Monday, December 31, 2007


This one done today, oil/canvas 16x20" Comments welcome! Brian

Sunday, December 30, 2007


This is a 16x20" acrylic done today as a "demo" in a workshop. Comments welcome! Brian

"Winter Morning Lighthouse"

Hi Everyone,

This one was painted in the warmth of indoors, (see post below). It's 22 x 18, acrylic on canvas. Comments welcome...


"Morning on Fisgard"

This 12 x 9 , acrylic on canvas, is a painting that I started on a very cold December morning at Fort Rodd Hill. (I'm title challenged with these lighthouse paintings at present.) Comments welcome...


Friday, December 28, 2007

Fall Pears

8"x8" Acrylic

Winter Stock 8"x8"

Hi Brian, thanks for the help with the blog. Here is my first post! I had great fun painting these onions and also some pears. I couldn't seem to get the highlight on the red onion very good. First I used pinky white and when I looked at it all I could hear was "Chalk"!

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

SNOW WALK -Warmest wishes for a great Christmas and a happy 2008!

This done this afternoon, 16x20" oil. Comments welcome. Brian

Summer flowers 11

24x30 Acrylic on canvas. Summer flowers redone. A better painting thanks to the advice from all of you. Merry Christmas and Seasons Greetings. Thank you.

December Evening-Fisgard

Merry Christmas everyone!
Another one of Fisgard Light.
6 x 6 acrylic on canvas.
Your comments are welcome.

Friday, December 21, 2007

Among the Oaks

This is a small one done plein air yesterday and finished up in the studio.
8 x 10 acrylic on canvas. The house sits at the end of quite street with Garry Oak meadow on three sides, which have been saved as park!
Comments welcome.

Thursday, December 20, 2007


here is a 16x20" oil/canvas done today. Comments welcome. Brian

Summer colors

24x30" Acrylic on canvas. Finished today. C&C welcome.

Fisgard Sunrise

Hi everyone,
This is my latest. The historic Fisgard Lighthouse here in Victoria.
It was the first one built on the West Coast. Acrylic on canvas 12 x 16.
Comments welcome.

Wednesday, December 19, 2007


This is a little romantic, european painting done today , 16x20" oil/canvas. Comments welcome. Brian

Tuesday, December 18, 2007


This one done today, thanks to the contributor of the photo. 16x20" oil/canvas. Comments welcome. Brian

Monday, December 17, 2007


Another one today 16x20" oil/canvas. Comments welcome! Brian


This one done today, 16x20" oil/canvas. Thanks to the contributor of the photo in the wetcanvas library! Brian


Did this one today 16x20" oil/canvas. Comments welcome! Brian

Saturday, December 15, 2007


This is a small study done this morning 16x20" oil/canvas taken from a photo by a contributor in Goldstream Park Victoria. The salmon come up river, into the park, spawn and then die. I just had to paint this, I liked the colours so much. Thanks to the person who contributed this photo. Comments welcome. Brian

Friday, December 14, 2007

Fresh Snow

This is a fairly quick study done tonight in oils...ran out of acrylics...24x30" oil/canvas. Tried to limit the palette as much as possible. Comments welcomed. Brian

Summer flowers

24x30" Acrylic on canvas. Finished today.C&C welcome.

Thursday, December 13, 2007


This one done today, 24x30" acrylic/canvas. Comments welcome! Thanks for looking! Brian

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Every Which Way

Hi Everyone,

I'm still with the pears, another 8 x 8 acrylic on canvas. Comments are welcome.



This one done today 24x30" acrylic/canvas. Comments welcomed! Brian


24x30" Acrylic on canvas. Finished today. C&C welcome.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Another figure study

this is an 11x14 study,oil/linen


This one done today 24x30" acrylic/canvas ...Comments welcome! Brian

Sunday, December 09, 2007

Friday, December 07, 2007


This one done this morning 16x20" acrylic/canvas. Comments welcomed! Brian

Winter Sunset-Saxe Point

Hi everyone,
After the flurry of small ones lately, this one seemed hudge!
24 x 36 acrylic on canvas.
Comments welcome...=:-))

Wednesday, December 05, 2007


You just don't see many of these anymore! When I was young every farm had one! This was a small painting done today 16x20" acrylic / canvas. Comments welcomed! Brian

Monday, December 03, 2007


Did this one today 24x30" tried to capture the soft light after sunset.
Comments welcome. Brian

Sunday, December 02, 2007


this one done today 24x30" acrylic/canvas...thanks for looking, Brian

Holding On

Hello everyone,
This a 9x12 A/C of a small Garry Oak done plein air on Saturday.
Yes it was freezing but sunny!
Did some fine tuning on it in the studio yesterday.
I plan to paint a large canvas of it sometime soon.
Hope to get some C&C from everyone.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Autumn Pond

This one done today 24x30" acrylic/canvas. Thanks for looking! Brian


It's snowing in Victoria and here are some more pears....comments?