new painting – Maria and Leilani’s Sunset Run

Hello all, Today brings new snow and a new painting. Yes, the latter despite the former (maybe I should be out there instead of in here blogging, I mean). After last weeks’ epic powder day we have had barely a flake and the groomers have been scraping up the same sad snow all week. Inspiration…

new painting: “September on the Whitecroft Waterfall Path”

Hello all, There is no doubt about it. Fall is my favourite time of the year. The kids are back in school, the boots and sweaters come out, and the fall colours appear. Here at Sun Peaks that means primarily yellows from the aspens and some birch. Later in the fall, though, the brilliant reds…

new painting – April Thaw, McGillivray Creek

Hello All, I was happy when the ski season ended and had time to focus on studying the effect of the new season on the landscape. Specifically, I became fascinated with McGillivray Creek coming to life, and the dark rush of water visible as the snow gave way. I spent plenty of hiking time searching…

What is this “The Tipsy Pine”?

What is this “The Tipsy Pine”? And where did “The Humble Dauber” go? Those who check into this site occasionally may have noticed the change in site name. At the heart of it, its just a name. Just me, painting the landscapes that I love. Same as before. But it does signal a shift on…

new painting – Toward the Village – Afternoon Light

Hello readers, Only a few more days until Christmas. Last weeks’ Arctic front kept me off the hills and in front of the easel. Because of this I finished a fair sized painting in a little over a week. A rare occurrence. This scene is once again taken from in back of the house and…

new painting and lots else new…

So much new stuff to tell! I won’t bore you with details, but we have moved to a new (hopefully forever) house in a new town (Sun Peaks, British Columbia). We have a new puppy. Kids have a new school (where they can ski at recess!!!). We are making new friends and have new neighbours….