In progress ~ almost done! Finito!! Big Mac ~ 30″ x 40″ oil on canvas I took a very long break on this guy… Sometimes, when I have had a bad relationship with a painting, I need to hide it for a while and come back to it with fresh eyes. When I’m struggling, allContinue reading “Grizzly Bear painting in progress shot and finished!!”
Category Archives: Bella Coola Grizzly
Afternoon Encounter ~ Bella Coola Grizzly
Afternoon Encounter ~ 5″ x 7″ oil on 1/8″ hardboard panel BID NOW on DailyPaintworks Bidding starts at only $30 A memory of an afternoon swimming with my family at the Atnarko river. The water is this rich green colour, from the algae that on the bottom, but also from the reflections of the lushContinue reading “Afternoon Encounter ~ Bella Coola Grizzly”
You Know You’re An Artist When…
He Came out of the Fog ~ 6″ x 6″ oil on hardboard panel Bid in the Daily Paintworks Auction HERE Have you ever notice that as an artist, you really do see the world differently than most people? Almost everything on this list applies to me! You know what shade of green the kaleContinue reading “You Know You’re An Artist When…”
In Progress Wildlife Grizzly Bear Painting
The sketch–I use willow or vine charcoal to lay in the drawing…I fill in all the details because it helps me learn my way around the bear. Even though the drawing will be obliterated, my hand and brain still “remember” those little detail lines. When using reference photos and a large format, I grid theContinue reading “In Progress Wildlife Grizzly Bear Painting”
My newest painting…done! Finally:) I’ve been dreaming a lot of grizzlies lately…I guess they’re all people want to see in Bella Coola right now. 11″ x 14″ oil on 1 1/2″ profile cradled panel.$600.00. Contact me to purchase.
Grizzly Dreams (Please click to see big…it looks WAY better:) This idea came to me in about 30 seconds while I was reading a book about blogging..??? I have no idea where it came from. I don’t think that I was thinking about bears…It was more like, “A blog header should be 692 pix, byContinue reading “Grizzly Dreams”
24″ x 36″ oil on canvas ~ Wading Grizzly (title ideas…please?) I suppose I should have given this one a bit more thought before I posted it, but I can not for the life of me, think of a good title right now. If anyone has any brilliant ideas, please let me know! Lol! I’mContinue reading
Sneak Preview of new Grizzly Bear painting and demo
Picture of me and my painting for the local paper Not finished yet!! So…I’m having a one-man show on April 20th. I’m pretty excited, but do I ever have a lot of painting to do! This is number two in the grizzly bear series…am I doing a series? Hmmm…Maybe I will…I’ve been enjoying painting theseContinue reading “Sneak Preview of new Grizzly Bear painting and demo”
Grizzly Bear portrait and painting demonstration
Too Close and Very Afraid ~ 16″ x 20″ oil on canvas $1200.00 It’s bear season once again! They’ll soon be lumbering down the mountain from their chilly dens to eat the newly blossoming skunk cabbage that is finally starting to bloom. I have yet to see one awake this year, but the sunshine and theContinue reading “Grizzly Bear portrait and painting demonstration”
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