Prints start at $24.00

Looking for vibrant artwork that isn’t mass produced? The prints you’ll find here are often colorful and always memorable. Let your neighbors buy ordinary art while you choose to express your individual style.

Each print is individually made to your order and available in a range of sizes and formats. Choose from prints to frame locally or ready to hang framed wall art, canvas prints and more.

About This Image:

There was simply something about this view of Tybee Light from the beach on the Georgia coast that felt nostalgic to me. I can’t explain what it was. Maybe it was simply that I looked at it and felt nostalgic for my time on the beach? Maybe it was some ineffable quality of the image, but that sentimental air mixed with the sea air ultimately inspired the vintage direction I took with this artwork.

I’ve overlaid this image with a number of textures but the one layer that is ultimately providing the lettering and the weathered coloring of the final Tybee light print is courtesy of my grandmother being a wonderful pack-rat. That one layer is a genuinely old family letter written by my grandfather to my grandmother in the 1930’s. The old script and the vintage coloring gives this Georgia coast print an even more nostalgic air. It feels as if this print might be a taste of life from long ago on Tybee Island or perhaps an old postcard sent home from a visit to the coast. This was inspired at least in part by old postcards I have where my grandparents ran out of room and concluded their messages on the image!

The more I think about it, perhaps old lighthouses like Tybee Light are simply nostalgic because they represent the past to us, and one that has become in popular culture very romantic. They are artifacts of our old association with the sea. We picture the brave people who ran them and saved the lives of people on passing ships. Many of those historic lights still stand but as reminders of our collective past. And I think that collective sentiment is what this Tybee Light print ultimately taps.

Have you walked the beaches of Tybee Island? Do you feel as nostalgic for it as I do? Perhaps you’ve never been to Tybee but this lighthouse print pulls at your heart strings? I do hope you’ll take a second to share what speaks to you most in this print.

Your Recently Viewed Prints


    There are no print reviews or comments yet.

    Be the first to review or comment on “Tybee Light – Nostalgic Georgia Coast Art”

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Messages From Past Customers

    Support Small!

    Unlike a purchase from a big box store, your print purchase from this site directly supports this artist. Thank you for making a difference!

    Returns are very rare, but rest assured that every print you order comes with an easy 30 day return policy.

    Read more about it here.

    Did I miss something you need to know before ordering your art print?

    If so, please don’t hesitate to send a message to me!

    Mark Tisdale in A British Phone Booth

    About Me

    I’m Mark Tisdale, a Georgia artist whose journey started with a love of travel and a desire to capture the beautiful places I saw. It’s a path that has changed my life in ways I never would have imagined. I feel quite fortunate to spend my days doing something I love. I have been working as an artist for over a decade and I have supported myself as a full time artist for eight years and counting.

    If you have any questions about my artwork or if you’re looking for a specific print, please send me a message with your questions, art requests, or comments.

    Stay In Touch!

    Join Mark’s mailing list to hear about featured art and special news from the artist.

    Your information will never be shared or sold.

    Every message sent will include an option to unsubscribe.