Each day begins and ends with twilight. I love painting the dawn or dusk as the drama of light shines brightly into my soul. On this particular beach visit, the waves crashing into the shoreline created a misted humid environment. While it was not raining I was covered with droplets of water. Capturing that light […]
Stepping back from focusing on the daily issues very much helps me keep a perspective that facilitates peace of mind and soul. One this particular day I climbed to the top of a local hill named Mount Tolmie (120 meters high at the popular viewpoint) around 6 am. The scene that awaited me took my […]
Water is certainly a elexir of my soul. Surprisingly even my last name has the root meaning of “on the stream” Thus water easily invades my senses and becomes a topic of my paintings. We can do better in treating our waterways with more respect and care don’t you think? These are some of my […]
Storms come and go throughout our lives. Experiencing them help me understand the life cycles of the earth and how we are are so interconnected thus part of those cycles. I love being embraced by the mist produced by a pounding surf after a storm has passed. Soon the calm sets in and once again I pause in a very tranquil state of mind. This 24×36 acrylic painting of where land and sea meet (Ucluelet,West Coast of Vancouver Island) reflects this notion. Have an inspired week everyone.
Even on a clear summer day the mist hides in the mountain valleys and in the coastal fjords that abound in the pacific northwest. High above the Coastal Mountains greet the viewer, laughing at attempts to understand. I think Mountains are great reminders of our place in the world.