Sharon's Art Blog

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May 8, 2020

I am so excited to have one of my paintings chosen to appear as a launch page in the Beaches of South Walton & Scenic 30A magazine.

 My painting on the first page.

My painting was representing the Gallery at Retail Therapy in the magazine and was chosen to open the touri...

April 15, 2020

I am so excited to share with you my latest painting! I have been working in acrylics lately to stretch my creative brain and thinking as well as creating some new works for sale! 

You can purchase my Oscar for $525, plus shipping. 18x24 on Professional Art Grade Canvas...

April 11, 2020

Here is a little acrylic I just finished in the studio.

It is called "Flying High" and is 12x12 unframed canvas on wood stretcher bar. 


This is the first stage. I started with the background sky and clouds as you have to paint in layers in acrylic or your initia...

August 29, 2019

I am so excited to announce my new shop on Etsy! It is called SharonLongWatercolor 

The Leslies in my life (there are two!)  have been pushing me to get on Etsy for a while and this past month we did it! I launched the site as a way for new people to find my Magic Palet...

August 13, 2019


CAA Member Artist Sharon Long (Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County) will have her art on display at the Walton County Coastal Branch Library through August 27. Stop in to see several of her works as well as six pieces of her late husband's New Orleans Courtyard se...

June 10, 2019

Hello everyone! I am still teaching this summer every week in Destin and once a month in Gulfport, MS. I had a wonderful group of ladies last week and they did an outstanding job with their watercolor paintings! Tuesdays are open at Wyndham in Seascape Resort. Everyone...

January 26, 2019

Painting by local artist Sharon Long is Sold. Commissioned Original Watercolor paintings

January 6, 2019

We are excited to have our snowbirds back in Destin! We are glad to be offering watercolor painting lessons for winter guests in our local art classes. We have added some new locations and times to our weekly painting classes. 

We hope to see our old frie...

January 6, 2018

Here is a sneak peek at Sharon Long's latest watercolor painting in progress and the completed watercolor original at the end of the post! Scroll down to see it complete.

It features the timeless beauty of carousel horses. This full size work is a labor of love. Sharon...

December 27, 2017

Welcome home! Wow, it is time to get out those brushes and get going! I know you all have lots of new ideas and paintings in you head that you want to create so let's get together and paint!

Watercolor Classes are ongoing and you can join us anytime. I have several new...

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