Evening Clouds & Queen Anne's Lace

Thursday, January 28, 2010

'First Light-Oak Bay',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, Oak Bay, southern Vancouver Island, oil painting)

This is my second go at this painting. It was
developed from a smaller plein air piece last
spring. However I was never quite happy with
how it turned out. Well today I put it up on my easel
and tried to figure out what it needed and
I think I may have done it this time.
Course who knows what I may think in
couple of days or weeks or...hmmm!
Oil on linen 18 x 14.
Your thoughts and comments are always welcomed!
Jeffrey
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Please email me if you would like information
on purchasing this painting.
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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

'November Sky',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, fall skies, Swan Lake, Victoria BC, oil painting)

More clouds again everyone!
=;-))
I'm also trying to keep the foreground quite simple
and loose but interesting.
Oil on canvas 8 x 10.
Your thoughts and comments are hoped for!
Jeffrey
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This painting is available for $350 with free shipping
anywhere in North America.
Please email me to arrange your purchase.
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Monday, January 25, 2010

'September Memory',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, September light, southern Vancouver Island)

I used a small painting I did a while ago as a reference for
this piece. Another in my September light series
that I am continuing to develop.
Oil on canvas 24 x 24.
Your thoughts and comments are welcomed.
Jeffrey
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Saturday, January 23, 2010

'After the Storm',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, surfing Jordan River, French Beach, Vancouver Island)

Our area had a number of wind and rain storms
over several days recently. Once the weather
settled down I made a short trip to Jordan River.
This is a well known surfing area about 70km
north of Victoria along the west side of the
island. There were some surfers out on the waves,
(no I wasn't one of them),
however that wasn't the reason I was there.
I took quite a few reference photo's of the waves
breaking on the beach but due to the strong
winds in that spot we backtracked to
the somewhat protected French Beach
set up our easels and got to it.
It was getting almost dark by the time
we packed up, but what a wonderful spot.
Oil on wood panel 11 x 14.
Your thoughts and comments are welcomed!
Jeffrey
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Please email me if you would like information
about buying this painting.
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Friday, January 15, 2010

'Autumn Gold',**SOLD**

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, autumn skies, fall colour)

As I have mentioned before I really love painting clouds
and this studio piece was no exception.
Partly photo reference and part memory/imagination
I tried to capture that wonder and magic of
early evening in the late fall.

'Autumn Gold'
Oil on canvas 
8 x 10
Thoughts and comments always appreciated!
Jeffrey
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SOLD
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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

'Highrock Contours" *SOLD*

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, Highrock Park, Esquimalt BC, Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team)


I was able to get out for a quick paint last Sunday at
Highrock park once again. As you can see we had a very
cool cloudy day, something I find very challenging to paint.
The lovely rounded rock contours covered with a coat of
winter moss and the dancing Garry oaks
grabbed my attention this day.
Oil on wood panel 6 x 8.
Your thoughts and comments are most welcomed!
Jeffrey
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SOLD
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Sunday, January 10, 2010

'Winter Walk',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, winter, snow, southern Vancouver Island)

Winter on southern Vancouver Island often
happens without snow, (seldom without lots of
rain), but we do get real winter
from time to time. When that happens I do
my best to re-supply my 'winter' reference
photo library. This piece was painted using a
photo I took after a January snow
storm back in 2007.
Oil on canvas 16 x 20.
Your thoughts and comments are appreciated!
Jeffrey
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If you would like information about acquiring
this painting, please email me.
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Friday, January 8, 2010

'Winter Mallards',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, mallards, winter marsh)

Waterfowl are adaptable and hardy and seem to quite enjoy
those areas of ice cold weather can create. Nothing can
out do the colour of sunlit Mallard drakes on a crisp
winter afternoon. Truly one of natures
most colourful visual delights.
Oil on wood panel 6 x 8.
Your thoughts and comments are always welcomed!
Jeffrey
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This painting is available for $150 with free
shipping anywhere in North America.
Please email me and I will arrange your PayPal purchase.
jjboronart@shaw.ca
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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

'Fishin' not Wishin', **SOLD**

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, Belted Kingfisher, bird watching)

Amazing birds to observe doing their thing the
Belted Kingfisher is also a strikingly beautiful bird.
Equally at home in ponds and lakes they are also very
comfortable fishing in the ocean shoreline. Here on
Vancouver Island I get to watch them in both
salt and freshwater environments.
Oil on wood panel 6 x 6.
Your thoughts and comments are hoped for!
Jeffrey
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SOLD
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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

'Over the Edge',

(Canadian west coast Impressionism, Mount Maxwell, Saltspring Island, Turkey Vultures)

I spent a late afternoon painting up on Mount
Maxwell last September and took the reference
photo for this piece at that time. It was
such a magical early evening and quite thrilling
as we looked down on soaring Turkey vultures
and ravens while painting and photographing
the spectacular view. As I painted this the
memory of stillness, the lovely scent of
pine and the raven talk made me long
for a return trip sometime!
Oil on canvas 16 x 12.
Thoughts and comments always appreciated!
Jeffrey
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If you would like information on purchasing
this painting please email me.
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