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: http://margaretaycock.com...more

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

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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