Saturday, November 22, 2008

First Ice

It was -17 degrees this morning. The lake has begun to freeze over. Only the middle of the lake has open water. See the picture below.

1 comment:

Col said...

Hey there. Lake looks lovely! I'm tempted to take the quiz. : ) Do love Klimt!

"Poinsettia"

"Poinsettia"
Watercolour Painting - This was this year's Christmas card.

"Frog on Lily"

"Frog on Lily"
I did this painting this year. It is owned by a friend.

"Spring Poppies"

"Spring Poppies"
Watercolour Painting - I love poppies.

"Muskoka Mystery"

"Muskoka Mystery"
Watercolour Monoprint

"Algonquin Spring"

"Algonquin Spring"
Watercolour Painting- This painting was inspired by the beauty of Algonquin Park.

"Tea Lake- Algonquin Park"

"Tea Lake- Algonquin Park"
Watercolour Painting- I captured this scene while paddling on Tea Lake.

"Mushroom Family"

"Mushroom Family"
Watercolour Painting- This group of mushrooms was growing on a tree in Arrowhead Park.

"Mystery"

"Mystery"
Acrylic Painting

"Naughty Birches"

"Naughty Birches"
These birches caught my eye last winter and I just had to paint them.

"Engelman Ivy"

"Engelman Ivy"
This was painted in my Uxbridge backyard.

"Aunt Helen's Amaryllis"

"Aunt Helen's Amaryllis"
Watercolour Painting- I used this painting to do my Christmas card this year. My aunt had this gorgeous amaryllis in her kitchen last Christmas.

"Sunbath"

"Sunbath"
Watercolour Painting- The inspiration for this painting came from a photograph taken on the Buck River.

"Winter Sunset "

"Winter Sunset "
Watercolour Painting- This was one of the most spectacular sunsets I have ever seen on the lake.

"Poppies"

"Poppies"
Watercolour Painting- This was my first half sheet painting. I am very pleased with how it turned out. Poppies are of course a classic subject for painting.

"Sawhet Owl"

"Sawhet Owl"
Watercolour Painting - This little owl was on our bird feeder for several days last winter. He scared away all the chickadees in his search for mice under the feeder.

"Tetes a Tetes"

"Tetes a Tetes"
Watercolour Painting - One of my first paintings which is now owned by a friend.

"Cardinal"

"Cardinal"
Watercolour Painting - A friend of mine loves cardinals. This was a little thank-you gift for her.

"Winter Berries"

"Winter Berries"
Watercolour Painting- I painted this specifically so that I could use it for my Christmas card last year.

"Yin and Yang"

"Yin and Yang"
Watercolour Painting - This is my latest painting.

"Cabin at Fox Lake"

"Cabin at Fox Lake"
Watercolour Painting - The boat leaning against the shed and the wood piles out front made for a pleasing composition.