An alternative rock band commissioned this painting, titled The Beautiful Infinite. This painting was used as the cover for their new album of the same name.
SOLD:This painting is a commissioned work and has been sold.
“It looks absolutely stunning. You’ve beautifully captured the concept we wanted.” — Steven Sisolak, MindSlicer, Bloomington, IN
About The Beautiful Infinite Painting
Title: The Beautiful Infinite
Size: 12″ w x 12″ h Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas Description: A painting of a starry night with a silhouette of a man holding a balloon drifting away into the infinite beauty of the night sky and outer space. Hand-painted on gallery wrap stretched canvas and signed by fine artist Teresa Bernard. This painting is ready for display as is, or if you like, it can be framed to give it more of a finished look.
The Beautiful Infinite is a commissioned painting that I did for the band members of MindSlicer, an alternative music group. They contacted me because they liked my artistic style and especially my space art paintings. The band wanted to know if I would be willing to create a painting for them to use as the cover for their upcoming album.
Compose a painting that emphasizes the infinity of space with thousands of visible stars and galaxies. It needed to be colorful and vibrant to balance the colder night sky with equal parts of warmth.
In addition, the composition needed to include the silhouette of a person standing on the bank of a river or the edge of a precipice. This person holds a balloon and is partially floating up into the air as if the balloon were trying to carry him off into the starry night sky.
Teresa does commission paintings. If you have a special painting in mind and you want to make it a reality just like the band members of Mindslicer did, contact us for more information.
A leopard is depicted in this African wildlife painting. This piece is part of the Adventures in Africa series.
SOLD:This painting is a commission and has been sold to an art collector in San Diego, CA.
About this Painting of The African Leopard
Title: African Wildlife — Leopard
Size: 18″ x 24″ Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas Description: A realistic African wildlife portrait of the leopard. The leopard is sitting in front of a camouflaged background. This painting is hand-painted on gallery wrap stretched canvas and signed by artist Teresa Bernard.
An art collector who is passionate about Africa commissioned this wildlife painting of a leopard. He wanted me to create a portrait of a leopard for his personal collection of African art. I composed this artwork using a reference photo provided by my client. It’s one of five paintings he commissioned from me. However, before I began working on this painting, I did some research about leopards. Here is a little of what I learned about this big cat.
Leopards are graceful and powerful big cats closely related to lions, tigers, and jaguars. They live in sub-Saharan Africa, northeast Africa, Central Asia, India, and China. They easily adapt to a wide variety of habitats, altitudes, and temperatures, from high mountains to deserts to rainforests. The largest of the species are named after the regions where they’re found, like the North African leopard and the Persian leopard. These big cats have a varied diet and enjoy different kinds of grub. They will eat bugs, fish, antelope, monkeys, rodents, deer; pretty much any prey that is available!
Other Paintings in The Adventures in Africa Series
An art collector commissioned five African-themed paintings, including the leopard painting shown above. The links below will take you to the other paintings in this commissioned series.
An oil painting of the African elephant on canvas. This artwork is part of the Adventures in Africa series.
SOLD: This painting was commissioned and sold to a California art collector.
About this African Elephant Oil Painting
Title: African Elephant on The Serengeti
Size: 18″ x 24″ Support: Gallery Wrap Stretched Canvas Description: This realistic style painting depicts an African bull elephant on the Serengeti, a wildlife preserve and safari destination. This painting is hand-painted on quality gallery wrap stretched canvas and signed by American fine artist Teresa Bernard.
Teresa, our favorite elephant just arrived. My wife and I absolutely love it. So much more special in person. Fantastic! We can hardly wait to see the next two. Thanks again. — Glenn Callan, San Diego CA
This African elephant painting is the first one of five commission paintings I painted for a client who lives in San Diego, California. He first contacted me about another elephant painting that I had painted several years back called Raging African Elephant. Since that one had already sold, he commissioned me to do the one above. While I was working on this painting, this same client commissioned more paintings of Africa.
Some Interesting Facts About African Elephants
The word “elephant” comes from the Greek word “elephas,” meaning “ivory.”
Elephants are the largest of all land animals and have an average life span of 50 to 70 years. There are only two distinct types of elephants — African and Asian. Of these two varieties, African elephants are the largest. The African variety has larger ears than its Asian cousin. Their ears look like the African continent and are used to radiate heat away from their body. Asian elephant ears are smaller and rounded.
African elephants prefer to stay in herds of 12 to 20, and most of them live in the Savannah. Both the male and female African elephants grow tusks. They can grow to more than 12 feet tall and weigh up to about 7 tons (14,000 pounds).
Males are called bulls, females are cows, and a baby is called a calf. When a calf is born, it can weigh 200 pounds and stand 3 feet tall. Gestation is about 22 months. The females are highly social and take excellent care of their offspring.
Other Paintings in The Adventures in Africa Series
African Elephant On The Serengeti shown above is one of five paintings commissioned by a private art buyer in San Diego, CA. The links below take you to the other paintings in this commissioned series.
♦“Excellent realism! Looks like a photo! As an amateur sketcher, I can appreciate the exquisite attention to detail…indeed, it is worthy of the title; ‘fine art'” — Dann T Mann, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, MeWe