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Thanks for visiting! I wish you good luck in your artistic endeavours and hope you enjoy viewing my images.

I am a self -taught artist. As a child I was an artist, as we all are, but teaching, travel, and family filled my adult years. In retirement,and especially now that I am 60+, I have returned to art, and I’m having so much FUN!

I work mainly in watercolour pencil and take my subject matter from nature. Birds, flowers and “macro-landscapes” intrigue me more than more traditional landscapes. Sense of place is central to my painting and I try to capture the essence of the many countries I have been fortunate to travel to in the last few years. Islands are a favorite of mine, and since retirement I have spent most of my birthdays on islands, ranging from Madeira to Bali, from Tasmania to Caye Caulker, and many other wonderful islands all over the world. Closer to my home in Canada, I find subjects in my backyard and in my memories of growing up on a prairie farm.

After much thought, I have decided to include a few photographs in my portfolio because my travels are so important to my art and because I often use photos as a reference.

  • Joined: March 2011

Journal

A Rose for Rose

I just received a phone call which has prompted me to write this short eulogy. My 93 year old friend who inspired my painting called “A Rose for Rose” died this morning, after a long and inspirational life. She was a great conversationalist, interested in life and in others almost to the end. I will remember our many early morning chats, when she told me about her family and her adv…
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