“Dad’s Favourite”

Dad’s Favourite

“Dad’s Favourite”, my latest painting is drying on my easel. A little known fact is that I grew hollyhocks in my garden for years just for my Dad. He told me once that they were his favourite flower and that they reminded him of his grandmother and her garden. So here is my tribute to Dad’s favourite flower, the hollyhock. I no longer have a garden to plant the seeds that grow into these lovely old fashioned garden standards, but, I can certainly paint them.

There are several photos of my start to my finished painting. Enjoy.

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a 12″ x 24″ deep gallery canvas, painted on all sides. Asking $200 cdn plus shipping. Please message me at sfeniakart@gmail.com if you are interested in this painting or any of my other work.


Looking Up

For lack of a better title I am calling this painting “Looking Up”. I go for a walk everyday and often find myself looking up. This scene is inspired by the nature trails in and around Sicamous British Columbia. Our summer home turf. I highly recommend the trails. Whatever you are doing today take the time to go for a walk and remember to stop and look up. It’s truly fascinating.

The first 3 photos are of my process and the last photo is the final painting. The end result for Looking Up!

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a 24″ x 24″ deep gallery canvas. Painted on all sides. Asking $350 cdn plus shipping.


“Flat Bottom Gals”

Flat Bottom Gals

“Flat Bottom Gals” is my latest acrylic painting on a 20″ x 20″ gallery canvas. A string of boats waiting for hire. Colorful, bright and cheerful. Hard to resist. I couldn’t resist the name I gave to this painting either. It’s fun too. We can all use a bit of happy these days. Right?

This painting started as a completely different idea and morphed into this. I am glad this is how it goes. One never knows where the idea or paint brushes will go…nor where ones imagination will take them.

If you are interested in this painting please message me at sfeniakart@gmail.com I am asking $250 cdn plus shipping . It’s original and I do not make copies or prints of my art.


New old and sold…

New card
Old and going to a new home
Sold

The Daisies are a new card. Something I haven’t been making lately. The Heron or “Misty Morning”, will be heading to a new home soon. I gave it away to very good friends as a wedding gift and now it will be going to a baby’s nursery. Just waiting for when that bundle of joy arrives. The small boat painting is sold. Ergo, new old and sold….

The artist for all is me, Susan Feniak. Sometimes I don’t have time for blogging or all the social media. At the moment I am without internet. News from me will be even more sporadic. For that I will apologize.

Happy Monday! Cheers


Building Storm

Evening Stormy Sky

The sky fascinates me. I could watch it and the ocean forever. This time my imagination has tried to capture a storm building over the ocean with the sun setting behind the thunderheads. This provides a plethora of color and light effects. Not to mention the layers of cloud and reflections. This one was fun to paint. I let my imagination go and that is always enjoyable.

Although this is my imagination and original work, I was influenced to create this scene by an article in the March 2022 PleinAir Magazine. The article is about artist Lisa Grossman titled Adventures In Skywatching.

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a 12″ x 24″ gallery canvas. Asking $175 cdn plus shipping. If you are interested in my art please email sfeniakart@gmail.com


New smallish seascape…

A new smallish seascape drying on my easel. It’s acrylic on an 11″ x 14″ gallery canvas. The sea continues to inspire me and probably always will.

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on canvas. Asking $75 cdn plus shipping. If you are interested please email sfeniakart@gmail.com Thank you.


Seaside Idyll

Seaside Idyll is the tentative title for my latest painting. The photos are of my process and progress for the painting. For my inspiration I used an image taken by a friend of mine. Unfortunately she can’t remember where she took the shot. I do know it was taken somewhere in the pacific north west. Possibly a view from an area around or near Vancouver BC looking towards Vancouver Island in the distance or vice-versa. Regardless I found it an interesting view. When I spotted the 12″ x 36″ canvas I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. FYI This particular size of canvas is very difficult to get a good photo of!

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a 12″ x 36″ gallery canvas. Asking $250 plus shipping. If you are interested in this painting or any of my other pieces please email sfeniakart@gmail.com Thank you.


The start to a seascape..

I have made a good start to another seascape. It has become apparent to me that I am happiest painting larger pieces and water. This after trying to increase my small pieces inventory. I will finish this one and get back to the smaller works. Having a good variety to share with everyone is important, collectors, purchasers, venues and all.

Artist Susan Feniak. Acrylic on a 12″ x 36″ gallery canvas. If you are interested in my art feel free to contact me at sfeniakart@gmail.com. That being said I don’t respond to spam and questionable inquiries. After having several mishaps I am suspicious. Just saying.


Art, art everywhere…

Art, art everywhere and barely room to sit! My poor husband thinks that he lives in an art gallery. Fingers crossed that a venue opens near here soon so that I can show and sell some of my creations. Artist Susan Feniak. All are original art, and acrylics on gallery canvas. If not framed they are painted on all sides and are various sizes and prices. If you are interested please message me sfeniakart@gmail.com Cheers Susan


Chickadees and a dog named Alfred

After painting several larger pieces I decided it was time to create some smaller works.

The chickadees are acrylic on a 6″ x 16″ gallery canvas and has already sold. So much for building my smalls inventory. But appreciate the sell. Many thanks to the purchaser

The dog is from my imagination and I decided he suited being called Alfred. He is acrylic on a 8″ x 8″ gallery canvas and is available for sale asking $35. Plus shipping.

Both pieces were created with love by me, Susan Feniak. Happy Valentines Day to all.