Painted en plein air at McKay Creek!!
Always a fun challenge to set up a still life!!
Four sail boats dry docked in a line, all a bit different, yet all so similar they look like they are related!!
On a sunny day in March one can feel spring in the air. I was at the marina the other day and the dry docked power boats are waiting patiently to be put back in the water summer days on the water!!
Painted at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. Although not the focal paint of the painting, what attracted me to the scene was the background trees. The light washed out the distant trees turning them shades of turquoise and teal.
Painted at VanDusen Botanical Gardens when the Golden Chain Laburnum trees were in full bloom.
Out on the west coast again and the tiny islands are such a typical sight!! This piece was donated for a fundraiser to the Stephen Lewis Foundation supporting Grandmothers caring for orphans who have lost their parents due to HIV/aids. I believe the event is called the Gogo Fundraiser. Gogo is the … Read More
A lovely subject to paint.
The lilies of spring, bring to mind the start of a new growing season!! This is a vase of white Easter Lilies, (Longiflorum Hybrid). Although I enjoy all the colours of flowers, white flowers are typically my favourite. Nothing could be fresher to me than white flowers set against the green foliage!!
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.