Posts Tagged "Muskoka Wildlife"

3767 – Spotted Turtle on Paddle

3767 –  Spotted Turtle on Paddle Acrylic on Wood Paddle 6 x 25 inches DONATED   Each year Muskoka Conservancy holds an annual fundraising event. This is the second time I’ve painted a paddle to be offered in their silent auction. I chose a Spotted Turtle for the 2018 event due to it’s endangered status. This turtle is native to Muskoka. Share and Enjoy...

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3732 & 3733 In Hiding & Safe Place

3732 – In Hiding 3733 – Safe Place Acrylic on Canvas 6 x 6 inches, unframed DONATED In the summer of 2016, I had an unfortunate encounter with a tiny  fawn on a local highway. I knew the death of that little creature would inspire more than one painting. In Hiding and Safe Place are the first of, I’m sure, many to come. These two paintings were created for an annual charity art sale here in Muskoka.  MARTIN’S, a Bracebridge, Ontario framing, art supply and gallery, provides local artists with 6 x 6 inch canvases to create whatever inspires them. Then the canvases are hung together for a one day sale. All the proceeds support the Children’s...

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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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