Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure Also Fondly Conversed About as the Associate of the Federation of Canadian Artists or just AFCA. Why the rambles? On Sunday 9 March 2014 I was awarded my AFCA along with 14 other established artists at the Federation of Canadian Artists. Receiving the Associate level of membership is recognition by senior […]
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Monochrome painting will again be a part of the Annual International Representational Show this fall at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Granville Island. “Hidden Jewels” was first exhibited as part of the summer collection at the Harmony Arts Festival and at the Circle Craft Summer Show and will proudly take her place on the […]
Wrapping up the year early It’s been stupendous! Thank you for your visits, for the stories you share, the ideas you impart and the ecouragement you lend. Thank you for adding me to your collection and for giving me to others. Each painting has kept the dream alive, has increased my popularity and has guaranteed […]
The first tennis painting to leave my studio and one which I am extremely proud of. Tackling this subject was a little daunting. Each brushstroke caused me to realize that the subject itself was so simple that the execution would be fairly demanding. In the end it became necessary to break up the flat fields […]
The definition of simplicity of brushwork. Again I learn to let the brush do what it does and to simply patiently await my turn to put my two cents worth in. The reward was the tints of orangey ochre on the buildings and the little bit of land in the foreground, which magically marry with […]
A sunny Vancouver Saturday along the Stanley Park seawall. Originally the painting was about the 2 figures sitting in the lower left of the image and the tales they were exchanging but as the brushstrokes danced, the standing figure and the reclining figure on the right, took center stage. Again, my role reduced to that […]
The single white stroke on the front cyclist’s back and the little dashes which magically conjure the rear cyclist’s helmet, epitomize the reason I paint. These strokes are the culmination of a thousand previous strokes and are so simple that it would have been easy to miss them while painting. It is becoming increasingly clear […]
Every morning in Vancouver can be called “Morning Optimism”. This morning was a little more special though as it was a designated day off with plenty of adventures planned. The weather was perfect and the Vancouver look out beckoned. The day which progressed from this image brimmed over with excitement as we cycled every inch […]
From inception to completion, this painting flowed off the edge of my brush the way mercury dances across a surface. I am not sure if it was the fact that it is one of my favourite but not very often represented subjects or if it was the romance of the evening in question which […]
Cycling along the seawall towards English Bay amidst the thousands of weekend summer cyclist who have neither a fixed start nor a predetermined finished, just a sense of adventure. Sabrina the organised and planned, elegantly dressed and groomed, strapping her bag on her back ready to meander the unexpected. Bronzed and relaxed.
Bacon and Scott were charged with conspiring with each other and with others to traffic cocaine. They were found guilty and Bacon was later sentenced to 12 years
Based on the advertised weights, Canadian Bakeries was accused of selling under weight bread. Evidence included a sample which was advertised as 32 ouces but was only 30 ounces.
Robert Pickton was tried and convicted for the murders of 6 women, he was charged in the deaths of 20 and confessed to the deaths of 49. He received life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The Russia cement company bought Le Page which was a registered trade mark in the United States and England. A former employee of the original company created