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Horse Paintings Exhibit in Atlanta

See four paintings by Shelly Leitheiser of Fine Art South at this exhibit newly opened (and closing soon) in north Atlanta at the Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center. The exhibit is all horse and horse-related artwork, and it’s  in collaboration with Hand, Hoof and Heart, a charity that provides therapeutic horseback riding! Also mark your calendar for our closing reception event on 8/26 where there will be real horses, Bruster’s ice cream, fun crafts and more. The Reception is August 26th from 6-8 pm and the show runs through August 29th. Here is a sampling of the paintings in this […]

August 19, 2021

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Free Oil Painting Landscape Demo

This video is of artist Bill Davidson, and a portion of his landscape oil painting demo called “Painting Simplified.” It’s over an hour long, but the actual length of the DVD is over 7 hours, so it’s far from the entire video. However, you can get a good feel of what he’s doing from this shorter version. I am not promoting this artist or what he does, but I think it’s nice to share good painting instruction videos that are FREE, when I find them. (I don’t buy videos this expensive, as a general rule). I just started painting in […]

August 4, 2021

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We Ship our Products Worldwide

At Fine Art South, we ship all paintings worldwide. One word on shipping: There is a slightly more complicated process for overseas shipping than paintings shipped within the continental United States. If you are outside the US you must contact me prior to ordering a painting or print and then I can give you a quote for the shipping cost, depending on where you want the painting shipped. You will get your shipping quote within 24 hours of inquiring. Then you will have the opportunity to buy the painting through the normal method and I will bill you for the remaining […]

July 2, 2021

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Marietta Fence Gallery 2021

The new Marietta Fence Gallery is now open in downtown Marietta, GA. You can see it daily on the fence running along the railroad tracks near downtown.  You can also see it online. Soon it will be traveling to several other cities in the metro Atlanta area. Read more about it here. Below are some photos of my artwork included in the fence gallery and a couple of other paintings we liked.    

June 14, 2021

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Atlanta Art Show Now Open

A brand new art show at the Smyrna, Georgia city hall is on display now through October, 2021. The show features the artwork of several north Georgia artists, including Anne Ledbetter, Quantez Harper, Howard Campbell, Shelly Leitheiser (of Fine Art South), and several more. The show is sponsored by the Smyrna Arts Council and is installed on the first floor of city hall, downtown Smyrna. Here are a few of the paintings on display.     Please visit the show in person this summer. There may be a reception but that depends on safety protocols in the city building, and […]

May 28, 2021

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Hanging Art for Great Results

So you’ve finally found the perfect artwork for your home – you’ve searched for paintings to buy online, placed your order, and all that’s left to do is unwrap your canvas and hang your new art! Even if the piece you’ve chosen is already wonderful, it’s important to hang your art in a way that it looks great in your home. Here are a few tips for hanging your art like a pro! To frame or not to frame? This is a question that comes up a lot – should I have my art framed? If you are buying art […]

May 3, 2021

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