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 [...]
Some sources list this as the busiest firehouse in Western Canada – Hall 2 on the Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. I was unable to verify this statistic but the periodic sounds of the departing fire trucks have become akin to the rhythmic tick of the clock which marks the passing of my day in the studio.
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 [...]