Like a River Flows

Here’s the beginnings of Two Leaves, a piece I completed last month. It was a departure from my usual painting process. I collaged silkscreened paper pieces onto the canvas. There are two long narrow canvases here. I screwed the supports together. They can be taken apart, but I think that would be a nasty. They […]

Smile

Inspired by Textile This recent painting reflects my love of textile. I’m inspired by traditional fabric and have developed an unusual collection during my travels. The theme of my big studio project, Sewing Lessons, is the metaphoric thread that leads through my recent works on canvas.  It’s only recently that I’ve noticed and acknowledged this strong connection.  […]

Big and Small

Exploring Scale in Painting Here’s a series of acrylic paintings on canvas where I work with scale and proportion. I like playing around with big space in a small area. These are abstracted landscape, rich in texture and colour. Size:  Small – the largest is 10″ x 12″. Proportion:   The compositions in these pieces have […]

Always A Student

Monoprints: The Early Years I discovered mono printing in 2004 in a printmaking course at the Victoria College of Art with Alain Costaz. It wasn’t my first stab at printmaking.  My introduction was in the early 70’s at Langara College Studio Arts programme. This was the gateway technique to printmaking I’m doing today that includes […]