Tag Archives: Drayton Valley

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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Orthodox Church off Hwy 39

  Along central Alberta’s highways and byways are a myriad of Orthodox churches, built by the Ukrainian settlers who came to Alberta on the promise of land to be had for those hardy enough to withstand the climate.  Holy Trinity … Continue reading

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Alberta Birchstand – a pastel painting

Another in a series of pastel paintings derived from photos taken along Highway 39 (between Calmar and Drayton Valley).

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Barns on Hwy 39

Highway 39, off Calgary Trail (aka Highway 2), is the road I take to visit my daughter and granddaughter on a little farm not far from Buck Lake, near Drayton Valley.

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Alberta Sunset With Haystacks

Canada really is a young nation, and Alberta is a young province of that nation.  We are known mostly for our oilfields, and certainly for our mountains (some of the most beautiful in the world).  But along the highways and byways … Continue reading

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