Impressionistic & Whimsical

3784 – Autumn Marsh

3784 – Autumn Marsh Acrylic on Canvas Panel 12 x 16 inches Framed Autumn Marsh started in a workshop and was finished later in my studio. The autumn colours and dead bare trees in a spruce bog present an accurate portrayal of fall in places like Algonquin Park. Share and Enjoy...

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3785 – Sanctuary

3785 – Sanctuary Acrylic on Canvas 24 x 24 inches Unframed Started in a workshop, Sanctuary was finished later in my studio. Inspired by the beauty of northern Ontario, environs like this offer a place of quiet rest to retreat from the busyness of our everyday lives. Share and Enjoy...

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3780 – Welcoming Woods

3780 –  Welcoming Woods Acrylic on Canvas 20 x 16 inches PRIVATE COMMISSION Welcoming Woods was commissioned by the children of a friend as a birthday gift for her. When asked what she would like in a painting, she told them she wanted Trees and Roots. Inspired by a hike on Whiskey Rapids Trail in Algonquin Park, Ontario, I added the Raven flying down the path in the distance to guide the viewer into the forest. The Raven brings with him the ability to bend time and space for the perfect moment at the right time. He signifies rebirth, renewal, reflection and healing. He helps the transitions and transformations move along smoothly by casting light into the...

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3775 – Winter Solstice

3775 –  Winter Solstice Acrylic on Canvas 10 x 8 inches Unframed The word solstice is derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still) because at the solstices the Sun’s declination appears to ‘stand still’. According to Forever Conscious, “The winter solstice celebrates the longest hours of darkness or the rebirth of the sun and is believed to hold a powerful energy for regeneration, renewal and self-reflection. In Pagan times the winter solstice was referred to as Yule and was a celebration of the Goddess (Moon). I chose colours to reflect the mystical and self-reflective qualities for this time of year. Share and Enjoy...

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3764 – Imagine

3764 – Imagine Acrylic on Canvas 20 x 16 inches, Unframed SOLD     This painting was inspired by the poem The Season of Phantasmal Peace by Derek Walcott. I imagined the birds of the earth desperately trying to save the world from extinction. I simplified the concept with one bird and the focus of world peace and cooperation in protecting our resources. The title came to me one day when listening to John Lennon’s, Imagine.   Share and Enjoy...

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3754 – Fire Rooster

3754 – Fire Rooster Acrylic skins & Mixed media on Canvas 14 x 11 inches, Framed           2017 is the year of the FIRE ROOSTER in Chinese Astrology. Those born under the sign of the Rooster will often find success when they allow themselves to be led by their instincts. Share and Enjoy...

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