Help me pick a name!!

I created this little guy as a request from one of my Etsy shop customers, but I can’t think of a name for him! I’m going to add him to the shop soon as a physical print, and I’m in the process of setting up a new section where you can buy my cute watercolourContinue reading “Help me pick a name!!”

White Wolves and goats…

The Stare-Down ~ 6″ x  6″ oil on handcut hardboard panel Bid Now in the Daily Paintworks auction!  So…I’ve read that it is important to share things about yourself as an artist and a blogger…really, my life isn’t all that interesting, but if you’ve ever wondered, here are five totally useless things about me that youContinue reading “White Wolves and goats…”

BoldBrush Painting Competition Entry- Owl in the Mist

                                  Owl in the Mist ~ 18″ X 36″ oil on canvas  $1650.00 I’ve entered this one in the November Bold Brush Competition. If you like it, follow this link here and click on the LIKE button. (This only worksContinue reading “BoldBrush Painting Competition Entry- Owl in the Mist”

Down by the Sea

Down by the Sea 4″ x 6″ watercolor pen and ink I liked my little sand dollar so much, that I decided to do a little series of seaside themed cards. I think I’ll turn them into a set of notecards soon. (Did I mention that already? Probably, lol!) I’m suffering from dementia in myContinue reading “Down by the Sea”

Serenity — Mute Swan on pond

Serenity — 6″ x 8″ oil on canvas   for sale on ebay tomorrow (Sun, May 29, 6:00pm PST) Here’s a new daily painting I finished yesterday. I have to graciously thank “scalespeeder” on flickr for his generous permission to use his photo. I was very attracted to the drama of the backlight glistening throughContinue reading “Serenity — Mute Swan on pond”

Serenity – painting a day

Serenity oil on panel 6″x6″  For sale on ebay April 3-10  SOLD Hi all, not much to say today, I’m actually on my way out the door, but I wanted to share. I’m really happy with the way this turned out so I was excited to post it.  The link is active now, so checkContinue reading “Serenity – painting a day”

Grizzly Bear in the River

                                 Grizzly  8″x10″ graphite on bristol  $150.00 Soon to be framed, and on display for sale at the Bella Coola Valley Inn Gallery. Framed Price, $200.00. The Bella Coola Valley, where I live is one of the last wild placesContinue reading “Grizzly Bear in the River”

Grizzly Bear Sow and Cubs painting demo

I only decided to make this a demo at this stage…sorry, I didn’t get an earlier pic! But this is only about 40 minutes in. The canvas is only 9″x 12″. I didn’t draw or grid this one at all.  I just eyeballed the main shapes and distances with reference marks, filling in the darkest darksContinue reading “Grizzly Bear Sow and Cubs painting demo”

The Guardian

The Guardian 20″x24″ acrylic on canvas This painting is somewhat of a companion piece to an older painting of mine, called “The Sentinel”. I’d envisioned it after seeing an eagle on a piling at the wharf, and I liked the vertical, powerful, format. It certainly seemed to give the eagle some authority. The village whereContinue reading “The Guardian”