Friday, October 19, 2012

Trees as Paintings

When I was at the Emma Lake workshop this summer in Northern Saskatchewan, I used tree imagery as starting point for my paintings.  You can see from this photo that I am continuing with this in my studio in Vancouver:

The tree imagery is what gets me going; it is colour, drawing and surface that carry me forward.

Friday, October 12, 2012


Here is an example of how I work in my sketch books, recording things around me and taking them back to the studio:

This was part of an installation called The Primary Mark at Diane Farris Gallery as part of the Vancouver Drawing Festival in 2010.