30 Paintings in 30 Days January 2017: Day 4

Today’s Day 4 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days challenge is another pot belly pig.  He looks like he is smiling, hence the title, “Happy Pig”. I needed to paint something to make me smile today. “Happy Pig”, oil on canvas, 6″x6″ $75 (CAD) and FREE shipping in …

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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 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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