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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

Second Beach. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″ SOLD Cush Collection

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 […]

Continue Reading By on August 22, 2012 in cyclists, downtown Vancouver, marine paintings, 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

Sabrina on the weekend. Oil on canvas. 8″ x 8″ Puhlmann Collection

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.

Continue Reading By on August 7, 2012 in cyclists, Harmony arts festival 2012, vancouver
image of how James Dimon of JP Morgan probably feels:Edvard Munch "the scream"

Munch vs JP Morgan

Munch’s “The Scream” sold for $119 922 500 on 2 May 2012. JP Morgan lost $2 billion on 10 May 2012. Figures like that seem to be clear indicators of where at least some of one’s investment capital should be heading and where the next round of JP Morgan traders might consider aiming their arrows. […]

Continue Reading By on May 10, 2012 in just a thing

Did you get your Christmas card?

  Happy Holidays and may 2012 see you sprinting! Is this email not displaying correctly? .         In an ball in the bin sits 5 pages of crumpled research containing trivia about Christmas in Lesotho.  I know .. I chose this as it was the nearest country to the area in South […]

Continue Reading By on January 1, 2012 in just a thing

Commission release: 1 August 2009

Just released:  “1 August 2009″. Oil on canvas. 30″ x 30″ The request?  to capture the memory, the feeling, the moment of the day the clients were married at the beautiful St Michael and all angels church in Victoria. We first met in the days before Christmas 2010 at the Granville Island public market and […]

Continue Reading By on October 24, 2011 in commission