Tag Archives: 140lb cold press

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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Pacific Spirit Forest Series

One body of work that is evolving over the last few years is a series of large watercolours depicting the subtle seasonal changes in the temperate rainforest of Pacific Spirit Regional Park. These large works are done on 140lb Arches … Continue reading

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Denali, Watercolours from Alaska

In early September, autumn is well on its way in Denali National Park, Alaska.  While hoping to capture a glimpse of Denali, North America’s highest mountain, i focused painting on site trying to capture the mountain light and weather played … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Paintings

The time-lapse video above captures the painting process of this large studio watercolor. The painting is one of a few recent large commissions inspired by Lake Superior’s coastal trail in autumn. The complexity and technical challenges are exciting to take … Continue reading

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