Monday, January 31, 2011

Corvids - Crows, Ravens and Relations

mixed water-based media
8 x 8 inches

I have work in a show in the Art Gallery of St. Albert (formerly Profiles) from February 3 to April 2. The show is called "The Woods are Lovely, Dark and Deep" and there are 4 other artists participating - Susan Casault, Judith Martin, Arlene Wasylynchuck and Lesley Roy. Should be a good show - drop in if you are in the area!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Water - a return to Kyoquot Sound

Kyoquot Ripples - BC
21 x 60 in.
Oil on canvas

I had a great time painting this image - felt as if I was bobbing along in my kayak again. I worked from some reference images I took in Kyoquot Sound two summers ago. Makes me want to get out the paddle again soon!!!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

New Photos... finally!

Oil on canvas
51 x 137 cm / 20 x 54 in.

Finally - it warmed up enough to get some photos taken outdoors - they way I prefer to photograph my work. Given our recent stretch of cold, I thought I would post a wintery image of a drift that I just completed. The roadsides offer such a sculpture gallery after there has been a bit of snow and wind!

Friday, January 14, 2011

A New Year - and more painting...

I have been in the studio and painting - but I put off photographing the work (which I do outdoors) until the temperature sank into numbers starting with -2... so no photos to post.

But, happily, I do want to announce that my book is doing very well! It has been on the local non-fiction best-seller list almost all fall, and this week it is standing in No. 1 position! So I am delighted with how that is going!

And I will post some paintings soon - when the weather starts to cooperate, and I can take the work outside and not suffer frostbite!