My Gallery

 

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Brodrecht House
Brodrecht House

2019 10 x 12 Oils on Canvas I painted this beautiful old farm house just before it was sold at the end of 2019. It is no longer in the Brodrecht family but I attempted to capture some of the memories. This was done en plein air and final brush strokes were added in the studio.

Sun on the Beech
Sun on the Beech

2020 24 x 24 Oils on Gallery Canvas - ready to hang I am amazed at the resilience of these beech leaves surviving winter and still hanging about.

Waterfalls Along the Bruce
Waterfalls Along the Bruce

2019 16 x 20 Oils on Panel Available framed or unframed The Bruce Trail provides me with lots of inspiration and this scene is no exception.

San Juan Peurto Rico
San Juan Peurto Rico

2020 20 x 20 Oils on Gallery Canvas - ready for hanging. Memories of a beautiful day walking this promenade while on vacation in sunny San Juan.

Fretz House - Huron Road
Fretz House - Huron Road

2020 12 x 12 Oils on Canvas The first en plein air painting I've done and what a beautiful farm home this was for inspiration.

Fretz Barn - Huron Road
Fretz Barn - Huron Road

2020 18 x 20 Oils on Panel #2 in the Barns of Ontario series. SOLD

Shades of Rust - Barn on Hallman Road
Shades of Rust - Barn on Hallman Road

2020 11 x14 Oils on Canvas April morning en plein air painting with final strokes completed in the studio. This is #4 in the Barns of Ontario series.

Nith Grove Barn - Bridge St.
Nith Grove Barn - Bridge St.

2020 11 x 14 Oils on Canvas #3 in the Barns of Ontario series. En plein air painting on a March morning with final brush strokes done in studio.

Cape Breton Seas
Cape Breton Seas

2019 18 x 24 Oils on Gallery Canvas Inspired by a trip to Cape Breton Island to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Although the weather was somewhat windy and rainy, I thought the cloud formations and waves made for a great painting.

Budapest Parliament
Budapest Parliament

2019 18 x 36 Oils on Wooden Gallery Canvas-ready to hang. This scene is one of my most memorable from our trip to Budapest Hungary and a cruise down the Danube at night. The reflections on the water were breath taking.

Bee and Blossoms
Bee and Blossoms

2018 11 x 14 Oils on Gallery Canvas I am grateful for this busy little bee and his part in our food production. I love the pretty pinks of the spring blossoms.

Bruce Trail Falls
Bruce Trail Falls

2018 16 x 20 Oils on gallery canvas-ready to hang Inspiration for this painting came while hiking on the Bruce Trail. The sound of the water falls leaves one with a feeling of calm and well being.

Soaring
Soaring

16 x 20 Oils on Canvas This painting was done almost entirely with a knife, providing lots of movement and texture. Can you smell the ocean air?

Jamaican Shores
Jamaican Shores

2019 16 x 20 oils on gallery canvas-ready to hang The beautiful colours and sparkle of this wave show such movement and power.

The Chimney Sweep
The Chimney Sweep

2019 10 x 12 Oils on panel- SOLD In Victorian times this guy looked quite distinguished, with shirt, tie, and top hat, considering the dirty job he performed.

Rural Beauty
Rural Beauty

2019 9 x 12 Oils on Canvas From my hiking travels on the Bruce Trail near Hamilton. This pastoral setting inspired a feeling of peace and quickly had me reflecting on the beauty all around us. This is the first in the Barns of Ontario series.

Sunset Reflections
Sunset Reflections

2019 12 x 16 Oils on Panel If it's vibrancy you're looking for then the beautiful colours in this sunset painting could be just what you're looking for. There is nothing prettier than a water sunset.

Splash
Splash

2018 12 x 16 Oils on Panel One of my favourites, this was done entirely with a pallet knife. It shows great movement.

St. Paul Gallerie
St. Paul Gallerie

2019 16 x 20 Oils on Gallery Canvas Commission piece requested after a trip to France

Doorway in France
Doorway in France

2018 11 x 14 Oils on Gallery Canvas The stucco walls provided the perfect opportunity to use a pallet knife. It gives lots of texture and depth in this painting.

Oak Grove Cheese
Oak Grove Cheese

2018 24 x 30 Oils on Gallery Canvas-SOLD The local cheese factory as viewed from across the Nith River. The reflections were perfect in the water that day as I walked across the footbridge and looked back.

Autumn Splendour
Autumn Splendour

2018 24 x 24 oils on gallery canvas-10 x 10 matted prints available. While hiking last fall, I was struck by all the different shades in the leaves, most noticeably, blues and purples.

Fields of Glory
Fields of Glory

2018 8 x 10 oils on panel A beautiful field encountered during a hike on the Bruce Trail. I love the fall colours and long shadows of the day.

My Little Chickadee
My Little Chickadee

2018 11 x 14 oils on gallery canvas This little guy was a visitor off my deck where the sunflowers were a welcome feast. I like to think he was back often for a snack.

The Lighthouse Keeper
The Lighthouse Keeper

2017 Oils Panel 10x12 Framed - SOLD I can just see this old guy manning the station in a lighthouse, maybe in Atlantic Canada.

Spring Blossoms
Spring Blossoms

2018 12 x 12 oils on gallery canvas Painted in the early spring, these blossoms provided hope of beautiful sunny days to come. I love the subtle shading and light.

Irises
Irises

2018 8 x 10 oils on panel

Sweet Pea Shadows
Sweet Pea Shadows

2017 12 x 12 oils on wood gallery canvas Our old rail fence had an abundance of sweet peas and fast became the inspiration for this painting. I loved the texture and variations in the wood and the shadows created an interesting backdrop.

Joy
Joy

2018 10 x 12 oils on panel

Above the Bullrushes
Above the Bullrushes

2018 8 x 10 oils on panel