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Friday, 20 October 2017

Prairie Memories-The Dust Storm

A new painting done in a more abstract style of Lauren Harris a member of the Group of Seven. The painting is 18" x 18" acrylic on canvas. This painting, one of a series on my prairie memories of the "Dirty Thirties", growing up in Saskatchewan. I remember a dust storm everyday when I was walking home from school. This painting is $500.00 and  is available for purchase through Pay Pal on dailypaintworks.com

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Agawa Canyon

This painting of the Agawa Canyon near Sault Ste Marie Ontario is acrylic on board and is 14" x 11" and sells for $400 through dailypaintworks.com.  More work is on my website:jreive,fineartstudioonline.com

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Prairie Memories

Prairie Memories was painted for an Invitational Exhibit at the John Parrott Gallery in Belleville Ontario, the theme being what inspires you about Georgia O'Keefe's work.
Her use of gradation in her paintings was that inspiration for me. This painting is 24" x 36", acrylic and sells for $950.00 through
Daily Paintworks.  https://www.dailypaintworks.com/artist/joan-reive-5712/artwork

Monday, 14 August 2017

Mustard Field #3

I have been experimenting with and doing a lot of playing with abstracts and realism. I find myself coming back to realism. This piece is in oil, 16 x 12" and is available through Daily Paintworks  at $375.00 unframed. This work is SOLD

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Daffodils #2

Here is a second painting of my daffodils and narcissus which announce the beginning of spring. It is also painted in acrylics on canvas and sells for $175.00. It is 18" x 14"
and is available for sale through dailypaintworks.com

Thursday, 27 April 2017


Spring is here, or maybe it is summer the temperature reached 80 degrees F to-day  in Belleville. I had to paint my daffodils and narcissus. This is an acrylic on canvas painted like a watercolor on absorbent ground. It sells for $150.00 and is available on dailypaintworks.com. The size is 12" x 12"

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Ontario Road

We thought spring was coming, but old man winter is back in Ontario, more snow. Here is another little oil 9" x 12" on canvas done with both brush and palette knife. It is available  by auction on dailypaintworks.com . and on my artforyoustudio.com on Etsy.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Along a Country Road

I am trying something new this time. I am using water soluble oils and I love them. I know they take long to dry, but I like the way you can blend them. I am using only the three primaries plus black and white. This little oil is 8" x 10" is unframed and sells for $125.00 through dailypaintworks.com

Friday, 10 March 2017

Morrison's Woods #2

Another piece of fiber art done in a collage technique and heavily quilted. It measures 21' x 22" has a sleeve on the back for hanging. This piece was taken from one of my paintings. I often translate a painting into fabric. This piece sells for $500.00 through daily paintworks.com

Monday, 6 March 2017

Snow Patterns #11

When the ice starts to break up, there are so many interesting patterns along the shoreline. This watercolour painting is 5' x 7" double matted and unframed and sells for $50.00
It may be purchased through dailypaintworks.com

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Snow Patterns #10

Here is Snow patterns #10. I enjoy doing these little painting, some of which I will do on a larger format. This one is also 5" x 7", watercolor, matted & unframed, $50.00. It is available through dailypaintworks.com

Friday, 3 March 2017

Snow Patterns #3

Here is another wee painting of the Ontario country side as the snow is melting. Although to-day it was really cold and windy. It is 6 x 6"
matted and unframed and sells for $50.00 through dailypaintworks.com

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Snow Patterns #5
This little watercolour is one of a series that I have been working on. I am fascinated with the patterns in the snow during the spring thaw It is 5 x 7" matted and unframed and sells for $50.00. It is available
through dailypaintworks.com

Sunday, 26 February 2017

The Red Boat

A Painting I did in Newfoundland of this lonely red boat. It is painted in acrylic, is framed in a black floater frame, 11" x 14" and sells for $200.00 through daily paintworks and my ArtforyouStudio on Etsy

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Violets 8" x 10" acrylic on board $125.00
I was inspired by Carol Marine's book on Daily Paintings and this is my first one of my African violets and my favorite green vase.

You can see more of my work on Daily Paintworks  at http://www.dailypaintworks.com/Account/ArtTracking. This piece is SOLD

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Snow Series #16

I love the look of snow on the pines and the lovely blue shadows . This is painted in acrylics with a palette knife on a 11 x 14" board and sells for $450.00 framed. You may purchase it through Daily Paintworks  or on my ArtforyouStudio on Etsy. Shipping is extra.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Snow Patterns #2

Another painting of my snow series done in pastel on board, 11 x 14" framed. It sells fo $400.00 through Daily Paintworks and my ArtforyouStudio on Etsy.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Snow Series #9

I am having fun painting these small 5 x 7" paintings with a palette knife. Hope you enjoy them. Snow Series #9 is available through Daily Paintworks  or Etsy at my shop Artforyoustudio for $75.00 plus shipping.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Snow Series #7 

With snow all around me, what else am I going to paint. This is another in a series of snow paintings done with a palette knife. Lots of fun.
It is 5 x 7" and sells for $75.00 unframed through Etsy or Daily Paintworks

Thursday, 2 February 2017

County sunset @2

I was driving down to Prince Edward County and the sun was just setting. I knew I had to paint it. Next day I thought I would try  using the palette knife with acrylic on board. This is a memory painting. It is 11" x 14" and framed. It sells for $375.00 CAD. It may be purchased on Daily Paintworks or on Etsy.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Mustard field #2
Snow Series #1
Snow Series #3
Snow Series #2