Framed by the purple shadowed trees, the light lit trees in the centre of the piece caught my eye and begged to be painted!! This view of the shadow streaked snow is out my backyard in the winter time. I painted from the vantage point of looking out the window, it in the comfort … Read More
Okay not entirely woodwork!! The little bird is made from hand painted light weight unbleached cotton, a wire frame that holds the shape of the body and makes the legs and feet. The feet are then screwed onto an appropriate piece of drift wood.
The train bridge crosses the Capilano River at it mouth. Framed by the dark trees and the soft evening sky the river sparkles with light.
This is one of the paintings from the children’s book I wrote called Swimming and Other Lessons.
The storybook characters take on a life of their own as they emerge from the paint on the canvas. This storybook duck on his way in his cloak. I am not sure where he is going, but by the glint in his eye, I am sure he has it figured out! In any event, … Read More
The original painting of Storybook Elephant is a gift for a brand new baby. I have done a series of Storybook animals and characters. I have written a story about some of the characters I have created and others are on the sidelines of a story waiting to happen!!
The West Coast is always an attraction for me!! The sea stack rock formations always hold an interest for me as they hold strong to their place on the beach through all seasons of weather!!
Molly is a cruiser beach boat and also a member of the Drifters and is on display at the North Vancouver Municipal Hall Gallery – April and May 2017.
A member of a series of beach boats called the “Drifters”. Pirate is a party boat sporting its party flags. The cabin is pegged and glued to the hull. Wooden pegs painted black hold the boat to its base.
Warm light in the late afternoon in the vineyards!! This piece was named Serendipity Vineyards because it does not represent a specific vineyard, but was painted in the studio from several photos I took. It is not always easy for an artist to decide when a piece is finished, however it is good to put … Read More