Bark and Bluebells
© Laura Gabel, “Bark and Bluebells”. 22.5×29, pastel. $2500.
Framed in a mahogany wood frame with museum non-glare glass.
Even the trees of the forest will sing for joy before the Lord. His magnificent creation does indeed sing forth in this exquisite work of art. Layers of carefully placed pastel create a depth of color and texture such that you can almost …
Cattails 1 – SOLD
Leaving pastels for the moment to embrace the more tactile medium of acrylic, Laura explores the wild beauty of cattails. The soft, fuzzy texture of the cigar shaped catkins contrast with the whispy reed like leaves. The layers of color provide a depth to this naturescape. Bring the untamed outdoors in and enjoy the wonder of creation.
© Laura Gabel, “Daydreaming 1”. 5×7 framed to 13×16, mixed media. $325.
Rest your eyes, and your spirit as you let the peace of this painting wash over you. The still water reflects the cloud and the rocks and begs you to come in a stay awhile. Life is busy, the noise can be overwhelming. So take a minute and just …
© Laura Gabel, “Harry”. 9 x 12, oil. $650.
Never one to stop learning, Laura has taken on the challenge of doing portraits in oil. But who is this mystery man, known to Laura as “Harry”? What is his story? The intensity of his gaze seems to bore right through you from the canvas. The interplay between the lights and shadows …
He Parts the Veil – original painting
Have you ever been in a place where you were certain there was no way out? Perhaps you were facing a problem or difficulty that seemed insurmountable. Perhaps you were at the end of your rope and your grip was slipping. And then…..a breakthrough – maybe a word from a friend that changed your perspective, maybe a miraculous phone call …
Hope in the Desert
© Laura Gabel, “Hope in the Desert”. 5×7 framed to 13×16, mixed media. $250.
The desert is often viewed as a hostile wilderness. A place where nothing grows and you certainly don’t want to find yourself. But in the midst of what appears barren, hope waits. And at just the right time, explodes forth in beauty and splendor. May the fragile …
Into the Light – SOLD
Any fan of jazz is certainly familiar with Billie Holiday. What better way to commemorate her legendary mastery than with this hauntingly beautiful painting? The way she looks into the light, almost as she is awaiting something – inspiration, salvation, rescue, encouragement? The expression on her face captures all the pain and sorrow mixed with beauty that led to so …
Jellyfish Dance – SOLD
The elegant and seemingly delicate beauty of jellyfish in the water looks as though it should be an intricately choreographed dance. The pain of a jellyfish sting reminds us that wild things are best left wild. The vibrant colors and delicate brush strokes capture the effortless movement of these two partners of the sea. In this stunning rendering of these …
© Laura Gabel, “Lily 1”. 10×20, oil. $400.
A singular full red lily jumps off the canvas on this beautiful new waterscape. Drawing inspiration from Monet and his water lily paintings, this serene painting will delight art lovers of all walks of life. The soft blues of the water provide the perfect foil to the vibrant color of the flower itself. …
Mad Max with Poppies – SOLD
© Laura Gabel, “Mad Max with Poppies”. Acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10. Private collection.
In her second foray into using a pallet knife, Laura has brought to life yet another feisty rooster. The brilliance of his cockscomb is matched only by the cockiness of his eye. What mischief is he about as he roams through the poppy field? Bring home …
Mr. Faith – original painting
“Gray hair is a crown of the aged” the book of Proverbs tells us. Is it simply old age that is being celebrated? Or is it perhaps what a life well lived teaches us? Those who have travelled farther along this journey than we have much to tell us. Their eyes have seen more, their hearts have believed more. They …
New Life Psalm 92:14
© Laura Gabel, “New LIfe Ps. 92:14”. Acrylic on canvas, 29.25 x 23. $850.
“They still bear fruit in old age; they are ever full of sap and green,…” Even as the leaves on a tree wither and die, new life begins to break forth. Just as there is much joy in spring coming after the death of winter, so there …
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