Category Archives: Cape Breton Nature

Cape Breton Paintings – new

Well, I arrived in Cape Breton about two weeks ago and felt all the glorious space around me. I have been painting lots this winter and spring – at a scale that matched the smaller spaces in which I was … Continue reading

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Mary Ann’s Glads

A good friend and neighbour in Cape Breton, Mary Ann, gave me gladiolas from her beautiful garden, and a new garden at that since she moved last year. I finally got around to painting them.

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A couple more paintings from this past winter

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A couple of familiar Cape Breton scenes

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Tall Ships and Bird Islands

Last week my visitor, Liz, and I took a boat trip to the Bird Islands primarily to see puffins. The puffins are the small breed and challenging to photograph. I include a shot of the cormorants instead. We also took … Continue reading

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The beauty of July in Cape Breton

View up St. Ann’s Bay from the Lobster Galley; Little River Beach; the remarkable tree roots on hike to Uisge Ban Falls; the Louisbourg Lighthouse National Monument: ┬áno more words needed!

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Watercolour: plein air and negative painting

The beach scene is plein air at a location not far from my house (those are tacks in the sky, not birds!). Summer here is so wonderful. Back in the studio, worked on a negative painting of the beautiful papery … Continue reading

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