A variety of works inspired by Nature and interpreted in Oils.
This beautiful beetle was photographed at the Montreal Insectarium and then painted in oils on Canvas. 9 x 12. 2018
These curios and cautious flightless New Zealand residents are as fun to observe sneaking in and out of grass lined pathways on NZ’s cliffs above the sea, as they are to paint. Oil on canvas. 9 x 12. 2018
New Zealand Fur Seals
These beauties spent a lot of time playing in pools and the ocean as I observed them. Oil on canvas. 9 x 12. 2018
Work done from photos taken at the Montreal Insectarium. Oils on Canvas. 9 x 12. 2018
L. latreillii (Stag Beetle-Australia)
This gorgeous jewel of an insect was photographed at the Montreal Insectarium. This is my interpretation of that beautiful bug in Oils on canvas. 9 x 12. 2018
Photographed in Cuba, heading to it’s burrow, this Tarantula Hawk is a striking subject with it’s velvety body sthat shimmers blue in the light and it’s beautiful rusty wings. Oil on canvas. 9 x 12. 2018
The works were done with a combination of Adobe Photoshop and the traditional media together.
This Jay was painted using Watercolour, gouache, and Adobe Photoshop. Mixed Media. 2016
Sketched on site at the Montreal Biodome in the Naturalia section this Mygalomorph was a great model (didn’t move once :) )! Done in Watercolour and Ink. 2015
Various sketches and works created in watercolour.
Different sketchbook work and cartoons as well as some process work.
These beautiful jellies were hanging out in an exhibit at the Toronto Aquarium. They made for a fun study. Watercolour, coloured pencils and paint markers on paper. 2017
Donkey in hiding
This was a plein air sketch I did in Normandy of a Donkey that lives down the road from where we stay when we spend time there. On this day she was hiding behind a blackberry bush for most of the time I sketched her. This piece was done in watercolours and pen.
A baby bird I found in Normandy. Sketched in Watercolour and pen.
Bird Nest Studies
These are some birds nests I sketched while visiting family in Ontario. Watercolour and pen.
This is a sketchbook I created from various photos taken in my travels. Mixed media. 2018
Photos taken in my travels abroad and explorations of the city I live in.
A Snail on the Mountain
This beauty was found on Mount Royal in Montreal in the early Fall.
Mont Royal Park, Montréal, QC
The lure of the Moon
Early Spring on Ile St-Bernard Fauna Refuge
Sunflower and Bee
The lure of Pollen is strong this beautiful sunflower attracted all sorts of visitors. The most notable being the big bees who would get covered in their Pollen.