Friday, February 12, 2021

A path in St Andrews Scotland

from a photograph taken by youngest daughter whom attends University there.


Roses in milk can


I used gouache for this painting on watercolour paper. Such lovely flowers. The milk can was my mother's from the Netherlands.

Saturday, August 22, 2020

sunflowers and more sunflowers!

Thanks to covid, a lot of time was spent making a beautiful garden!  We left the sunflowers where the seed had fallen the year before or the birds had forgotten them.  This left  the possibility to create some beautiful sunny bouquets when they were cut but also inspiration for a painting or two!

Monday, July 15, 2013

Hydrangea Box

It is coming in to hydrangea bloom time again.  The wet weather has created a profusion of blooms and it is great to watch the colour tones change each day in the warm humid summer weather.  The mopheads are falling over with the weight of their blossoms.  They are blindingly white in colour.  Will have to try to paint them to get that effect.  So happy because last uear none of them bloomed except for the "Annabelle's".

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Daisy Meadow at Fletcher

This was the last of the paintings done on our last afternoon and evening painting with Catherine Gibbon.  There were few shadows but the sky put on a great show.  I have really enjoyed painting in Catherine's classes and want to thank her for being positive for us all and patient!  May we have many more opportunities to paint in God's creation!

Monday, July 8, 2013

Cedar Bush and Moss

I was trying to get the shadows of the trees on the mossy rocks in the cedar bush at fletcher creek.  It's not quite there yet.  There are some great old cedars here which made for great painting.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Burn's Lake #4

This was done on the last day we spent at Burn's Conservation Area.  There was a great sky as the sun was setting above the trees.  It was fun doing this one even if the mosquitoes were annoying.  Thankfully there was a bit of a breeze to make it bearable.  One is usually able to block annoying things out when into a good  "paint out".