Paintings of Western Canada
Majestic mountains, Glacier lakes, Rolling plains, and dense forestry.
Harmony of Winter Series
As my gallery has now been opened for two weeks, I dive into my new series of paintings titled ‘Harmony Of Winter’. The first snowfall has arrived and I am immediately drawn to the beauty and magic of a fresh fallen snowy landscape. Keeping this series soft and harmonic was my theme as I feel our world needs this right now, almost like one of my mottos: “less is more”.
This was initially inspired by a photo from Whistler, whereby I did I large painting of Glacier Creek, but it soon took on its own direction — reminding me of our family trip to Whistler in 2011. Our five kids were all together skiing after my Dad had just passed and I recall taking a moment amongst the mountains and pines and spruces just taking it all in. Harmony comes to mind as being with my whole family who made everything okay. Enjoy.
48h 48w canvas | 52h 52w framed
Roadstop to the Mountains
36h 36w canvas 40h 40w framed
Eagle Valley Creek Hiking Trail
Photo credit: Sara Goulet photography
30h 48w canvas 34h 52w framed
Glorious Three Sisters
The Peaks, Canmore, Alberta – Oil on Canvas
Although I’ve painted the Three Sisters twice before, I never seem to tire of this view. All of my approaches have been different, bringing a change in mood, season, and hopefully triggers reactions of beauty to my viewers. The Three Sisters are iconic, a landmark many of us have come across in our travels of Western Canada. My sister is a photographer of nature and sent me this close up of the peaks for inspiration. Putting my trademark ‘purples’ on the peaks have it the drama it deserved. Hope you enjoy.
Photo credit: Anne-Marie McNally
24h 36w canvas 28h 40w framed
Sunwapta Falls, BC – Oil on Canvas
I found this amazing landscape photographer from western Canada and I fell in love with her posts. We have connected, and this is the first I’ve done from her photos (Sara Goulet Photography). The outcome of this painting interestingly enough, was not what I had imagined when starting it. I painted it during the height of the pandemic, with so much emotion and uncertainty in the world. I feel this painting depicts the turmoil of the world in the water movement and unusual colours in the falls, the serenity and calmness of the tree lines keeps us grounded and balanced during such trying times.
Photo credit: Sara Goulet Photography
20h 40w canvas 24h 44w framed
Three Sisters Peaks 1
Banff Alberta – Oil on Canvas
The Three Sisters, what a Canadian iconic landmark. This is my second time painting this mountain, and they were both done completely different. I was sitting in a restaurant when I saw this particular view. I felt like you could almost reach out and touch the mountain tops. There were maybe 45 minutes left of daylight so the colours were rich and magnificent. I wanted to lend a mood to this painting by using blues, turquoise, and yellows. You can feel the day is almost done.
24h 20w canvas 28h 24w framed