White house by the ocean in Nova Scotia

Little Gems

  Love those Corals - 6"x8" oil on canvas board   Winter Roads - 6"x8" oil on canvas boardOh my gosh how can two months have passed, since I last posted!? Well, at least I've been busy in my studio. After working hard to be braver and paint on big canvasses, I decided to reward …

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Hittin’ the Highway – Fall Art Classes in Cochrane!

I'm delighted to announce that I'm joining the team of talented teachers at Cochrane Arts Central this fall! First classes began yesterday – what a great group of creative students we have! Everyone was willing to try out new ideas and got lots of fun paintings done! And thanks so much to everyone there for …

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Inside Out – Why on Earth do I Paint?

'Bold Prairie' 8"x10" oil on canvas  • SOLD by Cheryl Peddie Am I an oddball? I've read a lot about other artists' motivations lately. Comments about how their art depicts what's in their heart and soul. Or, that a particular piece explores their beliefs about some particular issue. I notice stories like these because the …

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Way Up High and Far Away

‘Way Up High and Far Away' 24″ x 36″ oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie SOLD This view is looking west of Calgary, heading towards the foothills. The sun was up high in mid-afternoon, so it posed some interesting challenges with the temperature of light and shadow. As with many landscapes, one of the key …

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In the Smallest of Places

'In the Smallest of Places'  SOLD 24" x 36" oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie 'In the Smallest of Places' was a challenge, and a delight to paint. These are flax blooms. If you've never seen them up close, their petals are utterly delicate, and their color is an ethereal, almost-undefinable blend of purple and …

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Over Southern Saskatchewan

'Over Southern Saskatchewan' 8"x10" unframed oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie SOLD! There are no other skies like the ones they have on the prairies in Saskatchewan. I completed this little piece during a workshop I took in April. I particularly like that I was venturing into adding texture into the foreground clouds, and allowing …

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Hay Bales

Hay Bales – 11" x 14" oil on extra-deep gallery wrap canvas – Southwest of Calgary, just off Highway 22 South – by Cheryl Peddie. SOLD This was one of those warm, late fall days in the foothills. The sun gets all glow-y, the mountain chill we usually get in the evening hasn't settled yet, …

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Day 28 – Painting for Parkinson’s – You Can See Forever Here

'You Can See Forever Here' Southern Saskatchewan in Early Autumn 12"x24" unframed oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie I will be donating 50% of this painting's sale price to the Parkinson Alberta Society! I thought a painting of southern Saskatchewan might be fitting for this day; the last day of my 'Painting for Parkinson's' project. …

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Day 26 – Painting for Parkinson’s – Looking into the Sky

'Looking into the Sky' – $80 – Evening over Nose Hill Park; 5"x7" unframed oil on extra-deep canvas – by Cheryl Peddie – This Painting has SOLD!!!! New! I can also now accept credit card over the phone. Contact me directly at (403) 201-6532 or cheryl(at)emergecreative(dot)ca Thank you! I will be donating 50% of this …

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