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Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on February 8, 2017

Kincardine Beach Grass

South of Kincardine on Boiler Beach, the grass greets a windy, fair weather midsummer afternoon . “Kincardine Beach Grass” Acrylic on panel 2017 16x16in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on January 26, 2017

Lake Huron Late Day Brightening

Early in the Summer evening, a heavy band of clouds is driven onshore clearing the sky for sunset. “Lake Huron Late Day Brightening” Acrylic on panel 2017 30x30in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Josh Wright. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on December 20, 2016

Synders Flats Day

Just outside Kitchener, Ontario, Snyders Flats is a rehabilitated gravel pit that is an idyllic swimming hole in the hot days of summer. Surrounded by naturalized meadows and forest, it is an oasis calm respite from the heat and noise of the city. “Snyders Flats Day” ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on December 20, 2016

Pinery Beach Grass

Beach grass on the dunes sways in the sun on a fair weather, late summer afternoon at the Pinery provincial park on the shores of Lake Huron. “Pinery Beach Grass” Acrylic on panel 2016 12x36in This painting is in the private collection of Joe MacDonald. Continue Reading

Posted in Articles on July 21, 2013

Fisheyes on the shore of Huron

I was on the shore of Lake Huron this weekend, just south of Kincardine. I took the opportunity to get to know my new $20 fisheye lens filter and shoot some reference photos. The light was amazing and some spectacular clouds rolled in across the lake along with the cooler air. I ... Continue Reading

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

That dam river, Rockwood.

Rockwood Conservation Area, located in the village of Rockwood just east of Guelph, is an idyllic microcosm of the majestic north with pines, dramatic cliffs, isolated islands and dark still waters. Far from natural, though, it is another example of a constructed landscape that s ... Continue Reading

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