Friday, October 24, 2014

777 Goldstream Campfire

The salmon are still running out at Goldstream so lots of people are going out to witness this amazing event. Here are a family enjoying a campfire under the trees.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

776 Roses and Robert Amos Pottery

I found this Robert Amos Pottery vase at a consignment store. What a treasure! I think the Arbutus berries is the perfect thing to put in it. (Both are so totally Victoria).

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

774 Flowers for Thanksgiving

A dear friend of mine treated me to Thanksgiving dinner and gave me these lovely flowers. I really do feel grateful for my wonderful friend and everything else.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

771 Autumn Bouquet in a Mason Jar

Here's another autumn bouquet. Left to right: Rose Mallow, feverfew, calendula, brown eyed susans, snow berries,and rose hips. There's a purple vetch type flower too but I don't know what they're called.

Monday, September 29, 2014

767 Autumn Bouquet

I found these lovely flowers in the compost heap at the community garden. What a treasure. It's an autumn arrangement. The bouquet contains: rose mallow, rose hips, calendula, feverfew, dill weed, and rhubarb  leaf.  

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

764 Pink Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks are such a hardy old-fashioned flower. Holly hocks originate in the middle east and are found almost everywhere around the world. They symbolize fruitfulness or ambition. 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

763 The Paint Pots

I did this at the Paint Pots. It's a place in the Rockies where there are depot is of clay and yellow and red oxides. It was so beautiful. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

762 Tangled Garden

I painted this plen air at a friends garden. It is late in the season and I was thrilled to have this lovely tangled garden to paint.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

760 Oceanographers

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These kids must have been on a day camp trip. They ran about gathering stuff and looking at it. Then they carefully returned everything back to where they found it.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

759 Friends and Sisters

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I met these three young ladies yesterday while painting in Beacon Hill Park. I asked if they would sit for me and they obliged. Two are sisters and all are friends. 

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

748 Guy Talk

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I composed this from two different sketches. Well maybe a little too much titanium white…chalky. But I like the narrative. I posted the sketch for it on my illustration blog.