Inspired By Ancient Designs art print by Maria Hunt. Our art prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
1st place finish DREAMS Contest 12/24/18
1st place finish - A LITTLE IRISH - A LITTLE GREEN 3/16/19
My favorite vacation was spent with friends taking a driving tour of Ireland and Scotland. As we drove, I stored scenes from special places in order to create a painting. Sadly, "Inspired by Ancient Designs" rested for 6 years in an "Unfinished Works" file, waiting for the artist to figure out how to complete the scenes behind the cross. To me, the Celtic Cross became the symbol of the merging of the Celts into the Christian church. In the lower left corner, sunrise on the Isle of Iona, birthplace of the "Book of Kells" was where I wandered through the ruins. Fields of hay were an unexpected treat, as we drove through the countryside. The Wee Kirk stood in a field, beside the road we traveled. On the side of the road, the Scottish symbol, thistles. bordered the edges of the field. I was taken by the castle reflections in the lake (upper Left) and the heather on the hillsides...
About Maria Hunt
"ART, something I always wanted as part of my life, HAS become a passion that fills my soul, and leaves me full of joy, one brushstroke at a time."
After 30 years as a successful business woman, Maria Hunt, finding the nest empty, and having fulfilled her role as financial contributor, retired to the Palm Springs area, pursuing her childhood dream of studying and creating art. She started in 2000 with art classes at College of the Desert. She refined her skills in plein air painting by attending workshops across the U.S. The years left to get "really good" at art are diminishing, and her focus is laser sharp. She spends one week a month teaching art to Children (and older versions of children) She...