New work in progress – “The Picnic”

Seems long overdue, but this next while I will devote myself to figurative work. I’m looking to complete works in acrylic, but will start out with small studies using gouache on coloured mat board. I will just see where these studies take me. This painting is based on a treasured family photograph taken 45 yearsContinue reading “New work in progress – “The Picnic””

Current Exhibit at The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach, BC

Very excited to have my work on display at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach, BC. The exhibit runs from April 1-27. The opening reception is Wednesday, April 3rd @ 2pm. Please find attached a video of my work and artist Diana Dean. Current Exhibit at The Old School House Arts Centre,Continue reading “Current Exhibit at The Old School House Arts Centre, Qualicum Beach, BC”

Poured Watercolours Workshop

Poured Watercolours with Catherine Martha Holmes A course for Beginner and Continuing students of Poured Watercolour. (There are still 2 spots available!) Venue: Sybil Andrews Cottage, 2131 South Island Highway (Willow Point) Campbell River, BC. Wednesday Mornings, 9am – 12pm, March 28th – April 25th, 5 classes in total. Cost is $140 with a $30Continue reading “Poured Watercolours Workshop”

Discovering what’s new with Corel Painter 2018!

Here is a fun image I created a number of years ago using¬† Corel Painter IX I think it was.¬† I recently upgraded to Corel Painter 2018 and have been greatly enjoying all of the new brushes, papers etc. offered. I am looking to simulate the layers in my Poured Watercolour paintings, it will takeContinue reading “Discovering what’s new with Corel Painter 2018!”

Seed by Seed – Water Soluble Oils on Canvas.

I find I am posting most images on Instagram these days, but wanted to share a bit about what I have been up to here for those of you not on Instagram. These days I’m needing to paint full time. Will share stuff now and then. If you have any questions please use the contactContinue reading “Seed by Seed – Water Soluble Oils on Canvas.”