Open Studio

Open Studio

I am joining Bob Brink, Di Dabinett, Jeanette Jobson, Po Chun Lau, Louise Markus, Mitzi Smyth, and Gerald Vaandering for Pouch Cove Open Studios on August 29th and 30th, noon to 5 p.m. It’s your chance to see what we are working on and talk to the artists about...
Going up!

Going up!

The mural of my painting is being installed on the Convention Centre downtown! This is what it looked like yesterday evening. It’s interesting to see how the painting was cropped, and how it wraps around the building. They are expecting to finish it this...

Change

2014 has been an interesting year, and the second half has sped by, much like these time-lapse satellite images http://world.time.com/timelapse/. Today I am packing so I can set up for the Anna Templeton Tea and Sale, where I am sharing a table with Anita Singh and...

Remembrance Day

November 11th is a day of contemplation for me. Living in Newfoundland, which was not part of Canada until after both World Wars, the day is full of somber ceremony remembering all those who have served and are serving, especially those who have lost their lives in...
The next layer

The next layer

The light in the studio wan’t great when I snapped this, but I think this painting will be finished today. My palette is covered with mixed blues, violets and greens so I will be ready to start this morning. I may have to take a break and go iceberg hunting- I...

Another Day

I made a bit of progress on this rocky beach after another day in the studio. I tend to work on several paintings at once, rotating through them and setting them aside to dry when I think they are finished. I always give myself some distance so I can assess a...
There comes a time

There comes a time

In the process of painting, there is often a point at which I really like the underpainting. It might be a calligraphic brushstroke or sloppy swaths of colour, but something makes me really happy, and I am tempted to leave the painting at that state. This is one of...

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