Sit Stay measures 16 inch x 20 inch by Wendy Johnson
Acrylic on unframed canvas
I fell in love at first sight with these big brown eyes! Eyes are what usually draws me in and inspire me when choosing an animal to paint. Eyes truly are “windows to the soul” photo courtesy Karen Broemmelsick photography
Wendy is a long time resident of Maple Ridge. Her work with dogs and a love of nature and nature’s animals inspired her to begin a journey into the art world.
Starting a bit later in life painting became an outlet for emotions and she leaves a little of herself in each painting.
She is known for capturing the expression, personality, and soul of the animal or pet she is painting. “ The eyes are the window to the soul”
Her paintings have a bit of a different perspective. Most are on black and positioned on the canvas in an interesting way with close ups and cropped images.
She began doing commissions of family pets. Then branched out to all forms of animals and wildlife.
Wendy is continually acquiring new skills and learns something new from each painting she does as a result.
Her new creative endeavor is to paint trees and forests. She certainly wants to capture the beauty of some of our trees here in BC with a favorite being the Aspen tree.
Wendy paints primarily in acrylics but also enjoys pastels, graphite and charcoal.
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