Rain Lake : Day 6 watercolour

Before I started working on the acrylic painting affectionately called “Before Breakie,” I did a little watercolour study of the same scene.

Rain Lake : Day 4 fog

So this was the view from our cabin at 7:30am… fog! Day 4 in Rain Lake, Algonquin Park. I was meant to paddle out with my daughters to the landing in time to meet friends… but decided to delay until the fog lifted a little instead of paddling blind. I could see about 30m out,…

Rain Lake : Day 3 watercolour

Before I started the acrylic I did a little watercolour study of the same scene, as with it being overcast and early morning, everything was quite blue and cool tones. Was our “worst weather,” a few scattered showers which drove us inside to play cards for a couple hours. A welcome rest after the big…

Rain Lake : Day 2

Our second day in Algonquin Park on Rain Lake, was another smooth, glassy day on the water. I did a couple studies of the landscape, and finished up one I started the night before of the scrubby plants along the shore. (Yes those are red leaves, autumn is coming!) After breakfast we did a portage…

Rain Lake : Day 1

Just returned from a beautiful week in Rain Lake, Algonquin Park… the weather was the best we have ever had. Still, glassy water. Any breeze was at our backs most times we paddled. Was a 4km paddle to our cabin with two canoes. Took a lot of photos, and had some gorgeous mornings painting outside….

paddling and painting

Was a lovely sunny day in Kearney, and I managed to seize the moment for a solo canoe voyage out on Mirror Bay, to enjoy a little painting time outside. Was pretty calm conditions for painting in the canoe, but I did drift along and have to paddle back to where I started so I…

Let’s Do Science Poster

Very pleased with how the finished poster turned out for Scholastic Education’s British Columbia Let’s Do Science : Light & Sound. I had the fun of illustrating these four images, the team at Scholastic is fantastic to work with, always providing constructive direction and feedback. I was able to call on both my time living…