Monday, December 23, 2013

Monday, August 5, 2013

Thursday, July 11, 2013

At Evening Time There Shall Be Light
abstract impressionist fauve original oil painting of trees, pond and wildflowers just before twilight • loose stylistic illustration by professional Louisiana landscape artist KMSchmidt


At Evening Time There Shall Be Light  © 2013 Karen Mathison Schmidt, artist
12 x 12 inches • oil on archival, museum quality cradled GessobordTM

private collection • Shreveport, Louisiana

impressionist oil painting of a fluffy ragdoll cat with intense blue eyes holding tropical floral fabric • colorist professional illustration blue-eyed furry feline pet portrait art by Louisiana artist KMSchmidt


 Raffles  © 2013 by Karen Mathison Schmidt, artist
9 x 12 inches • oil on cradled GessobordTM

private collection • El Paso, Texas

I love the painting! So glad I found you. I’m thrilled with your work on the furful Raffles. What I really, really like is how well you've captured his personality. Thank you so very much.

– Pam in El Paso

Friday, June 7, 2013

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Long Way Home
fauve post-impressionist colorist original Louisiana landscape painting • acrylic country road colorful trees • Southern rural landscape tree illustration art by Louisiana artist painter


The Long Way Home  © 2013 by Karen Mathison Schmidt, artist
12 x 16 inches • acrylic on cradled museum quality, archival GessobordTM

private collection • Richardson, Texas

This is a quiet little road that runs parallel to the highway between our place and town. Going this way makes the trip home about five to ten minutes longer, but sometimes it’s totally worth it.

Friday, January 11, 2013