Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Advance To The Light

There are times in life when shadows gather and it feels as though the gloom will never end. This is the time when one has to gather inner strength and find a fragil path of light to follow, and as you do, the light will grow stronger until you are standing in sunshine again.
In this 8 x 10 watercolour painting "Advance To The Light", I have chosen a Friesian horse to portray the strength we need, and in the midst of boiling cloud, the moonlight spills a path towards a place where the sun will eventually rise.
"Advance To The Light is available for purchase.

Heather Anderson

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Either You Get It - Or You Don't

Playoff Season is upon us, and Biff and Jo-Jo are hockey fans, but they like different teams. Even though Jo-J0's team didn't make it this year, he enjoys the game enough to sit and cheer on Biff's team. Oh the intensity, the fascination of watching the action unfold. Some people just don't understand, so I guess when it comes to Sports, either you get it, or you don't.

Heather Anderson

Tuesday, April 14, 2009


Cats are such a mystery - and perhaps a paradox. They seldom let you know what they are thinking, but have no trouble letting you know what they want. They are aloof, yet loving, and somewhat self-serving, but deeply loyal to those they love. This little 5 x 7 watercolour painting mirrors my thoughts on Cat personality - hidden and highlighted, dark and bright, and a sweet nature waiting for a snuggle. All in all, an intriguing and wonderful little creature.

Heather Anderson

Friday, April 10, 2009

Brittany Autumn

I know I'm juggling seasons here, but this image has been in my mind for a long time. I even did a miniature of this a while ago, but I kept wanting to enjoy more of the details of it, so here is
BRITTANY AUTUMN, an 8 x 10 inch watercolour painting of a Brittany Spaniel I saw a couple of years ago at an Agility Trial. This fellow was done for the day, and was just enjoying himself, larking about in the bushes that lined the practice field. I caught him in the moment when he had his attention fixed on something, and an instant later, he leaped out of the bushes and ran off to follow his owner.
BRITTANY AUTUMN is available on my website.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Funny, Very Funny

Snow in April doesn't seem very funny, but if you add a little humour, almost everything looks better. And who can resist wonderful, wet, snow-ball snow? Obviously not Biff and Jo-Jo.
Heather Anderson

Friday, April 3, 2009

Something In The Air

It's that time of year again - the geese are coming in every morning and evening, filling the air with joyous "Goose Music" There is even more magic to it when you see them just at sunset, some flying past while others come in to rest for the night, and all of them reflected in the pools and lakes that have sprung up in the fields.
I chose Acrylic for "Something In the Air" because I wanted to play with the reflections of the evening sky in the watermeadows. I decided that an interested English Setter would be just right for this 14 x 18 painting. He has already seen the landing geese and now has his attention on the flocks overhead.