Joyce Findlay's Blog (5)

MY HAPPY PLACE

It has been a long time since I posted here, but I have not quit painting in the meantime.  I hope I have improved somewhat over the years.  I feel as if I have moved in the right direction.  My goal was always to be a little looser.  I want it to be an impression of "something" but also need the subject to be identifiable.

I now have a place to indulge my passion. 

We had downsized from our home to a condo, we had two bedrooms, and I had an area in the second bedroom, where I…

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Added by Joyce Findlay on May 21, 2018 at 4:52pm — No Comments

LAST STOP FOR BOB

this is one of my best sellers...the old truck..in the desert usually, inspired by our many trips down the Baja.  I have painted my husband, Bob, quite a few and someone always falls in love with them and I sell them out from under him.  So now that we are in Kelowna he thought he would like one in the trees...once again...this one is for "bob?". 

I wanted to save my steps in painting it...so here they are...day three...and a few more days to go till I am done.  Will post as I…

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Added by Joyce Findlay on June 2, 2013 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

MY PAINTING SPACE

We have a one bedroom condo in San Jose del Cabo, so I had to be creative when it comes to space for painting. I set up a corner of our deck with my easels and a couple of small tables. It is perfect that I can just leave it set up and can come and work whenever the urge hits me.…

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Added by Joyce Findlay on February 10, 2013 at 7:30pm — 18 Comments

THANK YOU!!!!

It is so nice to wake up in the morning, and open my email box to find all the positive commments on my work.  I look forward to getting to know more of you and to have time to look at everyone's art work.  I need to accomplish something today...so better pick up the paint brush..

thanks, joyce

Added by Joyce Findlay on March 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

PASSION FOR PAINTING

I retired 16 years ago (I retired early!!!) and as a "hobby" I decided to follow a dream.  Actually how it came about, was, I was out walking with a friend and said, "I wish I could paint".  She said "why don't you".  I said, "because I can't".  Her answer was "Better to try and fail, than to die without trying at all"  So with that good advice I began my hobby which soon turned into, (my husband calls it a compulsion) my passion for painting.

I loved the look of watercolors and so, I…

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Added by Joyce Findlay on March 29, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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