Category Archives: Urban Landscape

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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“Sunshine on the Ave” pastel painting

I finally finished the painting I began at the 2014 Whyte Avenue Art Walk just over 3 weeks ago!  I was able to use a few of the photos I took while I manned my booth in front of the … Continue reading

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Mill Creek Ravine – a pastel painting

This part of Mill Creek Ravine is off Whyte Avenue near the Mill Creek swimming pool.  A beautiful walking and biking trail, one of the most popular in the city.  We love to go for walks along the trails, and … Continue reading

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“Stiltwalkers at the Faire”

Last summer we attended an outdoor showing of The Princess Bride at Sir Winston Churchill Square downtown.  (Love that film!)   We arrived downtown with our camp chairs at 7:00 p.m., and good thing we got there so early because … Continue reading

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Watching the Winter Olympics (and wishing for summer)

I missed posting last week!  I was working on a painting of two of my granddaughters and wasn’t happy with it.  So I put it aside for a while and turned to an unfinished work I had begun last summer … Continue reading

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