Delayed Reactions

Most people know that I play music, not seriously really, more as a hobby I suppose.  Still, I do spend a fair bit of time on it, playing and practicing and performing.  My main musical venture for the last dozen years or more has been a band I started called the Blues Jumpers.  The band has 6 members and is … Read More

Delayed Reactions

Most people know that I play music, not seriously really, more as a hobby I suppose.  Still, I do spend a fair bit of time on it, playing and practicing and performing.  My main musical venture for the last dozen years or more has been a band I started called the Blues Jumpers.  The band has 6 members and is … Read More

WORKSHOPS

I will be doing a couple of workshops coming up this fall.  I don’t teach very much anymore but I am actually doing two in a row.  The first one is put on by the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) in Vancouver (https://artists.ca/courses/s/2012_fall_workshops) from Oct 19-21.    The second one is right here in Kamloops and is being hosted by … Read More

The Painting Demo

I have always been fascinated with the idea that people love to watch artists paint, to see the process and how the image comes together.  It is certainly one of the most efficient ways to learn to paint, but also an engaging and entertaining thing to observe for the non-painter. I have never really had an interest is watching other … Read More

Sunstroke

Don Harrison and I got back to Whistler in August to hike on Whistler mountain.  We had done a wonderful hike on Blackcomb last summer and I got lots of great reference material on both trips.  I really appreciate that gondola ride to the top of the mountain, it means that you can get directly into the alpine meadows, where … Read More

Jumbo Pass

I went on a hike with one of my hiking buddies up to Jumbo Pass, which is in the Cascade Mountain Range near Invermere BC. We had to drive on an old logging road for quite some time up to the trail head and at one point we came across a place where the road had been washed out by … Read More