I think islands are much like artists. Just as islands exist silently in their own space, artists are often in their own space, quietly letting their creative juices flow. I painted a little sketch of the same image and it appealed to me so much that I painted a larger version.
My painting was selected this year, 2018, for one of BC Children’s Hospital Holiday Cards. I think this is the 20th year that I have submitted a painting to BC Children’s Hospital.
The resilient little islands in the Broken Group Islands are a never ending source of inspiration!!
Out of Lady Rose Marine Services, I was very fortunate to be aboard the Francis Barkley traveling from Port Alberni to Seachart Lodge. This was painted from one of the photos I took.
At the entrance to Howe Sound, out on a rocky out cropping, on the southwest shore of Bowen Island is the Cape Roger Curtis Lighthouse.
The little island sits just off shore and in calm water it offers close to perfect reflections.
The sunset colours soaring across the sky make a lovely backdrop for the little island.
Sitting in a quiet and calm high tide this little islet is located just off a similar peninsula.
At almost 4000 feet the Majestic Mount Robson is located in the British Columbia Rocky mountains. It stands high above Berg Lake and the glaciers that reside on Mount Robson calve directly into the lake giving the lake its colour.
This is a painting of Heron Lake at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. The foliage surrounding the lake changes so much throughout the year, but my favourite is the high key colours of autumn. My eye picks up on the shapes that slowly shift in the quiet water of the lake as I am drawn across the … Read More