Comet Over Lake Clear

Comet Over Lake Clear

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

During my week long painting trip up north, several artists challenged each other to paint a nocturne (night scene painted from life). After painting The Hand of God that afternoon I was inspired to paint the same landscape again that night, just as the orange moon came over the horizon around 9:30pm. With flashlight in […]

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Hand of God -plein air

Hand of God -plein air

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

The colours this year are breath-taking. This was the view from our cabin at Opeongo Mountain Resort near Eganville where 16 artists from across Ontario converged for 6 days to paint ‘plein air’ (paint from life). I chose a higher ‘eye level’ to get away from a static looking horizontal line of the waterline, I […]

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The Canadian Horse -plein air

The Canadian Horse -plein air

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

When I spotted this Canadian Horse with a herd of  Highland Cattle near Bonnechere Caves, I got pregnant with possibilities for paintings. His gleaming black body against the reds and rusts of Fall, and his gentle yet inquisitive temperment made my plein air stay a pleasant one. I spent a lovely day painting him and […]

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Highland Cattle Fall Colours

Highland Cattle Fall Colours

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

I love painting outdoors, fall scenes, Algonquin wilderness…and when I find an unusual animal like this rugged Highland Cattle… amidst the Fall colours…up around the Algonquin widerness, well I couldn’t be happier! I spent a week just east of Algonquin Park painting in the comraderie of 15 other dedicated artists, exploring the Eganville area. The […]

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