Blanca ~ otherwise known as White cow in a Snowstorm

Blanca ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on panel bid in the auction HERE I’m always fascinated with the different variations of white. White things are never actually white to paint. I was inspired by how things seem to emerge out of nowhere, on those foggy, heavy misty days that are abundant in this west-coast villageContinue reading “Blanca ~ otherwise known as White cow in a Snowstorm”

Texas Gold ~ Texas Longhorn Cow oil painting demonstration

Texas Gold ~ 9″ x 12″ oil on canvas panel I think I’ve mentioned before that a man down the road from us has Texas Longhorns. They’re such a fascinating animal. They look so powerful and intimidating, but in actuality they’re quite gentle and sweet natured.  Unfortunately, we live far from Texas, on the rainyContinue reading “Texas Gold ~ Texas Longhorn Cow oil painting demonstration”

Carmella the cow

Carmella ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel up for bid at Daily Paintworks BID NOW Again, I’m having fun with complementaries. The blue and the orange are such a vibrant combination. I also decided to change things up by painting this one on an orange ground, too. It peeks through the blue, addingContinue reading “Carmella the cow”

Got Milk? ~ Cow portrait

“Got Milk?” 6″ x 6″ oil on canvas panel click here to BID NOW on Daily Paintworks I’m having a bit of fun again with the complementary colour scheme, and of course, cows…Painting cows always makes me happy. They’re just so endearing, that I can’t help but smile while I’m painting them. This little darling had just finishedContinue reading “Got Milk? ~ Cow portrait”

Signs of Spring

You know it’s spring when these colourful little critters start popping up in fields all over the countryside! I just can’t resist those long eyelashes and that little mischievious twinkle. She looks like she’s full of “piss and vinegar” as my dad would say;) For this one, I tried to work the complementary colours ofContinue reading “Signs of Spring”

"Belle" Portrait of a Cow

 “Belle”  10″ x 10″ oil on canvas  $350.00   This is a painting I did last week of a cow. It makes me smile when I look at it. That big dumb stare and the nose in your face, lol! I love cows…their wet noses, their soulful eyes and the milk they give us. WeContinue reading “"Belle" Portrait of a Cow”

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen–12″ x 16″ oil on canvas I’m so excited! I entered this painting which some of you have probably already seen, in the regional juried arts competition, and it was accepted! Yay! So it will travel around B.C. for a while, visiting other galleries, and hopefully gaining me a bit of exposure.  Also,Continue reading “The Snow Queen”