Canada Goose

Other than the chick I painted recently, I do not have a lot of experience painting birds.  I wasn’t sure how I was going to paint the feathers, I only just feel like I have gotten the hang of painting fur!  The thing I love about painting, is the mystery…

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Foxes

Today I painted a fox to match my favourite painting “Monarch Fox.”  I fell in love with “Monarch Fox” so much that I decided not sell the original and it now adorns my logo and website header.  The print is still available for purchase on Society6, however.  As I had…

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Mice

While looking on the internet for reference photos of mice, I came across a link entitled “Why People Once Thought Mice Grew Out of Wheat.” Of course, I had to click on that. The article stated that: IN THE 17TH century, physician and chemist Jean Baptiste van Helmont, apparently sick…

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Chippy

On a camping trip on Windy Lake, we found this little guy/gal stealing our Peanut M&Ms from the pic-nic table. He/She was quite friendly and my daughter was able to get close enough to take this snap. We tried offering the chipmunk some blueberries as a healthier snack choice, but…

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Rabbits

    I have painted a few different kinds of rabbits lately.  My first one was this little fellow to the left, which my daughter quickly named “Butterscotch.”           Next, I decided to add a little motion to this subject and painted “Leaping Rabbit” which to…

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Watercolour Painting

Traditionally an acrylic landscape artist, I recently began a foray into watercolor painting.   Why? for the last few years I have been painting landscapes and barns and windows, and although I enjoyed painting them, I knew I hadn’t quite hit my style.  I tried tight detailed painting, looser strokes,…

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