These two paintings share the same starting point - a black & white sketch I did earlier, and rediscovered in a sketchbook.  I still liked the sketch, and decided to build on it.  I started with Red Bouquet, on the right, and later started Blue Bouquet on the left.  It...

At Peace, At Last; 2016
16” x 20”; Acrylic on canvas panel
 

I was revisiting photos and came across one of poppies in our former garden.

The poppy is such a beloved motif, both for the simplicity and beauty of the flower itself and for all the symbolism that it has acqu...

I'm going to do a series of posts, each focusing on an individual piece, either complete or in progress, to give you a sense of the idea, meaning, techniques or inspiration. 

This one, from 2016, was developed using photos I took on a visit to British Columbia in the su...

In case you missed it -- 2018 calendars are available in limited number in my shop.  You can find them in the Shop Cards & Prints section.   They're 12 month, wall hanging style, with a different image of my work for each month.  Grids are writeable for your notes, and...

Well, hello and happy new year! 

You will remember the strawberry patterned utility box wrap design I did for the Mississauga Arts Council's Banners and Boxes Neighbourhood Identity Project, the reveal for which was in September.  Part 2 of that project is the design fo...

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