Posts Tagged "Black bears"

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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3726 Playtime in Queen Anne’s Lace

3726 Play Time in Queen Anne’s Lace Acrylic on Canvas 11 x 14 inches, unframed Momma Bear gets to rest while her rambunctious cubs burn off some energy play fighting. Mother bears are affectionate, protective, devoted, strict, sensitive and attentive to their young. Not unlike people, bears can be empathetic, fearful, joyful, playful, social and even altruistic. They’re all individuals and have unique personalities.  ( Share and Enjoy...

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3706, 07, 08, 09 – Five Black Bears in Muskoka

    3706 – Up a Tree 3707 – What you looking at? 3708 – Honest, that’s really what happened? 3709 – Don’t mess with me! Acrylic on Canvas All paintings 6 x 6 inches, Unframed   Painted and donated for an art sale in support of The Children’s Foundation of Muskoka December 12, 2015. After the tragic shooting of a mother bear in Bracebridge, I was moved to create these paintings. Black bears are indigenous to Muskoka and at times appear in town searching for food. If left alone, they will wander off. Unfortunately, a trigger-happy man shot the mother when the family of bears appeared on his property. Bear cubs...

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