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Vancouver artist Leanne Christie painting of St James Anglican Church on Cordova Street, Vancouver

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure

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 […]

Continue Reading By on March 12, 2014 in cargo ships, china town, east vancouver, marine paintings, monochrome, Urban, vancouver, vancouver ports
leanne christie Vancouver artist painting of the alley downtown eastside vancouver

Under 100sq/inches sold out

After a very busy Eastside Culture crawl weekend and an even busier December Granville Island session, I currently do not have any under 100sq/inch canvas’ available. The art rental and sales operated by the Vancouver Art Gallery, have 5 small works for rental or purchase and I would encourage you to visit their page at: […]

Continue Reading By on December 7, 2012 in vancouver, what’s happening

A Quick One. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″ SOLD

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 […]

Continue Reading By on September 1, 2012 in vancouver

Catching Up. Oil on canvas. 8″ x 8″ SOLD

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 […]

Continue Reading By on August 22, 2012 in cyclists, vancouver

Morning Optimism. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″ SOLD Smith Collection

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 […]

Continue Reading By on August 9, 2012 in downtown Vancouver, Harmony arts festival 2012, marine paintings, vancouver

Traversing. Oil on canvas. 8″ x 8″ . SOLD

-An increasingly iconographic image of Vancouver.  This is especially true of East Vancouver where the designated cycle routes becoming thriving highways of 2 wheel traffic at certain times of the day.  This is the second painting which includes a cyclist, although this one a little more casual with the posture more akin to the Keefer/Gore […]

Continue Reading By on October 16, 2011 in china town, cyclists, east vancouver, vancouver