Creating a Series of Paintings

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” – Aristotle I love this quote. Especially with respect to the process of working on a series of paintings together versus the process of working individual paintings. I am focusing this summer to work on series of...

Spring Garden in Vancouver

The beautiful flowers surround this entire home in the front and back; it was such a pleasure to work on this commission piece. I visited the home in Vancouver in late spring and caught the tail-end of the spring-blooms when the purple and pink rhododendrons were out...

Visiting Galleries Can Inspire Your Artwork

My artwork is of the places that I visit. However, when the paint finally touches the canvas, my ideas are often filtered by the art that I’ve seen. The colors, composition can be linked to some of my favorite paintings! I thought I would share a few examples of...

Open Studio in December

Come visit me between Nov 26 – Dec 19 at my open Studio Saturdays and Sundays from 12-5pm. Many of my small originals on paper are framed and available for sale.     I’ve taken over Carol McQuaid’s East Vancouver Art Studio for the next...

New Painting: Black Tusk

I just finished this painting of Black Tusk in British Columbia Canada. This is one of the peaks visible from the top of Whistler mountain. This view is closer up. I used a photo I took on a summer camping trip a couple years ago to the peak. Vancouver is an amazing...

New Painting: Granville Island Market

This painting is of Granville Island Market. It was inspired after one of my recent sketches of Granville Island Market from my Morning Painting Project. I painted in small first and was confident in the colors and depth that it could work BIG. Here are the images of...

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