Healing the Break

Well here I am, hopefully, on the last stretch on the road to recovery from my broken ankle. Started therapy late yesterday afternoon at the Arnprior Chiropractic Health Centre. Had an appointment with Dr. Philip Knapp and received a full consultation, assessment and exercise routine. I have spent my whole life in gyms, exercising, running,Continue reading “Healing the Break”

WIP Pretty in Blue (continues)

Pretty in Blue is the May Workshop here at Studio Thirty Eight. I use a 12 x 16 double primed and stretched canvas. My next stage includes: Blocking in the flowers and starting the highlights,  Adding a few more leaves, Painting in the lilacs, and Detailing a couple of buds After I’m reasonably satisfied withContinue reading “WIP Pretty in Blue (continues)”


Well here is Snow Birch finished. After preparing the black gessoed canvas, painting in the black and grey gessoed trees, and applying black to the trees to create the birch texture and look, I applied a very thin coat of Liquid Clear over the entire dry canvas. Applications of phthalo blue and cadmium yellow wereContinue reading “WIP SNOW BIRCH FINISHED”

WIP Snow Birch: Blog Post 004

Nice to be back in the studio and I have started this 16 x 20 painting called Snow Birch. This is a Bob Ross design done using the wet-on-wet oil painting technique. This painting is for the April 2013 Workshop I am holding at my Arnprior Studio. It starts with a black gessoed canvas.  The trees areContinue reading “WIP Snow Birch: Blog Post 004”