Jan. Daily Painting Day 16: “Yeti”

My Day 16 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Yeti”.​ A friend I worked with when I was conducting small business marketing training has been following my daily paintings and sent me a picture via Facebook of her cute little poodle as a subject for one…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 15: “Great Horned Owl”

My Day 15 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Great Horned Owl”.​ Our friend has a Great Horned Owl he hatched from an egg 20 years ago. Boo was at my 25 Years of Inspiration solo show as a guest. Visitors could hear her from outside…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 14: “Baby Skunk”

My Day 14 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Baby Skunk”.​ Our cousin Melanie messaged me to post a baby skunk image on Facebook, so of course,  I chose to paint one. “Baby Skunk” acrylic on baltic birch, 8″x10″ Note: Framing can be added so the…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 13: “Gabby”

My Day 13 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Gabby”.​ Gabby is one of our three studio cats. She and her sisters were rescue kittens from Ker Church, a location in which Wendy was commissioned to create artwork for the Niagara HERE project. She was originally…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 12: “Kersty”

My Day 12 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Kersty”.​ Kersty is one of our three studio cats. She and her sisters were rescue kittens from Ker Church, a location in which Wendy was commissioned to create artwork for the Niagara HERE project.  She was named…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 11: “Mikki”

My Day 11 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Mikki”.​ Mikki is one of our three studio cats. She and her sisters were rescue kittens from Ker Church, a location in which Wendy was commissioned to create artwork for the Niagara HERE project. We nicknamed her…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 10: “Fair Sheep”

My Day 10 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Fair Sheep”.​ This beautiful black-faced sheep reminds me of the kind I would often see in Scotland.  I saw her at the Norfolk Fair in Simcoe, ON while there with my youngest daughter during goat showing. “Fair…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 9: “Godchild”

My Day 9 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Godchild”.​ Godchild is one of our six horses here on our hobby farm.  He is was a race horse until about 8 years old, and has been on our 8 acre hobby farm for his retirement for…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 8: “Pancake”

My Day 8 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Pancake”.​ Pancake is a Vietnamese mini pot belly pig who came to our 8 acre hobby farm recently.  She is 4 months old and hangs out in my studio with the three studio cats most days, and…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 7: Highland Cow

My Day 7 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Highland Cow”.​ This is one of the Highland cows I came across in West Lincoln about 20 minutes from our farm.  I was excited to see a small herd of highland cattle here in Ontario, Canada.  I…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 5: “Red Fox in Snow”

My Day 5 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Red Fox in Snow”. I think red foxes are just beautiful.  The contrast of the snow against the fox accentuates his lovely red coat. We don’t see them as frequently as some animals on our farm, but…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 4: “Sweet Pea”

My Day 4 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Sweet Pea”. My youngest daughter had been in 4-H Rabbit Club for a few years and wanted to join Goat Club last season, so we went up to Fergus and got two little pygmy-cross goats, Sir Lancelot…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 3: “Alpaca Poser”

My Day 3 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is “Alpaca Poser”. I met M&M at the Norfolk Fair in Simcoe, ON while there with my youngest daughter for her 4-H goat showing. M&M was quite the ladies man, and kept quite still posing for lots of…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 2: “Penny”

My Day 2 painting for the 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge is Penny. She visits her aunt Pepper (Day 1 painting), our next door neighbour aussie. The two girls have lots of fun playing together and enjoy visiting with us and our animals. She and Pepper are beautiful Australian Shepherds.…

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Jan. Daily Painting Day 1: “Pepper”

Happy New Year! Today starts the January 2015 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. My Day 1 painting is one of my favourite little Australian Shepherd, Pepper.  She lives next door to our farm and enjoys visiting with our horses.  We had the opportunity to dog sit with her and…

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