Posts Tagged "nature"

3750 – Autumn Apparition: Embrace

3750 – Autumn Apparition: Embrace Acrylic Skins on Canvas 40 x 30 inches, Framed                 My love of trees is evident in many of my paintings, so it was no surprise when one in a friend’s garden provided inspiration for Autumn Apparition. The tree has two intertwined trunks so when viewed at a certain angle one tree appears to hold the other in an embrace. Using the tree as my starting point, I decided on a fall scene filled with warm colours reflecting love and affection. Then the idea came to add in the silhouette of a couple who had spent time in the forest, leaving behind their energy. To create the trees in the...

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More Dragonflies

          3744 – Dragonfly #15 – Flame Summer Orange             3743 – Dragonfly #14 – Violet Dropwing             3742 – Dragonfly #13 – Violet Dropwing             3741 – Dragonfly #12 – Rosetta Skimmer – SOLD             3748 – Damselfly #1             3747 – Dragonfly #18 – Blue Opal – SOLD             3746 – Dragonfly #17 – Azure Blue           3745...

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3732 & 3733 In Hiding & Safe Place

3732 – In Hiding 3733 – Safe Place Acrylic on Canvas 6 x 6 inches, unframed DONATED In the summer of 2016, I had an unfortunate encounter with a tiny  fawn on a local highway. I knew the death of that little creature would inspire more than one painting. In Hiding and Safe Place are the first of, I’m sure, many to come. These two paintings were created for an annual charity art sale here in Muskoka.  MARTIN’S, a Bracebridge, Ontario framing, art supply and gallery, provides local artists with 6 x 6 inch canvases to create whatever inspires them. Then the canvases are hung together for a one day sale. All the proceeds support the Children’s...

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