Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 12 “Cat Wine Time”

I am a bit behind in posting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days, but have been painting each day and am working on catching up with photos and postings.  This painting is my Day 12 painting, but I wanted to get my Day 13 painting, “Roxy”, posted on her…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 11 “Royal Water Lilies”

While visiting the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, we saw these wonderful waterlilies.  I love the strong contrast of light and dark, colour and reflections.   “Royal Water Lilies” Oil on canvas, 12″x9″   Note: Framing can be added so the painting is ready to hang, for an additional charge…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 10 “Spring Sparrow”

Sparrows are such cheerful little creatures. This fellow would be a great companion for my “Winter Sparrow”, Day 7 painting. “Spring Sparrow” Oil on gesso birch panel, 8″x8″   Note: Framing can be added so the painting is ready to hang, for an additional charge depending on frame. And for…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 9 “Pelee Lighthouse”

Pelee Island is one of our favourite places.  We have rode our bicycles around the entire island, visited the winery and other sites, and got up close to the lighthouse.  Over the years the lighthouse and landscape around it have changed, but it will always be a spectacular spot to…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 8 “Love Roses”

While at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, we came upon this beautiful cluster of roses, so of course I took reference photos.  Since January 25th is Rabbie Burns’ birthday, I am titling this in honour of his poem, “Love is Like a Red, Red Rose”. “Love Roses” Oil on…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 7 “Winter Sparrow”

We get such an amazing variety of birds here on our farm. Sparrows have always been one of my favourite, and they are ones I can actually identify! “Winter Sparrow” Oil on gesso birch panel, 8″x8″   Note: Framing can be added so the painting is ready to hang, for…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 6 “Orange Kiss”

I ran out of time to post “Orange Kiss” yesterday, so I am posting both Day 6 and Day 7 paintings today. My daughter found this little one-cup tea pot in a thrift store, and it seemed the perfect match for one of my souffle dishes and these beautiful oranges.…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 5 “Pelee Rock View”

Today’s painting is a view looking of the water from Pelee Island.  My husband and I have vacationed at Pelee Island twice now, and it is one of our favourite places.  I took a lot of reference photos of interesting views.  I like the contrast of light and dark, textures…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 4 “Marshville Sawmill”

Today’s painting is “Marshville Sawmill”. I really like painting old architecture.  It has real character and a story to tell.  Wainfleet is fortunate to have a number of historical buildings all in one place in the village, thanks to the Marshville Historical Society, and holds the annual Marshville Heritage Festival…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 3 “Piper”

Today’s painting is “Piper”. Piper is a ruffed white lemur who lives at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue, near us in Wainfleet, ON, Canada. Ringtail Ranch is a non-profit organization which provides a safe home for an abundance of wildlife. The animals have free range of their property and often follow…

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Jan. 2016 Daily Paintings: Day 2 “Bird of Paradise”

  Today’s painting was inspired by a visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, ON.  I took many reference photos for future use.  I love the contrast of bright complimentary colours and unusual angular shapes of this flower. “Bird of Paradise” Oil on gesso birch panel, 8″x8″   Note:…

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30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge January 2016: Day 1

Last year I participated in the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge, hosted by artist Leslie Saeta.  It was a good challenge and great way to start off the year, so I am participating again this January. Leslie has a map with all the participating artists’ locations so it should…

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2016 Art Calendar

I am taking orders now for my 2016 Calendar of Art.  This year’s calendar highlights some of my artwork from 2015.  If you would like to send someone my calendar as a gift, I will be happy to include your personal note and ship it for you. You can purchase…

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Artist in Lobby at Garrison Little Theatre

I will be the Artist in the Lobby, with some of my artwork on display during Garrison Little Theatre performance of  “Mrs. Parliament’s Night Out” written by Norm Foster on Fri. Nov. 6, Sat. Nov. 7, Sun. Nov. 8, and the following weekend, Fri. Nov. 13 and Sat. Nov. 14…

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Art Parties

You can have an Art Party here at Wendy’s studio on our beautiful 8 acre hobby farm, or Wendy can come to your location. Kids and adults – no experience required! A creative way to get together to relax and have fun. Wendy’s studio has a 16 foot table with…

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Celebrating Wine Country Exhibit & Sale

I will be one of six artists exhibiting artwork for the upcoming art show & sale,”Celebrating Wine Country”, at the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre. My theme is vineyard animal helpers. A number of Niagara area vineyards combine quality winemaking practices and ecological principles by, ’employing’ sheep, hawks, chickens and other…

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Niagara PetExpo 2015

The first event of its kind in the area celebrating all pets – furry, feathered or otherwise – is set for Saturday and Sunday, August 8th (11 am to 7 pm) and 9th (11 am to 4 pm) at the Ridgeway Legion . Highlights of PetExpo’s two-day pet-friendly festival include…

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Art Camp 2015

We’ll be having Art Camp in July again this summer at the art studio on Malowany Farm for ages 7 and up.We are located in Wainfleet, Ontario, about 10 minutes from Port Colborne and Welland; 30 minutes from St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. (See the google map on our Contact…

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Art in the Park 2015, Montebello Park St. Catharines

I will be participating in the St. Catharines Art Association‘s 2015 Art in the Park, at Montebello Park, downtown St. Catharines. My artwork will be in the covered pavilion. 10am-5pm on Saturday July 18th 10am-4pm on Sunday July 19th Free admission and everyone is welcome. There will be over 20…

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Port Colborne ArtsWeek

The inaugural Port Colborne Artsweek 2015 is a new community initiative planned by a consortium of resources including: The City of Port Colborne Friends of Roselawn Centre (FORC) Community Artists Niagara (CAn) A week long selection of courses in a variety of arts are available to interested parties of all…

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