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Whyte Avenue Art Walk 2015

What a weekend!  The weather was almost too perfect – hot, hot, hot – but that didn’t keep the crowds of art-lovers away from visiting over 450 artists who participated in the 20th annual Art Walk.  I love my new … Continue reading

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“It’s All About the Dress” , a pastel painting

There’s just something about a little girl, and Christmas, and a most special present – a beautiful fairy-princess dress.  At a time like this, it really is all about the dress!  (The model for this painting is my adorable middle … Continue reading

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Watch out for the thistles!

Up here in the north (well, not quite as far north as Fort McMurray, but still…) it’s finally spring.  At least, I’m sure we’ve had our last snowfall and our provincial nickname “Sunny Alberta” has since been well-earned in the two … Continue reading

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Cohiba Sunset, a pastel painting and a memory of Cuba

The portraits of Danica, Teo and Noah were very well received by my client and by all accounts, the parents who received them as Mother’s Day gifts were thrilled!  That makes me very happy!   🙂 I’ve finished “Cohiba Sunset” … Continue reading

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What a month! One portrait finally finished!

It’s been a brutal month, and I’ve been able to paint very little – but I have managed to finish the portrait of Teo. I had thought that they’d all be done the week or so after Easter, but fate … Continue reading

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