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Painting in California – Dec 2016

We headed down to Palm Springs airport away from the snow & chill here on the coast and found our way to La Quinta. As Brian drove I captured the drama of the sunset and late sun on the distant mountains and violet shadows creeping up the valley. Thank goodness I did – as we did […]

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The LONGVIEW GPAG Nov 10-Dec 4

An Aspect – A Format – A way of thinking I like wordplay. and the fact that the word Longview has so many applications was a bonus for me. And all of them seemed to fit the theme of this recent collection of work. I like to imagine I am passing through the landscape – and […]

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OPUS art supply VIDEO – for Liquitex Muted Colors

Just launched ! my OPUS video introducing a new line of Muted Colors from LIQUITEX paints. Thanks to Ryan, Chrissy and the Opus Staff for making it a really fun experience. My students have been asking for teaching videos and online “lessons” so this is a good start. You can watch it on YouTube or the […]

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NEW Giclee reproductions

NEW Giclee reproductions on canvas With the growing collection of large paintings (preparing for my GPAG exhibition in NOV 2016) I have decided to offer canvas reproductions of some images. Most of the current paintings in are a long horizontal format. The original paintings are scanned at a very high resolution and printed with archival […]

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Paint on the Mountain

Exhibition is on until Sunday Aug 7th in the BP booth near the Ferry building as part of the Harmony Arts Festival. All works are for sale.     11 artists were invited to paint on site in the British Properties (BP) new pr0posed development area. A couple splendid days in the sunshine and shady sparkle […]

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BOWEN Opus Acrylic weekend

OPUS workshop on BOWEN ISLAND  June 4/5  Step Up & Out with Acrylic Had a great sunny weekend of teaching, painting, flowers, chocolate and exploring Bowen. 9 painters enjoyed painting the spectacular site at the “farm” hosted by Opus owner David & Aubin Van Berkel. After meeting at the central tent for discussion and back for […]

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NORTH from Kelowna. ASHCROFT.

After spending so much time in Vernon last May (artist in residence at Mackie Lake House & show at VPAG) we kind of skipped up the Okanagan Valley without visiting – sorry about that. Some grizzly rain and thunder was following us so we just took advantage of gaps in the weather to stop and look […]

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OKANAGAN plein air…and beyond

It was a worthwhile journey – even though the weather was not the expected sun/heat that would be typical of the Okanagan. I brought gallons of sunscreen and toted my biggest hats with me – never to be used. The heated mitts did come out however, as well as the foot warmers and layers of […]

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Spring has Sprung – with creative outflow

I usually write some thoughts that go out with my STUDIO NEWS to subscribers. May as well add it to the Blog stream as well. Comments and feedback are welcome;-) CREATIVE OUTFLOW It is hard to stay in the present some days. I have to prepare submissions and plan for events and exhibitions into late […]

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NEW upcoming events tab

I am in the process of updating my website with a “store” and fresh works feature. Please forgive the out-of-date works and layout until then. It REALLY needs work. Until the complete makeover – and with SO much stuff coming down the pipe over the coming months I thought it was best to have a […]

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