Nature’s gift experienced by a small humble human heart . . . what I see, more importantly, what I experience while in nature deeply impacts me and I hope to convey that through my paintings. Currently, I am working on a piece inspired by last year’s visit to the Ashnola River in the interior of BC
Archives for April 2014
Every summer when I was a child was spent with my grandparents in Qualicum Beach, a small, quaint town on the East Coast of Vancouver Island in Canada. Their magical log home, missing square corners and fancy furnishings, was named ‘The Buss Stop’ …by me. This is why.
While several million people a year eagerly participate in Munich’s annual Oktoberfest very few know of the city’s museum dedicated to everything beer. At the Bier & Oktoberfest Museum part of your history lesson is to sample a variety of delicious, complex beers (history classes back home were never this much fun).
“My work gives me a privileged view of the beauty that surrounds us. My photographs hopefully give an eloquent example of this wealth that we could collectively lose by negligence or lack of concrete action faced with uncontrolled exploitation. We must take seriously what’s at stake for the planet.”
Fewer strokes is better in Open-Impressionism. If a tree can be painted in five strokes instead of thirty, a feeling of freshness and spontaneity is communicated in the abstraction of a tree to its basic form and movement.
“Do you want this beautiful stamp?” “When your friend sees it, she’ll love it.” “It is for my sister,” I say. “She won’t see it. She is blind.”
When you think of Los Angeles, you probably picture something along the lines of a film set, with rich locals experiencing the glitz and glamour of a celebrity lifestyle. Well, although this might ring true for certain parts of L.A., there’s also another side to the second largest city in the United States. Here are some suggestions of where to find the natural beauty Los Angeles has to offer.
Last July, I saw a pair of monarchs in a field. The first I had seen all season. Summer nearly halfway over and not a single monarch! This is one of the consequences of colonialism and economies built on profit and endless growth. The loss of biodiversity.
Advances in home automation technology are not purely about convenience. While some people use them for kitchen appliances, or to adjust their heating and cooling systems, there are some people for whom home automation technology is a life-saver…literally.
Toronto art photographer/artist uses Aesthetic Journalism [the crossover point between journalism and art] as the artistic medium for his creative fine-art photography. “Finding pictures to take is more fun than making them! — MeHi”