Posts Tagged "Artist in Muskoka"

3797 – People of the Sunflower

3797 – People of the Sunflower Acrylic on Canvas, 16 x 20 inches, framed SOLD In March 2022, my friend and fellow artist, Janice Feist, created a powerful painting depicting the vicious attack on Ukraine and auctioned it to raise money to support the Ukrainian people. Inspired by her, my painting, People of the Sunflower (acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches, unframed), depicts fields of sunflowers in the Ukraine stretching to a horizon darkened by the invasion of Russian troops. The colours used also represent the national flag, the wide blue skies of the nation and the golden fields of wheat. However, for the painting, the yellow also symbolizes the sunflower...

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Blue Canoe

3795 – Blue Canoe Oil on Canvas, 8 x 10 inches, framed Helve Lake in the Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve in Muskoka, offers a peaceful escape from a hectic life. It’s a place of quiet reflection where you can hear only bird song and the whisper of wind through the trees. I’ve had the opportunity of visiting a cabin on the lake a three times and wanted to create a painting to convey the tranquility of the lake and surrounding forest. Share and Enjoy...

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3796 – Raven Lookout

3796 – Raven Lookout Acrylic on canvas, 5 x 7 inches, framed Arising from my imagination, I painted this small canvas, visualizing a raven approaching a barren tree overlooking a wide expanse of green valley and distant hills. It reminded me of the beautiful vistas I’ve experienced while hiking. Share and Enjoy...

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Crowning Glory

3794 – Crowning Glory Acrylic on Canvas, 7 x 5 inches, framed While on a stroll through a park by Hog’s Back Falls in Ottawa, I noticed this beautiful mushroom growing four feet off the ground on a dead tree branch. It’s smooth creamy appearance contrasted so beautifully with the rough texture of the bark, I knew immediately, I must paint it. Hog’s Back Falls is officially known as Prince of Wales Falls Share and Enjoy...

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3793 – Moosekoka

3793 – Moosekoka Acrylic on Canvas Board, 6 x 8 inches, unframed SOLD The moose is a Canadian symbol that represents the country’s native wildlife. Moose is derived from the Algonquin word mooswa, meaning “twig-eater.” In Ojibwe and Cree traditions, moose are symbols of endurance and survival. In Wabanaki folklore of northern New England and the Maritimes, some legends say that Moose was once a monster who was defeated by the culture hero Glooskap. Moose are also used as clan animals in some Native American cultures. Moosekoka was commissioned as a gift for a visitor from Ireland. The purchaser chose the name MOOSEKOKA to reference her home...

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