The wind was blowing, the clouds were hustling across the sky and the sea was a striking shade of green. It was a exhilarating day and this piece was a pleasure to paint. It was so windy that I do not think an easel would have stood up to the wind hence this was … Read More
Recently the Canadian Geese with their quizzical looks have caught my attention. I was sitting on a bench surrounded by Canadian Geese and this particular Canada Goose spun on his heels and and prepared to take flight. Magically his wings began to spread and grow as they gracefully left the sides of his body. … Read More
Started plein air in VanDusen Botanical Gardens when the beautifully large sunflowers were in full bloom.
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.
I was fortunate to cross the Strait of Georgia and capture photos of the tiny Flat Top Islands which are located just off Gabriola Island.
The ocean is caught on a very windy day. The seawater moved exuding sensations of confusion, anxiety and anger. The ocean also has days when it is completely calm and reflective, emanating peace, joy and love. Everyday the ocean is different. Perhaps it is obvious but I feel very connected to the ocean. Here … Read More
Evening perspectives on the West Coast. This little painting went to my gallery space at Pacific Arts Market, in Vancouver, and was happily sold for a 50th Anniversary gift!
Out on the west coast yet again! The sky at sunset was just amazing with the light hitting the lower edges of the clouds! As the sun goes down at the end of the day the under bellies of the clouds pick up the last light as it is cast up towards them. The tops … Read More
A fun collage, sort of speak, of bits of Vancouver.
Close to St. Mark’s Summit on the How sound Crest Trail is a lovely view of the islands of Howe Sound. Little Bowyer Island reflecting into the water is the focal point of the painting. Bowen Island sits to the left of Bowyer and Gambier Island sits to the right. Further in the distance is … Read More