Dots and Dashes


Sunbow River

We often kayak to this spot, it’s a small, winding river with the boreal forest closing in on the banks, beavers, ducks and fish everywhere. It’s a small oil 9″x12″

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Cottage commission

Commissions are not always easy since you’re constrained in both the subject matter and sometimes the medium and style. This one was different, a property with interesting rock features and evening shadows that begged to be painted. It’s oil on canvas 18″x24″ and has a happy owner on the north shore of Lake Superior.


An oil 48″ x 30″, sunset over the trees with the last rays just catching the fields of grass. The focal point is the field of poppies leading into the distance so little detail went into the barns perched over the valley.


Pastels Nudes

A couple of pastel nudes from life drawing, both are 20 minute poses. This model always manages to strike a pose that just wants to make you get it down on paper, a powerful body with flowing curves.

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Pen and Ink

I spent a couple of months in Florida and usually carried a sketchbook and drawing supplies with me, these are a few of the pen and ink plein aire sketches. They’re small 9″x12″ so work well as give aways for friends etc. Three of them were donated to a cancer fundraiser…always a good cause that is worth donating to since I’m a survivor myself.


Dry Pastel Nude

I’ve been working in dry pastels for a couple of weeks now and struggling with learning this new medium. This was a pose that seemed to work…20 minute pose with details finished in studio.

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And now for something completely different

I’ve always been a 2 wheel guy and had assortment of bikes through the years…decided to put some of them down on paper a while back. This is one of my current ride.



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