"Warmth Of The Holidays"

12X12 inches // oil on birch gallery depth panel (so you don't need to frame it)

$595 CAD

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Story behind "Warmth Of The Holidays"

It all started last Christmas when I was given the honour to paint a christmas-themed set floral paintings that may one day become stamps (fingers crossed)

but in this process I become inspired to ask myself what makes Christmas special to me?

I thought about me family and friends, loved ones that come and gone. I thought about the warmth and smells of turkey dinner, the warm lights around the trees. I thought of the joy of me wife and son laughing.

Armed with this in mind I set off to find things in nature that could speak to these feelings.

Right away I started the oven for baking orange slices. I soon headed out in the snow and gathered up pine limbs, the smell alone was reason enough. I found myself at the cold windy coast line on Cape Breton Island and came across a small apple tree in amongst the bushes. This made me think of hot apple cider, so I grabs a couple then ran to the little village grocer to pick up fresh sticks of cinnamon to go with the apples. I came home and plopped down my findings and headed straight to work and came up with "Warmth Of The Holidays"

I absolutely loved making this painting and hope you can feel the warmth of the holidays from the bright colours to all the comforting smells ! 


thank you so much and happy holidays from our family to yours!


Warmth Of The Holidays

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