Archive for September 2010

2010 more colour

September 25, 2010

This was a tree in a swamp that stood out from the others

2010 Fall is Here

September 23, 2010

from an artist’s perspective I do love this time of year.  We get bright reds,  golds and yellows up here the air has a nip in it but on a sunny day it can be warm and brilliant. This painting called fall curtain is acrylic on board. most of my acrylics are smallish in size […]

2010 Self Portrait

September 21, 2010

Here is my attempt at sketching a self-portrait  for the end of Summer challenge  that Linda Halcomb gave us  August 4th. ( I still need to learn how to connect every one in my post.  Leslie White can do it,  but she is an expert.) For this sketch I used a number 6b pencil along […]

2010 Toronto out door art show

September 16, 2010

Getting read to do another art  show this week-end I hope the weather holds. At this time of year there is a nip of  fall in the air.  The fore-cast looks good.  I was printing off some cards an I thought I would print some  Christmas cards for this show.  These cards i dis a […]

2010 Muskoka Steamer

September 10, 2010

This is an original ship that still takes passengers around the waters of  Lake Muskoka  and Lake Rosseau Ontario.  These lake are the playground of the rich and famous ie  Goldie Hawn, Kirk Russel and the like.  I go to Muskoka  to visit my brother  who lives  in Bracebridge.  Unfortunately he is neither rich or […]

September 6, 2010

Back to acrylic  and one of my favorite subjects.. old barns This one is being repaired.  Some barns in the area were fixed up by the Mennonites  but I have not been able to photograph them working on a barn.  They also sometimes do barn raisings.  any how I love to paint them.

2010 I can feel fall around the corner

September 5, 2010

The old farm ain’t what it was. This farm actually is how you see it in the painting. The barn on its last legs  and the cows keep on munching. I thought is was a great scene though.