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  • Hunter River, Prince Edward Island
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Critiique this please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sylvia Jun 4, 2012. 15 Replies

I would like you advice on this piece or any other peice that I have done. If my work is not up to par I want to know it and what it is. I can't improve unless I know what the weaknesses are so if…READ MORE


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Posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:05am 6 Comments

I have been painting with acrylics for the last three years and always had a hard time with clouds and water.......also of the paint darkening too much. So  I had some oil paints I bought on a whim a year ago, I tried them and didn't like the drying time so I put them back in the box. Today I was sick of trying to do the clouds and water on a painting and remembered that oil blends I took them out and whoa..........I did a painting in an hour of sky and…


Painting my paintings for the summer gallery.

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 3:00am 1 Comment

Well I have started to paint the paintings for my gallery next summer. Already am feeling the pressure! Anyway I am doing a few boat paintings over the next while and I decided to use some retardant in my paintings so I can blend the water a bit better. Can't say I like the stuff. It didn't blend well with the acrylic paint and left a rough surface in comparison to the plain paint. I learned to paint without it and I guess I will continue to paint without it.

I am doing PEI Dirt…


Getting my own summer studio!

Posted on October 18, 2013 at 3:14pm 3 Comments

Hi! This is a big step for me.......I have rented a studio in a very famous location for the summer 2014. The shop is small but is on a very touristy boardwalk. Expensive yes...! However it is location! location! location! It is in Cavendish PEI Canada it is very near the location of the Anne of Green Gables and Road to Avonlea sites so there are thousands of people coming to this location every year. So I am expecting to do some business! It will also lead to other venues just because of…



Posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Today I am getting ready to leave on vacation in Ontario. We are going to a family wedding and are staying for two weeks. I thought I would miss painting while I was gone but I decided to load my paraphernalia in my truck and for a good reason. When I was growing up my younger sister used to draw and paint but dropped it as I did because life took over. Something neither of us should have done but we can't help the choices we made when we were younger so I will move along. Anyway she has…


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At 12:11am on December 4, 2013, Sharon Schumann said…

Thanks so much Sylvia!

At 6:37pm on November 23, 2013, Judy Schaffer Firneno said…

Thank you for choosing me as your friend.  I will watch for your work in the Colony...

At 1:30pm on March 31, 2013, Katie Hone said…

You have so many varying styles that we have a lot in common with as well as theme, great work, enjoyed going through your gallery :)

At 4:09pm on December 27, 2012, Riya said…

Thank you for your friendrequest Sylvia.

At 8:17am on December 27, 2012, Riya said…

Thank you for liking my catpainting,  "Green eyes" sorry for the late reply. I just took a tour through your gallery. You have made some very beautiful and vibrant paintings, i just love vibrant colours.

At 6:44pm on December 9, 2012, Sourav Bose said…

Thanx Sylvia for your kind words.

At 2:11pm on October 11, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Sylvia, Thank you so much for the USA ATC - it's a lovely piece! I like the detail and the little touches, like the iridescent gold. I'm pleased to add this to my ATC collection. Thank you again! :)

At 2:11pm on October 6, 2012, Chariline Bigbig said…

thanks for the add....

At 10:32am on August 29, 2012, Lyn Pilgrim said…

Good morning Sylvia thank-you for your friend invite, have a great day, Lyn x

At 10:09pm on August 24, 2012, Jacqueline said…

I enjoyed looking at your artwork, Sylvia.  I especially like your windmill scene and the snow-covered mountains...




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