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

Roos, the idyll of Victoria.

Sadly, for many urban dwellers, the closest they come to nature is their city’s park system. Roos Island, in the heart of Kitchener’s downtown Victoria Park squats beautifully in the middle of dammed Schneider Creek just before it descends below ground into the maw of ... Continue Reading

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

Guelph Lake—this road we’re on.

Like many of the conservation areas in southwestern Ontario, Guelph Lake is a man-made body of water behind an earthern dam. It is a sad irony that the experience of nature as a recreational destination is mediated through the industrial history of the region. Depicted here at ni ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on July 11, 2012

Fair weather Huron (dusk)

A familiar sight to those lucky enough to live on the eastern shore of Lake Huron— the haze of summer darkens on the horizon not long after the sun sets. This piece is another experiment with new approaches to water textures. “Fair weather Huron (dusk)” Acrylic on p ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on July 3, 2012

Calm haze Spring, Lake Huron

An experiment in minimalism and a new approach for rendering water ripple textures, this painting captures the band of haze on Lake Huron mid-afternoon on a late spring day. “Calm haze Spring, Lake Huron” Acrylic on panel 36x36in 2012 Private collection.  Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on April 25, 2012

Late shower, Lake Huron

The soft, filtered light of sunset over the still lake provides a dramatic backdrop for a passing shower on the horizon. “Late shower, Lake Huron” Acrylic on panel 20×20 in 2012 This painting is no longer available.  Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on April 25, 2012

Still water, twilight

Where the river opens up to the lake, the fading light on the clouds is reflected in the as the light breeze rippling the water begins to still. “Still water, twilight” Acrylic on panel 36×36 in 2012 This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on March 19, 2012

Lake Huron Copper (Autumn offshore wind)

The late season winds stir up the water, glowing copper in the setting sun as the heavy weather breaks. “Lake Huron Copper (Autumn offshore wind) Acrylic on panel 36 x 36 in 2012 Private collection of John Robertson.  Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on February 9, 2012

Early Spring, Lake Huron

In the early spring the ice lingers on the horizon as the ice closer to shore melts. Above, the sun radiates warmth despite the coldness of the air. “Early Spring, Lake Huron” Acrylic on panel 24×24 in 2012 This painting is no longer available. Continue Reading

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

Sunset over water

As the day ends, the water and sky fade roughly into the twilight. “Sunset over water” 12 x 12 in Acrylic on panel 2012 The painting is available for purchase, $150 unframed, $200 framed.  Continue Reading