Grizzly Bear painting in progress shot and finished!!

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!!”

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…”

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”

Going Fishing

~Going Fishing~  6″x6″ oil on Raymar panel  $150.00 Everybody around here is going fishing lately, and the river is thick with fish once again. I hear the Sockeye run is better than it’s been in 40 years…unless that’s just a “fish story”, lol!  Here’s a little guy I whipped off a while ago, who’s takingContinue reading “Going Fishing”

The Interruption

The Interruption  16″ x 20″ oil on panel Well, I’ve finally posted something! It’s been a really long time, and I’ve missed you:)  I am now volunteering five days a week, to keep our local gallery open. I use it for my studio, and I run a little cafe, so if you’re in the area, pleaseContinue reading “The Interruption”