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 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.