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Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 1, 2013

Quarry, quiet and still.

The old Elora quarry is one of the region’s most loved swimming holes. In winter the sounds and water are stilled. “Quarry, quiet and still.” Acrylic on panel 36x36in 2013  Larger Image This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 1, 2013

Gorge

The dramatic landscape of the upper gorge in the early morning, the cool shade divided from the warm light. “Gorge” Acrylic on panel 36x36in 2013  Larger Image Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 1, 2013

Elora, end of the run.

A familiar sight to anyone who has floated down the Elora Gorge on an inner tube. At the end of the run the valley opens up and the water shallows to mere inches. The approach to the texture of this piece is an experiment with modelling each individual rock in polymer clay, finis ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on July 11, 2012

Rockwood, above the mill

A dreamy impression of Rockwood conservation area in Guelph, just above the old mill waterfall where the river widens out. Another experiment in water textures, the blue highlights in the center are carved, revealing a layer of brilliant blue beneath. “Rockwood, above the m ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on August 9, 2011

Elora, lower gorge.

In the lower reaches of the Elora gorge the water widens, slows and you can see the rocks in the shallows below as the sky opens up above you in the late afternoon sun. 12x16in acrylic on panel 2011 This painting is in the private collection of Claire Hogenkamp. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on August 9, 2011

Elora, upper gorge.

An impression of the vastly varying contrasts in the light fields as you move down along the Elora gorge. 12x16in acrylic on panel 2011 Private collection of Diana Tamblyn.   Continue Reading