Michael Daly Watercolors

Happy Birthday to My Brother Pat!

Michael Daly

The last time I saw my older brother Pat, I had just picked up two sets of beautiful Hand Painted Silk Pillows from the sewer, who also lives in Duluth.  Nancy does a fantastic job for you!  Her attention to detail and excellent craftsmanship  is really quite inspiring and frankly some of the best I've seen.

Since I was on my way to Pat & Julie's for dinner that night,  I decided to bring these wonderful gems in with me and shop them around.   Everyone seemed to love them.

Well, Pat, today is a very special day, so thought to myself, "What better gift could I give a guy who loves to nap on the couch.  These original work are crafted with French dyes on dupione silk.  They are rich with color, yet supple, because the dyes absorb and dry right into the fabric itself.  Just like our Hand Painted Silk Scarves, we put the fabric through a dyeset to leach out excess color.  Then they are hand washed in cold water, drip dried and ironed.  So, go ahead Pat, and pick out a set.  Let me know right away, and I will buy them for you, for your birthday.

Happy Cyber Monday!

Michael Daly

Since I was behind on getting everything ready for my Annual Holiday Exhibit at my studio in St. Paul, November 19th, I have decided to open up the entire BUY FRAMED & UNFRAMED PRINTS  section of the site for the remainder of the day.  I plan to make the everything available at other points during the gift giving season, but do not know exactly when that will be.  I will try to get a schedule together and post it in a blog here.  Unfortunately, I cannot open up the original section, because I have an out-of-state showing and will be on road--with my framed original paintings.  

Thanks for visiting the site!  If you love something, buy it.  It may not be available after today.

 

P.S., I just finished photographing 5 pillow sets, and built product pages for them!  When you click on the thumbnail, the product page appears and there are several wonderful detailed photos of the individual pillow sets.  Yum!  BUY SILK PILLOWS

Thank you!

Michael Daly

I don't ever remember ever having a day like today.  People arrived at the studio for the show at exactly 12:00 noon, as well as on-line, and we were busy throughout the day.  Business was great, everyone stayed for a long time and seened to really take in everything.  It was just magical.

I am sorry about the technical problems that we had with making the original art section available.  By 2:00 p.m., I finally figured out how to fix the problem.  However, by that point I understand that many of you had just given up.  This is a new business, and as hard as I tried to imagine and get in front of any eventualities, but I simply could not predict what did go wrong.

The scarves and pillows are ready, but I just ran out of time and could not finish making the product pages for them.  I will try to get it done ASAP.

I truly gave it everything I had!

Thanks to all of the individuals who worked tirelessly to produce the physical and virtual showing today--you know who you are!   Without you, none of would have been possible.  I will try to make the scarves and pillows available for Black Friday, as well as the original art and prints.  Please check back mid week for an update.

 

Sincerely,

 

Michael Daly

 

 

 

 

Michael Daly

If you love SUSHI, don't miss this year's show.  TV room for Vikings fans-new this year!  

Michael Daly's 28th Annual Holiday Exhibit!

 

Please join us on this site, or at the studio, for Michael Daly's 28th Annual Holiday Exhibit!
 

This year, and for the very first time, the work we're displaying at my studio may also be purchased on my site--during the same hours only.
 

November 19, 2017

Noon to 6:00 p.m.

 

Beverages will be served. Also featuring sushi & Japanese appetizers from Tomo!

REAL TIME--CENTRAL STANDARD TIME! 

Check it out!

The Leeds Masterworks Collection, silk pillows, silk scarves for the ladies, and cat paintings!

Michael Daly Watercolors, Northern Warehouse, Studio 519

308 Prince St., St. Paul, MN 55101

(651) 500-8276

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Check Out Our Newest Offerings!

Michael Daly

Hand Painted Silk Scarves!

 

For the ladies only!  These 100% hand painted silk scarves come in 4 sizes!

08 x 45 - $235

08 x 54 - $275

15 x 60 - $325

14 x 72 - $375

Don't miss out!  These scarves are selling as fast as I can make them!  Each and every one of these gorgeous creations needs a woman like you to "hang" with!  It's time to class things up!  If you're not wearing one of Michael's scarves, don't dare go outside.

We are happy to take "special requests!"  If there is a certain color palette or size you want, please contact Michael.  

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Hand Painted Silk Pillows!

Our pillows come in these sizes:

22 x 22

20 x 20

12 x 12

By show day, we will have 4 (maybe 7) sets of hand painted pillows ready to go!  They are simply wonderful to live with and use daily.  Don't hold out--get a set today!

"Tiger Hunt"

"Tiger Hunt"

Please be an Ambasador for this new business!

Michael Daly

For the past two years, Michael hasn't been able to do summer art fairs!  Why?  Because he's been inside, with the blinds drawn shut, working like a mad man to duplicate his business on-line.  In order to thrive in today's business world, small business owners like me have to be in two worlds--the physical & virtual!

However, there's no free lunch!  Actually, there's been no lunch at all, not for the past two years.  The gap in income from skipping summer art shows, in order to bring everything to you on-line, has been challenging to say the least!  Now, I need to be supported. 

We have always done this together!  I make the art and YOU my dear, faithful & fabulous customers, buy the art, bring friends to shows, encourage them to buy, send out my greeting & note cards, and generally watch out for my welfare.  This is about us!  This is your website!  I cannot and will not continue on without you.

Please promote your new business!  Buy & send gifts from your new business!  Share the gift of living with this great art!

 

Thank you!

 

Michael P. Daly

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St Paul Spring Art Crawl, Friday April 28th - Sunday April 30th, 2017

David Honeybone

Michael is opening his studio again for the Spring Art Crawl.  Visit him at Studio 519, Northern Warehouse, 308 Prince Street, St. Paul.

Friday 28th April: 6pm - 10pm

Saturday 29th April: 12noon - 8pm

Sunday 30th April: 12noon - 5pm.

He will be featuring prints from his new website as well as showing new original watercolors, including work from his first visit of 2017 to his northern Wisconsin lake cabin.

Tulip's for Caroline - this is the sister piece for Irises for Dorothy - both available as prints - they make a perfect pair!

Tulip's for Caroline - this is the sister piece for Irises for Dorothy - both available as prints - they make a perfect pair!

Next developments

David Honeybone

We have been delighted with the first reactions to Michael's new website - "wow" and "gorgeous" being just two of the descriptions when people saw the images.

Work, however, continues.  Soon you will see larger prints added to the range - up to 26" x41" so all of the work will be available up to full size. And some of the Michael's 2016 Hawaii collection will soon be there too - luxuriant florals, dramatic seascapes. 

Michael's new website goes live!

David Honeybone

As I write this, we are minutes away from Michael switching on his new website, the culmination of months of work.  The inaugural collection includes a cross section of his work - florals, landscapes and abstracts, in watercolor, fabric paint, charcoal, and ink on silk,  Italian paper, Japanese paper and Chinese paper.  The prints are all on beautiful high quality paper - the results are stunning. Frames and matts have been carefully chosen to complement the images.  You will now be able to own one of these life enhancing pieces at remarkably affordable prices.

Next thing to watch out for- we shall soon be adding more originals and prints from Michael's Hawaii collection, painted on the magical island of Kauai in February this year,

Michael's new Hawaii collection February 2016

David Honeybone

Michael spent the month of February on the magical island of Kauai.  He has created a series of dramatic seascapes inspired by the intensity of the colors and the  power of the ocean, working at many of the glorious beaches .  He stayed  near Kapaa in the lush green valley of the Kealia River and painted everyday surrounded by its glorious flowers and trees. The results are vibrant, exotic and capture the spirit of the place.

The pieces are on their way to the framers ready to be exhibited at his Spring Show on 17 April 2016 at his studio at 308 Prince Street #519 , St Paul, MN55101.

Welcome to Michael's New Site

Luke Finsaas

We've been hard at work putting together a new site for Michael Daly Watercolors. Now you can order your favorite watercolor of Michael's online—or get a print of one that was purchased before you were able to get it!  

Explore the site and let us know what you think.  Soon there will be a link to Facebook and Twitter. If you find an error, please contact us vis the contact page and we'll get it fixed asap. 

Thank you for your support!