Posts Tagged "Tree Painting"

3783 – River Guardian

3783 – River Guardian Acrylic on Canvas Panel 16 x 12 inches Framed River Guardian was started en plein air in Annie Williams Park, Bracebridge. I was attracted to the stature and unique character of this pine tree alongside the Muskoka River. It looks over the water, watching the comings and goings, of people and wildlife as if guarding everything in its domain. Share and Enjoy...

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3777 – Forest Commune

3777 –  Forest Commune Acrylic & Mixed Media on Canvas 40 x 30 inches Unframed This year, 2020, the world has been driven to its knees by a microscopic virus (COVD-19), equalizing humanity. It’s resulted in more communication around the planet, greater appreciation of relationships and allowed us time to reflect and recognize the value of all life on the planet, to learn from the rhythms, patterns and cycles of the natural world about interdependence, cooperation and the value of all living creatures. In this period of social isolation, the earth has begun to breath deeper and we’ve been given the opportunity to work together for a common cause. Forest Commune...

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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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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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