Featured Artist Fayne Muldoon

Artist Fayne Muldoon paints delightfully appealing landscapes in her own distinctive style. Enjoy this collection and find more of her portfolio on her website.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Road Through the Country” oil on wood panel, 6″ x 8″


I am mostly a self-taught artist who didn’t start painting until late in life—when I turned 58, to be exact.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Afternoon Magic” oil on canvas, 24″ x 12″


The circumstance that led me to paint was due to a self-awakening I owe to my beloved grandmother who passed away many years ago. She was a gifted oil painter; I had the honor of being exposed to her amazing talent and beautiful works of art throughout her lifetime.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Capitola Alleyway” oil on canvas, 18″ x 14″


Ten years ago, I came upon a number of my grandmother’s paintings that were put in storage after my parents died. When I held up one that I had particularly loved when I was young, I distinctly heard my grandmother’s voice say to me, “Paint the beauty you see.”

This was a deeply spiritual turning point in my life.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Grey Wolf Winery” oil on canvas, 36″ x 24″


My job in a Silicon Valley firm had become dry and devoid of any creativity. Up to that point, I had never even considered oil painting. However, after this epiphany, it became the creative outlet that I my heart longed for.

So, I started oil painting. It was a blessing in so many ways.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Yellow Sky 6″ oil on canvas, 40″ x 30”


After 17 years, I was abruptly laid off of my job. Although it had become meaningless, it was still a huge loss. My life totally changed overnight.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Path Through Autumn – Zayante Vineyard” oil on canvas, 24″ x 18″


I painted my way through my fears, my depression and my grief. Creating filled me with such meaning and connection! It connected me—or should I say re-connected me—with my deeply buried creative self and gave me a means in which I could share the beauty I see with others. This is what my heart longed for.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Sunflowers on a Farm” oil on canvas, 12″ x 9″


Since then, it’s been a lot of trial and error. Well…mostly error.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“Autumn Retreat 3″ oil on canvas, 24″ x 20”


I’ve stumbled my way into developing what I think is a unique style of painting using large brushes, bright colors and bold, angled strokes.


landscape painting by Fayne Muldoon

“A Spring Sunrise on Serene Lake” oil on canvas, 30″ x 15″


Painting on top of a bright red or purple or black background, I purposely allow areas of the underpainting to show to highlight the elements in the scene. In other words, places of the painting that I do not paint reveal rich and dynamic background colors that create a vibration and make the scene come alive.


Artist Fayne Muldoon with her work

Artist Fayne Muldoon with her work


Oil painting has become my passion—my spiritual passion—to paint the beauty I see in the world, to paint from my heart, to paint in honor of my grandmother and to connect with others through my work.

When I paint, I do not feel that I paint the painting. I feel that the painting paints through me.


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  1. Fayne,
    I like your landscapes,especially The Spring Sunrise on Serene Lake, and Grey Wolf Winery. They are a real place yet they show your style that makes them yours. It makes them interesting to look at.

    • Thank you Annmarie! Thanks for your feedback! I’m so glad that you feel that even though these are actual locations, that you can still see my style. How nice to hear!
      I put out a monthly newsletter so that I can get feedback on my work. Would you be willing to be added to list? I’d love to have more of your thoughts and comments. You can email me or sign up on my website.

    • Thank you Annmarie! I really appreciate your comments and that you find my paintings interesting to look at.

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