'Alice & Miki', oil on canvas, 30" x 24".  © Lix North 2017

Royals: Painting Alice & Miki.

In January 2017 I completed a special portrait commission that was both a true pleasure and an honour to paint. From the beautiful details of the hand-stitched qipao to the history imbued in centuries-old carved wood. From the poise and courage of a strong woman who...

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'Abby's Elysian Fields' oil on canvas, 23" x 16", by Lix Bacskay  © 2015

Abby’s Elyssian Fields

Elysian Fields (or Elysium) n.  in Greek mythology, the final resting places of the souls of the heroic and the virtuous.   There are few words that come close to expressing how much it hurts saying goodbye to a four-legged family member. Abby the Weimaraner passed before her time. I was honoured...

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