I am caught in wonder at the natural world.

” Come look at this, how beautiful this plant is, how intricate this spider web is and look how the stripes on a chipmunk echo his shape. Come see what I see.”

Valerie Rogers is a watercolor and acrylic artist.

Salmon Arm Artist Valerie Rogers

Galleries

Wildlife Gallery

Available Originals

Horse Gallery

Whimsy Gallery

Big Paintings

Reproductions

Valerie Rogers is a watercolor and acrylic artist. She paints in-depth visual studies of nature and it`s creatures in their own quiet places. She focuses on the natural beauty around her and translates it to art on canvas. A Canadian artist living in Salmon Arm in the interior of British Columbia. she is surrounded by the natural beauty of the region. The mountains circling her studio are full of the wildlife she loves to paint. Hiking in those mountains gives her the chance to get really close to her inspiration.

wow what a year???

Well it has been a year to remember and we are only at Sept. I am.... as so many already looking forward to being past this year and looking back at it as a memory. Hopefully soon the pandemic will be over but I know that will not be as soon as we all would like. ...

Lost Song

This painting is addressing the sad fact that we are losing our songbirds due to the poisons that we use to increase our yields of crops. The pesticides kill not only the bugs but all the creatures that eat the bugs too. Lost Song is a painting of barn swallows flying...

Wearing the points off my brushes

Was just looking for a beautiful point on a brush to create that wonderful flash of reflection in the eye of my animal on the easel. The brush needs to come to a marvellous sharp point while still holding enough paint to do the job. All the ones in use have worn down...

Getting Out There

We do allot of hiking, we head out and up the trails systems in BC and sometimes we just scramble up the hillside above us without using the trails (Neil is better at full on cross country than I am, boy can he hike) We do it to enjoy nature and see the animals that...

Collecting

I am collecting all the time. Collecting little bits of nature...pinecones, stones, dried leaves and feathers...for their beauty and so I will know what they really look like to paint them. Creating and collecting photos of nature, all the animals,  the mountain side,...