Posts By: Jay Alders

A Painting of My Pregnant Wife With Our Twins

pregnancy artwork by jay alders

My cherished wife & best friend Chelsea is 36 weeks pregnant now with our twins.
It’s been such a surreal and beautiful experience watching her body transform into a majestic life embracing temple for our little ones.
She’s been so …

Photo Shoot: My Wife at 35 Weeks Pregnant

pregnancy photography

My beautiful wife Chelsea inspires me daily with her strength, love, intelligence and dedication. Here she is today, at 35 weeks and 4 days pregnant with our twins. We’re so excited to meet our new babies, but I am admittedly …

Rooted in Love – Elephant Art Print Released

Elephant art by Jay Alders


“Rooted in Love” – A tribute to love, family and togetherness. For all of you that feel a connection to elephants and family bonds, Jay now shares a very personal piece that was created as a surprise gift to his …

“Back To Me” – New Print Released

Back to me- Surrealist Oil Painting by Jay Alders

Painted between 2004-2005, Artist Jay Alders releases Limited Edition Signed and Numbered Prints for the first time ever of “Back To Me”.

Alders’s largest painting to date, measuring 70 inches wide by 50 inches tall (127 x 177.8 cm), painted …

Sketching My Daughter

Jay alders sketching daughter Summer Emerson


Quick sketching my beautiful daughter Summer Emerson before she notices Daddy and wiggles around.

Ready, set, go.

Thanks to my wife Chelsea for encouraging me to sketch more often. It’s crazy how when passion becomes your work that sometimes we …

Thoughts While Painting

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The creativity of the universe is leading me down a new path.

It’s holding my hand with nurturing authority.

It reveals what is and allows curiosity to explore. It guides my brush with visions of beauty and doubt clouding it’s …

Pursuing Creativity Can Be Uncomfortable

Jay Alders- Artist Thoughts

Pursuing creativity can be uncomfortable if not terrifying. We leave ourselves open to vulnerability, self doubt , criticism and failure.

We struggle with trying to be better than someone else or get lost in the noise of our own thoughts …