Tigger and Sydney
Tigger and Sydney, portraits on wood slices
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Whimsical feline portraits. How did Tigger manage to get that wreath around his neck? He is quite concerned…who will help him out of this mess? Sydney, on the other hand, has an innocent look about her. (First published in December … Read More

painted reindeer cupcakes
The best gifts are free.
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Free gifts may be the most memorable. This post has been previously published when I first started a watercolour journal in 2015. The text is edited in 2021. “Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a … Read More

Ozzy by pet portrait artist Louise Primeau
Darling Ozzy’s Portrait is Finished.
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Ozzy’s portrait is wrapped and ready to go.   I started Ozzy’s portrait at the end of October and he is now sitting in a box on the counter, ready to be shipped to his owner. On average, a portrait … Read More

three amigos cat ornaments
Three feline amigos Christmas ornaments.
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Three feline amigos take Christmas in stride… Three feline amigos was first published in 2019. My commission calendar is filled for the rest of this year.  Please contact me to have your name added to my waiting list for 2022.  … Read More

End of Season Hydrangeas.
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Hydrangeas at the end of the season remain beautiful. Hydrangeas are a favourite flower in eastern Ontario (and perhaps elsewhere) because they are low maintenance and provide a great show with very little effort. My Limelight Hydrangeas in my former … Read More

Journal Page for Remembrance Day 2018
Let peace fly all over the world.
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Let peace fly all over the world… (First published in 2018)     Lest we forget…the enormous sacrifice of all our men and women in all wars.   I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all … Read More

Painted fall leaf by Louise's Articulations
To Everything There is a Season…
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To Everything There is a Season… …and a time to every purpose under the heaven…   First published in October 2019   I often think of these words from one of my favourite passages in the Bible. Frequently quoted, the … Read More

charcoal study of young girl from slums
A study in values
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The value of studying grayscale. This post from 2017 elicited a response from Kurt Chambers whose quotation appears below.  His comment is published immediately after the post. “The innocence of children is what makes them stand out as a shining … Read More

Dance of the Hummingbirds - going beyond my comfort zone
Going Beyond my Comfort Zone
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The familiar comfort zone is left behind “Art is a space in which freedom tests its wings.” – Marty Rubin. (First published in November, 2017) After two and a half years of painting on a regular basis, I can say … Read More

supplies for easy decorated pumpkins
Decorated Fall Pumpkins.
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Fall Pumpkins Decorated Your Way! If you are looking for something to do this weekend to celebrate fall, Thanksgiving, and Halloween all in one swoop, I have suggestions for you!  Decorate some plain, store bought imitation pumpkins! Or skip to … Read More

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