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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Orrell Aug 8, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi all, I am going to Montreal next week - kind of art related. Are there any art galleries etc. That are a must see? Any sights that I should not miss?If you have any recommendations let me…READ MORE


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Posted on March 8, 2014 at 10:35pm 1 Comment

I love colour and I am not really a fine detail person! I find that when I start painting, I lose myself in the tones and hues more than the exact size and shape of things. It's true of my thinking style I am a big picture thinker and an ideas person and then I hand the fine detail over to someone else.

I always had a pencil and paper in my hand as a child and used to love sitting on trains and buses looking out of the window and drawing whatever I saw. However, I was not encouraged…


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At 3:46am on February 14, 2019, Nelson Failing said…

Awww thats too bad but at least you all had a fun time!!!...

At 11:22pm on February 12, 2019, Mary Rogers said…

Hi Mairi, thank you so much for the nice comment and like on my pastel works. I appreciate it!

At 11:02pm on February 12, 2019, Paul Dodd said…

I have three boxes of oil pastels that people got me, they've  come out of the draw a few times but I've  only done one picture with them that i was happy with.

At 11:09am on February 5, 2019, John R said…

Thanks Mairi for the note. 

I agree about the cold weather and the hibernaton thing...perhaps the bears are smarter than us....LOL

Good to hear the leg is getting just takes time as I have broken many bones in sports and some days the old injuries come back to haunt on those damp cold days. LOL

Looking forward to seeing your next work when yoy have time as I know how hard it is to work and get painting in as well,

Cheers my friend ....John x

At 8:41pm on February 4, 2019, Paul Dodd said…

That sounds great , Sadly we have too many  animals and insects  on the at risk list with the Scottish  wildcat being one of the most at risk animals in the world

At 12:11pm on January 25, 2019, John R said…

Hello Mairi

Hope you are having a good week and that leg is getting back to normal.  Have a great weekend my friend and thanks so much for the wonderful comments. 

John x

At 11:15am on January 24, 2019, Mary Rogers said…

Thank you Mairi for your nice comment on my "Security" pastel. I appreciate that.

At 8:12am on January 24, 2019, Mark Bedwell said…

Hiya Mairi........glad to hear that your leg's getting better and that you're getting physio help. Something which I never received and which permanently affected the way I walk (it took years before I stopped walking with a limp). I'm taking it that you've probably had the splint removed by now, so you would've found out that you've still got a way to go before your leg is fully functional.......strolling around the park will definitely be a good thing.

Dunno what you do for a living, but if it involves walking in the park, then it must be a pretty cool job.

Good luck with your recovery.


At 12:30pm on January 22, 2019, Harry13 said…

My pleasure Mairi. And a Happy and Healthy  2019 to you and yours xxx

At 12:06pm on January 22, 2019, Mary Rogers said…

Hi Mairi, thank you for the like on my Unknown Beauty portrait. Glad you liked it! I appreciate it always!



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