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.
The creeks are full when the rains fall for days upon days!
The piece was joyfully painted for a client that walks her dog along Lynn Creek!!
The shadowed cliffs and rocks alongside the river are a perfect frame for the light. The light finds its way to the water and warms up the rocks on the opposite side of the river.
A clear clean river of sparking light. My inspiration was from the Capilano River.
Waves just keep washing in!! Love the beach!!
The warmth that shows up in the spring begins the melt the snow and the little trees shed their winter snow. Light and shadow on the snow make for interesting patterns.
A tiny west coast island basking in the evening sun.
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
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