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Come Dance With Me

Come Dance With Me Nights in the valley of a mountain range are dark, very little moon light settles to the forest floor. As the sun comes over the horizon the magic begins. The light seems to...

Artesian Spring

Artesian Spring An artesian spring is like having a personal gold mine on your property, in some cases more valuable. Springs become artesian when the water flows to the surface naturally without...

Dewy Matthews King of The Hill

Dewy Matthews What can I say, Dewy is probably one of the most unique individuals I have ever known.  He came to Alberta with a dream and 35 years later he has accomplished an incredible legacy....

The Magic In Fall Colors

""The Magic of Fall Colors So why do some of us have a love affair with fall? The Psychologists refer to the phenomenon as “Temporal Landmarks”.  What is that you ask? “Temporal landmarks divide...

Burns Lake Alberta Canada

Burns Lake, Kananaskis Alberta Sometimes it's the familiar places that come to mind when I sit down to paint, this is one of those places. Burns lake was close to our base camp so we routinely took...
Rocky Mountain Autumn

Rocky Mountain Autumn

Rocky Mountain Autumn The changing of the colors from green to gold and red triggers in most the knowledge the days are going to be shorter. The thermometer is going to dip a little more each day until the leaves have all been blown away and the snow begins to fall. Time to pack away the summer...

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Rocky Mountain Ice Fields

Rocky Mountain Ice Fields

Rocky Mountain Ice Fields On a quiet sunny day, with the wind gently blowing the peaks of the Rocky Mountains have a peaceful tranquility about them. The sun warms the air melting into what will fill the rivers and lakes below on the foothills. The grass will grow and flowers bloom, wildlife will...

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Russian Thistle

Russian Thistle

  Russian Thistle I spend hours hiking with my camera never knowing what I might find. I am always amazed at the things that catch my eye. Is it the color, the way the light bounces off a particular object or the subject that stands out predominantly?  I suppose many would call this plant a...

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Marsh Sunrise

Marsh Sunrise

Marsh Sunrise Sunrise comes every day, to witness how the rays breaking over the horizon play on the water and bounces here and there only to reflect and bounce again is a light show to behold. The trajectory of the sun as it rises prolongs the magic light possesses. Sunrise has always been my...

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Farmer’s Morning

Farmer’s Morning

Farmer's Morning The morning sun brings a new day with the hope that crops take root and the fall harvest will be plentiful. The livestock are grazing in the pastures soaking up the warmth of the sun. All thoughts of winter wind and snow are put away for now. Might be a good day to head to the...

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Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas Up from the depths, when you are as big as a Blue Whale a little rough water isn't a problem. Another watercolor in what seems to be becoming a series of Blue Whales. The colors in this painting lend themselves to the light and transparent qualities that the medium is famous for. A...

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Midnight Orca

Midnight Orca

Midnight Oraca The Orca is my favorite of all of natures creations, I could site on the shores of Northern British Columbia for days watching them. Their vocalizations are mesmerizing. Their swimming seems effortless, quite possibly one of the most beautiful animals on earth. I suppose you could...

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Blue Whale Rising

Blue Whale Rising

The Blue Whale Rising We have all seen the pictures but few have had the opportunity to actually meet the leviathan of the sea. His size alone makes him one of natures most spectacular creatures. The blue whale is the largest animal on the planet, weighing as much as 200 tons (approximately 33...

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