I finally watched this documentary, by Chris Burkard. It had been calling me for awhile, but I didn't take the initiative to watch it until someone else had, and they suggested I check it out. MIND BLOWN. Go watch it. As an artist, those pristine landscapes are a dream (I'm working on a new Northern … Continue reading Under An Arctic Sky
Today was a glorious day. I woke up before the sun, with a crescent moon in view. Spend the morning with the windows open: cleaning, purging and organizing house. Went for a beach stroll in the afternoon, which re-energized me for an afternoon of painting. I can finally say I'm satisfied with this … Continue reading Painting Progress!
Honestly, where does the time go?! It seems like just a few days ago I was up to my knees in snow, trudging towards the ice volcanoes on the fierce and moody Lake Ontario. Now, it's flat land of sand at the beach, and smooth waves rolling onto the shore; any ice left is quickly … Continue reading So Many Ideas and So Little Time
The snow started late this year, just around Christmas (there have been winters where it snows before halloween); and other than a week of unusual mild temps back in January, the snow hasn't really stopped. Most of Canada (other then the west coast) gets some heavy duty snowfall during our winter season (which can … Continue reading Canadian Winters
Okay, if I'm honest, Lake Ontario is not my favourite Great Lake (Superior is far superior!). However, over the last year I have really come to love the moody skies and landscapes that I witness every day. The sunrises and sunsets, the breaks of sun-rays through the clouds, the unlimited colour palettes, and no … Continue reading Lake Ontario Love
February already eh? F*ck. I'm not gonna lie, January has felt like a shit show, and I know I am not the only person who feels this way! Weather has been fluctuating, moods have been fluctuating, and my mind has been all over the map. My appetite and sleep patterns have been a … Continue reading The Scattered Mind
During the process of painting for my Canada: The Provinces and Territories series, I knew I wanted to try something large scale after that, focused on sky. The Canada paintings were a chance to try out some new ideas and techniques with clouds, blending, flow and even iridescent paint. I fell in love with how … Continue reading Oh Those Skies