As a landscape artist, I can relate to the description of “placefulness” by Christian McEwen in his book, World Enough and Time: On Creativity and Slowing Down. I have experienced those moments of complete immersion, mindful of the perfection of … Continue reading
Over the summer I have hiked to some of my favorite places- like Lake O`Hara, and visited new ones- like Bow Summit Lookout. It`s all part of a landscape painters “Sketch Quest“…to seek out the places that speak to you, … Continue reading
As an artist, in the Canadian Rockies, I frequently revisit favourite areas. I have been to Lake O’Hara every hiking season for the past 22 years, and I have been to Lake Agnes almost every year since arriving in 1976. … Continue reading
Mary Lake Waterfall, at Lake O`Hara I began this painting in the Thursday Morning Advanced Class in an attempt to get them over the fear of painting large! It is now on display at Canada House Gallery in Banff.
Work from the Thursday Morning Advanced Class…
On the last day of the class, we looked at some of the completed works of the session. A lot of work and thought went into these pieces and it shows! Each year they get better… all who submitted had at … Continue reading