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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fretz Barn - Huron Road
Fretz Barn - Huron Road

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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St. Paul Gallerie
St. Paul Gallerie

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Irises
Irises

2018 8 x 10 oils on panel

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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.

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Joy
Joy

2018 10 x 12 oils on panel

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Above the Bullrushes
Above the Bullrushes

2018 8 x 10 oils on panel

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