This painting took my eye with the intense sunset reflecting in the clouds, the water and rocks, appearing in some ways to be setting them on fire. Other paintings from Skies and Water

Afternoon Thunderclouds

Oil on Canvas 48″H x 48″W Note: The painting is on an old stretcher frame that is 4” deep. The inspiration image was taken by KJ in the Fall of 2021 as a late afternoon storm approached. The fading sunlight highlighted the wheat stems.

Blue Island

Oil on GessoBord 18″W x 6″H Tryptych Although not a totally accurate depiction of Chantry Island in Lake Huron, I think this captures the beauty of a sunny day in a special place. Other Paintings from Skies and Water

From Galehead Hut

Oil on Canvas Galehead Hut is the most remote in the Appalachian Mountain Club hut system, with views that are well worth the day’s climb to reach it. Other Paintings from Skies and Water


Oil on Canvas 48″W x 30″W Diptych Where the sand meets the Atlantic Ocean in Namibia I had the impression of unlimited water and beach. I wanted to capture that sense of endless space.   Other Paintings from Skies and Water

Blue Horizon #1

Oil on Canvas Blue Horizon #1 is, as named the first in a series of paintings of Lake Huron looking west from the beach in Southampton. The sky and water on a sunny day are magical and can be captured in a variety of styles. I used rough stokes to Read more…

Atlantic Moon from 35000 Feet

Oil on GessoBord When I fly, I always choose the window seat and take photos of anything interesting.  The sun’s reflection off the clouds on a flight to Europe was particularly colourful. I blended the colours carefully on the smooth surface of the cradled board to create a soothing image. Other Read more…