I'm enjoying the interior photographs I've been taking of scenes and objects around my apartment. Things that I might overlook because I've grown accustomed to them and no longer actually see them are now grabbing my attention. For the past few years, I've been drawn to the beauty in broken pieces of ceramics and… Continue reading Interior–The Beauty in the Broken
It's quite cold in Toronto now. Yesterday, on a bright morning, I took these photographs. I was drawn to the drama of the steam and/or smoke rising from the chimneys.
I wanted to show you some more oil paintings that I've done over the past few years. These two are related. The house you see in House Spirit was next to a friend's place in Toronto. Here, it was in the process of being torn down. It was a beautiful old house that reminded me… Continue reading House Paintings
I'm enjoying photographing these interior scenes. I was drawn to the contrast of light and dark in this image and the shifting, somewhat fragmented view of the room in the mirror.
Here's another photograph from the Art Gallery of Ontario this past Sunday, Jan. 5. I'm a member and was eating in the Members' Lounge. I had taken my camera along and because I enjoy looking at different angles, I looked up and took this.
I was at the Art Gallery of Ontario yesterday. The new buildings were designed by the architect Frank Gehry. One very beautiful part of the new design is a spiral staircase. I took this photo while walking down from the fourth floor. I like the image because it's one of those that makes you wonder… Continue reading Spiral Staircase at the Gallery
Here's another photograph--one I took a few days ago. I loved the light through the screen, casting shadows of the plant and curtain. You can see a sliver of the plant through the space between the screen panels.
I took this photo in mid December and thought it would be right for a very young 2014. In a small park, behind the main traffic on Danforth Avenue in Toronto, are three murals by children that I love seeing whenever I walk by. Here's one and a section of another. Good health and love… Continue reading Children’s Mural