poinsettia in watercolour
How to keep a poinsettia forever – paint it!

Keep a poinsettia forever by painting it. This post was first published in 2016.   “Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale.

Rosie the Biewer.
Whimsical Pet Portraits in Wild Colours.

Whimsical Pet Portrait Sketches in Wild Colours. Or maybe this post should be titled “Good Things Come in Threes”. Sometimes family pets make the best models for my portrait experiments. Why not try a whimsical pop art treatment for three … Read More

Wood slice ornaments - Chester
Christmas comes early in the Art Room

First early Christmas commission completed in the Art Room   Christmas, although not quite on our doorstep, isn’t all that far away.  I had good intentions all this year to mass produce wood slices with poinsettia, snowflakes, deer, and whatever … Read More

Crazy KitKat in the Christmas choir painted on wood slice by Louise Primeau
Crazy Choir Cat Christmas Ornament.

Crazy KitKat misbehaves in the Christmas choir. KitKat joins other crazy Christmas cats on her family’s tree this year.  See how she mocks the other singers in the choir? Isn’t she annoying with her very ear splitting caterwauling? KitKat’s owners … Read More

The WWII Attagirl - forgotten war heroes
The Attagirls – Top Guns of WWII

The Attagirls – Unsung heroes of WWII.   They and others answered the call to serve a nation at war. (Previously published in 2018 and republished today, on Remembrance Day). When war began in 1939, many Canadian men answered the … Read More

Leela, a soft touch portrait by Louise's ARTiculations.
Memorial Portrait Called for Soft Touch.

Leela – A memorial portrait of a “sweet, delicate” girl. Leela was the client’s “baby girl” for 17 years. Leela’s story told by her owner. When I lived in North Bay, Ontario, I saw an ad for available Shih Tzu/Lhasa … Read More

Limited whimsical original art for sale
Limited Original Pear Studies for Sale.

Original pear studies in a limited series now for sale. Would you like to own original, contemporary art at a very reasonable price? So reasonable in fact, that my hubby who likes to crunch numbers says that I am working … Read More

Catching a Leaf Mid-Air
Catching a Leaf Mid-Air and Making Wishes

Catching a leaf…or two, or more Catching a leaf mid air is quite easy to do on these blustery fall days. The vivid colours of October are almost gone, and we are soon into the long dark days of November. … Read More

Why Sharing Art Makes us Better Artists.

Sharing creativity makes us all better artists.   Sharing creative work whether we are painting, sculpting, writing, photographing…you get the idea…is one of the pleasures of social media networking. Recently, I was asked permission from someone who wanted to share … Read More

Riley after varnishing
Rescued Riley is a Unique Christmas Gift.

Unique Christmas gift on its way home. Riley is ready to be wrapped and placed under the Christmas tree this December. A one-of-a-kind gift, Riley is painted on a gallery wrapped 10 x 10 canvas. He is one of two … Read More

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