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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Broken Dreams are not the end of the road. Loni Anderson Necklace Inspiration Painting by k Madison Moore



Broken Dreams
Inspired by Loni Anderson’s Necklace
A Gift from Burt Reynolds


Broken Dreams are not the end of the road.  They are the
beginning of new dreams and a new direction in life.

Special Commission

Fine Art Nudes Series
30 x 36 Nude Floral Oil Painting on Canvas



(enhanced with 24 kt Gold)


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Night Passion
30  x 36

This is the Blue Nude I just completed for them
that he mentions.

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The Collectors idea for this painting

The stones from the necklace are scattered about among the broken clasp to represent their Broken Dreams. The nude represents Loni Anderson’s sexuality as being a sex symbol but was not meant to look like her.

This was a very apical commission. My Collectors wife is a hundred percent disabled with MS and has been for many years. My Collector is her full time care giver 24/ 7.  He wanted this necklace so bad as a gift for her. He is such a wonderful man and truly in love with his wife just as much today as ever. He loves to buy her gifts and dos so all the time.

They never bought original art and searched the internet for years until they cam across mine. I am honored to paint for Ralph and Caryn
now and to bring beauty to their home. Thank you for this inspiration.

Here is the email I received after they received their paintings: Thank you again Ralph and Caryn  I hope they make you happy for many years.
Cannot wait to paint for you again.


We received all five paintings. They look great ,we love them . You far exceeded any expectations that we had.They all look better in person than on the internet. It would be hard to pick a favorite. The biggest surprise is After six. She looks far better in person.This has been a great experience. We have never purchased or commissioned an oil painting.We hardly ever buy anything without seeing it first.We didn't feel to frightened after looking at your portfolio. Everything you have painted we either liked or loved.We have looked to purchase a nude painting for over a year. We never found anything that really turned us on till we came across your works.The biggest problem with your portfolio is trying to pick which work we like the best. Attached are two photos  of the paintings hanging. Look forward to working with you again. Ralph and Caryn 


Here is the story from the Collector about the Loni Anderson’s Necklace and my inspiration for this painting

Caryn and I are a romantic. After 31 years people are amazed how well we get along. Back in the days when she was working I would send her flowers for no reason. People at work would ask her what did your husband do? Even till this day I will bring her home little gifts for no reason, just like Burt did for Loni. 
This brings us to Burt and Loni. We don't follow celebrities life's at all, and we don't collect any memorable. In December Burt sold over 600 items at Juliens auction. Many of these items were prize possessions . The auction had a lifetime of memory's dating back to his high school days. The news picked up on it quick and came up with ideas why he was selling so many things. Some people I read, believe he is in financial trouble others think he is cleaning house. I don't know what's true. What is sad to us is that we can't through out a shirt we haven't worn in 20 years but he is selling a lifetime of memories. I would think that would have to hurt a lot parting with these items regardless of the reasons for selling them. Loni and Burt have to had to have a pit in their stomach. We felt sad for Loni  and Burt.
 In December Loni sold many personal items at almost the same time at Juliens but in a different catalog. Many of her personal items appeared again at Juliens auction in March. A large number of the items all had the same theme, personal gifts to Loni from Burt. 
When we look at the number of items Burt bought Loni, some many of which didn't seem to be  for special occasion, and than photos where taken of her wearing the items ,tells me that they were crazy about each other. 
He commissioned many paintings to be painted of her. One painting he purchased was a blonde walking on the beach. You could only see the back of the lady. I read that he bought it because it reminded him of her. In all the photos of Loni she appeared  so happy. These two seemed to have the love affair everyone dreams of. I don't think you go out of your way to buy so many gifts without caring deeply for someone.  I know all the gifts that I gave Caryn where out of love. Now I think how in love these two must have been.
The media claims that this was the worst divorce in Hollywood history. To Caryn and I this was a romantic love tragedy, that is very said.  It is so sad that a love affair can turn so badly in only a few years.  We feel sad for both Burt and Loni but especially Loni. The necklace we purchased had three photos of her wearing it. She looks so happy and it was stated Burt gave it to her. Two photos have Burt standing beside her. 
 I wanted this as a gift to Caryn the same way Burt bought it for Loni so I put a bid in and won the necklace. I was thrilled to get it for a very good price.
However, as you know, we are paying many times more for the painting than the necklace. So why is that, you might ask. We have never owned a real oil painting not yet commissioned one to be painted. We wanted to tell this story on canvas. After seeing your Blue series we where impressed. We love nude paintings,we love flowers we love the story, we are crazy about the necklace. 
The flower represents the rebirth of things in spring.  At that time all flowers and trees come to life.(Last year after Easter we decorated our Christmas tree in silk flowers and put two dolls in front of it and called it spring wedding) The necklace represents a circle of love, once the clasp is open the circle is broken, sometimes it cannot be reconnected.. The nude, though not a portrait of Loni, is symbolic of Lonis stunning beauty. Put this all together the painting represent a romantic love tragedy and broken dreams. 
When we display the necklace the clasp won't be joined to represent the broken dreams. If I had any courage I would break the chain, but that would be stupid. Caryn wants to wear it.
Future plains. You name the painting whatever you want. The painting is yours we are only the custodian of it. Your name will attached to it not ours, a hundred years from now. In our house we are going to call it Broken Dreams. I can understand someone not knowing why this is called Broken Dreams  when they don't know the whole story. I am sure Burt an Loni will understand the menaing. You name it what you think is best.
We are keeping all the records of the necklace and all communication between you and I in a binder including the story and this letter. We would like the records to stay with the painting, necklace, photos and story to be passed down in time. We are encouraging the next custodian to add to the story as to how they obtained it and why and what it all means to them. I hope I can look down one day or up and see all the items in the collection on the antiques road show. I can't wait till the read the letter how I pissed of the artist. You and I  will be sitting together having a good laugh.
Once the painting is finished I intended to try to send Loni a photo of the painting and a copy of this letter. 
In closing our hearts go out to Burt and Loni and hope their new dreams are now coming true.


Saturday, April 25, 2015

Passion is universal humanity. Blue Nude Painting by k Madison Moor



Night Passion
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Passion is universal humanity.  
Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless. 
~ Honore de Balzac


Emotions in Blue Series

30 x 36 Blue Nude Oil Painting

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Girl with The Pearl Earring is a Cat in Clothes, Original Animal Portrait Painting by k Madison Moore


Sadie- The Girl with The Pearl Earring
©kMadisonMoore

“What greater gift than the love of a cat?” ~Charles Dickens


Cats in Clothes Paintings Series


6" x 8" Oil on Canvas



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Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Meisje met de parel) is an oil painting by 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. It is a tronie of a girl with a headscarf and a pearl earring. The painting has been in the collection of the Mauritshuis in The Hague since 1902.



NEW SERIES Cats in Clothes

I have been working on this idea for years but never had the time to execute it with all the other series I have been working on. I am very excited and have been painting this series for the last few months and now it's ready to go! Stand by for my Dogs in Clothes Series Coming Soon!

This is so much fun. I can mix my love for cats with my love for fashion all in one series. What could be cuter than Cats wearing clothes? I am sure every cat lover out there will agree with me.

Can you see your cat wearing cloths? Something that meets his or her personalities, A Queen, a King, Cook, a Golfer or Teacher, anything that meets your fancy. Maybe you have a family of cats and would like to have a family portrait. Imagine them all dressed in clothes! How fun! Couples are cute too!

Would you like to memorialize your cat? Nothing nicer than than to have a professional portrait of your beloved pet to memorialize him or her. Something to cherish for a lifetime.

Cets in Clothes Paintings are also great gift ideas! They will make a cherished and unique gift for the pet lover in your life.

Commission projects are welcome in any size and theme you wish.
Please feel free to contact me with your ideas.

Your one of a kind portrait is being hand painted with love and imagination. When your portrait is completed you will experience moments of happiness and heartwarming memories whenever you look at it.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Monet Fine Art Print from Original Oil Painting by k Madison Moore



Music Tea Monet and Me
Inspired by Claude Monet
©kMadisonMoore


Fine Art Giclee Print
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Greeting Cards Available upon request


I can imagine sitting here sipping a cup of tea, looking
out over the bridge at the Gardens of Giverny and listening to
a sweet mellow tune on the piano.
Ahhh...life is beautiful







Monet Me tea Print

Monday, April 6, 2015

Fine Art Giclee Print Inspired by Matisse by k Madison Moore



Secret Lover
Inspired by Matisse

©kMadisonMoore

Giclee Print Inspired by Picasso

Available in optional sizes
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Can you spot her lover?
(His foot is under the table)

I wonder who the Secret Lover is?
Maybe Miss Lady in the Matisse Painting will tell us.

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Secret Lover Print

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Little Miss Pinkett, Cat portrait. Cats in Clothes Paintings by k Madison Moore




Little Miss Pinkett
©kMadisonMoore

Cats in Clothes Paintings

6" x 8" Oil on Canvas

"There is something about the presence of a cat... that seems to take the bite out of being alone."

Little Miss Pinkett is waiting to keep you company.



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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Cat Portraits. Cats in Clothes paintings. k Madison Moore Pennsylvania Artist


Baby it’s Cold Outside

©kMadisonMoore

I really can’t stay - Baby it’s cold outside
I’ve got to go away - Baby it’s cold outside

Cats in Clothes Series

8 x 10 Cat Oil Painting n Canvas





Think about having you pet dressed in clothes. How cute! Contact me with your theme or ideas or I can create one for you that will fit your pets personality. 


Saturday, March 28, 2015

Light is Sculpture, Blue Nude Oil Painting by k Madison Moore


Light is Sculpture
©kMadisonMoore

No matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness
has always gotten there first and is waiting for it.


Emotions in Bue Series
11 x 14 Nude Oil Painting on Canvas









Thursday, March 26, 2015

Invoking, Fine Art Nude Paintings by k Madison Moore


Invoking
©kMadisonMoore

Fine Art Nudes Series

11 x 14 x 1.25 Nude Oil Painting on Canvas

I know Im jumping around a bit right now
between series but I have collectors for each of them
and I am running out of inventory so just trying to add
a few new ones to each.
Enjoy!






Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Cat Portraits and Cats in Clothes Portraits by k Madison Moore


Maxwell Blue Memorial Portrait



Maxwell Blue

Traditional Cat Portraits 
(and Cats in Clothes Portraits)

Memorial Painting

This is the one and only cat love of my life. I had him for 17 years and had a very special relationship with him. I have had many cats in my life and loved every one of them but Maxwell was special for sue.
 We had a different connection that any other. I had hi mom so when he was born he was in my hands immediately and from that moment on he was with me for the rest of his life.

Maxwell passed away in October 2014. I cried for two months until my vet gave me another Russian Blue who started to heal my heart. I will always love Maxwell Blue and wanted to memorialize him so I could
 see his beautiful curvy face every day sitting on his favorite tapestry ottoman.

Do you have a special pet that you would like to memorialize? Contact me with your info and photos and I will paint a very special portrait for you of your loving pet. Pet Portraits also make great gifts.

Your one of a kind portrait is being hand painted with love and imagination. When your portrait is  completed you will experience moments of happiness and heartwarming memories whenever you look at it.
Would you like to memorialize your cat?  ( or dog) There is nothing nicer than to have a professional portrait of your beloved pet to memorialize him or her. Something to cherish for a lifetime.
All portraits are painted in the finest oil paints and on 1" deep archival canvas panels. The sides are painted and it is ready to hang. No frame is necessary. Deep panels are available upon request

Custom Sizes Available Upon Request
Prices may vary depending on details or additional faces


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