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If you would like to see some my work up-close and “in person”, come and meet me in the upcoming Artists’ Studio Tour! This is a fun, free, two-day event involving more than 30 Oak Bay artists who work in a range of media. I will be showing my drawings along with Margaret Case, who creates beautiful acrylic paintings and photography.
For a brochure of the event (from the Oak Bay Recreation website), click on the green image at the top of the post.
Another one of my father’s tools, and one that comes with two specific challenges: Numbers (everyone knows what they look like, and we expect them to look regular) and the fact that those numbers are light and the background is dark.
The plants that inspired this drawing grow in the gardens of Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye. I love Scotland’s rugged, open landscapes, and every now and again, you come across an elaborate gem of a garden that sits in a place where between the climate and the soil, no garden has any right to be. Those Scottish gardeners surely have some resolve! This one is close to a sea loch, so on top of amazing flowers and a castle, you also get views of the coast.