• Claudette MacLean

A Painting a Day #80 - Canola Fields

Updated: Aug 30, 2020


Canola Fields– 4"X4" acrylics on masonite.

This painting is totally from my head but influenced by the many golden fields of canlola we passed by today on our way home from the lake. Under clear blue skies, these fields pop with vibrant color. I tried to simplify again and was somewhat successful with the sky but got caught up in the details of the foreground. Despite that, it's a successful painting.

I started painting one 4"X4" miniature daily on May 1st 2015. After a near fatal drowning experience in 2013, I realized just how precious life is and I wondered why I was waiting to do what I loved most. I just wasn't finding the time.

It took a while to commit to it, but a year later, I decided I just had to make the time and I enrolled in some fine art acrylic painting classes. Under my teacher, Sharon Moore-Foster, I gained confidence and found my soul's voice through my paintings.

Now I am fully committed to expressing myself through my fine art by creating one miniature painting to mark each passing day – to leave my mark in this world.

These little miniature gems are for sale through this website where I started an online store.

Just click to the link "Store" in the menu above to view my works and/or purchase.

I also do larger works and portrait commissions. Just email me or follow my page on Facebook and message me.

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