How I paint a cat: step-by-step process
How I paint a cat: step-by-step process
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For Throwback Thursday, here is the “how-to paint a cat” from August 28, 2017. I still use this method with a few variations.  As I type this additional paragraph to update the post, I have finished one wood slice commission … Read More

Bubbles by Carol Covert at Louise's ARTiculations
Featured artist: Carol Covert
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Carol sees faces in the most mundane places… All my life I have been fascinated by faces. Even as a child, I would look through National Geographic magazines and marvel at the many different faces from around the world. I … Read More

Summer Breeze, acrylic landscape by Louise Primeau
This Summer Breeze lasts all year long!
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Keep a warm summer breeze with you through the cold winter months. Ah, summer…so much to do in such short time, especially for those of us who live in Canada. Summers are never long enough for… Watching pink, fiery sunsets … Read More

Eleonora: self-portrait
Featured artist: Eleonora Medwell
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Eleonora Medwell’s artistic journey.   Drawing has always been present in my life. As a child, I loved to draw. I remember that at school, a small notepad in which I painted princesses and dresses for them, was taken away … Read More

Adding roses with Posca pen
Brushes are optional for wildflowers.
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Brushes are optional; use fingers instead!   When you have an art room well stocked with art supplies of all kinds, and you have two girls who love to paint as much I do, expectations are high whenever they come … Read More

nostalgia
The nostalgia in a burst of flowers
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A burst of flowers evoke memories of a loved one lost… Painting flowers always reminds me of my nonna (Nonni we all called her). The first time I visited her native Italy, I realised why she loved flowers so much. … Read More

Antelope by Monica Skowbo at Louise's ARTiculations
Featured artist: Monica Skowbo
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Monica Skowbo: A craft-filled childhood As far back as I can remember I have had some type of needlework or paper craft or digital scrapping or sewing project going, often several at once! My grandmother taught me to crochet when … Read More

Weasley by Louise's ARTiculations
Weasley, the escape artist.
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An escape artist vanishes for a week! Weasley is such a handsome boy!  He posed just long enough for his owner to snap this photograph of him with his recently finished custom portrait. Weasley once escaped his owner’s apartment for … Read More

A relaxed dog is an easy one to sketch
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“We live our lives as if nothing is a miracle. Dogs live their lives as if everything is a miracle.” aplacetolovedogs.com. This post was first published in July 2015. I have added recently taken photographs of Sophie, my Maltese. In … Read More

Happy Canada Day!
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Canada Day celebrates all things Canuck… Especially our sense of humour!  We can take it as well as give it! In the true Canadian spirit, I have rounded up some quotes that poke lighthearted jabs at us. Canada must be … Read More

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