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Showing posts from November, 2017

Autumn is Too Short!

The colour of these leaves were stunning!  I'm glad I was able to see them before the wind took them away. It's a great idea to  buy a painting of fall so you can enjoy it year round :).  Hey look, this one is available...  Leaves Ablaze 36" x 24" Acrylic on Gallery Canvas

Dreary November?

It seems to me that at this time of year, November, people are depressed.  I think it's because it gets dark at 4:30, it's getting cold. Outside there is a total lack of colour!  'Tis the season to paint adding extra unexpected bursts of bright and happy values.

Funky Beats 36" x 24" Acrylic on Canvas

Craving Colour

I find on dreary days I'm in my studio craving colour.  Even when my intention is to paint a dull, somber scene  I feel compelled to use lots of warm reds and yellows. Blue Sky is on the Way 48" x 36" (Diptych, 2 @ 24" x 36")  Acrylic on Canvas

The Great Portrait Challenge - 2017, Cobourg

On the weekend the Spirit of the Hills hosted the Great Portrait Challenge. 4 of us artists spent Saturday morning creating a portrait of Lou Rinaldi, MPP of Northumberland-Quinte West. A great time was had by all and Lou ended up leaving with all 4 portraits.
Nancy Moore sketching Lou Rinaldi
Judy Hopkins, Mandy Bing, Lou Rinaldi, Nancy Moore
Nancy Moore and Lou Rinaldi

Finished! (finally)

Looking South in October 48" x 36" Acrylic on Gallery Canvas