Tag Archives: expressive

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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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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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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Lac Leamy Chickadee

Decided to employ the Zorn palette to paint this small chickadee that I photographed while walking in Lac Leamy last winter. I’ll do a companion piece of the cardinal I spotted on the same day.  Oil on canvas paper 9 … Continue reading

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