Triceratops, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen

This is my latest painting, the fourth in my eBay Oils series. Ten oil paintings I’m selling on ebay for whatever I can get for them. So far the first two have sold. You can check out the unsold ones on my at http://www.ebay.com/usr/nightairstudios/. I had a lot of fun painting this one. I reallyContinue reading “Triceratops, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen”

One Year Ago….At The Helm

It was a year ago this month that I created the pyrography piece At The Helm. It was done on a birch cradled panel that I made myself. It is notable for being the first piece of serious personal work I had done in woodburning. All woodburnings before this were commissioned. After getting dozens ofContinue reading “One Year Ago….At The Helm”

September Art Recap

September was a busy month for me. I completed four pieces of art, two oil paintings and two wood burnings. I’m still focusing on relatively small pieces, as they can be done in a reasonable amount of time. I’m really missing the larger pieces though, so I’m going to have to go back to thoseContinue reading “September Art Recap”

Delicate Fire, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen

This is my new oil painting. A simple study of butterflies. Pretty straight forward. Except butterflies, as it turns out, are really hard to paint. One of those tricky critters that looks fairly simple, until you try it. I had been thinking of doing a study of butterflies for awhile now. A few days ago,Continue reading “Delicate Fire, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen”

About Jay Trefethen

I am a self taught artist living in Bradford, Vermont. I build furniture at the world famous Pompanoosuc Mills and create pyrography art for a livelihood. My pyrography, also known as woodburning art, can be seen locally around the Upper Valley area of New Hampshire and Vermont. I aslo create orginal oil on canvas paintings,Continue reading “About Jay Trefethen”

New New Blog

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. So this is my newest attempt at an art blog/website. I’m starting to get a little freaked out at how hard this is turning out. It’s really gotten crazy how many tries this is taking. My last blog was a WordPress blog hosted on YahooContinue reading “New New Blog”

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