Laura Guese
Denver, Colorado

Laura Guese loves the few seconds when the sky becomes full of infinite color and energy. In her work, she strives to capture the emotional, therapeutic qualities of the sky. Her art has been part of not only solo and group shows but also public places like the Oakbend Medical Center in Richmond, Texas. When she’s not painting, she enjoys skiing, practicing yoga and spending time with her family. Laura currently lives in Colorado. Fun fact: she speaks French and got a degree in French Language.

Artist and Customer Comments

Laura Guese 1/15/2015 | 5:27 PM

Good for you! Congrats!

commentsGloaming Thunderhead
J Windolph 1/15/2015 | 4:33 PM

You paint cumulus clouds very similar to the way that I paint them. I was pleased to find a painting that I can compare mine to. It gives me an idea of what my paintings could be worth. I have sold several in the past for $50. 1/15/2015 | 8:04 AM

Hello Laurie, where can I find other artwork from you. I admired your clouds very much and it suggests to me that you have done other great works. Where can I find them.

Laura Guese 1/14/2015 | 1:35 PM

Thanks so much for your kind comments about my clouds! It means so much to me! It keeps me painting. Have a great day! Laura

commentsGloaming Thunderhead 1/13/2015 | 9:30 AM

The painting of the clouds is wonderful. I have a problem making clouds look real. You seem to have mastered it.

December Dawn

Oil painting on stretched canvas
Signed on back

32" h x 32" w x 2" d
5 lbs. 1 oz.


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I'm captivated by the gorgeous sunrises seen in the dead of winter. I love the contrast of a cold winter morning and the warmth of the colors in a brilliant sunrise, it gives me a feeling of hope. This piece is on a gallery wrapped canvas and the painting continues around the sides. It comes ready to hang.

Oil painting

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Stretched canvas

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