Thursday, 30 July 2009

View from Ravenhill Farm SOLD

I enjoyed a painting adventure to the
Ravenhill Farm on the Saanich Peninsula
with the Al Fresco non-group last Friday
and this little sketch
is the result.
I set up at the edge of the farm,
facing southwest toward Brentwood Bay and Todd Inlet.
Before I started to paint I raised my arms above my head,
waved them about and declared,
"Put your hands in the air, like you don't care!"
(It's a fun and freeing way in which to start a painting -
and a great motto for living life!)
oil on panel
9 x 12
Contact Linny for information.
(Comments are welcome, too.)

Monday, 27 July 2009

Autumn by the Blue Bridge SOLD

"Autumn by the Blue Bridge" is one of the larger paintings
that I mentioned in one of my past posts.
I'm getting ahead of myself in the seasons with this one,
(and I don't want to rush this year's glorious summer)
but, with all the talk of the fate of Victoria's historic
Johnson Street Bridge / "The Blue Bridge", I started thinking
that it may be the autumn of our (1924) bascule Blue Bridge - or is
that final decision still "up in the air"?
"Autumn by the Blue Bridge"
acrylic on canvas, 36x48, ©Linny D Vine
Private Collection
Brentwood Bay, BC Canada

Sunday, 19 July 2009

Midsummer Blooms

Thank-you to everyone for
visiting with me at the Moss Street Paint -In,
it was great to see you all!!!
"Midsummer Blooms" is from a warm and vibrant
planting of
lilies that I spotted on the
first day of summer -
(and isn't this the best summer...
and aren't summers the best?!)
"Midsummer Blooms"
acrylic on canvas
36 x 30

Saturday, 18 July 2009

Fisgard Fantasy SOLD

Today is the 22nd ANNUAL MOSS STREET PAINT -IN!!!
12 noon - 4 pm
I'm at site #61 between Clover Avenue and George Street
at the Dallas Road end of Moss Street.
See you there!!!
"Fisgard Fantasy"
acrylic on canvas
36 x 24

Friday, 3 July 2009

Gorge Dreamland SOLD

The 16th annual Gorge on Art takes place
tomorrow Saturday July the 4th from 11 am - 4 pm
along the beautiful Gorge waterway.
You can find me with my "Gorge -ous"
paintings (including "Gorge Dreamland")
at site #6 near the Admirals end of the walk way.
Wear sunscreen and see you there!
acrylic on canvas
18 x 36
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