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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather
acrylic on canvas 16x16
I was inspired by the raku pottery bird and little chickadee in my bird collection plus the feathers collected off the ground when out walking.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Across the Field -SOLD

Across the Field
acrylic on canvas 8x8

Another palette knife painting....if you are interested in learning more techniques about the process of incorporating texture into your work join us for a lecture and demo by artist nik narron.  
nic will be at The Art District Gallery on Thursday, Nov 29 from 6:30-8pm.  Email to register.  Cost is $30.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Globe Studios Fall 2018 Art Show

This will be another great show and sale!  Here is a sneak peek at a few of the pieces I'll be showing!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

ArtsPay Sale and Show Nov 2018

Here are two of the paintings I will have at the ArtsPay sale and show tomorrow and Saturday.  Please visit ArtsPay for complete details.
Fri Nov 9 Opening Reception 5-9pm Event Tickets $20 
Sat Nov 10 Show continues 1-4pm $5 Cash at Door 12 and under free

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Over the Rocks - SOLD

Over the Rocks
acrylic on canvas 8x8 
I've been experimenting with a palette knife and enjoying the process.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Animals - (Duck, Pony and Sheep sold)

acrylic on panel 6x6 each
The duck, sheep and pot belly pig were a few of the animals living at Carroll Organics Farm and Sanctuary  These animals have found their forever home!  The pony was spotted in among some sheep at another country farm.  I'm still deciding how to frame these.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Bee Boxes #4 - SOLD

Bee Boxes #4
Acrylic on canvas 11x14
I've just completed five versions of these colourful bee boxes which were quite a surprise to see while out for a drive.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Fabric Impression

Fabric Impression
acrylic on canvas 36x48
This painting was inspired by a piece of fabric I found in my holiday travels.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Someone opened the door

Someone opened the door
acrylic on canvas 36x48
Something playful before working on new landscapes.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Mighty Mouse - SOLD

Mighty Mouse
acrylic on canvas 9x12
You never know what you're going to see when driving through the countryside!  Someone has a sense of humour!

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Tribute (NFS)

acrylic on canvas 12x12
I painted this from a photo I took of 'Maman' Louise Bourgeois' sculpture which she made to honour her mother.  It has 26 white marble eggs in its underbelly and is 9.25 meters tall.  It stands at the entrance to the National Gallery in Ottawa.  More info

Friday, July 6, 2018

It started with a line series #7

It started with a line series #7
acrylic on canvas 24x30
This is a new series I recently started.  This work and six landscapes can be seen at The Grand Cafe in Cambridge (Galt) until August 7th.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

European Union privacy policies

The European Union has a new regulation that went into effect on May 25, 2018 regarding their privacy policies.  I post paintings on this blog for my enjoyment and yours and do not collect information, do not share information or involve third parties.

Tulips and Ferns

Tulips and Ferns
acrylic on canvas 14x11
Another bunch of freshly picked tulips and ferns from the garden.  Irises and peonies will be next!

Friday, May 18, 2018

Tulips and Forsythia

Tulips and Forsythia
14x11 acrylic on canvas
Another arrangement freshly picked from the garden.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

1953 Dodge Fargo - Job Related

1953 Dodge Fargo - Job Related
acrylic on canvas  16x20
This Dodge came from Manitoba and was used for parts to restore another truck.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Globe Studios Art Show and Open House

I'm pleased to be part of this art show and sale at Globe Studios on Friday, May 11 from 4-9pm.  

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond
acrylic on canvas 24x36  $840
This new abstract painting is now at The Art District Gallery

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Yes, I like the orange one!

Yes, I like the orange one!
acrylic on canvas 20x20
I set this still life up using a beautiful pottery bird, patterned cloths and flowers!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Working It Out - sold

Working It Out
acrylic on canvas 20x20
Something different again....I'm enjoying working in a new direction (for now!).

Thursday, January 25, 2018


Acrylic on canvas 20x24
I worked with a limited palette on this one - not my usual cheerful colours - but I did add in some small amounts of green and blue for the promise of hope!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Paint the Town - Dundas

The beautiful town of Dundas has been captured by plein air artists last fall.  Paintings will be on display at DVSA until February 28th!