Archive for the ‘House portrait’ Category

Square foot painting number 45

June 29, 2015

This painting if from a photo I took early last fall of Irish Lake near us.  I loved the mist coming off the lake. The painting is acrylic on board 12×12

Christmas Commissions 2014

December 30, 2014

Sorry for not posting for a while I have been busy painting house portraits for Christmas. I had seven to do which I painted acrylic on 8×10 gallery style canvas’ . These images were sent to me via email and I think I captured the buildings colour.  It is always difficult to be positive on […]


February 27, 2014

Four houses I painted of house in Toronto for  a real estate agent 8×10  acrylic on stretched gallery style canvas. Not a snow scene to be had.

Square Foot Painting number 18

May 9, 2012

This is my first commissioned house portrait done in acrylic.  I usually paint these in watercolour.  It also happens to be a square foot so I feel I can add this to my list. This is called The Richardson House in Markdale Ontario.

100 1 Square Foot Paintings Paintng number 10

October 5, 2011

I should have put this in at the start of this crazy idea of 100 paintings.  Here it is now

July 21, 2011

This is the second one I will adding to the show.   Its called “Our corner store”  I don’t know if it is still there its been many years .  

Square Foot Show

March 23, 2011

From summer to winter in two days.  However I’m DONE!!!!!!! Thank you to everyone who looked at these paintings for the Square Foot Show. I enjoyed all the comments and encouragement, it was fun.  I hope to keep people updated on the show as it progresses. Well here it is the last of ten paintings.

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 […]

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.


August 27, 2010

For the past week I’ve been  in my studio painting coming out for air just to eat and sleep. I think  I will put a few paintings on at once. These are both watercolours and acrylics.  I worked very fast  and loose just to get me in the right frame of mind for painting. Almost […]