wow what a year???

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

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

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

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

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...
Out of the Dark Painting series

Out of the Dark Painting series

It has been a few years now but my Out of the Dark series was and is still an inspiration to my other artwork. That year due to our work schedule we only had time to exercise after supper…and in the dark. We would walk our country mile in the dark with only the...