Category Archives: 2013

A New Word and a pastel “Selfie” portrait for Twenty-Fourteen

My Word for 2014 is “Persistence”.   It’s not meant to represent a new start, but rather the next step on the path I chose last year. I ended 2013 with one last painting (below), a self-portrait in soft pastels … Continue reading

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Autumn Clouds Over Jackie Parker Park SOLD

The clouds got my attention.  This painting is from a series of photographs I took while on a walk around Jackie Parker Park, past the off-leash dog park and the kids’ play park and around the lake.  The clouds were … Continue reading

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Remembering Autumn (because Winter arrived weeks ago!)

Autumn ended here in the third week of October. November saw 18″ of snow fall (it’s all still here) and it’s been snowing since December began.  We’ve already seen temperatures in the -20s C, and are expecting more in the … Continue reading

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Approaching the Columbia Icefields Parkway

This is the third and final pastel painting in this part of my series on the David Thompson Highway.  After this one, the road turns onto the Columbia Icefields Parkway on the way to Jasper.  The series will continue along … Continue reading

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Misty Mountains on the David Thompson Highway

A few weeks ago, we drove to Jasper (Alberta) for a mini-vacation for our 8th anniversary.   Jasper is about a 4 hour drive from Edmonton normally, if you take Highway 16 (the Yellowhead,) but we decided to take a different, longer route.  The David … Continue reading

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