Monthly Archives: April 2013

Red Shoes

  Last summer I got these red shoes with a cork wedge heel.  Awesome.    The coolest thing about this painting is that it works hanging from any one of the four sides, and each perspective makes it a very … Continue reading

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Cast Out the Demon, Part 3 (finished)

The portrait/urban landscape/journey painting is done.  I am very pleased with the bold sky colours and reflected colour in the churned up snow, and the drama of the trees in the background and figure in the foreground.  Because it has … Continue reading

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Cast Out the Demon Part 2

I’ve begun to add colour to the sketch of Cast Out the Demon.  I won’t post every step of the process but I think I will add pivotal moments in the working of this painting.  It’s a very personal piece … Continue reading

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Cast Out the Demon Part 1

This is the first sketch, preparing for the underpainting, of a portrait of a man on a real-life journey to destroy a real-life demon that has influenced and controlled his life for over half a century.  I met him 13 … Continue reading

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Pump Jack on Highway 39 (SOLD)

This is the last of the Highway 39 paintings.  I am looking forward to spring (if it ever gets here!) so I can start doing some plein air painting –  we are hoping to do some day-trips around the province, … Continue reading

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