Weldon Ball
Huntingdon, Tennessee

Weldon Ball creates bright, abstract landscapes that oftentimes let viewers fill in the details of a nature scene. He currently lives in West Tennessee and finds inspiration in landscapes from the Southeast or his visits to Europe. He advises viewers of his art to really pause and appreciate the color and the way that they create space, depth and an inner source of light. Fun fact: he found inspiration in the Chuck Close quote “Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work.”

Artist and Customer Comments

commentsMonday Morning Coffee
K Kuldeep 4/15/2016 | 1:37 AM


Weldon Ball 8/22/2015 | 12:50 PM

Thank you for purchasing the painting and for the comments. I love painting the shifting colors of water and it is something special when a painting resonates with a viewer. Did you know the painting had been on display on Ugallery only several hours before you purchased it?

S Burke 8/21/2015 | 2:09 PM

I had a difficult time choosing which of your paintings to purchase since I love the style and color in everyone of them. I finally chose "Islands in the Stream: Last Light" and am happy I did! Wonderful Art!

Weldon Ball 1/13/2015 | 1:07 PM

Thank you for your comments. My style is rooted in Cubism and my colors come from living in the South where colors are carried to the excess. After all, Elvis was the first to sport a pink Cadillac.

I Cnaeps 1/13/2015 | 11:02 AM

Very nice paintings. I love your style. And of course the nice colors.

Weldon Ball 11/25/2014 | 9:22 PM

Thank you for purchasing another painting. I always enjoy it when someone makes a connection with one of my paintings and the joy was compounded by your gracious comments.

commentsLast Light
I Mcdougall purchased this artwork. 11/23/2014 | 6:51 PM

I love the way I can look at a section of this painting up close and find a gorgeous abstract design. And then I step back and I see a beautiful landscape full of lights and shadows and creative choice of colors. I am in awe of the skill set involved in doing that!

Weldon Ball 9/27/2014 | 11:35 PM

Thank you for your generous comments.

M Schweitzer 9/27/2014 | 2:21 PM

Collection: An explosion of color, magnifies my heart. Fantastic works. Stay the path - Best

S Giosio 5/2/2014 | 2:51 PM

i have just stared painting You Have great colores iam verry excited to tell every one about U Gallery ,,,, Pass it on SG in Kansas

Weldon Ball 4/20/2014 | 10:39 AM

I am so happy that you enjoy the painting. I enjoyed painting it and it is a great feeling when one of my paintings and a person "click". Thank you for purchasing it.

commentsMountain Mist
D Lasch purchased this artwork. 4/19/2014 | 4:13 PM

I love it, the colors are even more beautiful in person and they brighten up my living room which is mostly earth tones.

commentsMountain Mist
L Zagha 10/18/2013 | 10:10 PM

Mountain Mist is absolutely beautiful.I would love to wake up to this everyday

Weldon Ball 5/3/2013 | 9:41 PM

Thank you for your comments. This is what "Art" is all about.

commentsTree Top Tall
I Mcdougall purchased this artwork. 5/3/2013 | 7:21 PM

I bought this because the placement of the shapes and the colors create such intensity and energy. I like to move my paintings around and no matter where I put this one , it brings my environment to life and raises my spirits.

Pine Lake : Sunrise

Oil painting on stretched canvas
Signed on front and back

30" h x 40" w x 1.5" d
4 lbs. 0 oz.


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This painting has it roots in Cubism. The three "trees" in the top-left and the large one on the right act as divisors allowing for smaller paintings within the larger painting. This piece is on gallery wrapped canvas with finished black edges. It comes ready to hang.

Oil painting

Oil paint uses natural oils, such as linseed, poppy and walnut oil to bind the pigments. Oils are slow to dry, which allows the artist to rework the painting to achieve the desired effect. Also, they blend easily, which helps to achieve certain colors. With the rise of naturalism in 15th century Early Netherlandish painting, oil paints became preferred to quick drying tempera paint. Artists wanted a medium that would allow them to achieve detailed and precise effects in their paintings. Consider all of the detail in the masterpieces of Jan van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch!

Stretched canvas

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