Just Plein Fun

Up until 2014 much of my artistic practice revolved around still life, urban scenes, floral and interiors. However at that point, my focus took a radical turn. I've turned into a devoted landscape painter because I learned to paint 'en plein air'.  For newbies, 'plein air' basically means painting outside from life. I began painting …

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A Fresh Start for a Brand New Year

So much has happened in the past month, it's been a wonderful whirl. My December art show 'Prairie Girl' at Evanescence Gallery in High River, AB, was a huge hit with nearly 70 art fans in attendance. My fall workshops were all sold-out. And I was invited to participate in a new gallery's small works …

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Join me for ‘Streetscapes in Oils & Acrylics’ Workshop – Sun Oct 26 – 10am-5pm

Streetscapes in Oils and Acrylics Sun, Oct 26 - 10am-5pm Streetscapes are often a subject matter that beginning art students avoid. It's a shame, because they're so much fun and allow artists to use a wide range of color not often seen in more natural environments like landscapes. In this one-day workshop, I'll help you …

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Red, Yellow, Pepper, Blue

Red, Yellow, Pepper, Blue 11"x14" oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie This painting started off as a demonstration at an art workshop I held, in February of this year. I can't believe it took me until this month to finish! Occasionally, that's the way paintings go. And that's ok. Sometimes, there's a particular challenge within …

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Day 25 – Painting for Parkinson’s – Mellow Yellow, Pleasant Purple

'Mellow Yellow, Pleasant Purple' 12"x 12" unframed oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie 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 painting's sale price to the Parkinson Alberta Society! I started 'Mellow Yellow, Pleasant Purple' …

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Day 18 – Painting for Parkinson’s – Wisdom, Compliments, Faith & Hope

Wisdom, Compliments, Faith & Hope Two - 4"x4" oil on extra-deep canvases by Cheryl Peddie SOLD! I will be donating 50% of these paintings' sale price to the Parkinson Alberta Society! I loved the symbolism of the iris: Purple Irises symbolize wisdom & compliments. Blue irises stand for faith & hope. I've also included closer …

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Day 16 – Painting for Parkinson’s – The ‘Apple’ Blossom Special

The 'Apple' Blossom Special – Two, 4"x4" unframed oils, each on extra-deep canvas – – by Cheryl Peddie – These paintings have just SOLD!! (That was a new record - less than 2 minutes from post until sale! Thank you L.!) NEW! Special Order requests now being taken: Given the incredible reception my 'Painting for …

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Day 11 – Painting for Parkinson’s – Spring has Sprung!

"Spring Has Sprung" 12"x12" Unframed Oil on extra-deep canvas by Cheryl Peddie This painting has SOLD! Wow - what a great day - thank you so much H.M. for supporting Parkinson's and my project! I will be donating 50% of this painting's sale price to the Parkinson Alberta Society! "Spring has sprung! The grass is …

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Day 2-1/2 – Camera Shy

Day 2-1/2 – I'm Painting for Parkinson's. Just putting the finishing touches on my Day 3 painting this morning. I almost got it finished in the workshop I taught on painting streetscapes last night, but not quite! So it's not quite ready for it's glamour photos yet. Please visit again later in the day for …

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Feb & March Workshop Dates are Set

I'm excited to announce two more painting workshops set for this winter & spring. I'd love for you to join me: Tues, Feb 26 – 6-9pm: Streetscapes Most folks love streetscapes. But many are apprehensive to try painting them because of all that detail! We'll explore ways to simplify them and still create pleasing compositions. …

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