This piece was painted at Van Dusen botanical Gardens on a pleasantly warm day. The white trunks and the fresh new spring foliage of cool yellow and green on the Birch trees along with the purple hues of the rhododendrons was a lovely display.
This piece was very fun to paint. Railtown is an industrial area of Vancouver’s Strathcona, but it is fast becoming transformed by creative people of all types. It is bordered by Heatley Avenue on the west, Alexander Street on the south, Columbia Street on the east and the rail yards to the north. One significant … Read More
The date was sultry, the long reflections of this iconic bridge caught my eye and it had to be a painting. The view is from Granville Island.
Sailing in the Gulf Islands of BC is an sailer’s paradise because the winds are pleasant, the scenery beautiful and the safe anchorages are plentiful. This piece was painted from a photo I took when we were at anchor and settled for the evening. Sold at the North Vancouver Arts Council Anonymous Show.
A bluebird day on the hill!! This is a view from Whistler looking towards Blackcomb’s Seventh Heaven.
I saw this painting hanging on the wall at a friends house; I painted it about 12 years ago. Not the best photo of it, but I was pleased to see it on the wall and I think it is still a viable piece!
Freighters are such a big part of the identity of Vancouver. They anchor out in the harbour waiting their turn at the docks. With some artistic licence I painted this piece from a photo I took when riding the seabus from North Vancouver to Vancouver.
A study was done plein air in preparation for this larger painting. Sunny days in the canyons on parts of the Capilano River offer wonderful views of light and shadow. This was one of those days!!
Painted plein air on the river bank of McKay Creek in North Vancouver in Opus’s Plein Air Challenge 2016. It did not win any prizes, but I was happy with the little piece.
Painted plein air on a particularly windy day on the bluff above Second Beach in Stanley Park.