Rebecca Hinson Art Blog

Blog of the lowcountry Charleston artist Rebecca Hinson.

Custom Puppy Portrait

in New Artwork .

Dog gone it, I love animals! I'll scream it on the rooftops! My entire life I've been an animal lover. Dogs, cats, horses, pigs, chickens, and yes, even the commonly feared snake. I really do adore them all. So naturally painting animals is one of my passions and specialities. Some of my favorite projects have been capturing someones furry (or scaly. I said I like snakes) companion. This little nugget is Ozzie the aussie doodle. Aussie likes long walks at sunset, belly rubs, and making new friends. Does your furry friend need they own portrait as well? Commission me to paint them as a wh..

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My Best Friends Wedding

in Art Exhibits & Events, New Artwork .

Working on wedding art is one of my favorites! The client (bride) usually knows exactly what she wants and I just help bring it to life. When my best friend and roommate for almost 6 years, Emily, got engaged, I was thrilled (and hoping) she wanted me to do the art! Perhaps you already guessed it, it's a beach wedding. Even more exciting is the reception is at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. How cool is that!? We started with the wedding logo that ties in the two main colors, firecracker coral and a light green. The wedding itself will take place in Beaufort, not far from ..

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May Cover Art for Skirt Magazine

in New Artwork .

Happy May, the month that's all about moms! Naturally, the theme for this month's skirt! magazine is just that, motherhood. While I myself am not a mother, I am blessed to have an amazing mom of my own and 2 wonderful grandmothers. This illustration was inspired by one of my grandmothers, Granny, who just passed away in March on the first day of Spring. She lived a full and wonderful 92 years on this earth. I tried to incorporate a bit of her in this piece. The gladiolus in the background are from the immense gladiolus garden she grew and loved. She also had a large fruit and veggie gard..

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Spring has Sprung

in New Artwork .

The first day of spring is here! I can't believe it. I thought this day would never come! I've had cabin fever since January. What can I say, I'm a warm weather girl so my tolerance for the cold is very limited. Some people view New Years as the time for hope and renewal, but for me it's springtime! This time of year creates the ultimate inspiration around every corner, the reawakening of the world around me. The motivation for this yellow dressed beauty came from the Elie Saab spring 2018 runway show. The collection included a lot of bright primary colors which I absolutely love. Could ..

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Cover Art for February issue of skirt! magazine

in New Artwork .

Love is all you need! These aren't just the lyrics to one of the best songs of all time. It's also the theme for the February issue of skirt! magazine. Inside the publication you'll find recommendations for everything related to romance and weddings. And of course my watercolor illustration is on the cover. The couple who grace the front are real life people who were newly engaged when this illustration was completed. They have since joined the club of "married people". Get your copy today! ..

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On Island Time

in New Artwork .

Can we be on island time ALL the time? Living on the coast perhaps I already am and just don't know. Certainly the South in general is pretty close with our slower pace of life. Even if your life isn't exactly "slow", looking at a painting of a peaceful scene can evoke some of that tranquil emotion, right?  While I've been focusing more on my watercolor illustrations lately, I still take oil painting commissions if it feels right and I'm excited about it. These are a few that I was super excited about! Of course the settings being on Kiawah and Sullivan's Island made them that much mor..

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