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Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 24, 2012

Requiem for a parking lot at Homer Watson and Blea ...

A depiction of one of the staff parking lots at the site of the former Budd Automotive plant in Kitchener. The land on which it is situated is the source of much debate and consternation in Kitchener. Formerly home to one of the city’s largest industrial employers, the site ... Continue Reading

Posted in Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

Nemo—20,000 fields beneath the lee.

Looking west towards Kitchener-Waterloo at the base of the horizon, we see Mt. Nemo’s stranded promontory divide the line of the Niagra escarpment. Below, in the lee of the ancient shoreline, the farmer’s fields masquerade as a man-made ocean, highlighting the fact th ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on April 25, 2012

Meadow twilight

Low down, in the grass, the last slanting rays of light catch the grass as the day fades. “Meadow twilight” Acrylic on panel 24×24 in 2012 This painting is no longer available. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on December 1, 2011

Gathering Autumn

The ever-changing panorama of Southwestern Ontario’s meadow foliage is dramatically punctuated by the light of heavy weather gathering for the fall. “Gathering Autumn” Acrylic on panel 30 in x 30 in This painting is in the private collection of Loreen Resler. Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Series, Paintings on January 10, 2007

Dogwood seeds in the sun above.

The next time the sun is shining while dogwood seeds float through the air, close one eye,  stretch out your arm to eclipse the sun with the tip of your thumb and focus your eyes on the sky that surrounds it. Above you, for miles, drifts a giant dome of brilliant motes that danc ... Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Series, Paintings on January 6, 2007

The dandelions outside my door.

untitled (detail), by nik harron, 2007 This painting is based on a blurry night-time photo taken as a reference for the finished work. Before the sidewalk boulevard became a riot of flowering nightshades planted by my partner, it was a spectacular pride of dandelions which I had ... Continue Reading