Whoa! You can't favorite your own shop.

Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Whoa! You can't favorite your own item.

Whoa! You can't add your own item to a list.

Add this item to a treasury!

You don't have any treasuries yet. Enter a title below to create one.

This item has been added.

View your treasury.

Dark *Original Painting*- Jam Jar Aged 2016 - Wine on Watercolor Paper

Like this item?

Add it to your favorites to revisit it later.


Painting, handmade using .07 BIC Mechanical Pencil, charcoal dust and pencil, and 2016 aged Jam Jar Shiraz wine.

The painting style is impressionistic with light illustrative qualities and modern fascinations. Under certain lights the wine color may seem more red, but the end result is a radiant, plum purple.
The watercolor paper is sweet smelling, giving off the mellow notes of the wine used.

*This is the first wine painting I have ever made.

Original painting, signature present. 1/1

Thank you so much for looking at this listing.

Payment options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Etsy keeps your payment information secure. Etsy shops never receive your credit card information.

Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.


Yes, I paint using real, wholesome, alcoholic wine.
Reds are preferred for obvious reasons. But more particularly, I prefer wholesome, full red wines such as Cabs, Shiraz, or Merlot. Blends tend to be too light for my taste, but they come in handy for middle ground.
The reason put simply: there is only and will only ever be one in the world like it. Prints aren't the original and prints will not change color. When you buy an original, you buy a one of a kind, an authentic piece moved by time.
I do take commissions but whether I choose to take yours, or his, or hers is at my sole discretion.
Of course! In fact, I encourage this step so that you can make your piece that much more special to you specifically. But the price of that wine will be added to the commission price under "price of materials." And if I haven't worked with it before, I can't guarantee the contrast, or the "look" of the wine on paper.
What I love about painting with wine is the smell of the paper afterwards. Even if it would be invisible, it would still be there. White wine, as well as red, turns into an orangey-brown over time. I think this adds overall beauty to the piece, as it changes gradually over time, like everything else.
The wine will maintain its vibrant, purply color for about 1.5-2 years. Then it will start fading to brown (science!). I still love the color afterwards but it is quite a bit of difference. If you want to maintain the purple, I would suggest buying a high quality print alongside an original. I could also include a high quality print but at a higher charge.

Dark *Original Painting*- Jam Jar Aged 2016 - Wine on Watercolor Paper

Ask a question
Don't wait. There's only 1 of these available.


  • Handmade item
  • Height: 18 Inches
  • Width: 24 Inches
  • Materials: wine, mechanical pencil, watercolor paper, charcoal
  • Gift message available

Shipping & returns

Ready to ship in 3–5 business days
From United States
Shipping upgrades available in the cart
No returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

You may also like

What’s wrong with this listing?

The first thing you should do is contact the seller directly.

If you’ve already done that, your item hasn’t arrived, or it’s not as described, you can report that to Etsy by opening a case.

Report a problem with an order

We take intellectual property concerns very seriously, but many of these problems can be resolved directly by the parties involved. We suggest contacting the seller directly to respectfully share your concerns.

If you’d like to file an allegation of infringement, you’ll need to follow the process described in our Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy.

Review how we define handmade, vintage and supplies

See a list of prohibited items and materials

Read our mature content policy

The item for sale is…