Melissa McKinnon: Artist

Melissa McKinnon is a Contemporary Canadian Landscape Artist living and painting in Calgary, AB.

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.


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Inspiration and New Plein Air Paintings From the Beaches and Coast of Viña del Mar, Chile, South America

I recently packed up all of my necessary art supplies and hauled them, along with my family of five to Chile, South America for six weeks. In addition to touring the land, spending time with our wonderful family and friends, I am also thankful to have had a ton of time to relax, paint, and be inspired by this beautiful country. I have been painting small studies 10″x10″ and 12″x12″ which I am using as inspiration to reinterpret on a larger scale now that I have returned home to Canada. Here is a sneak peak at some of my en plein air paintings from Viña del Mar, Chile, South America.

Paintings In Progress – Detail photos:

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

Paintings In Progress – Detail photos

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

Paintings In Progress – Detail photos

One of the many spectacular beaches along the coast of Viña del Mar, Chile.

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

One of the many spectacular beaches along the coast of Viña del Mar, Chile.

“Viña del Mar – Study I” 10″x10” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

“Viña del Mar – Study I” 10″x10” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

“Viña del Mar – Study II” 12″x12” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

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“Viña del Mar – Study II” 12″x12” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

“Viña del Mar – Study III” 12″x12” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

“Viña del Mar – Study III” 12″x12” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

“Viña del Mar – Study IV” 12″x12” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

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Here is the newest painting in my new series that was inspired by the majestic ocean and beautiful beaches of Chile, South America. This is a larger painting 24″x24″ that was painted in my studio back home in Canada.

“Se AbrÍo, The Sky Opened” 24″x24″ Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colurful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuschia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca.

“Se AbrÍo, The Sky Opened” 24″x24” Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Beach painting, paintings of beaches, water paintings, ocean painting, colourful painting art, bright colours, colourful art, blue, teal, turquoise, green, yellow, orange, pink, fuchsia, purple, lilac, purple orchid, beach, sand, ocean,mountains rocks, colourful sky painting, sunset painting, sunrise painting, Alberta landscape painter, Alberta landscape artist, Calgary artist, Melissa McKinnon, Canadian artist, landscape paintings, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, Canada, contemporary landscape painter, contemporary landscape paintings, paintings of prairies, Prairie landscape paintings, Canadian prairies, abstract landscape paintings, big sky paintings, clouds, cloud paintings, Big Alberta Sky, Alberta skies, thick texture paint, impasto painting, paintings with impasto, colourful mountain painting, abstract mountain art, Mountain painting, mountains, custom painting, painting commission, landscape painting commission, mountain paintings, Mountain Painting, abstract mountain painting, art gallery, contemporary landscape painting, contemporary landscape artist, contemporary art, contemporary painting, quadro, playa, pintura, Chile, south america, Viña del mar, valparaiso, con con, reñaca, montañas, el mar.
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