Wildness is a Necessity

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“Wildness is a Necessity” watercolour painting Approximate size 35 cm X 71 cm (14″ X 28″) Winsor & Newton Watercolour paints on Arches 200 lb. watercolour paper Lately, pictures call to me. I take photos wherever I go and sometimes I know that I’ll make a painting when I review my photos at home. Other […]

Commission

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This is a commission of a lovely home in Northumberland County, ON.  Painting it brought me back to earlier years in my painting life when I painted every brick in buildings.  I collaborated with the client to paint in future gardens around the house. If you wish to have a painting of your house, contact me […]

Creativity

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Creativity approximately 19″ X 22″ (48 X 56 cm) Winsor & Newton watercolour paint on 300 lb. Arches watercolour paper Humbled to receive “Jurors’ First Choice” in Art Gallery of Northumberland’s 39th Annual Juried Exhibition – December 2016 for this painting. Available for Sale here I remember my great-grandmother sitting in her leather armchair smocking a […]

Enough

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34 cm wide X 30 cm high Winsor & Newton 140 lb. watercolour paper Available for Sale here. This was one of the last bowl of vegetables picked from our garden in October.  All that remained were hardy plants like kale, parsley and cilantro and some rapidly rotting root crops.  The 2015 growing season was […]

The Only Thing

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40 cm wide X 36 cm high Winsor and Newton Watercolours on Arches 140 lb paper Available for Sale here “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”  Albert Schweitzer This box of camping utensils belongs to a very dear friend.   In 2015 we camped together in the […]

Aloud

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Winsor and Newton Watercolours on Arches 140 lb paper Private Collection A friend took the reference photo for this painting and when I saw it on Facebook, I felt compelled to paint it.  What wonderful colours!  I love the flamboyance of this lady.  She lives life aloud. If you wish to see the progression of […]

Earth Laughing

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Stabilo Carbothello Chalk-pastels on “Canson Mi-Teints Touch” board 42 cm X 63 cm (16.5″ X 24.8″) Available for sale These rudbeckias grow in my crowded perennial bed.  Every summer they reach for the light……..and fall over.  But, it looks to me like they still are laughing and enjoying themselves.  They see their reflections and beauty […]

Reverence

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23.5 cm X 53 cm Winsor and Newton Watercolours on Arches 140 lb paper Available – see For Sale On a rainy October weekend we were camping in Presqu’Ile Provincial Park on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Canada.  This is the closest park to our home and we spend time there every year.  Usually […]

Comfort, Where We Overlap

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Private collection One of our local towns, Port Hope, Ontario, is the home to the Green Wood Coalition, a group of people who have been “finding hope together” for close to a decade now.  Every month a young man bakes a birthday cake for whoever is celebrating their birthday that month.  These are the November birthday […]

The Blessing

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This gentleman quotes the poetry of Rumi, a thirteenth century Persian poet, by heart in multiple languages.  I decided to make one of Rumi’s quotes envelope him.  Seems right to me. This has been an interesting exercise. It’s the first time I’ve combined painting from a photograph and inventing the back/foreground. I don’t often sell my […]

 
  • Wildness is a Necessity“Wildness is a Necessity” watercolour painting Approximate size 35 cm [...]
  • CommissionThis is a commission of a lovely home in Northumberland [...]
  • CreativityCreativity approximately 19″ X 22″ (48 X 56 cm) Winsor [...]
  • Enough34 cm wide X 30 cm high Winsor & Newton [...]
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