A tiny west coast island basking in the evening sun.
Tools of the trade says it all!! I feel like the brushes are actually an extension of my right arm. Although the tube of paint is made by Golden, I use many other brands.
Here is sneak peek of an illustration for a children’s book I am currently working on. So fun!!
Painted plein air at the western end of Spanish Banks on a lovely day. The tide was on its way out, so speed was of the essence to capture the dark reflection, of the trees on the point, in the fast receding water. Upon completion of the painting, my favourite bit is the rocks on … Read More
White flowers are so fresh and brighten any space; my personal thoughts. A bit of an impulse buy, for me, at the local florist with the sole intention of bringing it home to paint. So when I got home, I plunked it in a mason jar, put it in my shadow box and set my … Read More
Mason jars are so versatile!! From transportable drinking water, to holding a variety of food, to the perfect flower vase!! This one is no exception and offered me some lovely views of the flower stems through its glass. The flowers were very fun to set up and paint, but the mason jar was the highlight … Read More
The morning light on Whyte Island at Whytecliff Park was a real attraction for me and a delight to paint. The water was a very light celadon green and captured a faint reflection of the island. As the sun gained height in the sky, the foreground beach picked up the warmth of the day. Passage … Read More
I am fortunate to be the illustrator for a new book written by a fabulous author!
Along the Coast of British Columbia, there are many coves that offer safe and quiet anchorages for boaters. Captured at the end of the day, this is but one of the anchorages.
There were no games. No time for fun. “Learn to swim” Coach said. Here’s how its done. An excerpt from the book Swimming and Other Lessons. The coach, in the story, was a lady who was kind yet down to business and taught children to swim.