Winter Solstice

We are moving into winter solstice, the wonderful short dark days are upon us, and I am thrilled because as this means painting scenes I like. A week later and the weather has changed to more snow. I have been taking my time moving in a somewhat different direction with my art. I have slowed Read More

Kelowna oil painting

                                                                    Painting in the Autumn wind October 18th, I was waking up to the feeling of a beautiful fall day.  Finally I Read More

Kelowna Oil Painting

Expressions in the field of the elements of visual art and  the process of so many oil paintings that I consider fine art. For me art has been a personal thing and to be with nature where other animals exist. I spend time at my easel and I am entertained and engaged in finding answers to questions Read More

Just a bit of inspiration

Here it is August and winding down to the end of another year. Some great exhibits I was a part of and feel greatly honored the FCA – COC Oasis show and Gallery 97 for putting on such a great venue this year as well as FCA Vancouver for ARTISTS CHOICE event. I hope to Read More


Cold, wet, clouds, darkness is a time when the  weather can go on for seemingly endless months. I love darkness as  I bring out the tea, the hot cocoa to comfort myself through these months. I have had a good year and entered the Artists choice Vancouver FCA ( federation of Canadian artists ) event Read More

Loading up on Paint or Pears

Seasons change swift as the wind and a bear sitting in peculiar looking extremely tall pear tree stuffing itself with all the pears it could get into its belly; so much so,  it seems hardly able to move about. Animals are feeding at this time of year and we have to respect that. When you Read More


It was another great OASIS Show this year in Kelowna, BC and really enjoyed attending the symposium. The guest artists were Allan Wylie, Janice Robertson, and Brent Lynch. After the the show Brent did two workshops and I attended the plein air workshop which I really enjoyed. I learned allot and was bitten by the Read More