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The PAINT OUT event Sept 11-12-13

Well another year behind us – and blessed with fine weather we had a wonderful time, and I think the new schedule was a hit with participants – painting in the mornings, Demos in the afternoons. 33 painters this year (18 last year) and 22 of them were from OFF the Sunshine Coast. Some staying […]

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NEW  detailed PARTICIPANT INFO

Gibsons Landing PAINT OUT  Sept 11-12-13   2015 NEW A2  detailed PARTCIPANT INFO CLick the link below to download a PRINT/online version about what to expect throughout the event, with active links about instructors, accomodation, maps, supplies and local Sunshine Coast info GLpo15_ Participant INFO A2

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People’s Choice

just found out I was voted as peoples’ choice selection at the Pacific Northwest Plein Air event. An honour – considering all the wonderful work there in the show. 12″ x 24″ Acrylic on Canvas Plein Air Nocturne (5 am)  

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Quick Draw – Hood River downtown

4-6pm Thursday afternoon. 25 artists met up at the Columbia Arts Center to set out at 4pm painting around the downtown area. I had already done my reconnaisance and chosen a spot up above the main streets with several of the old buildings and especiallly the orange tractors at Sheppard’s Orchard supply. Not one pedestrian […]

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Dawn Study. Gorge mornings.

There really is nothing like the dawn light. I took off from Mosier yesterday (was that Thursday…?) at 5:30 am to explore up the #30 roadway up along the Rowena Crest roadway. I didn’t make it too far. The Memaloose Overlook was my first pullout – and I was not inclined to go any further […]

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Pacific Northwest Plein Air

  Day 1  – group paintout at the Mt Hood Winery. “Vines – Sheds – Rails”   Mt Hood Winery 6″x 12″    Acrylic on board ” Moon over Mosier”        Winner of the PEOPLE’S CHOICE award 12″x 24″   Acrylic on Canvas I have been out the last three mornings at about […]

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OIL studies 6x8in “Kal Lake series

NEW small oil studies “Kal Lake #5” 6×8 inch on board unframed $320.00 framed $400.00

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Color it – wellness.

I hung a few colorful florals and forest paintings at the local welness clinic in Gibsons this week – they will be up till the end of AUGUST. They are for sale ;-) I am a regular visitor to their space for my massage sessions, and always enjoy the local artist’s work on the walls. […]

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the PAINTINGS. The LONGVIEW

Today I will be doing a short Artist presentation at the VPAG ( 12:00 noon) and discussing the LONGVIEW series and my process. Here are the main paintings so far. Some still in progress – but you will probably get the idea ;-)   12″ x 36″  “Old Fraser – Pine”     Acrylic on […]

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Day 18 – VPAG Gallery reception

Have a lovely opening and thankyous to the Vernon Public art Gallery and the board of Mackie Lake house. With a presentation of the small plein air painting done with the group here in the garden. Not much time so far for blogging or socializing…so it was a lovely chance to share the residency experience and meet […]

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