Category Archives: en plein air

Hollyhock Watercolour Workshop

It was a real pleasure to provide a watercolour workshop at  Hollyhock , “Canada’s lifelong learning centre”, on Cortes Island , BC, a few weeks ago and paint with a fine group of artists. The contemplative ambiance, facility , lodging … Continue reading

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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands 2013 painting highlights.

I am just unpacking paintings and backing up terabytes of reference material  from  the recent expeditions to South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.  The two videos in this  post share some of the painting highlights and wildlife encounters which Daisy  … Continue reading

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection “Art Mentorship Project”

December 20, 2013 – March 02, 2014 Exhibition Opening Sunday, January 19,
 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with remarks at 2:00 pm   McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada   L0J 1C0 (Islington Avenue north of Major … Continue reading

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The Northwest Passage

The video above shows landscape painting highlights from our trip along the fabled Northwest Passage aboard the Akademik Ioffe in the summer of 2012. Many thanks to the team at One Ocean Expeditions for a great voyage and enabling me … Continue reading

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Painting In The Great Bear Rainforest

The video above and the following paintings were inspired from an amazing boat trip to the “Great Bear Rainforest “, in British Columbia’s central coast.  Along with   several other colleagues and a wonderful crew aboard the Columbia III , … Continue reading

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2012 Whistler and Gibsons Summer Workshops

Many thanks again to the organizers and the participants that persisted through wonderfully challenging exercises  at  the 2 workshops I gave this summer. Both the  Whistler Arts Council’s  Workshops on the Lake, and Gibsons School of the Arts have annual … Continue reading

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Painting in Antarctica

The video above captures highlights and the painting process from voyages along the Antarctic Peninsula this past November and December 2011. Early in the season we saw incredible sunsets and unusual amounts of ice in the channels. Recent paintings are … Continue reading

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