More than anything else I was capturing a sense of place in this piece. I am very drawn to water, especially the beach and the sea!!
From one beach across to another. This spot is on Vancouver Island looking west across to Rathtrevor Beach. The trees framed the afternoon scene.
This piece was worked up from a small plein air piece that I painted at a small lake near Whistler. I am not sure if this lake actually has a formal name, it is so small that it is affectionally referred to as “The Back Lake”
I was very fortunate to stay at Green Lake for a few days and the weather was perfect for a little plein air painting. The shapes of the trees and their reflections, spilling across the lake, were captivating!! So appreciative to have the opportunity.
This is an unexpected and delightful vineyard and tasting house in Lillooet BC. Set against the mountains, the colours in this vineyard made a wonderful scene. I had a lovely lunch with a glass of Fort Berens wine, delicious!!
With this piece I was almost standing in the creek at the Lynn Canyon Headwaters Park. It was a beautiful day, the landscape was full of greens and the sound of the creek is a meditation in itself!
With a hydrangea from the garden and a small mason jar I set up a small still life set up in my shadow box, adjusted the light and set to colour to canvas. This is the result!!
This little yellow row boat on the beach at Deep Cove was located at the shore so one of the local lifeguards would have easy access should they need it. It was a lovely day to be outside painting and a delight to capture the little boat on the beach and the marker buoy in … Read More
Painting plein air at Cates Park with friends, the beacon caught my eye. The white beacon on the beach stood out against the dark greens of the distant landscape.
Painted plein air at Van Dusen’s rose garden.