Summer's Last Breath painted by Louise Primeau
Summer’s Last Breath.

Last breath for summer flowers. Summer flowers are quickly fading as the seasons change. They give way to potted mums adding a bit of colour on front porches in my town. With the change of seasons, Canadians decorate their homes … Read More

Morocco on my mind.

This was one of my first posts as a blogger/artist. Published in June 2015, it is an account of a week long trip to northern parts of Morocco. Added thoughts September 2023. The catastrophic effects of the earthquake are simply … Read More

A Jar Filled with Daisies by Louise Primeau, Ottawa artist.
A Simple Jar Filled with Daisies.

Daisies add colour in simple jar.   As summer draws to a close (Labour Day is the unofficial end of summer), some flowers remain in the garden while others have long faded away.   In my compact yard, daisies, zinnias, … Read More

Kia, custom pet portrait by Louise's ARTiculations
Kia, a darling Lhasa Apso .

Meet darling Kia, a Lhasa Apso whose sweet face melts your heart. In several poses, Kia sits pretty, and obviously enjoys all the attention her family lavishes on her. She reminds me of other white puppies I have painted lately, … Read More

Bubbles, a puppy portrait by Louise Primeau, Ottawa, Ontario pet portrait artist.
Cradled Sleeping Puppy in Warm Hand.

  Cradled sleeping puppy is safe from harm. Bubbles, named by her new owners, has found a warm hand to snuggle up in while she naps for a few hours. At only a few days old, she hasn’t yet started … Read More

Summer Fire in the Sky- three fiery skies
Summer of Fire in the Sky…

A summer (and paintings) of fiery skies . This summer might be the worst one yet for destructive forest fires. (First published in August 2018). Of course we know that this year, 2023, is by far beating all records as … Read More

The artist and the portrait of two cats.
Two Cats – One Canvas.

Two cats painted together on one canvas. These two cats painted recently, were a special commission for a repeat client. The first portrait that I painted of her Weasley, the escape artist, was destroyed in a fire in which the … Read More

Blue Skies small canvas paintings by Louise Primeau
Summer Sailing on a Gentle Breeze.

Sailing on a Summer Breeze – peaceful, inspiring.   From beautiful sunsets to glittering blue water, there are many songs that evoke the pleasures (and disasters) that can happen at sea. Stormy waters are often used as metaphors for troubled … Read More

Blue Footed Booby
The Blue Footed Booby of Galapagos Island.

The Spotlight is on the Blue Footed Booby of Galapagos!   Let me introduce you to a very special bird…the Blue-Footed Booby of the Galapagos Island. Were it not for my sister’s recent visit to the Galapagos, I would not … Read More

Painted fish.
Under the Sea and Other Seaworthy Themes.

Under the Sea Themes. Before Covid had us staying home, we had started taking family holidays down south. During one such holiday, we snorkelled at the Puerto Morelos Reef part of a barrier reef in Mexico called the Great Western … Read More

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