Friday, May 13, 2011

Wide Open



20x20"
Oil on two inch profile gallery wrapped stretched canvas
$489.00 (Canadian Funds)

I love painting this red vase. Especially with the green cloth underneath. The complimentary colors make these wonderful grey reflections in the vase that are so much fun to paint!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Abundant Knowledge



30x30"
Oil on two inch profile gallery wrapped stretched canvas
$987.00 (Canadian Funds)

Knowledge and all that is involved in gaining it. I don't often like to reveal the meanings behind the paintings I paint, I want the viewer to interpret the work for themselves to make it their own. However I felt I wanted to share what is behind this one. For me this piece is about acknowledging the letting go of the things that need to be released and enjoying the fruit of what comes of that. This whole year so far has been about that and I felt I needed to work that out on canvas some how.

I started teaching with the City Arts Centre in Edmonton this summer. I taught a floral workshop to beginner painters in August and am cu...