This piece was painted plein air in Stanley Park. The relationship of the red umbrellas to the shadows of the scene could not have been any better, if I had placed the umbrellas myself!! The light on them set the whole scene off!! The Pavilion building is located amidst the rose gardens of the park … Read More
The shadow on the yellow house caught my eye and called for a paint brush. Behind the fence and basking in the sun, this house is located on the west side of Vancouver.
The sun filtering through the water and catching on the backs of the sockeye and the red of the fish reflecting on the underside of the surface of the water was the play of light and colour that grabbed my interest!! The sockeye salmon are an amazing rich colour of red. So intensely red in … Read More
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
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.
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!!
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
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.