The John Lawson Pier is one of the classic piers along the West Vancouver shoreline. I painted this on plein air while sitting on a rock on the beach, a great day!!
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
Painted at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. Although not the focal paint of the painting, what attracted me to the scene was the background trees. The light washed out the distant trees turning them shades of turquoise and teal.
The French lavender fields in Provence are a magnificent sight to see!! The fields seem to go on forever and are located in the high plateau of Sault, at the base of Mount Ventoux. As the lavender sways in the light winds, it is advisable to close your eyes and breathe.
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 Ferry Building is West Vancouver’s first designated heritage building. Before the Lions Gate Bridge was built in 1038, the easiest way to get to the city of Vancouver from the North Shore was by ferry and the Ferry Building in West Vancouver was the terminal. The ferry building at 1414 Argyle Avenue still stands … Read More