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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New! The Painted House

The latest genre I've been enjoying painting is 'street scenes', aka (to the artsy set) – 'urban landscapes'. My passion for them started in 2015, when I painted a series of street scenes in small towns around Alberta. My year culminated when I painted a collection featuring Calgary's neighborhood of Sunnyside. The collection was a …

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Hazy Days of Spring

My newest painting is fresh off the easel. 'Hazy Days of Spring' grew from my obsession with painting the earliest spring greens I could find. I spent weeks going out to paint 'plein air' (ie in the outdoors on location) trying to catch those first soft green leaves. They looked like a soft haze over …

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The ‘Sunnyside’ of the Street – Artist Opening coming up

My newest solo show, The 'Sunnyside' of the Street' is coming quickly. Please join me at my artist opening on Thurs Dec 3, from 6-9pm at Framed on Fifth, 1207 - 5 Ave NW in Calgary. I'll be featuring a new collection of paintings from the neighborhood of Sunnyside and Hillhurst at the show. I …

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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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Through the Forest and the Trees

'Through the Forest and the Trees' 16"x20" Oil on canvas by Cheryl Peddie. SOLD This one brings a smile to my face because it is the product of some good-natured teasing by my framer. After doing a beautiful framing job on my last art show, Lead Designer (aka 'The Framing Goddess') Melanie Figueroa with Atlantis …

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Art Show & Sale at The Bee’s Knees Cafe

I'm so pleased to have my work up at the Bee's Knees Cafe for the next month. Thanks to co-owners Jessica and Barbara, and all the team there, for the opportunity. All my work there is for sale – all you have to do is give me a call and you can purchase your favorite …

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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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