Category Archives: art

New oil still life

Had time for one more tulip still life in my Waverley studio before heading back to Ottawa. “Complementary Coffee” 12 x 12 x 1.5 in. oil on gallery wrapped canvas. Enjoy! K.M. Advertisements

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C is for Cow

A re-naming was in order after my 8 year old told me she saw a graffiti style C in the fur in this cow’s neck. She’s right. Looking around the painting I’m seeing lots of C’s so re-christened as “C … Continue reading

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Sunny little still life

Snuck some time for a little still life, “Cupcake with Tulips” 10 x 10 x 1.5 in. oil on gallery stretched canvas. This piece was painted with my limited 5 colour (including white) palette I’m back in Ottawa next week and … Continue reading

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New cow painting

Something about being back in my Waverley studio makes me want to paint big abstract cows. This one won’t be dry before I head back to Otrawa – “Sitting Pretty” acrylic and (mostly) oil 30 in. x 30 in. on … Continue reading

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Today’s tonal landscape study

“Three Cows at the Marsh” oil on canvas paper 9 x 12 in. Decided to try one in portrait orientation. Will get a better shot when it dries a bit. Also – a better shot in natural light of “Remembering … Continue reading

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A different 4 colour palette today…

Decided to change up the Zorn palette and try a different 4 colours.  Lemon yellow, burnt sienna, white and Ultramarine Blue.  This small oil alla prima still life doesn’t represent the huge range you can get from these 4 colours … Continue reading

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Oil paint – it’s what’s for breakfast

Couldn’t help myself from giving my Yellow Things still life a final once over – I’m really happy with it now.  Also stated a new Grantchester Meadows landscape – establishing some dark, light and midtone masses. Stay tuned for more … Continue reading

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