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Twilight Karen LaFontaine Artist's Journal On The Easel

Twilight

I cherish my time in my painting studio at day’s end. The daylight is fading and there remains just a bit of twilight to illuminate

Butterfly Wings Artist's Journal On The Easel

Butterfly Wings

Such Beautiful Things Among my new oil paintings this summer, Passion Butterfly Tango, which showcases the fleeting beauty of one of the South’s long-winged and

Seven Pipers Running by Karen LaFontaine on exhibit at The Hudgens Center

A Story Worth Sharing

A Seashore Inspired Painting The story of my oil painting Seven Pipers Running is unique. The creation of this eighteen by twenty four inch canvas

My Puppy Star

Snoopy’s Story My sweet dog is battling cancer, and he is resting today after receiving treatment from his primary care veterinarian. He is feeling quiet

Detail from Spring's Cardinal, a bird painting by Karen LaFontaine

Spring’s Cardinal

My Feathered Friend Springtime is in full swing in Georgia. We are enjoying our lengthening days, increasingly, warm, and abundant sunshine, blooming fauna and most

Mr. Sweet Dreams

My Beagle Snoopy Most days, when I paint, my little beagle boy is intent on keeping me company. He excels at this by napping nearby.

Seven Pipers Running by Karen LaFontaine, detail from oil painting

Sandpipers In The Surf

A new painting is finished!
Nine ladies dancing, eight maids a-milking, seven swans a-swimming, – no, no make that Seven Pipers Running!

Got Biscuit by Karen LaFontaine for AJ October 2020

Got Biscuit?

A New Painting Of My Snoopy As my little dog sleeps at my feet, I have to laugh. He looks so peaceful napping in real

Sweet Dreams Oil Painting by Karen LaFontaine, in underpainting stage posted for AJ

My Painter’s Palette

My Painter’s Palette is where magic happens! My approach for a fun, creative, and colorful painting afternoon: 1) never paint my photograph exactly, 2) invent

Sweet Dreams Oil Painting by Karen LaFontaine, underpainting stage for AJ

Sweet Dreams

I love my dog most… when he is sleeping! This is a recent photograph of my sweet, sweet, beagle boy, age twelve. My to paint

Detail from Springtime In Texas Oil Painting by Karen LaFontaine for AJ October 2020file

Hearing Cow Bells

Springtime In Texas I receive many inquiries from art lovers who ask me which of my oil paintings is my favorite. I often respond that

Detail from Oil Painting Seven Pipers Running by Karen LaFontaine

Seven Pipers Running

A new painting is finished!
Nine ladies dancing, eight maids a-milking, seven swans a-swimming, – no, no make that Seven Pipers Running!

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