4 O’clock

Lexicon Word – “Ethereal” All of the words in our ‘Lexicon” presented their own sort of challenge. Ethereal could be so many things that aren’t really tangible – celestial, heavenly, unworldly, spiritual – things lacking material substance. My subject presented itself one sunny afternoon as I was walking through my dining room. A freshly washed…

Red Door

A Christmas visit to Ross Farm in New Ross, Lunenburg County was a wonderful source of inspiration for painting this year. This particular door checked many boxes with it’s weathered wood and brightly coloured flecks of paint. Inanimate objects can tell a story. Patterns of wear suggest how they have been used and in this…

August Apples

Twelve Acre Hill is blessed with spectacular sunsets that bring incredible colour to the world. In this painting August apples, or yellow transparents as they are also known, glow in the warm light casting deep shadows on the weathered wall of the barn behind. DETAILS 36″x36″ Acrylic on Canvas DATE 2016 Sold Also available as a Limited…

Canning

The summer harvest of peaches is a feast for the senses. The taste is distinctive, the smell is like no other, and the visual explosion of colour is incredibly vibrant. Blanched and peeled, the colours take on a greater intensity and the beautiful shapes are enhanced by the reflective glossy sheen of the exposed flesh.…

Apple

Twelve Acre Hill has numerous apple trees that have become part of the landscape. Old, gnarled trees still bear colourful fruit that glow bright red and yellow in the glare of late-summer sunshine. DETAILS 6”x6” Acrylic on Canvas DATE 2015 Original Painting Sold Also available as a Limited Edition Archival Print.