Posts Tagged "Painter in Muskoka"

3769 – Hardwood Outlook Trail, Algonquin Park

3769 –  Hardwood Outlook Trail, Algonquin Park Acrylic on Canvas 24 x 24 inches, Unframed SOLD We hiked the one kilometre loop of Hardwood Outlook Trail in Algonquin Park on a beautiful, warm autumn day. The Trail introduces you to the ecology of a typical Algonquin hardwood forest and ends in a spectacular view of Smoke Lake and the surrounding hills. My love of trees drew me to this curved one shaped by its environment. To make it more dramatic, I moulded tissue paper and acrylic soft gel to create  3-D sculpture on the canvas. Share and Enjoy...

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3768 – Smoke Lake from Hardwood Outlook Trail, Algonquin Park

3768 – Smoke Lake from Hardwood Outlook Trail, Algonquin Park Acrylic on Canvas 24 x 24 inches, Unframed SOLD   Algonquin Park offers unlimited views to capture in photos and then translate into paintings. I loved this view from Hardwood Outlook Trail with the dramatic cloud-filled sky and with the lake below still a brilliant blue. We hiked the trail on a beautiful warm late September day with the trees full of autumn’s rich jewel-toned colours. Share and Enjoy...

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3766 – Learning to Climb

3766 – Learning to Climb Acrylic on Canvas 16 x 12 inches, Unframed One of the first skills a bear cub needs to learn is how to climb a tree. His or her survival could be dependent on getting up a tree in order to escape a predator. It’s also useful to know how to climb onto a nice high branch or into the crook of a tree for a snooze. Share and Enjoy...

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3765 – Meal Time

3765 – Meal Time Acrylic on Canvas 10 x 8 inches, Unframed     A Robin family set up residence in our neighbour’s entry way which provided a great opportunity for photo taking. As I finished this painting of their first nestlings of the season, the busy parents were awaiting their second brood of chicks. 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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