Along with angels, it was fun to paint up a bunch of animals on beach wood!! They were mostly used for Christmas Tree ornaments but some people hung them in their kid’s rooms.
These small beach birds are under 5 inches tall. They are displayed The Place des Arts Gallery in Maillardeville in the Positively Petite Show.
Okay not entirely woodwork!! The little bird is made from hand painted light weight unbleached cotton, a wire frame that holds the shape of the body and makes the legs and feet. The feet are then screwed onto an appropriate piece of drift wood.
Molly is a cruiser beach boat and also a member of the Drifters and is on display at the North Vancouver Municipal Hall Gallery – April and May 2017.
A member of a series of beach boats called the “Drifters”. Pirate is a party boat sporting its party flags. The cabin is pegged and glued to the hull. Wooden pegs painted black hold the boat to its base.
A fish boat named Fin. Fin just seemed like the right name as I am sure she has had a lot of fins on board!
The word notch is defined as an indentation on an edge or a surface. The name Notch came from the indentations on the wood used for the hull. A happy little sail boat rigged as a sloop.
My Gratitude Angels are a rudimentary looking angel, painted simplistically on on rustic beach wood. Their intended purpose is to hang on a door knob or to stand on a windowsill to remind us to stop for a wee moment be grateful for where we are and what we have.
The philosophy of Beach People is quite simple. They are a gentle folk who have stories to tell. They have been at sea for a long time, sometimes for years, before finding their way to a shore. They have seen the condition of the seas and shorelines. The general theme of their stories is to … Read More