Adam Houston

American Impressionist Oil Painter

Winter on the River Gryffe - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Winter on the River Gryffe

Oil on Linen Panel|6" x 8"

This is a painting of the River Gryffe in Scotland. I visited our “homeland” of Houston, Scotland a couple of years ago, and we stayed at a B&B that was right off the River Gryffe. We were there in July so it wan’t quite this…

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Out of Water - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Out of Water

Oil on Canvas Panel|12" x 9"

Here’s a painting of a boat that’s out of water on St. Simons Island. In the Gascoigne Bluff area of the island there’s an spot that’s basically a parking lot where a number of boats are out of water and waiting to get back in….

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Fountain at Barnsley Gardens - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Fountain at Barnsley Gardens

Oil on Canvas Panel|6" x 8"

This painting features a view of the fountain at Barnsley Gardens outside of Adairsville, GA. I’ve done a few from Barnsley in the past, and this fountain is in the formal gardens near the old manor. If I remember correctly, the whole estate fell into disrepair…

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Forgotten Path - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Forgotten Path

Oil on Linen Panel|10" x 8"

Here’s a Plein Air piece from St. Simons Island. On the East Beach side of the island there are paths to the beach, but this particular one by 4th Street seemed to have been forgotten. I walked for a while trying to find the coast…

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Making Hay - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Making Hay

Oil on Linen Panel|16" x 8"

Here’s a Plein Air piece featuring a field near Duluth, GA. It was painted as part of the Paint Duluth event in 2017. The odd thing about Plein Air events is that when the sun comes up you just go paint. There are really only…

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Brimscombe Hill Cow - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Brimscombe Hill Cow

Oil on Linen Panel|12" x 9"

I was in England a couple of years ago and we spent a good bit of time in the Cotswolds. We stayed near the Minchinhampton Common which is managed by the National Trust, and one wild feature of that area is that the cows go wherever…

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Sunlit Barn - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Sunlit Barn

Oil on Linen Panel|12" x 9"

Here’s a painting of a barn not too far from where we live. I had every intention of painting this on-site but it was so incredibly windy that there was no way to make it happen. I’m talking a “blow your easel over immediately” type…

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Waffle House #127 - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Waffle House #127

Oil on Linen Panel|10" x 5"

This painting is of a Waffle House, #127 to be specific. My family took a trip to Bald Head Island last summer and stopped outside of Columbia, SC to refuel and get a bite to eat. This beauty was right by where we stopped. I…

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Barnyard Rooster - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Barnyard Rooster

Oil on Canvas Panel|8" x 6"

I had a few other chicken shots from 2011 and wanted to try this guy. I loved painting the high key colors on this one. The colors looks crazy if you focus on them but it works (I hope) as a whole. Well, this is…

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Orange with Two Leaves - Impressionist Painting by Adam Houston

Orange with Two Leaves

Oil on Canvas Panel|6" x 8"

I was running out of gas with the cows and saw this orange at our local grocery store. The orange color on this was so intense that I had a hard time mixing a color that was accurate.

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