As the summer comes to and end for this year and the autumn days creep upon me, I am grateful for the warm days that consistently draw me outside. I painted this piece plein air at Whytecliff Park. I painted this on standing on the edge of the beach while taking in the far off … Read More
Month: September 2022
Whyte Islet – SOLD 14 x 18, oil on board
Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver is home to a most photographed tiny island, Whyte Islet. This was a very special commission piece done for a a very thoughtful fellow who had a plan to propose to his girlfriend in the park in front of Whyte islet. As part of his plan he wanted a painting … Read More
A Wink and A Nod 8 x 10, oil on canvas board
I loved the small buds and flowers that bounced their heads in the light breezes. One of the gardeners told me this plant is called Tithonia or more commonly known as Mexican Sunflower. I painted this piece at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens.
Wild Side 8 x 10, oil on canvas board
This painting was painted at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens. This network of branches is made of by Rhododendrons and a Magnolia Tree.
Cox Bay, Tofino 8 x 10 oil on birch board
The glowing colour of the setting sun shines through the distant trees at the end of the big crescent beach. It is a mesmerizing sight that is quintessential Cox Bay.
Ruckle Park, Salt Spring Island 8 x 10 oil on birch board
Lovely Ruckle Park is a Provincial Park on Salt Spring Island. Many of the park trails follow the coastline and one side the park borders an historic sheep farm, founded by the Ruckle Family. This piece is a view of Bear Point, painted plein air, over looking Swanson Channel.
Long Beach, Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino 8 x 10, oil on birch board
Long Beach is the longest beach on the west coast of Vancouver Island and enjoyed by so many people. At the end of the day it is a place watch the sun dip into the ocean and feel a connection to the universe.
Salt Spring Island, Vesuvius 8 x 10 oil on birch board
It the little community of Vesuvius is a lovely beach and the ferry terminal, where the ferry runs back and forth to Crofton on Vancouver Island. Vesuvius is about a 15 minute drive northwest of Ganges and a lovely place to watch the sunset. Painted plein air as the ferry came and went many times. … Read More
Lund B.C., The Boardwalk Restaurant 8 x 10, oil on birch board
Lund is a small community and the most northern community on the sunshine coast. Also known as the entrance to Desolation Sound it is located on the north end of the Salish Sea. One of the landmarks here is the Lund hotel, established in 1905. Across form the hotel is a boardwalk that leads … Read More