Expressions in the field of the elements of visual art and the process of so many oil paintings that I consider fine art. For me art has been a personal thing and to be with nature where other animals exist. I spend time at my easel and I am entertained and engaged in finding answers to questions pertaining to the visual play of color,light,shape and texture. I have used Gamblin torte grey as a ground and am trying out Gamblin chromatic black.
A couple of months ago; I was up and down the creeks spending some time along the water photographing the creeks looking for ways the water moves along.
I recently acquired a pochade box taking my studio outdoors. Hopefully to capture more of the mood of the landscape as it exists before me.
For me writing is nearly as important as painting and trying both together in communicating a story to my audience presenting in different ways as I try to convey what I can.
In Kelowna, oil painting is so therapuetic being in touch with nature where one feels a belonging to . Blue skies , grey skies it is close to Walpurgisnacht and Halloween the leaves on the trees are deep orange, red, and yellow. Reds contrast well with the green spruce trees.
Taking a walk along the Mission Creek green-way there are many trees to see and many compositions to paint. Exploring all the turns in the creek. This is where my inspiration comes from.