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"Stay at Home"
While staying at home in March & April 2020, it has given me the time to paint more Oils of Wildlife. Something I've been wanting to do for years now.
So here I am, working on my new Heron & Golden Eagle Paintings:
My home is now getting overloaded with my new Oils Paintings:
Art Rental Progam 2020 year
I have ( 3 ) of my Paintings in the Art Rental Programs for 2020 year.
In the North Vancouver Arts Council, I have my: " Rainforest Bear" & " Feeding Time".
In the Surrey Arts Centre, I have my: " Old Eagle Eye", " Mama Loon" , " Yellow Legs".
You can rent the painting for only $20.00 a month, if you decide to want to buy the painting the rental amount can go towards the purchase of the painting.
A good deal , either way if you want to rent or buy.
Please check out both venues, if you want to have my paintings in your home!
**New** Northern Lights Collection
Please check out my new Collection of Northern Lights, all are size 7x10.
Watercolor @ $80.00 each
To purchase please e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Cards , Prints, & Paintings for sale at these locations:
The Village Gallery, Tofino
McMillan Arts Centre, Parksville
Mussels & More Pottery Gift Shop, Campbell River
Canadian Geographic 2018 Bears Calendar
My Bear Image was chosen to be in the 2018 Bears Calendar printed by the Canadian Geographic Magazine.
I took this photo in Ucluelet, when the bear was coming out of the forest to sniff the morning air in the sun, just before he swam across the other side.
What a delight to see this black bear.
I won the overall runner up nature wildlife photo on the Land Title Alliance of BC website or LTABC
" Pacific green frog on a skunk cabbage"
I took this at Burnaby Lake on a hot August morning, the frog wanted a bit of sunshine from the morning dew to warm up. I love the shadow of the frog coming through the skunk cabbage. It took me a long time to find these frogs, as they just blend into the green grasses.
4 New Paintings
The Goslings Flickering
The Big Bizz Basking on the Rocks
Info on the sizes located on New Art 2017. www.wendyschmidt.ca
Your Invited to my Juried Art Exhibition Show
Sept 1-28th, 2017 / Reception: Sept 9th Saturday, 1-3pm.
Light food & refreshments will be served at the reception
Newton Cultural Centre, 13530-72nd Ave, Surrey, BC ( corner of King George Hwy)
Hrs Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
There will be 2 other Artists , Gail Biddle & Melanie Lastoria. Total of 36 Paintings.
I will have 15 of my latest paintings , not all showing here.
Presented by the Arts Council of Surrey
Please pick up a free Spotlight Magazine on the Arts, at the Newton Cultural Centre
showing my Chipmunk Painting on the cover.
Happy Blog News #5
The Hooded Pair
12x16 Watercolor - Hooded Merganser Pair
8x10 Oil Painting
These are my latest Art Works. The Hooded merganser Pair and my 1st Oil Painting!
My next Art Show will be at the Deer Lake Art Gallery in Burnaby. Saturday July 8th from 10-4pm.
There will be other Artisans and the Live outdoor Paint timed Auction. This is very popular and you can come and see how they paint within a time limit and then have a silent auction to buy it.
I will have more Wildilfe Photography coming soon, so look out for it. My favourite is the Hummingbird in the snow. These are all from the winter, taken at Burnaby Lake.
***Please Note, I will NOT be sending out my Blog News anymore, but you can get monthly updates on my website***
The Fish Hawk
Watercolor 11x14 Osprey
This is my newest painting, finished March 2017. I enjoyed painting the feathers and the wood. Painting the clouds are always a challenge.
I just did my first Oil Painting class and painted a tree. Wow, it's been 40 years since painting in oils, a reality check for me! I enjoyed painting thick brush strokes again. It's going to be a long time before I can show you my latest oil paintings. But hang in there, I just might surprise you and myself if I can do it again!
My Vacation in Pheonix, Arizona
Yes, the land of flowering cacti, saguro cactus, dry heat of 90 degrees, blue skies, old western towns, singing cowboys, turquoise jewelry & even palm trees.
The western art galleries were fantastic! Lots of western landscapes and cowboy scenes. Watercolor paintings are not accepted there because people want to see brush strokes and bright colors in oil. I guess that leaves me out. Another reason for me to try painting oils again.
Artisans Market at River Quay in New West, Saturday May 6th.
I will be at the River Market at the New West Quay, Saturday May 6th. I will have my Art Cards and Prints and my Freshwater Pearls for sale.
From 11-4pm, with 25 other Vendors , all handmade crafts.
Drop by if you can.
Have a good day, and thanks for reading about my Artwork.