Category Archives: painting technique

Blooming time for artist – Doehler works from life; channels nature with brush, paint and canvas

A very special Christmas surprise for me this year was opening the newspaper to read this article about my painting process. Thank you to Heather Killen and the Annapolis Spectator! ————————– By Heather Killen The Annapolis County SPECTATOR December 22, … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Garden – Paintings at the Mym Gallery

Scenes from the Garden. Showing September 24 – October 12, 2011. I am showing a selection of paintings of my garden at the ARTsPlace Gallery in Annapolis Royal starting today. It’s a great feeling to see my work on display … Continue reading

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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

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Lost and Found – Painting all Over

Painting details. Click on the images for a larger version. In my continuing attempt to deal with unfinished paintings, I came across one of an amarylis flower from last spring that lacked the energy that I found in that beautiful … Continue reading

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Cleaning up my Act – the Unfinished Paintings

It’s time to clean up my act…the procrastination act. Detail of painting in progress. Out in the studio I’ve noticed the canvases are multiplying. Yet when my gallery owner friend Rob Buckland dropped in the other day to see my … Continue reading

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