflection

 Last night I finally finished my latest oil painting.  It is a still-life entitled "Chamber of Reflection," and is in the traditional momento mori genre of vanitas still-life paintings....more