A soft colours of a setting sun are always welcome and remembered in the mind’s eye.
My senses are alway heightened when I am at the coast, the salt is in the air can be detected, the water lapping at the shore can be heard and the beauty of the natural world can still be seen.
Even though there is a the quiet lapping of the water at the shore, silence and peace are felt, as light reaches across the water.
The inspiration for this painting came from the tiny cabins on Hollyburn Mountain. They were originally built in the 1920’s and 1930’s and many still remain today. All the cabins were built with timbers in the vicinity of the cabin site. Today the sites are leased from the municipality and it is my understanding that … Read More
This little piece was a conceptualized vision of a rural agrarian countryside. It was a fun stylized piece of a rural community, growing food and eating fresh off the land .
This beautiful Cedar stood in the sun with its draping branches allowing the light to catch on its foliage…a magical moment caught on canvas!!
This piece was painted for the Federation Gallery’s Climate Crisis Exhibition. The object was to paint an image that was perhaps disturbing or inspired conversation around the idea of our changing climate: Brainstorming concepts as to what are some of the causes of climate change and from a balance with nature perspective, what are viable … Read More
This was painted from a photo I took as I followed a logging truck. What caught my attention was the old growth tree that was riding on the truck. A typical truck that carries logs is 2.6 metres wide or 8.5 feet wide. So a rough estimate of the diameter of the old growth … Read More
Located on Gabriola Island, near the ferry terminal, this peaceful estuary caught my eye with the colours of the water. This piece was on display at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island.
With the stunning quiet light stretching across the water right towards me and I sketched this stunning sunset when I was in Newfoundland last year. The highlights on the dark rocks framed the scene beautifully!! From my sketch and a photo, I painted the piece when I got home.