Blog – A Painter’s Thoughts


Fond memories

Last Winter I painted this from a photo taken during the last winter that this beautiful historic home stood in my town. The belief I have …
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What a Llark

6×8 oil on cradled panel, The Llark in Southampton Harbour https://www.dailypaintworks.com/artists/kathy-guenkel-5330/artwork The Saugeen Nation has exclusive rites to commercial fishing. This boat, The LLark is …
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The Old MacLeod Place

This old place has lots of history in town. It finally came time to bring her down and now a new home sits on the …
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Artists’ Collective Show

Outside, the weather was cold and the wind was bitter. Inside the view was paradise. This picture doesn’t do justice to the beautiful presentation of …
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The Bard is Barred

Preparing panels for oil painting gave me some time to leave the studio while they dried. The local park was offering a chance to see …
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Ettie

This piece is inspired by the black and white photos of convicts taken by Australian police in the 1920s. They are not your typical mugshots. …
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Sunny Waves

The daily news is making me wonder about those Sunny Ways that our perpetually perky prime minister is promising for this country. Looking out the …
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Completed

Finishing touches just completed and now there is only the hanging wire to attach. The first cold virus of the year has hit and is …
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Christmas House Tour

I am barely down to the last of the leftover Hallowe’en candy and already the Christmas events are being advertised. One of the popular annual happenings in this …
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watch gull

Last Days of Summer

Taking a break from the studio to enjoy this beautiful weather and just be outdoors. Went to the beach and, between swims, managed to capture …
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