Category Archives: Events

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Storyteller

I used dramatic posture from a photo to paint a smokey story. I paint while I imagine the environment. A picture story can add meaning and emotion to the written word. Firestarter – Old Style […]

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Jingle Dancer

Jingle dancer from photo archive composited and painted. Mountain Textured Jingle Dancer Texture control -Started with rough canvas and canvas duplicate black and white as texture. It was over the top. added mountain texture using […]

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Elder

This was a study created after reading Schmid’s “The Figure”. I was interested in his use of edges and his study of Sargent. I made and added Black and white textures to suit the image […]

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Trumpeter Swans

I await the return of Trumpeter Swans. They like to feed near the mouth of the Little Shuswap River. The water is ice cold and the Sockeye Salmon which is headed to the Adams River […]

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Messengers

Air Messaging This was a work from imagination. I am using Brayers and Wax textures as well as different custom papers on this work to make a high rock location. First, I needed to get […]

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Face Painted Youth

Three paintings were made from photo references of this pow wow youth dancer. He was a terrific. Who gets a good subject in motion that has bright colour, interesting form, and angry passion. I’d forgotten […]

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Pow Dancer – The Hop

This was the Pow Wow – Senior Men’s Dance winner, a powerful athletic dancer, who I was able to catch in the hop motion. I remember he was smiling and had the widest grin at […]

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Canada Day

Chase Canada Day, 2019 Three good reasons for marking Chase Canada Day Parade as my premier photo shoot event in 2019: 1./ Councillor Steve Scott and Mayor Rod Crowe , located between the cab and […]

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Watch Bears Dance

Watch Bears Dance “Watch Bears dance” – digital painting result based on Neskonlith Elder’s Pow Wow, August 2017, from WIP  GrandMother archives. Created Nov. 2017. for 18 X 22.5 inch gallery wrap.      

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Rodeo Retiree

I don’t know Don. He has been visible at every Pritchard rodeo I ever attended. He wears many hats at the BCRA. Runs the tractor that cultivates the arena for the barrel riders: judges bare, […]

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Pritchard Rodeo

BCRA Rodeo – Pritchard 2017 I attended the July 9th rodeo in Pritchard and found that half of the toughest contestants, those from Cache Creek area were not able to compete. They were busy fighting […]

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Canada Day 2017

Chase Parade Chase Canada Day paraded an honour guard, RCMP in red, float cakes marked 150, golf carts and emergency vehicles brought up the rear. And there was more….Scroll Down to see

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Hockey on Ice

Arena Updates Note: Chase Heat – Home game photo shoots are posted as temporarily Galleries for the Regular Season then my favourites are moved HERE . See Photo Blog to find more Chase Heat posters. […]

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Paintings Lost

I put all my painted images that I had not printed onto a storage hard drive during extensive house renovations. The external hard drive failed. When I inquired about the costs involved in rescue and […]

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Long Canoes

Long Canoes Paddle Through the Mouth of Little Shuswap Lake August 1st, under the noon day sun, many stand on Pine Street bridge to cheer, wave, and hold up signs for the 5 local bands […]

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Chase Wharf

Chase Wharf Photographs The new wharf is a steel and concrete beauty, taller, and made to last longer. If needed, a maintenance truck can now drive down the length of it. The wharf funding was […]

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Rodeo Bull

The Under Bull Pritchard puts on a great little rodeo. It’s so well set up that I can count on great action shots and lots of photo stories. I love a good story. This story […]

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