Images by Hugh McDonald
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Animals and Plants
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“Fish and Shells”
(detail) a painting of fish and shells, 9 x 12 inches, acrylic on paper, 2003.
painting of plant called, hens and chicks
“Hens and Chicks”
(detail above) 2003, acrylic on paper, 9 x 12 inches.

“Cats and Birds”
(detail shown above) 2000, acrylic on illustration board, 15 x 20 inches.

“Hawk and Dove”
(detail above) 9 x 12 inches, acrylic. 2003.

2001, acrylic on paper.
painting of coelacanths and shells, fishes, ocean
“Coelacanths” (detail)
2003, Mische technique (alternate oil and egg-temper) on masonite, 16x20 inches.
painting of a yellowjacket wasp on a peony bud
“Yellow Jacket on Unopened Peony” (detail)
2000, distemper on paper.

“Three Bears”
2005, 9x12 inches, acrylic on canvas paper.
painting, maple sapling, violet, egg-tempera
“Baby Maple”
2003, egg tempera on paper, mounted on black foamcore, painted in my garden.
watercolor painting, gouache, ferns
2003, gouache on rough watercolour paper, postcard size, painted live in the garden.
painting, Ethiopia, wolves, mountains
“Ethiopian wolves”, 2002,mische technique (alternate layers of oil glaze and egg-tempera)
chihuahua, egg-tempera painting

“The Guest”
2005, acrylic, the dog in the foreground is mine, the other I was caring for while the owners were on vacation.
painting, egg-tempera, cicada
(detail), 2001, egg tempera on paper. I found this Cicada stunned. Maybe it flew into a window. I photographed it, and then my dog came and ate it when it made its sound. Wish I could say no animals were harmed in the making of this painting, but I can't.

“Virginia’s Cat”
egg-tempera on board.
dogs, dogfight, acrylic painting
“Two dogs”
2001, 11x14 acrylic on paper, the same two dogs depicted as in “The Guest”.
butterfly, sunflowers, egg-tempera and oil painting
“Butterfly and Sunflowers”
2002, egg-tempera and oil.

“Animal Musicians”
2001, acrylic.

“Lantern Plants”, egg-tempera.

“Elephant Girl”
2003, 8x10 oil and egg-tempera on board.

“Four Birds and Bear”
2005, acrylic 9x12 inches.

“Absinthe Plant and Weeds”
(detail above)2000, acrylic.

2007, temperone mixture.
Illuminations for Songs
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“Watchtower 1”
2007, egg tempera. Illustration for lyrics to Dylan’s All Along the Watchtower.

“Watchtower 2“
2007, egg tempera. Illustration for lyrics to Dylan’s All Along the Watchtower.
LANDSCAPES (and Landscapes of the Mind)
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painting of landscape with mountains, evocative of Mars
“November” (detail)
2002, Oil on masonite, 2x3 feet.
Niagara River, acrylic, gorge, trees, rocks
“Overhanging Tree”
2005, acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10 inches.
painting of landscape with surrealistic shapes, pyramids, branches, clouds
“March 2003” (detail)
2003, acrylic on masonite, approx. 2 x 3 feet.
painting, Mitchelson Park, Niagara Falls, hydro tower, electricity, dusk
“Mitchelson Park” (detail)
2003, Acrylic on paper, 9 x 12 inches.
painting, landscape, waterfall, mountains, rocks, melting
“February” (detail above) 2004, 25 x 30 inches, acrylic.
painting, Niagara Falls, American falls
“American Falls”
November 2003, acrylic.
drawing, blackout, rose, hydro tower, field
“Blackout 2003”
2003, wax pencil and egg-tempera.
mountains, acrylic painting
“Mountains in Silver”
(detail above) 2004, acrylic on paper 9 x 12 inches.
painting, Niagara River, whirlpool
2000, acrylic.
drawing, Niagara River, whirlpool, Spanish aerocar
“Niagara Whirlpool” (detail above)
2002, wax pencil.
painting, hydro tower
“The Rock”
2001, acrylic.

“River in Pencil”, 2004, pencil.

“Tropic Scene”

“Bridge into the air”

“Bridge into the air (2)”

“Plasticene Scenery”
acrylic on masonite.

“Autumn in a Park”
acrylic on paper.

“House at Night”
acrylic on paper.
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painting, Elizabeth, girl, horse, juggler, surrealism
“Elizabeth, Horse, Juggler”
2005, 9 x 12 inches, acrylic on canvas paper.

“Tim Hortons 1”
2005, acrylic on cardboard, 8 x 10 inches.

“Girl with Iguana”
(detail above) 9 x 12 inches on canvas paper, acrylic 2005.
painting, mexico, mexican scene, mariachi band
“Mexican Scene”
2005, 9 x 12, acrylic on watercolour paper.
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More paintings to be added soon. To see the “old collection”, visit: Paintings and Drawings. I am already removing old works from that location to make room for new ones.
To contact Hugh McDonald: h y o o m i k@v a x x i n e.c o m
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