Paint Squared

Daily Paintings and Pet Portraits by Elizabeth Fraser

Winter Sunset

Winter Sunset • 6×6 • oil on canvas • $95

One of my favorite things about winter is the dramatic skies we get to witness.  I just love the warm light on frigid days.  Hope, calm and absolute beauty is what they represent to me on some of our shorts days of the year.  I try to get outside and walk to take in the fresh, sea air and the magic that Mother Nature offers up–even f it requires I wear snow pants and 2 coats.  Always a treat!

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January 29, 2019 AVAILABLE, landscape, seascape, sunsets

Stillness in the Basin

Stillness in the Basin • 6×6 • oil on canvas • SOLD 

The wind and rain are pounding against my studio windows and I have escaped to an autumn walk through the forest in the quiet mist which leads to this view on Vinalhaven.  So still.  So pretty.  Where do you go when the wind and rain pound against your windows?

On Hold

January 24, 2019 AVAILABLE, landscape, seascape

Long Island, Maine


Long Island, Maine • 6×6 • oil on canvas • $95

Guess what?  I’m going to have a little show this winter on Long Island at the Dodwell Gallery.  So fun!  Maine winters can feel long and dark and I know my paintings will add some extra cheerfulness to the space.  With island visits on my mind, I looked back through a few of my pictures from a Summer bike ride out there–I can never resist a little coastal magic … nor can I resist a slanted horizon line, LOL!

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January 18, 2019 AVAILABLE, seascape

Head Light Morning

Head Light Morning • 6×6 • oil on canvas • $95

We took a morning ride over to admire the Portland Head Light over the weekend (in those single digit temps) and it was as beautiful as ever.  I love the big wreath and bow on it.  The other cool thing we noticed was the gorgeous new fence off to the right of the lighthouse along the rocky ledges–so much prettier than the chain link–can’t wait to see it with the roses in bloom.

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January 17, 2019 AVAILABLE, landscape, lighthouse, seascape

Maine Beauty

Maine Beauty • 5×5 • oil on canvas • $75

We’ve had some cold, cold weather recently (normal for January in Maine) but it’s still fun to let your mind wander and take you away to warmer days.  With a hot mug of tea in hand, I was day dreaming about a mild and scenic walk around Lane’s Island Preserve, so here you have it!

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January 16, 2019 AVAILABLE, landscape, seascape

The Color of Winter

The Color of Winter • 5×5 • oil on canvas • $75

Happy New Year to you!  I hope your 2019 is foo to a good start.  Mine certainly is.  After a busy December in the studio, I am just now getting back in my groove and I  wanted to take a minute to say thank you for your support of my artwork in 2018.  Thank you!  It is such an honor for me to share my work with you & to paint special pieces for you. xoxo

Here’s a painting of the glowing late afternoon sun coming through the trees as we headed around the last bend on Mackworth Island.  It was a frigid and beautiful walk along the shore and on the trail.  Getting out in winter can feel hard, but it never disappoints … as long as you are dressed for it!

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January 15, 2019 AVAILABLE, landscape, seascape

Open House Tomorrow!

Drop by my Munjoy Hill home & studio tomorrow, Dec 8th, from 10am-5pm for some holiday cheer!  I’ve got lots of small paintings available & the hot cider will be on.  The address is 81 Congress St (on the corner of congress & Merrill)–Please enter up the driveway on Merrill St.  Hasta mañana!

Lots of shops will be open tomorrow on the East End, so make a day of it!

December 7, 2018 AVAILABLE

Sunrise on the Prom

Sunrise on the Prom • 6×6 • oil on canvas • SOLD

One of the things I love about Fall & Winter is getting to witness the most majestic sunrises over Fort Gorges and Casco Bay.  It’s such a magnificent way to start the day with my little dog, Zoe.  Here’s recent one that took my breath away. <3

** I had a fabulous weekend at the Art on the Hill SEA Sale.  Thank you all for coming out & for your support.  I really appreciate YOU! xoxo  **

December 4, 2018 AVAILABLE, sunrises

Art on the Hill – THIS WEEKEND!

Come visit!  I’ll be at booth #17 in the gym, right below the stage.  

Give the gift art this holiday season!  🙂

November 30, 2018 Events

Holiday Pet Portraits & Commissions

Holiday Pet Portraits & Commissions

If you’ve been thinking of getting a pet portrait for a loved one or having a special landscape painted, now is the time to place your order for the holidays. :-). You can order a pet portrait from my shop or you can just send me an email to request a commission piece.  I am always happy to do payment plans of 2-3 payments if it helps you to spread it out.  Just let me know.  I look forward to creating special gifts for you to give this year.  Enjoy the winter wonderland & the rest of the weekend! xoxo

November 17, 2018 AVAILABLE, landscape, pets
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