August, 2016 | Natalie Bradley Artist | Handmade Arts and Crafts
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  • A Portrait of a Childhood Home


  • Lakeshore Drive Home Portrait, Americas GA, home watercolor portrait

  • This painting just makes my heart full. It’s a gift from a mother of grown children of the home they were all raised in. They no longer live here, but obviously the home lives on in their hearts. This is … Continue reading


  • Brick Ranch Home Portrait


  • home portrait, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Watkinsville GA Home, The perfect Real Estate Agent Gift

  • This is the third home I painted for a woman who ordered three custom home portraits for her three closest friends. I hope they love their homes as much as she does!    


  • A Beautiful Home for a Friend


  • McNair Home, home portrait, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Watkinsville GA Home, The perfect Real Estate Agent Gift

  • A friend of mine from the high school days (20 years ago… how is that possible?) asked me to paint her sweet family’s home. I am honored by all the wonderful people in my life who ask me to paint … Continue reading


  • Yellow Ranch Home Portrait


  • yellow ranch home portrait, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Watkinsville GA Home, The perfect Real Estate Agent Gift

  • Just another gorgeous home somewhere in Georgia…. One of my customers purchased several paintings of homes – they are all for her girlfriends. Isn’t that just so sweet?! What wonderful people are out there if you look and listen for … Continue reading


  • The Perfect Gift


  • Leslie Jones Jasper County Client, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Watkinsville GA Home, The perfect Real Estate Agent Gift

  • Last weekend, I finished this home portrait for a real estate agent who decided these are the perfect gift for her clients at closing. I have to agree! 🙂 Seriously though — so many real estate agents give impersonal gifts … Continue reading


  • Georgia Home Watercolor Illustration


  • Bishop GA Home Watercolor, Hooks-Baldwin Home, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Watkinsville GA Home, Statham GA Home

  • Another beautiful watercolor illustration of a beloved home in Georgia…. Do you want a home portrait? Go to my Etsy shop to get started! Message me with any questions at all!          


  • A Beautiful Home for a Beautiful Bride


  • Hooks-Baldwin Home, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Watkinsville GA Home, Statham GA Home

  • This home was another pleasure to paint … not just because the home is lovely, but also because the home belongs to one of my brides from last year! That makes my heart full!! I hope you enjoy it Baldwin … Continue reading


  • Cherishing a (Home) Memory


  • albany ga brick home portrait, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting

  • Selling a home where you raised a family, created countless memories, and symbolizes so much love can be very painful. This home owner decided to create a keepsake to hold on to the image of this home for her family. … Continue reading


  • A Home Portrait for a Friend


  • Blue Ranch House, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting

  • This home is one of three home portraits that a lovely woman commissioned for some of her best friends. I think that is just so sweet!  


  • Our First Home – Home Portrait Wedding Gift


  • The Lindseys First Home, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley

  • A friend of mine commissioned a painting of her best friend’s home-t0-be. He is marrying his sweetheart this fall and they’re moving into his Grandmother’s home. It’s beautiful and full of all sorts of vintage charm and character. I hope … Continue reading


  • 1950s Beach Bungalow


  • 1950s Beach Bungalow, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley

  • I was super excited to paint this one for one of my teachers at University of Georgia! Her Grandfather built this beach house for his family in the 50s…and she ordered 3 of these for her family members for Christmas. I … Continue reading


  • “Miss” Mary’s Studio


  • Grandmama's Studio, Miss Mary's Piano Studio, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley

  • My Grandmother (known to her pupils as “Miss” Mary) was a piano and voice teacher for quite a few decades. As a result, she has touched hundreds (if not thousands) of people in her life through music, including my Mom, … Continue reading


  • Charming Five Points Cottage


  • 5 points cottage, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley

  • I’ve discovered that every house I paint, I pretty much want to have and move into immediately. Maybe it’s because I have to study it so much and look for the charm to work into each painting? I’m not sure … Continue reading


  • Family Home Custom Portrait


  • Craftsman Cottage, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, watercolor by Natalie Bradley

  • This home was so much fun to do …. hard, but fun! I love craftsman style homes in the first place, so I was in love with it from the moment I saw a home photo. But, the best part … Continue reading


  • The Lake House


  • the usry lake house, Custom House Portrait Illustration - Original Home Watercolor Painting, Natalie Bradley Artist, Lake Oconee Lake House watercolor by Natalie Bradley

  • This is my in-laws’ new lake house on Lake Oconee … an early birthday present for Audrey! This is The Lake House inside the frame my husband made…