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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

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 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

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

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 Landscapes, Paintings on March 19, 2012

Sunset Pond

The last of the golden light slips in across a gap in the trees and lights up the pond making it glow like embers. “Sunset Pond” Acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in 2012 This painting is in the private collection of Eric Rumble.  Continue Reading

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

Reflecting on Autumn

On the hills leading down to the water, the trees have turned yellow, highlighting the random trees of another species. “Reflecting on Autumn” 12 x 12 in Acrylic on panel 2012 Continue Reading

Posted in Knifeworks, Paintings on January 19, 2012

Here.

Painted for the The Brush Off at THE MUSEUM. Painted in round 3— the HEAR round where each of 10 artists interpreted a short clip of music. “Hear” 18×18 in Acrylic on canvas 2012 Photograph by Joe Martz This painting is in the private collection of Amanda & ... Continue Reading

Posted in Minis, Paintings on December 6, 2011

Fixed point

Above a stubborn outcrop of rugged rock, the stars serenely continue their parade around the fixed point. “Fixed point” Acrylic on panel 12 in x 12 in 2011 This painting is in a private collection. Continue Reading