Lake Simcoe, Cedar

January 1, 2016 at 1:11 am | Posted in canada, lake, ontario, Uncategorized, winter | Leave a comment
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Briars Golf Course, Summer Veranda, White Pine

December 31, 2015 at 9:09 am | Posted in canada, ontario, Uncategorized, winter | Leave a comment
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Black River, Dec 26th

December 28, 2015 at 4:53 am | Posted in canada, ontario, river, rural, Uncategorized, winter | Leave a comment
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18th Hole Briars Golf Course

December 27, 2015 at 6:49 am | Posted in canada, ontario, Uncategorized, winter | Leave a comment
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Dec 22nd warm days

December 23, 2015 at 7:24 am | Posted in canada, lake, ontario, Uncategorized, winter | Leave a comment
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Briars 18th Hole

December 16, 2015 at 5:14 am | Posted in canada, fall, ontario, Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Briars Golf Course 3rd Hole

December 8, 2015 at 5:00 am | Posted in canada, fall, ontario, Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Late November, Jackson’s Point Ontario

November 29, 2015 at 8:40 am | Posted in canada, fall, lake, ontario, Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Dec 28 above freezing

December 30, 2014 at 1:00 am | Posted in canada, ontario, river, rural, winter | Leave a comment
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This is probably the last of the days that the temps will be above freezing so I went out to get the last few opportunities.  Next week I’ll be back down south. Weather this time of year tends to get very overcast and colors tend to fade and become desaturated.  Growing up in the Great Lakes region, the winter can be quite monotonous and you have to really push yourself visually.  This is the bridge on the Briar’s golf course and the forest is a lot next to some rental cabins near the 18th fairway.  Sometimes it is important to try to capture all types of scenery and some may lack the drama of a sunset or even water, but just getting out and being in the moment you have to find interest and practice technique regardless of the ultimate outcome.

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Briar’s Golf Course, Dec 27th

December 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm | Posted in canada, ontario, rural, winter | Leave a comment
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A rare day when the clouds broke and the sun setting on a mild winter day.

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Christmas Sketches

December 25, 2014 at 5:45 am | Posted in canada | Leave a comment
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It has turned into a green Christmas, but that has allowed me to go out with water colors and do some sketching.  The mist did create some issues with keeping my colors on the paper as they started to wash off, but it’s a great time to capture the affinity and subtle tones of a warm Christmas.

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The Briars in August

August 8, 2014 at 3:38 am | Posted in canada, lake, ontario, summer | 1 Comment
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Jacksons Point, Sunset

August 6, 2014 at 4:06 am | Posted in canada, Digital Painting, IPAD, lake, ontario, summer | 2 Comments
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Crab Apple Bloom

June 3, 2014 at 8:05 am | Posted in canada, ontario, rural, spring | Leave a comment
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One of the rare times I get to paint a fruit tree in full bloom.  The flowers only last a few days and then they blow off.

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May Trillium 2

June 3, 2014 at 7:59 am | Posted in canada, ontario, rural, spring | Leave a comment
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A closer sketch of the Trillium before they wither.  Unfortunately the scan loses a lot of the subtle shades and details of the flowers.

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