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Saturday, February 17, 2018

30 Paintings in 30 Days Day 17

Miss Tess
10x10
acrylic on Canvas
 
Day 17
This Australian Shepherd is a beloved, energetic Australian Shepherd.  She has a human brother and a Beagel brother, too. 
I love her attentive look and engaging smile.
The nose gives me trouble......every.....single......time.. 
 
 

Friday, February 16, 2018

30 Paintings in 30 Days Day 16

whoo hooo!!  Over half way!  This is Day 16.  I painted a really awesome pet portrait yesterday, and I will share it on Sunday.  It was commissioned as a gift..... Sooo, I had to paint an additional painting yesterday.  This little calf was born near Irma, Alberta just the other day.  Ashtyn sent me some great photos of the babies.  I think this would be the perfect artwork for the Fixer Upper Style, Joannna Gaines type decorating.  All white on white. 
 
"Charlie"
16 x 16
acrylic on canvas
 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 15

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This is Wicket.
He is a beloved member of a Saskatoon Family, who got all dressed up for his portrait.
This  Shih Tzu reminds me of our Bailey dog.  We had her for 16 years and loved her big eyes and her cute underbite.
 
 

Valentine's Day 30in30

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Wow,   I scheduled myself quite heavily last week........and I was tired.   So yesterday, Valentine`s Day, I went for lunch with my sweetheart, and gave myself a break.  I reposted `Buster` I painted him in January 2017 for that 30 in 30. 
I hope you all had a wonderful day. 
 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

30 Paintings in 30 Days Day 12

The working title of this painting is "Olympic Mittens"
It might change to
 "Oh, Canada"  or "Go, Canada" or "Team Canada"
What do you think? 
 
8x10
acrylic on canvas
 
I painted a version of this in 2010 in oil
I revisited it today.
 
Go Canada!!!!!!!
 

Sunday, February 11, 2018

30 Paintings in 30 Days Day 11

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"Chloe"
11x14
acrylic
 
Day 11.  This has been such a busy art week.  I had a tradeshow, taught a painting afternoon at my grandson's Kindergarten, finished a large custom angel wings painting, a not as large custom angel wings painting, 6 pet portraits, last night I painted live at the Little Italy Gala in support of the Lloydminster Sexual assault centre, and donated a custom painting for the live auction.... the winning bid was $900 ( I was thrilled) we danced til the wee hours,  and tonight I am teaching a small group of ladies an angel wings class.  Whew!!
Next week, I just plan to teach one class and paint for my 30in30. 
 

Saturday, February 10, 2018

30 Painting in 30 Days Day 10


"Cooper"
Australian Shepherd
12x12
acrylic on canvas
 
Karen submitted Cooper's photo the last time I did my 30 in 30 project.
When I messaged her to see if I could use it this time, she said "YES!!!!"  That's right.  4 exclamation marks. 
 
I was seriously tired yesterday, and not even sure I would get it done. I went to my grandson's kindergarten class with all my supplies and we painted birdhouses and trees on 12x12 canvases. 
Thank goodness there were 4 moms there to help.
They were enthusiastic little painters and we had lots of Art High- Fives!!