This piece was painted some time ago after a sailing trip to the British Virgin Islands. The winds were terrific for sailing and the sound of the winds blowing the palms was simply lovely and quietly impressive. Uninhabited amazingly pristine tiny islands exist on the landscape in the British Virgin Islands.
This is a painting of a bronze sculpture by George Lundeen who is an American Sculptor. Here is what George had to say about his sculpture, “The original piece came from a sketch I did in the Rome train station. There were a couple of kids across from me on the marble floor. It became the … Read More
I painted this piece plein air at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. The 1810 square metre Visitor Centre building is the entrance to the gardens was designed by Busby, Perkins + Will in 2011. The building itself was inspired by organic forms and natural systems. In keeping with the botanical theme inspiration came from a native orchid … Read More
Completed in 1932, the Burrard Bridge spans False Creek and is one of Vancouver’s iconic landmarks. This view of the bridge is from Sunset Beach looking through all the sailboat masts to the yellow building that is Bridges Restaurant on Granville Island.
As the sun goes down at the end of the day the under bellies of the clouds pick up the last light as it is cast up towards them. The tops of the clouds grow darker as the the light fades and their bottom edges pick up a glow that is striking!!
Painted from a photo I took when traveling on the seabus. The sun had gone down, the night was creeping in and the lights at the docks were on. The lights from the docks across the water caught my eye!!
Lake McArthur is located in Yoho National Park above Lake O’Hara. Starting at Lake O’Hara we took the Big Larches Trail and then followed the high traverse with a small rock climb to get to the plateau where the lake is located. Lake McArthur is a stunning sapphire blue, which is different colour from all … Read More
Surrounded by ocean and these tiny sea stack offer their uniqueness to make up such a varied coastline.
This is a small glacial like at the top of Whistler. Fed by glacial runoff the colour of these lakes makes them truly beautiful gems nestled in the mountains. This lake is actually a reservoir for that feeds the snow making machines in the winter months.
The sun has disappeared for the day but its essence reflects across the ripples in the lake.