Posts Tagged "Artist in Muskoka"

3816 – Woodland Blossoms

Woodland Blossoms Acrylic on Canvas 11 x 14 inches, Unframed This is Brown Rot Fungus…not a very pretty name but certainly a lovely image in the forest. Trees and fungi have both captured my imagination.  Without them we would not survive on the earth. While trees provide the  oxygen we need, fungi along with bacteria break down organic matter and  release carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and phosphorus into the soil and the  atmosphere. It’s the importance of fungi and the variety of shapes, colours  and their habitat that attract me to them. I’ve been photographing fungi and  mushrooms for over 40 years but it’s only in the last couple of years they’ve  found their way...

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3813 – Poppies for Alicia

Poppies for Alicia Acrylic on Canvas 10 x 8 inches, framed NOT FOR SALES Painted for my stepdaughter, on the occasion of her 60th birthday. The family arranged an early surprise party in August, while Alicia’s actual birthdate is in November. That is a busy harvesting time on the farm so the earlier date meant for a perfect surprise. Share and Enjoy...

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#3812 – Autumn Blaze

Autumn Blaze Acrylic on Canvas Diptych,12 x 24 inches, Framed. My first diptych of maple leaves in autumn. My hope was to capture the brilliance of those ruby and salmon reds that are so striking every fall standing out against the greying skies of autumn and defoliating trees. Share and Enjoy...

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3809 – Seaside Reverie

Seaside Reverie Acrylic on Gallery wrapped canvas 10 x 8 inches, unframed A quiet place on a deserted beach with waves gently kissing the shore, and seabirds calling overhead, is my perfect spot to ruminate or meditate, allowing thoughts to come and go; a time to simply breath and be in the moment. Share and Enjoy...

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3808 – Three Toxic Redheads – Amanita muscaria

3808 – Three Toxic Redheads – Amanita muscaria Soft pastel on pastel paper 8.5 x 11 inches, framed SOLD One of the most colourful of the fungi family, these mushrooms are beautiful but can be deadly bearing a powerful toxin. It grows in woodland and heathland on light soils among birch, pine, or spruce. It is a fungus that often forms mycorrhizal associations with birch, but also other trees. Fly Agaric mushrooms, also known as Amanita muscaria are the classic red toadstool with white warts seen in cartoons. The species grows in boreal forests during the fall across Canada and the United States, and are very common and very poisonous. Share and...

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