Beacon Hill Park has a small hill on it that provides a panoramic view of Dallas Road, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. If you narrow your sites you can follow the grassy hillside down to the road and this copse of trees seen on a late Autumn afternoon.
Peyto Lake is a glacier fed lake north of Lake Louise on the Icefields Parkway. There is a wooden lookout uphill from the parking lot that is full of bus loads of tourists in the Summer. However, if you continue uphill on a rough trail you will eventually reach the Bow Valley Summit which provides […]
The sun is nearing the horizon as the Pacific surf continues to pound onto the sandy beach.
Quadra Mountain is named for the four peaks of the mountain. This view is from the trail that goes from Moraine lake to the Consolation Lakes in Banff National Park. The Quadra glacier hangs above the steep sides of Quadra Mountain below the peaks.
Evening at the Englishman River Estuary brings a colourful display in the sky. The pinks and blues contrast with the drab grays and greens in the shallow tidal basin.
The inspiration for this painting came from the vertical pile of cumulus clouds rising above the field in late Summer.
This is the view across Juan de Fuca Strait to the shore of Washington State from Botanical Beach Park on the West coast of Vancouver Island.
The inspiration for this particular painting of Qualicum Beach at dawn came from the yellow hue in the sky that created a warm glow on the sunny areas of the beach sand. I particularly liked the vertical strip of water where the sand meets the rocky beach.
The mood created by the lighting at dawn on the beach at Qualicum Beach changes from day to day. On this particular morning the soft mauve, pink and blue colours created a quiet mood.
The main public beach in Qualicum Beach is only a 10 minute walk from our house and I am always going down to the beach to see the panorama of the Salish Sea and the coastal shore and islands. I go there at all times of the day and all kinds of weather. It is […]