“Creativity is intelligence having fun” - Albert Einstein
As a third generation Vancouverite, Elizabeth has been drawing and painting for as long as she can remember. Translating her inner vision into outer reality, she has a spiritual connection to her paintings. Having sailed across the Pacific Ocean, hiked the West Coast Trail and skied most of her life, Elizabeth is inspired by the outdoors and typically paints the Canadian landscape. Although Elizabeth works primarily in acrylic, she also brings out the oils and watercolours to fulfill the results she wants to capture. She is an active plein air artist and when not outdoors she works from a studio in her home. A portion of sales is donated to a local charity.
The French lavender fields in Provence are a magnificent sight to see!! The fields seem to go on forever and are located in the high plateau of Sault, at the base of Mount Ventoux. As the lavender sways in the light winds, it is advisable to close your eyes and breathe.
The creeks are full when the rains fall for days upon days!
The king tides we have experienced recently inspired this piece. The moon is largely responsible for the movement of our earthly tides. Placed close to the horizon, the moon had such a beautifully large presence in the sky. Lighting up the sky and looking a little artificial, the moon is a radiant glowing ball … Read More
These small beach birds are under 5 inches tall. They are displayed The Place des Arts Gallery in Maillardeville in the Positively Petite Show.
The piece was joyfully painted for a client that walks her dog along Lynn Creek!!
This is Coco! She is the main character in the book “Coco Comes to Canada”. The book is written by a wonderful author, Casey Fawsitt, and it is about a little girl who lives in China and comes to Canada for a visit. In this book she visits Vancouver and areas nearby. I had a … Read More
Loved the way the white tulips stood out against the darker foliage. The blueish flowers in the mid-ground and the slightly blurred light in the background pushed the whites forward.
A small bunch of whimsical flowers to more than fill the canvas, all pinks and all on a pink background. This one was just plain fun to paint!
Flowers set in a mason jar, seems to a bit of theme for me when I have been painting flowers. The flowers in this painting are called Ranunculus and they can grow in your garden from bulbs. Ranunculus flowers used in the floral industry typically have loads of petals tightly wrapped around the central core.
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