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Posted in Landscapes, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on February 8, 2017

Northern Wonder

Above the tree line silhouetted against the lights of the town, a shooting star momentarily flashes across the Milky Way. “Northern Wonder” Acrylic on panel 2017 18x18in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Ben Brown. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on February 8, 2017

Lean into the rain (This too shall pass)

Up north, a bonzai pine tree leans into the oncoming rain. “Lean into the rain (This too shall pass)” Acrylic on panel 2017 11x14in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Jim & Virginia Pearce. 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, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 4, 2016

Meteors over muskeg I

Stunted bonzai pines eke out a slow, timeless existence while above the drama of the universe unfolds, raining down upon the Earth. “Meteors over muskeg I” Carved acrylic on panel 2016 10 x 20in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Jim & ... Continue Reading

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

Meteors over muskeg II

Stunted bonzai pines eke out a slow, timeless existence while above the drama of the universe unfolds, raining down upon the Earth. “Meteors over muskeg II” Carved acrylic on panel 2016 10 x 20in Larger image. This painting is in the private collection of Nancy ... Continue Reading

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, Northern Cosmology, Paintings on October 4, 2016

Smoke in the North

Deep in the piney forest, the darkening of the sky and the smell of resinous smoke heralds a nearby fire. “Smoke in the North” Acrylic on panel 2016 18x18in Larger image. This painting is in a private collection. 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 Landscapes, Paintings on June 12, 2013

Last of the light, northern lake

As the day draws to a close, facing south, the last of the days sunlight illuminates a small lake in the dreamy haze of late summer. Larger image. “Last of the light, northern lake” Acrylic on panel 36x36in 2013 This painting is in the private collection of Gary ... Continue Reading