Tuesday, May 28, 2019

with confidence

We had a new model at life drawing and she gave off so much energy, despite sitting perfectly still(!). It's funny how some models are so dynamic and alive, while not moving a muscle. Incredible really. Also, it was nice to bring out the watercolours! ; )
here's a detail - 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Mary Jo

5X7" original oil painting on panel

This little birdie likes long flights through the park, sweet berries and Jake Gyllenhaal movies. ; )

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

red rocks

I love painting with red. It's such a warm wonderful colour. For some reason, it's kind of scary to use... but it often works great!

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Award of Excellence for Portrait

The Don Valley Art Club Show opening went great last night. Tons of people showed up. Thanks to everyone for all their support. It was wonderful to see all of you! 
I was thrilled and honoured to receive an Award of Excellence in Portrait. There were 15 awards given amongst over 100 paintings. Also, my painting sold. So all in all a wonderful evening!

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Art Show!

Tomorrow Night is the opening of the Don Valley Group Art Show. I'll be there 7-9pm. Over 100 paintings from as many artists. Phew!
May 8th at 67 Pottery Road Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills. Toronto. Come by and say Hi!

Saturday, May 04, 2019

natural beauty

I’m very happy with the end result of this one, with all the cool green light bouncing around. I really wanted to do the model justice. I’m adding lots of colour on the light side, like I do with my watercolours, and still keeping it harmonious. Each portrait really is it's own learning process. 🙋🏻