Devotion

Devotion

This watercolour peony reminded me of a romantic vintage Victorian card that you might send to a loved one. There are lots of interesting textures and elements that make up this design for your eyes to feast on. This would make a wonderful gift for your special someone !

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Golden Glory 03

Golden Glory 03

The grays of winter are receding. The first blooms of the season are raising their heads to add a splash of colour to the spring garden. This sketchy watercolour image is the third of three that are certain to add a golden warmth to any living or office space.

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Golden Glory 02

Golden Glory 02

The grays of winter are receding. The first blooms of the season are raising their heads to add a splash of colour to the spring garden. This sketchy watercolour image is the second of three that are certain to add a golden warmth to any living or office space.

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Golden Glory 01

Golden Glory 01

The grays of winter are receding. The first blooms of the season are raising their heads to add a splash of colour to the spring garden. This sketchy watercolour image is the first of three that are certain to add a golden warmth to any living or office space.

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Sea Lights

Sea Lights

I had the pleasure of spending the month of February on the central coast of California. I am fascinated by the ocean and its many moods. In this abstract I portray the power and energy of the sea and the light that dances and streams its way through the water.

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Chillin at the Pillars

Chillin at the Pillars

We just got make from a somewhat wet month along the central California coast. We spent a lot of time in Morro Bay, where I had the pleasure to get up close to some pelicans. These opportunistic fellows would casually hang out waiting for the moment when the fishing boats were unloading their daily...

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Porch in the Morning Light 02

Porch in the Morning Light 02

Feel the warmth of the morning light in the entranceway of this old vintage home.

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Clearing out the Cobwebs

Clearing out the Cobwebs

I don't know about you but I can't function without that first cup of coffee of the day. It seems to clear out all the clutter and cobwebs from the night before. I made a quirky abstract drawing of the clutter leaving my mind as the caffeine kicks in. The colour and textures in the background re...

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The Anemone Effect

The Anemone Effect

This summer and fall, the Japanese anemone have produced an abundance of blooms. The lines they form as they travel across the blue sky forms intriguing spaces. I wanted to balance the lines with round spherical shapes . I added crosshatch brushstrokes as well to add more visual interest and tie the...

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Doors of Santa Fe

Doors of Santa Fe

In March we were fortunate enough to spend several days in Sante Fe. The architecture and energy on the streets were so vibrant and alive. I was fascinated by the shapes that the shadows from the lattice work created. I thought a painterly approach with lots of texture and bold colour would suit th...

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The First Cup of the Day

The First Cup of the Day

Early one summer morning, as I was wandering our downtown with my camera. I came across this lone bicycle propped up against a street pole in front of a coffee shop. Not a car was to be seen. Someone definitely needed their first cup of the day. I wanted to express that solitude as well as the colo...

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