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 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.