Monthly Archives: January 2014

Blooming Lilies Pastel Paintings

__________________________________________________________________________________________________ I decided to try painting something I don’t think I’ve tried before with pastels – flowers. Two tiny, quick pastel paintings “Blooming on the Back Fence 1 and 2” from photos of lilies we had before that corner was … Continue reading

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Kate’s Place – a pastel painting tribute to the pub that Kate built (Fatboyz, Edmonton)

Well, seem to be having some difficulty adding the image to the post.  Will keep trying. Kate’s place, aka Fatboyz.  This pub no longer exists – it was torn down last year (after a couple of failed re-incarnations), but in … Continue reading

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An Artistic Road Map for 2014 and a painting of The Black Dog on Whyte Avenue in winter

    My over-all goal for 2014 is to stay on the path I started last year, including participating in the Whyte Avenue Art Walk, and continuing to connect with other artists and local art-lovers through participating in On-The-Spot-Pop-Up Art … Continue reading

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Afternoon at Pub and I’ve added a Gallery!

I’ve added a Gallery widget to the right of the main section here – it will make it so much easier to see my work in a more functional format. Just click on an image to start the slideshow! My … Continue reading

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A New Word and a pastel “Selfie” portrait for Twenty-Fourteen

My Word for 2014 is “Persistence”.   It’s not meant to represent a new start, but rather the next step on the path I chose last year. I ended 2013 with one last painting (below), a self-portrait in soft pastels … Continue reading

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