Merrickville Winter Makers Market had a wonderful beginning. Well done!

Plan A- Side B

I’ve been searching for that extra something that helps push me in the right direction. Creating something unique and new has been challenging me lately and thinking about it is taking up way too much head space. Well, today is my lucky day. I found one of my all time favourites at Vinyl Destination in Merrickville. If listening to this doesn’t help me find my way then nothing will.

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Wildflower Music

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I hope to bring this colourful original to the Artisans in the ByWard Market tomorrow. This joyful piece is 24 x 24 inches and painted with acrylics on cradled wood. A high gloss topcoat brings out the colours beautifully. 

http://www.maryloosoriginals.com

Good Morning!

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This bold bright tree is called “Find the Time” and is the new arrival at Windsor’s Courtyard in Merrickville. It’s an original acrylic and high gloss resin painting on a 48 x 36 cradled wood panel. Check out the shop and courtyard for beautiful gifts and treasures for your home and garden.

Colourful Wildflowers continue to grow

Looking for a sweet original Mother’s Day gift? Hurry into Windsor’s Courtyard in Merrickville, Ontario. I’ve just brought in three fresh new Queen Anne’s Lace little originals and they are very sweet. A lovely gift on it’s own or in a group. Happy Mother’s Day!

Are you ready for some tulips?

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24 x 36 Original Acrylic on a  cradled wood arriving April 25 at The Artisan Shop, 55 ByWard Market, Ottawa

Summer dreams in Queen Anne’s Lace

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24 x 24 Acrylic and resin on gallery wood support

There is something about Queen Anne’s Lace that brings back memories of childhood hot summer days that seemed to stretch far longer than the length of the school break. This painting has a dreamy quality of wildflowers moving in the warm breeze. It’s a new addition and available at Windsor’s Courtyard in Merrickville, Ontario.

Mary Loos Originals in Merrickville

When you are visiting the beautiful village of Merrickville Ontario be sure to stop into Windsor’s Courtyard located at 211 St. Lawrence Street. Windsor’s Courtyard is a sophisticated garden and home decor store and now includes my original artwork!   http://www.windsorscourtyard.ca
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Sweet Aurora Paintings

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A new selection of original northern light paintings are due to arrive in the ByWard Market tomorrow. The little originals are 6 x 6 inches on a gallery profile wood support. 

trying to get it right

Below are three images of the same painting. I thought it was “done” a couple of times but something wasn’t sitting right with me and I gave it another go. Now it has the richness and depth that comes with layers, glazing,  pouring and all of that good stuff.

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Birch Bark Pendants

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New birch bark pendants make a unique gift for that someone who has everything. Handmade with natures gifts including mica for a little sparkle. $15  Find them at Artisans, 55 Byward Market, Ottawa
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Mica and birch bark pendants. I’m thinking the stamped birch bark looks like a buried treasure map. How cute is that?

Northern Nights

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On a clear cold night you may witness the aurora over Yellowknife. Wondering if they’ll show tonight? I’ve been working on this 24 x 24 acrylic and silver leaf on wood. The lights continue to inspire and amaze me. This original painting (acrylic, silver leaf and resin on wood) is available at Visual Effects in Yellowknife.

Keeping warm in the North

I’m working on a painting of a tree bursting with warm fall colours of burned red, gold and umber. It feels like -33 C with the wind chill here in Yellowknife and today there is no place I’d rather be than inside. I’m feeling some big artistic changes coming and I’m going to take this long winter of ours to explore a new creative direction. With some experimentation and hopefully interesting growth over the next few months, I’ll be ready to welcome Spring with a fresh offering of original art.Image

falling leaves

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A new painting of falling leaves. I’m looking forward to participating in a couple of art shows coming up. The Anonymous Art Show is on at Down to Earth Gallery, Yellowknife from Oct 30 – Nov 1 and Freeze-Up will be happening Nov 15 at the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre also in Yellowknife.

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