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Art By Linda

Updated on September 9, 2014
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Linda is an amateur artist and photographer who loves to travel with her husband of 37 years.

An Idaho artist, who is inspired by the beauty of nature and wildlife.

I started with pencil drawings as a young girl. Horses were always my favorite subjects, I loved the wildness and freedom of their beauty. I could sit and watch them for hours on end.

The big cats have since taken hold of my heart. So wild, full of life, so powerful and yet so gentle with their loved ones. Many, like the Amur Leopard are on the endangered species list.

I find myself wanting to paint anything in nature that I find beauty in. My eyes wandered as we travel, storing the memories, hoping that I can recreate that memory on canvas or paper.

In 2007 I started painting and have since fallen in love with it. I enjoy a variety of mediums Watercolors, Oils and Acrylics and the qualities that each have.

Moonlight Dancer by Artist Linda Hoxie,

Moonlight Dancer by Linda Hoxie
Moonlight Dancer by Linda Hoxie

Moonlight Dancer © by Artist Linda Hoxie, acrylic and water color mixed media

The Morning Call - Watercolor by Artist Linda Hoxie

The Morning Call - Watercolor by Artist Linda Hoxie
The Morning Call - Watercolor by Artist Linda Hoxie

Arabian Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie

Arabian Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie
Arabian Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie

Arabian Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie

Quarter Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie

Quarter Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie
Quarter Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie

Arabian Horse sketch by Linda Hoxie

Horses, Father and Son playing in the Red Desert - This painting was inspired by our trip through the Red Desert in Utah and Arizona.

Horses, Father and Son playing in the Red Desert
Horses, Father and Son playing in the Red Desert

Water Color Painting by Artist Linda Hoxie

This painting was inspired by our trip through the Red Desert in Utah and Arizona.

A Blaze of Glory - by Artist Linda Hoxie

Horse called a blaze of glory
Horse called a blaze of glory

Oil Painting by Artist Linda Hoxie

Lighthouse Oil Painting "Imagine" - by Artist Linda Hoxie

Lighthouse Oil Painting "Imagine"
Lighthouse Oil Painting "Imagine"

Lighthouse Oil Painting "Imagine"

by Artist Linda Hoxie

Please have patience, the rest of this page is under construction...in the process of moving my photos from Flickr, who won't let me share my own photos with you on Squidoo, to Squidoo.

Thank you, please come again soon

A portrait of my daughters Boxer - Jersey Girl

A portrait of Jersey by Linda Hoxie
A portrait of Jersey by Linda Hoxie

This is Jersey, my daughters Boxer when she was a puppy.

Sand Dollar Art

But it also inspires this artist to paint. I love the unique form and texture it provides as a backdrop for my paintings.

I hope you will enjoy the Sand Dollars below.

Reflections of the Setting Sun

Reflections of the Setting Sun
Reflections of the Setting Sun

About Reflections of the setting Sun

When I am at the ocean, I am always amazed at the beauty that I see around me.

The light play on the water has always fascinated me. The way the Sun shimmers upon it's surface.

The beauty of the reflections of the boats in a harbor.

This was painted after visiting a harbor in Crescent City, California.

~Girl on Beach watching the Sunset~

~Girl on Beach watching the Sunset~
~Girl on Beach watching the Sunset~

About the Girl watching the Ocean on the beach

I can sit for hours and hours, watching and listening to the waves crash against the shore, the gulls and pelicans flying diving for fish.

The setting sun send an invitation better than the best movies I have seen.

There is something so beautifully moving about sitting on the beach, on the Oregon Coast and taking in it's beauty.

For me it is a religious feeling of awe, for all the beauty that our creator shares with us. For he is the greatest artist of all!

Original Oil ACEO ~Flame~ 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Original Oil ACEO ~Flame~  2 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Original Oil ACEO ~Flame~ 2 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Lana's Manatee - The Magical and endangered Manatee

Lana's Manatee
Lana's Manatee

Lana's Manatee was a gift for a friend, who has a gentle spirit like that of the manatee.

A comment left on my website about Lana's Manatee:

"Janet Gervais

2007-12-10 19:44:19

Linda, Your Manatee is great! So are those eyes on the Wild One! Keep up the good work! Jan G"

Art By Linda - Sketches, Watercolors and Oils

Nature and Wildlife artwork

The Morning Call by Linda Hoxie
The Morning Call by Linda Hoxie

Art By Linda

~The Morning Call~ Watercolor

This painting was donated to a local Idaho Charity for an art auction.

The response to receiving it was as follows:

"I wanted to let you know that we received your beautiful painting today. Thank you so much. I am sure it will generate excitement among our attendees."

She Knows
She Knows

Art By Linda

~She Knows~

A portrait sketch of a beautiful woman"

A Creek by Linda Hoxie
A Creek by Linda Hoxie

Art By Linda

~A Creek~

Inspired by the memories of this artist of fishing at Wikiup Creek, near Bear Idaho in her younger days with her husband. The call of the pair of hawks that always flew over head. My husband, always the comedian named one of them Bigka. There were always chipmunks and beavers building their dams. These are wonderful memories of simple times in the quiet forest catchng pan size brook trout.

Sunset Waves by Linda Hoxie
Sunset Waves by Linda Hoxie

Art By Linda

~Sunset Waves~

My favorite place to spend time is the oregon coast. It is where I would love to retire. I love watching the sunset over the ocean!

White Beauty by Linda Hoxie
White Beauty by Linda Hoxie

Art By Linda

~White Beauty~

My love of horses has stayed with me over the years, content now to just watch them from a distance. Yet I can still remember with fond memory the smell of the horse, the leather of the saddles and hay. The warm feeling of their skin. So gentle yet strong they are.

Art By Linda

Northern Light Series No. 13

"Snow Light, So Bright"

The Northern Light Series was created because of my love of the phenomenon of the Aurora Borealis.

Northern lights, or aurora borealis, are actually caused by solar wind colliding with air molecules in the earth's atmosphere.

The results are spectacular!

This is an original Oil Collectable ACEO or Artist Trading Card. Sixe 2 ½" x 3 ½", about the size of a deck of cards.

This painting was sold and received the following review on ebay:

"Speedy delivery... Beautiful... better than picture...great art"

northern lights series no 14
northern lights series no 14

Art By Linda

Northern Light Series No. 14

Review by the purchaser of this ACEO and 15 and 16 was as follows:

"Love this series Thanks to a great painter/ebayer!!!!!!!!!!"

northern lights series no 15
northern lights series no 15

Art By Linda

Northern Light Series No. 15

Northern Light Series No. 15

northern lights series no 17
northern lights series no 17

Art By Linda

Northern Light Series No. 17

Northern Light Series No. 17

northern lights series no 18
northern lights series no 18

Art By Linda

Northern Light Series No. 18

Northern Light Series No. 18

Wild One by Linda Hoxie
Wild One by Linda Hoxie

Art By Linda

~Wild One~

I think this is still my favorite painting so far. He just took on a life of his own!

Thank you for taking the time to view my art. I really appreciate you stopping by.

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