Posts Tagged ‘blog

Square foot painting # 50

October 31, 2016

Beaver Valley Barn looking north Acrylic on gallery style canvas. The fall colours this year have been amazing and trying to capture them has been a challenge. It almost looks too over the top with the reds of the maple trees and  yellows of the poplar and birch trees.

A cold April in North country

May 4, 2016

We have had a cold April this year about three weeks ago I do a little walk arround our property as I passed by our pond there was these bull rushes in ice with a snow build up around their base. I loved the way the ice, snow and the bull rushes worked together to […]

Blueberry Rock

July 1, 2015

16×20 acrylic on canvas. I call this Blueberry Rock.  It reminds me of another Blueberry rock in Muskoka this one is in Haliburton.  

Square foot painting number 44

August 20, 2014

I call this Little Rapids. There are hundreds of little streams in around Grey County where I live most of them run into the Saugeen river system that ends up in Lake Huron. In this is acrylic on canvas , I liked how the water was tumbling over the rocks forming small rapids and after […]

Square foot painting number 42

April 23, 2014

We are still fighting winter up here in Grey County I think we are slowly winning to-day is 7 degrees above zero Celsius. I’ve been looking through my photos and came across a river picture. Feeling nostalgic for warm summer evenings I thought I would do a painting of the Sydenham River which is in […]

Square foot painting number 40

March 13, 2014

Thought I would paint a summer scene this time just to warm me up.  Its  -10c or 15f and its March and next week is Spring but not HERE!!!! I think it will be a while before we get nice weather up here in Ontario.

Square Foot painting number 39

March 6, 2014

Beautiful sunny day today and loved the shadows cast by the trees over the snow. I took a picture and raced home to paint this painting called ‘Shadows’ I realized that I have not said much about what I paint on and what my medium is so I will try to rectify this. ‘Shadows’ is […]

Nova Scotia comissioned painting

December 12, 2013

Just finished a commission piece of a Cape Breton N.S. scene sent it on it’s way and everyone was happy. This is the View from their cottage.  

New painting.

October 30, 2013

The Sagueen river system is a great inspiration for me I am always taking a camera with me wherever I go.  I saw this shot earlier this fall and thought it would make a nice painting. Here are the two images the photo and the finished painting. Acrylic on board 23X30  ‘River Mist’

Square foot painting Number 35 ” WE NEED BEES

August 16, 2013

We have a problem.  The bees are dying and we need them. I painted this barn that is slowly falling down with a dying tree beside it. The hollyhocks were in full bloom  so was the field flowers. I did not see any buzzing insect  at that time… This area is surrounded by corn fields […]