End of Season Hydrangeas.

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.

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…

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

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

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.

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

Daisy on wood slice by Louise Primeau, Ottawa pet portrait artist.

Je veux te donner des nouvelles de la fête de ma petite-fille, et surtout quand elle a ouvert son cadeau. Elle était tellement surprise quand elle a ouvert ce cadeau qu’elle a éclaté en sanglots. Sa mère  n’a même pas … Read More

Welcome Fall Banner Minus a Model.

Model quits on photographer for Welcome Fall Banner. Photoshoot gone wrong!  Model AWOL. This fall, I wanted to paint a banner for our new home. The banner needed to be seen from the street. As a result, I painted big, … Read More

Forever a wallflower pastel portrait
Forever a wallflower

Forever a Wallflower – a pastel portrait. Forever a Wallflower was first published in March 2017 a few months before transitioning from a landing page for my blog posts to a full website.  What does it mean to be forever … Read More

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