Monday, 26 March 2012

Tranquil Afternoon

This is a really neat old wooden boat I took a picture of in Gibsons Harbour.  I thought it would be interesting to paint on an old bumpy canvas...what I didn't realize is that boats have lots of straight lines, and straight lines don't work really well on a bumpy surface.  Anyway, it was fun and just a little challenging.   Love the red and green...the little yellow sailboat and the blue bumper don't hurt, either.  Bright and cheery, just the way I like them.  SOLD

Friday, 2 March 2012

Ferncliff Illusion

Landscapes are fun, and heaven knows we have enough beauty in B.C. to choose from.  But, during the rainy season and with dreary winter edging into spring, my first love is still painting flowers.  I have a nice selection of dahlias in the garden that friends have shared with me, or that I got at Dahlias Galore, which is an amazing place to visit during dahlia season.  I've taken a ton of pictures of their flowers....rows and rows of glorious dahlias.  This year I must sneak another plant or two into my garden. SOLD.