Tag Archives: abstract

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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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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Expressive oil portrait

About to paint more landscapes but got distracted by the news and realized I had just enough paint left on the palette to paint a perfect a** hat/ a**clown. Since those might be offensive titles I decided to name this … Continue reading

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More Zorn Palette works…

Did some tweaking on “Things Aren’t As Yellow As They Seem” and also a little abstract tulip piece “Zorn Tulips” both 9 x 12 in. oil on canvas paper, both painted using only yellow ochre, cad red deep, titanium white … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

Was inspired to get very free and loose today after a morning checking out the Boardwalk Artists in Dartmouth. This piece is inspired by Canada Day and also a little Brexit.  Only primary colours used. “We Are Not Amused” Acrylic … Continue reading

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Last one for today…

Just finished this 4 ft x 4ft underpainting. Love the scale- feels like I’m in the koi pool.  I need to make a run for more burnt sienna before any more underpainting can be done so that’s it for today. … Continue reading

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On a roll…

I’ve laid in 2 more 24 x 48 in. koi pieces.  Really happy with these compositions. Think I’ll stay on the roll of laying new pieces in today in burnt sienna before moving on to the colour. Next on the … Continue reading

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