by Rachael McCampbell January 19, 2015 To stare at a blank canvas is intimidating – I call it the blank canvas blues. If you don’t have any great ideas, doubt can seep in: What do I have to say as an artist? I can’t think of anything new or original. I’m going to waste a…

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by Rachael McCampbell January 1, 2015   “…Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild precious life?”  When I first read these words, from Mary Oliver’s poem The Summer Day, I almost fell off my chair. It was a jolt, the same sort of zap you feel when you are reminded that this ain’t…

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“Magnolia Heaven,” by Rachael McCampbell, acrylic and oil on canvas, 80″ w x 30″ h was sold to St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee and hangs in their Boardroom. Thank you Betsy Ferg for connecting us and making this sale happen. I’m so happy to have original work there at this amazing hospital!  

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Fine artists sometimes get to do commercial work and in this case, I was extremely blessed to be hired by CocaCola to create 8 paintings used on the labels of Honest Tea. My rep in Los Angeles, Carrie Perlow from Das Grup, got me the job. I worked with a wonderful art director named Mandy…

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I just completed two new commissions. The clients were thrilled to have their personal horses and views of their farm featured. The large scale of the art required three people an extremely tall ladder! (Each painting is 4.5′ x 5′.) Due to a scheduled event, these two paintings had to go from conception, sketches, full…

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