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The View From Here

Avens Gallery 30×72, acrylic on GC, $4500 CAD The idea for this painting came to me at a time when my own child was finding herself up metaphorical trees. The mother bear is a bit anxious with her cubs’ newly found freedom.

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Seeing Red

Gainsborough Galleries 24×30, oil on GC $1575 CAD   It is not surprising that as a wildlife artist, I have a deep fascination for cave art, specifically the animals at Chauvet cave, France. Humankind has been painting animals for thousands

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Highly Territorial

Gainsborough Galleries 30×40, oil on GC, $3100 CAD The energy of the wolf is what I’m after in this piece. The colours heighten our emotional response to his very sure gaze, the focus on his face dramatizes the scale, bringing

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A Sleepless Night In Winter

Gainsborough Galleries 24×30, oil on GC, $1575 CAD This painting just happened. It was supposed to be very different, but during the process some wonderful things accidentally happened on the canvas, that just could not be overlooked. It is glazed

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Non Typical Black Bear

Gainsborough Galleries 22×28, oil on FC, $1950 CAD   This bear came to me one night while I was sleeping. His coat was comprised of an armour of paint, in brilliant colour, it moved as he did, similar to chain

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Defender

Gainsborough Galleries 30×50, oil on GC, $2650 CAD The Ram is surefooted on rocky terrain, and creates his own path where none exist. They live in large herds, frequently seen by the roads here in the Rockies. The Rams within the herd defend their rights

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Lookout

Gainsborough Galleries 24×20, oil on Framed Panel, $1650 CAD These cats are very hard to catch a glimpse of in the wild. If our own pet cat, Mr. Right, is any example, that means they are all silently watching US from

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Afternoon Delight

Hampton Gallery 24×30, oil on C UF, $1575 CAD Grizzly bears are able to make many expressive faces. Sometimes it is hard to resist painting the funny ones, and when the expression is in alignment with my own current frame of

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