Hand-Painted Furniture & more! http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/ Hand-Painted Furniture & more! Mantle This particular mantle is entwined by grape vines and hidden creatures like bees, dragonflies, humming birds and more. I have in my personal collection and use as an example in my store or fair booth. I have other mantles in stock and can custom create one for you. Have you ever thought about having a fireplace? Now is your chance to have this spectacular work of art... Use it as a prop or install a gas log fireplace! Perfect for rental apartments or maybe as a permanent addition to a screened in deck or gazebo?!!! The possibilities are endless... These primitive, hand-hewn mantles are from the homes of SW Virginia still covered in several layers of it's original paint crackled by Father Time. One this one we have added a grape arbor with a variety of lovely little creatures fluttering among the vines. But we can do whatever you want... trout/fly fishing, Mckensie Child style, trompe loiel, bandanna print, faux leopard print... Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149906845 149906845 Custom Pet Portraits-Furniture & Accessories Custom Pet Portraits Hand-painted on Furniture & Accessories like these commissioned for furniture and other various items like pillows, tables, stools, trunks, lamp shades, tee shirts, etc. done in various mediums depending on the surface. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=150056312 150056312 Decon's Bench This was one of the few I did merely to sell. Usually, I painted custom commissioned pieces for clients. There were five inspirations for the creation of this piece. They are wildflowers from the Appalachian mountains of Virginia. The pattern, framing each of these hand painted flowers, is a tedious country paisley bandanna pattern done in a pretty shade of blue periwinkle. Soft white and yellow stripes are the background for each flower. This piece sold within days of going into the shop!! Go to this blog link for more details... Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://chfinearts.blogspot.com/2010/11/5-virginia-treasures.html http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149906393 149906393 Custom Hand-painted Basket Trunk This custom designed and painted trunk was created exclusively for the client and her basket weaving shop. The basket shown was from a photo of her favorite antique basket. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172197952 172197952 Hand-painted Fire Screens This is a fruit w urn fire screen and a whimsically painted garden cottage door. These were painted to sell in my Belmont, NC store. Usually, I painted custom commissioned pieces for clients. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172197953 172197953 Bunny Custom Pet Portraits-Furniture & Accessories This commission of two velvety Mini Rex Rabbits named Ashe and Barbie was painted in acrylics on a wood firescreen. . Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172197950 172197950 Pet Portraits-Furniture & Accessories Pet Chicken Portrait Commission by L. Costello Hinchey- This pet portrait commission was done on a wood bench in watercolors and gouache and sealed in a matte protective clear coat. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172197951 172197951 Monkey & Whippet Pet Portraits-Furniture & Accessories Pictured is a charming monkey and a Whippet painted on this fabulous old trunk. The whimsical images continue around the sides of the trunk. It was done in acrylics. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172470745 172470745 Pet Portraits-Furniture & Accessories Close-up of the Whippet and Monkey custom painted trunk. Pictured is a charming monkey and a Whippet painted on this fabulous old trunk. The whimsical images continue around the sides of the trunk. It was done in acrylics. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172470746 172470746 Exclusive Pet Portraits on Furniture & Accessories This shop photo shows a hand-painted lamp with vintage golfer and a Trompe L'oeil stool with cat Pet Portrait that was displayed in the shop until the client came to pick it up. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172480022 172480022 Exclusive Pet Portraits on Furniture & Accessories This stool was done with a Pet Portrait of the customer's cat. This technique is called Trompe L'oeil or "to fool the eye". Which gives the whimsical appearance that the cat is actually laying on the stool. This portrait was done in acrylics. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172480021 172480021 Custom Pet Portraits-Furniture & Accessories Have your pets added as decorative design to your furniture. The customer had their group of Fox Hounds added to this wonderful old primitive table. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172496610 172496610 Lilly Pad Stool: Hand-Painted Furniture This Lilly pad stool was done in acrylics over years of wonderful aged paint and patinas. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172480023 172480023 http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=173769097 173769097 Vintage Winnie the Pooh Stool: Hand-Painted Furniture This Lilly pad stool was done in non-toxic acrylics over years of wonderful aged paint and patinas. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172480024 172480024 Exclusive Pet Portraits on Accessories Here is a wonderful hand-made toss pillow with a costumer's pet portrait of a Black Labrador Retriever! This pillow was fabric paints done on canvas cloth. Created exclusively by Linda Costello Hinchey of CH Fine Arts Studios. http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172485179 172485179 Hand painted Furniture and Accessories Some of the pieces ready to go in one of my studios, includes a fruit drop leaf table, vintage golfer table, leopard print table, pear table, whimsical coffee table, rainbow trout coffee table, foxhound primitive table, fish fire screen and several hand painted accessories... http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816659 172816659 Rainbow Trout & Fly Fishing Trompe L'oeil Bench http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816660 172816660 http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175191940 175191940 Hand Painted Hens & Chickens Bench http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816661 172816661 Red Plaid Chicken Table w matching stools http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816662 172816662 http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175191942 175191942 French Chocolate Kitchen Stool http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816663 172816663 Hand Painted Grape & Vines Dining Table http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816664 172816664 Hand Painted Pear Dining Table http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172816665 172816665 http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175191945 175191945 Hand Painted Dancing Bears Table http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172498139 172498139 Hand Painted Le Poulet Kitchen Chair http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172498140 172498140 http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175191948 175191948 Hand Painted Toile style Pooh baby bed http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172498142 172498142 http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=175191949 175191949 Hand Painted Child's Teddy Bear Chair http://www.chstudios.net/apps/photos/photo?photoID=172498143 172498143 Decon's Bench This was one of the few I did merely to sell. Usually, I painted custom commissioned pieces for clients. There were five inspirations for the creation of this piece. They are wildflowers from the Appalachian mountains of Virginia. The pattern, framing each of these hand painted flowers, is a tedious country paisley bandanna pattern done in a pretty shade of blue periwinkle. Soft white and yellow stripes are the background for each flower. This piece sold within days of going into the shop!! Go to this blog link for more details... 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