The unusual, dramatic and spectacular architecture of the Audain Art Museum, Whistler, British Columbia.
Our Lavender Provencal is spectacular this year.
This bouquet picked today is filling the house with its wonderful aroma…
…but as you can see I couldn’t resist a stopover in the studio on the way.
Collage of today’s pruned camellia branches together with past watercolor studies.
Waste not want not
a girl can never have enough dresses – matted and framed
just like her shoes.
The girl of course is our beautiful two year old granddaughter.
Nothing better than our early morning weekend walk on Spanish Banks
when the tide is out, with distant figures on the sand and the Vancouver skyline silhouetted against a clear blue sky in one direction and Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver and Bowen Island in the other. The beauty of the wild flowers blossoming amongst the logs and the little commemorative garden overlooking Acadia Beach that is aways there and freshly tended with loving care by an unknown hand, all lift the spirits on this perfect summer’s morning. I hope they lift yours too.
Bridging time, place, studio and friends, this photo was taken in Venice almost twenty years ago. Back in the studio a few years later it inspired the painting that then became a gift to dear friends.
Speaking of bridges
here are a few featured on thechangingpalette
over the past few years: