Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Summer on the Big Lake


As the Christmas cards arrive
I'm enjoying a summertime flashback
to an August Linnyland swimming, painting,
 swimming, picnicking,
swimming, boating, 
swimming adventure
 at Cowichan Lake.
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"Summer on the Big Lake"
oil on cradled wood panel
8 x 10

Friday, 23 November 2012

Downtown Date


This one started (way back in July) when the
 Art Gallery of Greater Victoria invited me
 to participate in their first ever Paint-In the Square, 
(in honor of the city of Victoria's 150th Anniversary).
The event's on site coordinator and all round fantastic guy,
 Ben Fast, recorded his take on the day here .
The building in this painting is Victoria's City Hall, 
which is beside the "Paint-In the Square's", 
Centennial Square. As I painted the building
 these two figures appearedon the canvas.
(Linnyland paintings evolve to include 
whatever shows up on the canvas while I paint.)
 And, I just learned that beautiful Melanie listened carefully
 as I explained how this sort of thing occurs in 
Linnyland paintings, with her kind words she has
 described it here 
I love her description,"heart-centered", 
which has me thinking of how fortunate
 I am to enjoy heart connections
 with art blog buds like you!
To all of you on my blog roll, 
(and others who check in here)
 thank-you for your blog budness,
 your heart connections
 and your beautiful art, too!
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"Downtown Date"
oil on canvas
30 x 20




  


Sunday, 18 November 2012

Party Clouds


What do you paint 
when you go on
 a Linnyland painting adventure 
with your friend 
on your friend's birthday?
PARTY CLOUDS!!!
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"Party Clouds"
oil on cradled wood 
5 x 7

Friday, 9 November 2012

Linnyland and Chocolate!!


Linnyland and Chocolate
together in one Collector Art Tin!!
Yes, Roger's Chocolates 
loves "Afternoon Adventure"(s)
in Linnyland! 
And you can, too!
(Rogers' Chocolates ships worldwide.)
*In Linnyland chocolate is calorie free. 
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Collector Art Tin: "Afternoon Adventure", © Linny D. Vine 2012


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