Watercolour of a pebble called Dallasite from the beach near Dallas Rd in Victoria, BC

Painting Portraits of Pebbles

I used to tell people, “I paint rocks”, but when everyone took that to mean that I was painting on rocks, I changed it to “I’m painting portraits of pebbles”, quite a different thing! I have always been a pebble … Continue reading Painting Portraits of Pebbles

layered black rock has been broken up and reformed into pockets within the worn rocks can be found in Botanical Beach

Inspiration from the Striated Rocks at Botany Bay on Vancouver Island

Botany Bay is next to Botanical Beach near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island. Even though¬† the beaches are close to each other the rock formations change quite dramatically. The rocks at Botany Bay are an intriguing compound rock consisting of … Continue reading Inspiration from the Striated Rocks at Botany Bay on Vancouver Island

Britannia wall with Pink Desert Rock & Sage together with a mix of 'Portraits of Pebbles'

My Exhibition at Britannia Art Gallery in Vancouver

When I initially wrote this the exhibit wasn’t due to go up until the weekend and I was in the throes of planning and packing up paintings, hoping the walls would look something like this! My plan for the Britannia … Continue reading My Exhibition at Britannia Art Gallery in Vancouver