Out of the corner of my eye I catch a glimpse of a blue heron standing oh so still next to a pond; the ponds edge is crusted with ice and bits of left over snow, the water so still that it was the reflection of the heron in the water that first caught my ey...
- http://melodiedouglas.blogspot.ca working as a artist using pastel and or acrylic. As a artist I am inspired by God's creation, natures beauty, the play of light, shadows, and reflections intrigue and challenge me.Artist / Photographer, present
Melodie Douglas is a contemporary realist artist working in both acrylic and pastel. She was born and raised in Harrison Hot Springs, BC Canada and currently resides in Abbotsford BC, always a lover of the arts she seriously started embracing her artistic talents in 1995 when she was first introduced to decorative art. she co-owed a Painting Studio/retail store, where she taught various techniques related to decorative art. Melodie believes that to be an artist means to be a perpetual student and continues to study under other talented artists and teachers.
The creation of a painting is magical, watching it slowly come to life, the ebb and flow of placing colour, the brush moving across the canvas balancing each aspect until it becomes the vision I imagined. As I paint, memories often surface, of a time or place, it can bring back the feel of a gentle breeze on a summers day, or the scent of a fragrant rose, or even the sound of children laughing.
As a artist I am inspired by God's creation, natures beauty, the play of light, shadows, and reflections intrigue and challenge me.