Still Having Fun!

“Blinged Blossoms”  Original art by Susan Feniak  Acrylic on a 18” x 36” canvas

I am still having fun decorating our new house.  “Oh look at that there is a bare wall!”  I know exactly how to fill that space.  Being an artist just makes it that much easier!  This painting will match the new color scheme in one of the bedrooms admirably.

Thanks for stopping by.  Cheers, Susan


A Nice Day For A Walk

Previously titled, “Done?”  The consensus is that the painting is indeed done.  I did add some Canada Geese flying in formation but I have not taken another photo of the painting.  It was a nice day for a walk along the nature trail in Salmon Arm Bay. The biggest water colour I have tackled to date.  At the moment I am not sure if this one is finished or not.  I don’t want to over work it.  Usually I am happy or pleased with the end product.  Perhaps its because this is a water colour that has me doubting.  It has been fun playing and spending time at my easel.

Original art by Susan Feniak  Staedtler water colour pencils and Holbein water colours on 18” x 24” Strathmore water colour paper.


In Progress

This is the biggest water colour I have tackled to date.  Another experiment.  An I can do it moment.  It is a work in progress but thought I could share it.

Original art by Susan Feniak  water colour pencil on 18” x 24” Strathmore Watercolor paper.


“Elegant Writer” Lucky Dollar

A first attempt at using my new “Elegant Writer” pens by Speedball. Admittedly an experiment.  I do believe I will have a lot of fun with these pens.  Thank you to Leslie White of Leslie Paints and Carol King for sharing their ideas and teaching new techniques.

Original art by Susan Feniak  Elegant Writer pen on “The Langton” water colour 140lb 16in x 12in paper.


Belize Dreaming

Belize Dreaming

And here is “Belize Dreaming” in its new home.

Original art by Susan Feniak  Acrylic on 18”x24” canvas

Today on a makeshift easel in my new office/studio I finally had time to paint something.  Believe it or not I needed just the right painting for a bathroom in our new house.  The Caribbean colors match perfectly.  This is a view we very much enjoyed last winter.  We spent hours just sitting looking out over the beautiful Caribbean.  A mile away from where we sat the waves were crashing over the Belize Barrier Reef.  On a good day we could hear those waves. Fond memories indeed.

Hope you have been enjoying your summer.  I am happy to be back at my easel, makeshift or not.

Cheers, Susan


Busy Times

It has been a very busy time.  I apologize for not posting to my blog or visiting yours.  This has not been a normal summer.  No boating so far, no typical summer activities for us.  We recently sold our house and bought a new one.  So for those of you that know what that is like and what all is involved you will understand.  Once we are settled into our new home I hope to have more time to spend at my easel and get back to sharing my art.  Soon!  In the meantime, Cheers and enjoy the rest of your summer!  Susan

Sicamous Summer Arts & Crafts Show

003_thumb.jpg012.jpg010_thumb.jpg010.jpgThe Annual Sicamous Arts & Crafts Show will be opening at The Red Barn Tuesday June 30th and will run to Saturday July 4th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.  There will also be a Meet the Artists evening Monday June 29th 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  I will have four of my paintings on display and for sale for the duration of the show.  “Belize Skiff”, “Thoughts of Spring”, “Winterized” and “My Pink Pond Lilies”.  It would be grand if some of you could visit the show and enjoy some of our fantastic local artistry. Cheers, Susan Feniak


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