Kay Murphy's Studio, P.O. Box 340, Talbott, Tennessee 37877-0340 kaymurphy41@gmail.com

Artist/Illustrator/Author/Greeting Card Designer

Friday, December 20, 2013

Lois Armstrong and I will be hanging a show at the Rose Center

The month of January: Lois Armstrong and I (Kay Murphy)
will have a show in the Edith Davis gallery.
Reception will be held January 5, 2014, hours 2-4.
we hope you all will come.
Otter Woman 
oil painting by Kay

Lois will have her paintings plus 
Scrimshaw jewelry. 

Lois Armstrong's Scrimshaw piano key

 One of Lois's Paintings

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Last show of the season

 My last show of the season December 6-7 at The Rose Center Friday 2-8 Christmas open house at Rose Center. Saturday hours 9-3. The Rose Center Gallery will be open during these hours.

I will have lots of Christmas cards with me (New Designs) prints, small originals, framed art. Don't miss this chance to buy unique items for you gift giving..

Sunday, November 3, 2013

More new images for Christmas note cards and mini prints

Two more New images for mini prints and note cards .

Both of these images will be available as note cards and mini prints you may purchase these at my local festivals or the Rose Center Gallery.

Friday, November 1, 2013

New Christmas notes and mini Prints

 My newest Christmas note cards and mini prints now available at my fall bazaars and festivals. Prints are matted 8 x 10 size. Cards are Note card size.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

New Christmas Note Cards

 As you can see I have been working on Christmas note cards
getting ready for Fall festivals.
All cards are blank inside, for your special greeting, package 6
cards and envelopes.
This is just the image not exactly what the card looks like.
To see more follow me on Facebook Kay Murphy's Studio.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Teaching a watercolor workshop Oct 5

I will be teaching a workshop at The Rose Center Oct 5, 10-1
We will be painting on Aqua board and hand-made paper, subject will be beautiful skies in watercolor.
Call the Rose Center to sign-up.
class must be pre-paid.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

I'm teaching a workshop on colored pencils Sept. 14 at the Rose Center call The Rose for details and sign up 423-581-4330, class will be on using colored pencils over graphic drawings.. Easy and fun and once you learn no one can ever take you knowledge...enjoy a new talent. 



Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Fall and winter Goddess

I 'm finished painting well actually colored pencils
my two newest Goddess.
Now for Spring and Summer

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Pencil Art

Soon to be painted and released as Card and Print
I will also be doing Winter, Spring and Summer

Poem that goes on back of card

Goddess of Fall
Send your Colors
Rich and Cool
Northern Winds
Will soon be here
Fall leaves Dance
to Your Song
Enjoy! Enjoy!
Goddess of Winter
Is on her Way. 

Kay Murphy

Monday, August 26, 2013

Scratchboard class

I will be teaching scratch-board at the Morristown Senior Citizens Center Sept 11.
To sign up for this class
Call 581-2273 all day class I furnish the scratch board, students will need to furnish an X-ato knife # 11 blades.
Need to pack a lunch and drink. 

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

New Acrylic seascape.

I used to be the biggest beach bum around, was born in the mountains, loved the sound of the waves breaking. I can paint the ocean and still hear the sound of waves. But my heart still belongs to the mountains.
Every once in a while I still have to paint the beach.

Prints available. 
size approx. 5 x 10

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Watercolor sky

I will be teaching how to paint a sky with watercolor 
at The Rose Center August 3rd 2-5
Example above.
The watercolor original has been sold.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Workshop at the Rose Center

I will be teaching a workshop at The Rose Center Saturday Aug. 3 on how to paint beautiful skies in watercolor.

 How to use salt effect for a snowy sky and how too paint stormy skies.

 Call the Rose Center for details. I will furnish the paper, you will need watercolor set and brushes.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Acrylic painting of grapes

I took an artistic license while painting this, as the grapes were not ripe at vineyard when taking photos.
I will do bridal invitations with this design, perfect for the wedding in the vineyard. I will happy to change the design, extra cost of course. I do the design, printing, you will have to furnish the groom and cake...

Call Kay 423-581-2273 for details.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

MAA artists at Nolichucky vineyard

We had a great time painting, tasting wine, taking photos.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

New 8 x 8 acrylic painting

Two new canvas panels varnished, scanned and ready for me to print
Assateaque  wild pony

Winter's Cheer

Saturday, July 20, 2013

New Scratcboard Owl

My Newest Scratchboard Art
No Color
Eyes Colored
Entire print colored
How I love Photoshop and my Wacom tablet sure does make life easier.

5 x 7 

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New small acrylic for sale

4" x 6" canvas panel Sunlit Mist for sale on my Etsy store.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Zebra's scratchboard

Newest Scratchboard
3 Zebra's with just a touch of color
prints will be available soon.
Image 8 x 10
$30.00 each print

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

New Scratchboard Deer

New scratchboard "White tail Buck'
prints will be available soon.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

New Acrylic painting

New Acrylic Original painting available on my Etsy shop 
9 x 12 size.
"She Dances"
Ready for a frame
Let this Cherokee maiden dance her way into your home. painted from a photo
taken at a Pow Wow.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Just Sold

Thank you Dawn.
 Just sold my Red Fox Woods acrylic painting on my Etsy store.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Red White and Blue print

"Red White and Blue" s/n Giclee Print $25.00 each print. Image size is 5 x 10 with ample white border for matting and framing. Call Kay 423-581-2273 or visit my Etsy store.

Sunday, June 30, 2013

NEW Scratchboard Wolves

New Scratchboard "Wolves" available in s/n edition Giclee print. 8 x10 image on 8.5 x 11 Polar white archival paper. S/N edition of 25. Call Kay 423-581-2273 or visit my Etsy store.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Red Fox scratchboard

Red Fox Scratchboard Art painted with colored pencils. I will be teaching a workshop at The Rose Center this summer. Sign up for one of my classes 423-581-4330, ask for Lisa.
Prints will be available image size  8 x 10 size.  $30.00 each print. S/N edition of 25 on 8.5 x 11 polar white archival paper.
Contact Kay at 423-581-2273 or visit my Etsy store

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Scratchboard finished

 Finally got around to finishing my Teacup Birds, Bluebird  and Chickadees, the teacups I used as models were my Mom's antique ones...the scratchboard I painted with acrylics. I now have 4 different birds in teacups. Cardinal and Titmouse too, now if I can find where I put the Titmouse...

I will be teaching scratchboard I will teaching scratchboard and watercolor at The Rose Center this summer.

The winter deer is an watercolor.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Newest Christmas design

My newest Christmas card design. Acrylic on canvas.
"Christmas Cow"

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

While cleaning a corner in my studio

I decided to clean cluttered corner beside my graphic table and found some Fredrick canvas panels, all small 3 x 7, 4 x 6 and 5 x 7. Three in each pack still in their wrapping.  Went out to paint a bench I have on the porch and mind was painting these 3 x 7's. So you know what I have been doing.
The pumpkin is a colored pencil illustration.
 Today I think I will tackled the 5 x 7 pack...