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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

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

Posted in Northern Cosmology, Paintings on November 14, 2011

Light falling in the valley

This is the second painting in the Northern Cosmology series, which picks up themes from my earlier “Particles & waves” painting. The first in the series is “Still, it moves.” 18x24in acrylic on panel 2011 This painting was auctioned as part of the Fir ... Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on August 9, 2011

Elora, lower gorge.

In the lower reaches of the Elora gorge the water widens, slows and you can see the rocks in the shallows below as the sky opens up above you in the late afternoon sun. 12x16in acrylic on panel 2011 This painting is in the private collection of Claire Hogenkamp. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on August 9, 2011

Elora, upper gorge.

An impression of the vastly varying contrasts in the light fields as you move down along the Elora gorge. 12x16in acrylic on panel 2011 Private collection of Diana Tamblyn.   Continue Reading

Posted in Northern Cosmology, Paintings on August 9, 2011

Still, it moves.

This northern abstract is an homage to Galileo. Although considered apocryphal, Galileo is rumoured to have muttered “E pur si muove!” (And still, it moves!) before the ecclesiastical court that forced him to recant his heliocentric view of the universe and placed him ... Continue Reading

Posted in Non-Series, Paintings on April 28, 2011

6-Bit Message from Beyond the Great Divide

Painted as part of an art-science collaboration for the Epigenetics, Eh! conference. It contains a hidden message. Can you decode it? Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on June 3, 2010

Northern lights

While not a literal representation of the aurora borealis, the colour and sense of light in this painting is evocative of the surreality of the northern lights. 36×36in acrylic on canvas 2010 This painting is in the private collection of Gordon & Deborah Robson. Continue Reading

Posted in Landscapes, Paintings on May 16, 2010

Lake after the rain

As the clouds clear in the long light as the sun sets, the air is filled with the smell of passing rain over a lake in northern Ontario. 36×36in acrylic on canvas 2010 The painting is available for purchase. Continue Reading