My Art Videos
I like making videos of my art, family, travel and of course, just having fun. Visit my YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/siestashawn
Village West Condos Pool Mural
Mar 16, 2019
The inside dimension of the mural measures 9’7″ wide x 7’7″ high, painted in Benjamin Moore Aura acrylics, over a primed rough stucco surface.
Village West Condominiums are located just one block west of Siesta Key Village.
For me, it was a very enjoyable experience, working in front of many of the owners and guests, and together, watching the mural progress to completion.
Island House Condos Poolside Mural
Nov 8, 2018
This mural measures 4’ high x 66’ long. The Island House condominium association wanted a tranquil sunset mural on their poolside wall.
Private Residence Poolside Mural
Sept 30, 2018
7 1/2’ high x 36’ wide poolside mural on a brick wall – of the Siesta Key Public Beach with the four lifeguard towers. I used my iPad to take time lapse videos of the progress and then made this 1 minute video trailer in iMovie… the text was made up just for fun…
Beach Bazaar Mural
I painted this mural at the end of September and the beginning of October, 2017. The Beach Bazaar is one of Siesta Key’s best gift and apparel stores in Siesta Key Village. The mural measures 14′ high and 27′ wide. Prints and Art Gifts with this image are now available at SiestaKeyArt.com.
April 30th, 2018
The new owners of Siesta Beach Resort & Suites, in Siesta Key Village, Siesta Key, FL. commissioned me to paint a 17’6″ high x 20’6″ wide mural for their exterior wall. They are completely renovating the resort, from top to bottom, inside and out. This mural was painted in March and April, at the end of the 2018 visitor season. Soon to follow are many exterior architectual improvements, interior rennovations and landscape beautifications. Keep your eye on Siesta Beach Resort & Suites for your next Siesta Key stay!
Oct 6, 2016
This is a 17′ high x 28′ wide mural on the back exterior wall of LuLu’s Key House on Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL. The 4 unit resort complex has recently been completely renovated, inside and out and is available for short stay vacation rental. Music by Willie & Lobo.
Feb 27, 2014
This is an oil portrait on linen canvas measuring 22″ x 28″. I started by drawing everything with a charcoal pencil. I then did a loose oil wash to block in the main colors. I then layered dozens of thin color glazes until I achieved a very realistic portrait painting.
Feb 27, 2014
I repainted the sunset mural at the Sea Club V beach resort on Crescent Beach, Siesta Key. I had painted this originally in 2004. It’s 28ft high x 7ft wide.
Feb 27, 2014
This is a sketch drawing that I did on my iPad. This is the first animated drawing that I have published online. I used iMovie to create the trailer.
Aug 6, 2013
Plein air oil painting of Siesta Key Oyster Bar (SKOB) in Siesta Key Village.
Feb 11, 2013
I am using acrylic paint, on the pathway leading to Siesta Key public beach, on a Sunday night during the drum circle gathering.
Dec 16, 2012
I taught step-by-step painting for a couple of months. On this evening, we painted the shoreline at sunset and added a blue heron silhouette. Isn’t the water awesome? Everyone had fun and the results were amazing.
Mar 12, 2012
I painted these sandpipers in oil, working from my reference that I composed in Photoshop from my candid shots taken on Siesta Key.
Feb 19, 2012
I went plein air painting at the Myakka River State Park. I joined a small group of painters and we all had a great time.
Aug 4, 2011
I recorded the process with a GoPro camcorder positioned behind me, only a couple of feet away from the mural, causing distortion. A normal view is seen at the end.
Nov 22, 2010
I displayed my Siesta Key Artwork at the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Sand Sculpture Competition, Nov 18th – 21st, 2010.
Jan 24, 2010
This mural is on the lanai of a beautiful condominium on Siesta Key. I painted it in values of a gray blue, then added layers of transparent color – creating full color.
Dec 19, 2009
This is an 24″ x 36″ oil portrait on linen canvas. My customer commissioned me to paint a portrait of his wife, with her three older sisters, as a surprise Christmas gift.
Oct 14, 2007
Point of Rocks is a local beach landmark on Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida. This is a painting that I did as a watercolor demonstration.
Oct 6, 2006
I painted a tropical jungle/underwater mural using transparent acrylic color over a monocromatic blue/gray acrylic wash.