with the winter temperatures, I craved for warmer times, so I painted this scene imagining being on a boat coming back to shore, feeling the wind increasing and seeing the white caps on the water... Rain is coming! 8"x10" Acrylics on Canvas.
When considering the ups and downs of life, I painted this scene which, to me, evokes a life energy to keep moving forward, no matter what! 10"x8" Acrylic on Canvas.
An African-American Heritage. I painted it in honor of Black History Month. 12"x12" Acrylic on Canvas
Baltimore Orioles (icterus galbula) and White Oak (Quercus Alba) are the official bird and tree from the State of Maryland. 5"x5" Acrylic on Canvas Painting.
The painting is framed with a gold wooden frame, total size is about 18"x12", acrylic on canvas. Bestseller in prints, online! Painting and prints available for purchase.
A Christmas night scene in town, with lights shining bright! Acrylic on Canvas painting, framed. Buy the original painting, prints and cards.
The original 3"x3" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at Saint Clement's Island Museum, MD, USA. Prints of many sizes are available online.
Acrylic on canvas painting 11"Hx14"W, of a boat passing Channel Marker 12 on the Potomac River and the American Flag, in Maryland, USA. Prints are available in many sizes.
The original 3.5"x2.5" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, MD, USA. Prints of many sizes are available online.
Framed 11"Hx14"W acrylic on canvas panel painting of two beautiful sun-bathed Ibises enjoying their meal at the beach. Prints are available in several sizes.
The original 4"x4" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at Saint Clement's Island Museum, MD, USA. Prints of many sizes are available online.
The original 4"x4" acrylic on canvas painting is available for purchase at the Old Jail Museum & Leonardtown Visitor Center, in Leonardtown, MD, USA. Prints of many sizes are available online.
8"x10" acrylic on canvas. The Rex used to be a movie theater in the 40's or 50's, currently it is a bar/restaurant in historic Leonardtown, MD. (Painting and prints available for puchase)
SOLD Original painting. Prints are still available for purchase.
Through the open window we see the world outside. It’s night and the color of the sky is a hopeful cobalt blue, which reflects its color on the sea below. The body of water is surrounded by a piece of land, filled with palm trees - we can see their silhouette as well as the other tropical plant silhouettes. There is hope in the air, that tomorrow the sun will shine again!
One of my favorite times of the year, when the snow falls and the air is crisp! I think of winter games and family fun. The beauty of the snow capped evergreens never cease to amaze me!... Especially when July comes and summer temperatures get close to 100F, I look at this image and feel all refreshed from inside out! Life is amazing... (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Painting of Leonardtown Wharf, on Breton Bay, Maryland, USA, featuring docked boats, the gazebo, the water and the lush vegetation. Available for purchase. Acrylics on Canvas, 8"x10".
The silvery full moon shining bright, casting its reflection on the water below. The wharf, with its gazebo and lush trees, has a mysterious glamour, almost magical! Right now, it is enigmatic! Tomorrow, when the sun shines again, it will show the other side of its face... Acrylic on Canvas Panel Painting, Framed.
The beautiful blossoms, with the Jefferson Memorial in the background. The cherry trees (Sakura) along the Tidal Basin were donated in 1912 by the Mayor of Tokyo, Japan, to Washington-DC, as a symbol of friendship between the United States and Japan. Painting is 11"x14. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
A magical place of refuge, where you can rest from the scorching sun and hiking, drink some revitalizing water and feel protected… Acrylic on canvas painting by Aicy Karbstein
Prints are available for purchase. (The original painting is sold and currently resides in a Private Collection in the USA.) Local farm in Leonardtown, Maryland, USA, view from Breton Bay during summertime. Copyright Aicy Karbstein
Two best friends enjoying a Brazilian style horseback riding and nature, in a small town in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Original painting 14"Hx11"W. Copyright Aicy Karbstein
Best friends, brothers and sisters, enjoying a happy day and a beautiful landscape, with their VW Bus (Kombi).
1st Place Award 2020 Leonardtown Art Walk Contest. Inspired by the charm of Old Town Alexandria, VA, where tourists and residents alike stroll the streets, visit the sites and restaurants. This painting is based on an early spring scene, with some people in the "Capitals Hockey" team shirts, walking their pets, riding motorcycles, and sailing or taking a boat river cruise. On the foreground we see the "Ramsey House" Visitor Center on the right and "Burke & Herbert Bank" on the left.
In this painting, I am featuring the 100 block of King Street, with several restaurants and businesses, going toward the Potomac River. Among the restaurants are "Il Porto", "The Wharf", "Landini Brothers", "Bugsys", "The Fish Market", etc. I also added Ford, Honda, and Subaru cars among others, as well as an American Airlines airplane flying over the Potomac, on final approach to Ronald Reagan National Airport.
"Toto", Acrylics on canvas, 6"x6". My mom's cat, which I painted to celebrate Mother's Day!
"Ebb & Flow" Prints are available for purchase. The original painting is sold and currently resides in a Private Collection in Maryland, USA.
Original painting 40"H x 30"W. Prints in many sizes are also available for purchase. Copyright Aicy Karbstein
EH commissioned this painting for her husband's 80th birthday! Acrylics on canvas, 18"Hx24"W.
This painting currently resides at "Woman Made Gallery", in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Those interested in purchasing the original painting, please contact the gallery directly (https://womanmade.org/contact/). 11'H x 14"W Framed Painting. Prints in many sizes are available for purchase here. Copyright Aicy Karbstein
I was fascinated by Etretat, in Normandy, France. It was one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my travels. I now understand why it has been a place of inspiration and the subject of paintings by many artists, including Monet, among others. Featured in the Groups: "World Art Spotlight", 11/12/2018 "Vacations", 11/09/2018 "Poetic Poultry", 11/07/2018 "Images That Excite You", 11/03/2018 "Pretty in Pink Blue or Purple", 11/02/2018 "Created by My Hands", 10/31/2018 (C) Aicy Karbstein
The historic Mount Vernon, view from the Potomac River on a beautiful Autumn day, inspired the artist to paint this scene, with its vibrant Fall colors. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
I was hiking in Mesa, AZ, and I experienced the beauty of the Red Mountain and the desert plants! It was breathtaking! I had the feeling that I had to paint that scene, so it would forever be engraved in my memory, and that the blissful feeling would be everlasting! I hope that everyone who sees this image may likewise feel this blissful warm feeling in their hearts... The painting is acrylic on canvas, 12"x16". Featured in the groups: "Amazing Landscapes", "Images That Excite You" (C)
A winter sunrise scene, with the deer calmly walking by a house, in a serene landscape. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
While on vacation in Mazatlan, Mexico, I experienced an awesome sunset in a very beautiful place and scenery. It inspired me to paint how I saw the actual sunset over the Pacific Ocean, and it lead me to create a beach scene out of my imagination, mixed with some existent items such as the palm and coconut trees... I am sure you will feel happy and upbeat with this painting, just like I felt while painting it!
One of my dreams came true when I visited Alaska in order to experience the auroras! My favorite spot to watch the aurora borealis was from the hot springs, for obvious reasons. The water was quite warm, while the temperature was about 20F! Such was the experience that icicles were forming in my hair! I learned that the Northern Lights come in all shapes and sizes, and I really enjoyed seeing them dancing in the night sky... (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
The silhouette of the National Masonic Temple in Alexandria, VA, when the sun is setting. This is one of the many beautiful historic sites in Alexandria, just a few short miles from Washington, DC! (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
It is a rejuvenating and joyous experience to engage in the beauty of nature and the world, seeing the colors of the sky during sunset. It reminds me of the four elements in nature: water (ocean), air (breeze), fire (sun), earth. The crisp air and the sound of the waves reaching the sand, calling us to stop for a moment to feel the blissful moment in time... (Private Collection) (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Experiencing the phenomena in nature. The enchanting sunset with its incredible colors and the rocking of the ocean invoke the blissful feeling of breathing in that magical moment in time. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Lightning and storms are phenomena of nature that fascinate the artist, like a show of lights in the sky. This painting was made after witnessing many lightning bolts that occurred above the Potomac River. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
This fascinating show of lights and electricity in the sky was witnessed by the artist in the late afternoon, observing the silhouette of the city and the Washington Monument in Washington DC. Featured in the Groups: "Silhouettes", 11/11/2018 "Created By My Hands", 11/08/2017 "Silhouettes", 08/27/2017 (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Feel the blissful emotions when, in that perfect moment, you see beautiful butterflies flying around the field of flowers, in rhythmical harmony… (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
The artist wished to express freedom of movement, along with the mystery of the night and the splendor of colors in the sky at this stage of manifestation. (Private Collection) (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
This was painted "en plein air" while on vacation in Mexico. Enjoying the scene as you observe the parade of boats on the ocean, the birds flying in the sun-kissed sky, and people enjoying the wonders of nature!
Panda bears invoke peace and harmony, as some of their auspicious symbols. Bamboo is the pandas main source of food. The bamboo plant is known for its incredible flexibility and strength, therefore, it teaches us to "bend without braking". (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
This painting was commissioned by one of my best clients as a present for her daughter. She wanted to give her a gift that kept on giving, since it is likely to be in the household for generations to come! This painting is currently in a private collection. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
A. Hale commissioned this work as a birthday present for J. Lynn, two of my best collectors! (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
This is a commissioned painting, featuring a 1965 Shelby Cobra 427 SC. The owner of this car said that this Cobra was a dream coming true, because he had been wanting to have a car like this for over 50 years! This is an example for you to “never stop dreaming”! This painting is currently in a private collection. Featured in the groups: "Art is Art", 11/07/2018 "Your Story of Art", 11/05/2018 (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
Featuring in this painting are the lovely people who commissioned this work with their beautiful dog and their Triumph. On the background you see Riverfarm (American Horticultural Society) and a portion of its lawn area. This painting is currently in a private collection. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)
This red cobra has been driven through Old Town Alexandria, VA, for a few years now, and being the talk of the town! A.L. commissioned it in order to give it to his longtime friend J.H. for Christmas. Since then, A.L. passed away, and this is a good remembrance of him, since he used to love driving this car… This painting is currently in a private collection. (Copyright Aicy Karbstein)