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Category Archives: Art for Sale

Ventures into Abstraction


I’ve repeated on more than one occasion that I don’t understand abstract painting and thus would never do it… As they say, Never say never.

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Artistic Evolution


Working on material for a group show with three fellow artists this fall, I’m stretching and trying new things in my paintings. Although I feel I will always be a representational painter, I am working on loosening up my work and evolving into a more impressionistic style of painting. I continue to use photos as reference …

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How are You Marketing Your Artwork?


One of the hardest parts of any business is defining and reaching the market for your product. It’s the same for your art. People don’t buy artwork every day; the majority consider art a luxury item or at least something purchased only after taking care of the necessities of life. So, how do you find those buyers? Today, a …

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Painting for Mother Earth


Painting, like any creative endeavour, is a voyage of self-discovery. What and how we paint differs for every artist. And the answers to those questions continue to evolve and change as we learn and grow. From the start, I’ve been inspired by the natural environment. My favourite work includes trees, lakes, skies, clouds, flowers, Dragonflies, …

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Rock, Paper, Scissors – The Creative Process


I’ve noticed that readers of my posts want to understand the creative process that takes me from idea to finished painting. When I recently, posted about a mixed media painting I created for a local art show, I didn’t include those details so here is how Rock, Paper, Scissors: Collaboration – It’s A Draw, came into being. …

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Close Encounter


Our eyes meet, time stops Creatures from different worlds A divine moment… Close Encounter was just accepted into the Huntsville Art Society, Spring Vitality Show, running at the Summit Centre from February 17-May 17, 2016. http://www.wendiedonabie.com    

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This Little Rock We Call Earth (MyPictureBook)


I’m coming to realize one of my greatest artistic motivations is to increase our sensitivity to the environment, to the fragility of the earth and our mutual interdependence. Since 2011, I’ve drawn most of my painting inspirations from our natural environs. In 2013, I wrote a short essay entitled, Mother Earth – the Mother of Us All that received first …

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Create, Participate, Share – Culture Days!


Demonstrating oil painting and jewellery making at Huntsville Public Library, Sept 25-27.

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ART SCAM ADDENDUM


I just learned that others my art community received the identical email today!! We all want to sell our work but this is not the way…..Unless you know the person contacting you, do not reply to their communication…… Forewarned is forearmed! ~ Wendie

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ANOTHER ART SCAM – THIS HAS TO STOP!


So, I get the following email this morning…. From: Brown White <teesojue@gmail.com> Date: August 28, 2015 at 7:01:01 AM EDT To:info@wendiedonabie.com Subject:Artwork inquiry Hope this message finds you well,im Brown from North Carolina,was browsing through the internet and my eyes caught some of your works,i’m interested in purchasing some of your artworks for some spaces …

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