Category Archives: Landscape

Watch out for the thistles!

Up here in the north (well, not quite as far north as Fort McMurray, but still…) it’s finally spring.  At least, I’m sure we’ve had our last snowfall and our provincial nickname “Sunny Alberta” has since been well-earned in the two … Continue reading

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“Sleigh Ride on the Avenue” pastel painting

There is something magical about a winter sleigh ride, even when it’s in the middle of of a bustling city just before Christmas, instead of on an idyllic country road.   Thanks to Edmonton’s Old Strathcona-Whyte Avenue  and to Longriders , for the opportunity … Continue reading

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“Creek in Autumn” soft pastel painting

Jackie Parker Park has been the inspiration for many of my pastel paintings and I expect I will paint many more.  This will be the last one for 2014 and I am really happy with it.

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Back to Jackie Parker Park – pastel painting

A limited palette pastel painting of Mill Creek as it runs through Jackie Parker Park in Millwoods,  done last week.  I hadn’t painted anything since I finished the Newcastle commissions – just over two weeks of not painting!  My break … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods, pastel painting

Another scene from the Mill Creek Ravine hiking/biking trails.  We have so many beautiful, natural trails in Edmonton all across the city and most of them link to each other.  I’ve only been on a few, but my sister began … Continue reading

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