Category Archives: Bear River

To be Continued………

Larry and I are very busy at Green Willow Studio creating our work, teaching classes. So busy in fact, that we’ve decided to split this site into two new art websites. Mine is called Flora Doehler – visual artist and … Continue reading

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Holiday Craft Shows

Larry and I are busy creating pieces for the upcoming craft shows in the area. Our first stop, this coming Saturday, is the Holiday Spirit Craft Show at the Rebekah Hall in Bear River.  (See poster below). Each pendant has … Continue reading

Posted in artist, Bear River, copper, craft show, enamel, Flora Doehler, Larry Knox, metalsmith, metalwork | 1 Comment

Metal Arts Guild Awards for Larry Knox

Larry joined the Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia after moving here from Ontario 4 years ago. It is the only Metal Guild in the province and the majority of its members live in the Halifax/ Dartmouth area, a 3 … Continue reading

Posted in artist, Bear River, brass, copper, enamel, hollowware, jewellery, Larry Knox, Metal Arts Guild of Nova Scotia, metalsmith, metalwork, patina, silversmithing | 4 Comments

Painting Zinnias in September

I have a little art show coming up in a few weeks at the Arts Council in Annapolis Royal and I am moving around my garden painting the September flowers for the show. Zinnias, marigold and golden rod replaced the iris and … Continue reading

Posted in acrylic painting, Bear River, Flora Doehler, flower painting, fluid acrylics, Nova Scotia, painting, watercolor, watercolour | 2 Comments

Acrylic Painting – The Red Tulips

In the Sunlight30″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas by Flora Doehler SOLDat the Flight of Fancy, Bear River Nova Scotia After months of flower deprivation, it was so exciting to find tulips for sale in the grocery store mid winter. One … Continue reading

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When is a Painting finished?

22″ x 22″ Acrylic on Canvas. Painting by Flora Doehler, 2011. Occasionally I’ll read an article about some old Masters painting that was x-rayed to reveal another painting underneath. The writer will seem amazed and surprised by this. Oh, if those … Continue reading

Posted in acrylic painting, artist tutorial, Bear River, canvas, Flora Doehler, flower painting, fluid acrylics, Nova Scotia, painting, painting technique, painting tutorial, sgraffito, sgraffito tutorial | 8 Comments