Choctaw County

Painting

Dan Melvin has always had an interest in art.  He received a BA in Fine Art from the Atlanta College of Art. He taught recreational art classes and owned and operated a framing business in Texas before returning to Alabama to work in the newspaper industry. Dan is determined to capture the positive aspects of times past when life was simpler and slower than what he sees in the modern world.

Dan’s paintings are created to present a romantic era gone by. He paints from information he gleams from historical documents. He visually empties the space and then fills it in with his version of residence of the past. Dan punches up his romantic, somber pallet with the careful use of orange tones. He continually experiments with new themes such as coastal living, local culture, and country scenes that have been barely touched by time.

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"Back Bay"
"Back Bay" Price: $575.00
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Item #: 5510 -

This painting will transport you to the back waters of the Mobile Bay.  You can see men unloading shrimp on the dock during sunrise.  It would be a great addition to your beach house or anywhere you want to remember the gulf coast.This painting measures 11 1/2" X 8 1/2" unframed and 17 1/2" X 14 1/2" framed.

Sawmill sawmill, dan, melvin, painting
Sawmill Price: $290.00
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This painting of a sawmill is surrounded by a pale pink sunset.  To the right of the sawmill is a railroad track, and on the left you can see a suspension bridge in the background. Dan Melvin; 12"x4" unframed; 15.5"x8" framed.

Orange Beach Orange Beach, Painting, Black Belt Treasures, Dan Melvin, Oil, Oil Painting,
Orange Beach Price: $145.00
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If you like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain, this painting is right up your alley.  It depicts a dock sitting on the calm waters of the Mobile Bay in front of a gorgeous pink and blue sunset.  Dan Melvin: Orange Beach, framed oil painting, 14"x12"

Farmers Market
Farmers Market Price: $550.00
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Item #: 5508 -

This painting shows two men talking at a farmer's market.  They are standing over baskets filled with a variety of regional vegetables.  The men are also shaded from the hot southern sun by a gray tent.Dan Melvin: Farmers Market, framed oil painting, 8"x10"