“It is mysterious working with colour”


white canoe granite shoresm

When learning the craft – it is best to seek the advice of experts! I wanted to share some of the things I think about when painting….

“It is mysterious working with colour” Maria Luisa Cruz.

Autumn Bay Pine Lakesm

“An image reflected in a mirror, a rainbow in the sky, and a painted scene

Make their impressions upon the mind, but in essence are other than what they seem

Look deeply at the world, and see an illusion, a magician’s dream.”

– The Seventh Dali Lama.

algonquin morningsm

“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.” — Vincent Van Gogh


“If you see a tree as blue, then make it blue.”— Paul Gauguin

magenta swamp near Gooderhamsm


“For those colours which you wish to be beautiful, always first prepare a pure white ground” – Leonardo da Vinci


“ There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.” Pablo Picasso