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Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 4, 2016

Riverbend sunset

Beyond the bend of the river the sun sets as the twilight slowly winds its way downstream. “Riverbend sunset” Carved acrylic on panel 2016 30 x 30in Larger image. This painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading

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 Interrupted Horizons, Landscapes, Paintings on October 31, 2012

Schneider Creek, prison for life.

As urban centres develop, nature is often condemned to serve the sentence for its founders’ crimes against the environment. Schneider Creek, which runs through, above, and below the city is a deeply ambivalent model for a natural rivercourse. At once the jewel of the city&# ... Continue Reading

Posted in Minis, Paintings on December 6, 2011

Sunrise along the river

Looking east in the early morning on one of Ontario’s slow, broad rivers, the sun breaks between the trees along the valley. “Sunrisealong the river” Acrylic on panel 12 in x 12 in 2011 This painting is in the private collection of Kevin Lee Hansen.     ... Continue Reading