Monday, May 18, 2020

Isolation Week 7, or 8, or Whatever

Things are opening up slowly here in Ontario, 
but I am still self isolating.

An interesting visitor to the yard this week. 
A male Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker.





I have a lot of time for "arting"
My latest painting
(acrylic on canvas)

Merfy stuck his head in some vegetation on a walk,
 and got seedy faced.

A Canada Goose on the river

sharing with

CHEERS
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22 comments:

  1. The days/weeks do blur a bit don't they.
    We too are slowly opening up, and I am largely ignoring it.
    I love and am awed by your art. As usual.

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  2. I’m so glad you showed us Murfree. I wanted to ask about him, but was a little bit afraid to after so long. I really like your painting. We’re in the same place you are with regard to Covid...our City is opening up a little, but we are still staying home. (So just like you except I have fewer birds and less talent),

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  3. Hello,

    Gorgeous captures of the Flicker! I just love your sweet Merfy, I see those seeds. Your painting is pretty. Enjoy your day, wishing you a happy new week!

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  4. Hi,
    Great shots! Love your painting..so pretty.
    Thanks for sharing...have a great day!

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  5. I'm still self-isolating, too, but finding things to do. Making fabric masks, sewing a quilt, rearranging furniture, playing the piano. Looks like your artwork is keeping you busy.
    Thank you for sharing your beautiful photos. The ones of the flicker are especially striking.

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  6. Lovely shots of the flicker Karen. I love that painting. It's very striking with those colour combinations.

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  7. Oh beautiful feathered friend and great photos ~ your doggie is adorable and your artwork is divine ~ ^_^ ~ MA USA is starting phase I next week ~ me ~ I am not making appts for us until mid June or later ~

    Be Well, Be Safe,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  8. The Flicker is so pretty. I've never seen one here in NC or in OH where I lived previously. Love the lady bug artwork. I have some of the real ones decorating my garden today. Take care and have a wonderful week.

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  9. so much beauty, love the bird, dog and art

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  10. Your Northern Flicker is superb.

    I've lost track as well as to what week we are in.

    I am hunkering down a little longer.

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  11. Lovely photos of the flicker, what a beautiful bird! Your painting is lovely too and Merfy is very sweet!

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  12. Your painting is wonderful! Love the great pics of the Flicker too!

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  13. I’ve never seen a yellow shafted northern flicker before. They are beautiful. Love the ladybug painting.

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  14. i LOVE the flicker's, i seldom see them and when i do, they don't hang around. your captures are beautiful. isn't it nice to have time to do all the things!!! i have actually been enjoying this time and having the hubs all to myself!!

    i will have to continue to self isolate as things open up, my friends and family understand it!!

    your painting is really beautiful!!

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  15. Karen these are all beautiful photographs but Merfy stole the scene for me! He is absolutely adorable and to have that leaf on his head SO CUTE!

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  16. How gorgeous! Your painting is fabulous!!

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  17. We have Northern Flickers as well..Great pictures..Love the Canada goose with its reflection..Stay well

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  18. That's a fabulous bird capture, he's so pretty! Your painting is just marvelous to see :)


    Feel free to share at My Corner of the World

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  19. Oh your painting is wonderful... My late Mom was an artist... Michelle

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  20. Your post is full of cheer and color! Thank you!
    Found a Flicker nest last week and hope to see little ones soon. Beautiful birds and your photographs are great!

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