Rachelle Lima



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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
2 days ago 
peaches by Rachelle Lima
8" x 8"
 
 

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
20 days ago 
Wall of Sunshine by Rachelle Lima
20 x 24
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Enchanted by Rachelle Lima
16" x 20"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Hephaestus by Rachelle Lima
14" x 11"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Morro Rock by Rachelle Lima
Oil 18" x 24"
 
 

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Venice at peace by Rachelle Lima
Oil 24" x 18"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
5 months ago 
work in progress 2 by Rachelle Lima
24" x 18"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
5 months ago 
work in progress by Rachelle Lima
24" x 18"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
Sunlit Vine - demo by Rachelle Lima
Oil 16" x 20"
 
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Coni Mansfield 18 days ago
Great value

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
watercolor 1 by Rachelle Lima
Watercolor 8" x 8"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
day 3 by Rachelle Lima
Pastel 11" x 8 1/2"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
day 4 by Rachelle Lima
Charcoal 11" x 8 1/2"
 
 

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
day 2 by Rachelle Lima
24" x 18"
 
 

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
day 1 by Rachelle Lima
Pastel 11" x 8 1/2"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
Big Horn Goat by Rachelle Lima
Charcoal 24" x 18"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
7 months ago 
Vineyard Daydreams by Rachelle Lima
Oil 24" x 36"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
7 months ago 
Vernal Falls by Rachelle Lima
48" x 36"
 
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
8 months ago 
Grunion by Rachelle Lima
Oil 14" x 11"
 
 

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
8 months ago 
Northwest Morning by Rachelle Lima
Oil 16" x 20"
 
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Holly Bean 7 months ago
gorgeous!
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Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
9 months ago 
Happy Hour by Rachelle Lima
14" x 11"
 
 

 
Rachelle Lima Posted Artwork 
9 months ago 
wooden angel by Rachelle Lima
24" x 18"
 
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Biography
I would love for the words to find their way onto this page as easily as paint, but there are many reasons why I enjoy the quote "If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.” - by Edward Hopper
 
A person's ability to process an image from their mind, to be translated by their hand onto canvas is truly one of the many remarkable human capabilities I've witnessed. I paint with oils and in the style of realism, not only because I want to but because I have to, and every now and then I enjoy an intimate session with charcoals and watercolors. This realistic style is what emerges, evolves, and comes to light on my canvases. Yet, on rare occasions when I least expect it a hint of an impressionistic vision emerges. My paintings become an extension of everything about me, another language, and my hope is to contribute to the conversation and continuation of fine art.
 
Along the way.
Creativity was an unexplained instinct, an impulse. During my younger years an art class here and there helped feed this passion, however being self-taught meant the drive was there but I needed the means to move forward. I poured all of my energy into my amazing family, and after my three sons were well on their way with multiple college degrees between them, I decided it was time to practice what I preached, to further my education. It wasn’t until I attended formal classes that the art world truly unfolded for me, and my heart soared!
 
In 2003 I enrolled at Miramar Community College in San Diego, CA. I started with Art History to help answer a list of unanswered questions, such as “why do people paint what they do?” I continued with Life Drawing which so eloquently [...]

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