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Posted in Knifeworks, Minis, Paintings on January 25, 2012

Reflecting on Autumn

On the hills leading down to the water, the trees have turned yellow, highlighting the random trees of another species. “Reflecting on Autumn” 12 x 12 in Acrylic on panel 2012 Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on July 21, 2011

Sunset Abstract

This abstract evokes a landscape that lies between the urban and the primal. An experiment in inclusions, the texture of the dark water is created with a layer of glass beads incorporated into the glaze that trap the reflected light. 24x24in 2011 acrylic & glass on canvas P ... Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Series, Paintings on April 28, 2011

6-Bit Message from Beyond the Great Divide

Painted as part of an art-science collaboration for the Epigenetics, Eh! conference. It contains a hidden message. Can you decode it? Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on June 3, 2010

Northern lights

While not a literal representation of the aurora borealis, the colour and sense of light in this painting is evocative of the surreality of the northern lights. 36×36in acrylic on canvas 2010 This painting is in the private collection of Gordon & Deborah Robson. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on June 3, 2010

Ploughed field after rain

Driving along the backroads of Southwestern Ontario in the wet, stormy days of early spring the ploughed fields wait for the green to burst from the ground and renew the landscape. 24x24in acrylic on canvas 2010 Private collection of Roxanne McClenaghan Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 28, 2010

Port Stanley thundercloud

This painting is a typical summertime scene in Port Stanley. Shortly after sunset a thunderhead is building over the lake. 36x36in acrylic on canvas 2010 Private collection of Will Rounds & Anthea Rowe Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 28, 2010

Lake Huron shower

A familiar sight from growing up on the shores of Lake Huron. A late summer shower rolls over the gray lake in the afternoon. 36×36in acrylic on canvas 2010 Private collection of Meredith Nelson. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 21, 2010

Lifting rain

I’m often asked by people who have seen the early stages of one of my paintings why I don’t ever exhibit works at the texture stage and forgo the glazing stage that brings colour to the paintings. This piece is probably about as close to that as I’ll get in the ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 16, 2010

Fading light Lake Huron

The sunsets of Lake Huron are fabled to be the prettiest in the world. Long after the sun has gone, however, just before the darkness falls the sky takes on a calm glow stained pink and orange at the horizon by the last colour of the fading day. 36×36in acrylic on canvas 2010 ... Continue Reading