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It's a weekday, the sun is shining while Dad is at the office. Mom spends the morning with Junior at Gyro Beach . press the pic for a bigger view

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"Glass of Flowers" w/c 8x10
I saw these flowers jammed into a canning jar and rather liked the effect. My flowers are somewhat abstract.

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"Dinghy - Oak Bay Marina" acrylic 6x8
Local artists enjoy painting the tenders on the small beach at the Oak Bay Marina . This dinghy seems to have gathered a pool of rain over some time but it still looks serviceable to me. Yachties come ashore and take the bus to town to shop for supplies. Pr...

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Tennis Madrid 2017
Sketching from the TV is good exercise in swiftness and bravado. Tennis season is upon us. Nadal versus art, and urban sketching won in straight sets!

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"Mount Baker - late afternoon" oil 11x14
We artists on Vancouver Island live about 75 miles from Mount Baker on the mainland, and we paint it often. Known by it's local name, Kulshan, she stands like a beacon in the pacific northwest.

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"Mount Doug Path" oil 8x10
Many times have we Alfs painted at Mount Douglas, mostly the beach. This time I went to the end of the car park, where the trail starts North and painted this shady path which leads to a clearing. I used my bold big brush and got it done within the hour. It...

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"Craigdarroch Castle" 6x8 oil
Travelling by car I spied this scene and when we got home I quickly drew it in my sketch book. Then remembering the vivid fall colours, I painted this impression. The fact that the image came through the whole mental process means that we artists can captur...

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"Glass of Flowers" w/c 3.5 x 4.5
Flowers in a glass makes a charming arrangement. In this case it's very loose and juice mix of hyacinths and daffodils. I have been working (playing) with this theme for the recent couple of days. Keeping them small and light . Press the pic for a bigger view.
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