ON THE WALL AT YQQ

YQQ ART EXHIBIT Recently I was excited to be included in the artist’s winter display at the ComoxValley Airport, otherwise known as YQQ. Two of my pieces were chosen by jury: Comox Glacier Overlooking Comox Harbour, and Filberg Lodge. There are two displays per year,...

MUST AN ARTIST HAVE A STYLE?

PHOTOGRAPHIC ART I’m a digital artist. When I started creating photographic art a number of years ago, I began by throwing caution to the wind. I figured a “style” would emerge as I progressed and learned. As time went by, it became obvious that few...

KEEPING IT PURE

SCENIC PHOTOGRAPHS When I first got into photography seriously in the 80s, I strove to be a purist.  Thirty years ago, I started a little postcard company here known as  Vancouver Island Postcards. I sold the company years ago, but the merchandise spinners are still...

A NEW LOOK AT A COMMON SUBJECT

UNIQUE FLORALS Perhaps the most abundantly photographed, drawn, and painted subject on the planet is the flower. My objective in creating digital floral images is simply to try and make them artistically different from the mainstream. I realize that is a tall order...

MAKING A CANVAS GALLERY WRAP

  ABOUT CANVAS GICLÉE GALLERY WRAPS I create fine art images from a photographs which have been artistically enhanced. The entire process is carried out locally, ensuring quality control. First, the image is rendered to a high resolution digital file. Next, it is...

JALOPY TO JEWEL

CLASSIC CARS – TURNING AN OLD CLUNKER INTO A STUNNING MASTERPIECE Even though I’ve never owned one, and probably never will, vintage cars & trucks are a huge passion of mine. Classic cars are such extraordinary subjects to photograph. Going to shows...

STRETCHING THE SCENERY

PANORAMAS For a scenic photographer, pictures in the wide-angled, panoramic format offer a unique way to showcase an image. Each year I go scouring the countryside for potential pano vistas. Appropriate scenes are not quite as plentiful as you might think. There needs...