Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

In the street light

Again came home late from school due to painting the stage set for school production. Opened the door and with the help of a flashlight, I did this quick oil sketch of the  view in front in the warm street light.

Monday, November 28, 2011

a gleam of light before the darkness

Came home late from school , and painted this quick oil sketch before the view was enveloped into total darkness of night.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Moment before sunset

It was a beautiful sight late in the afternoon when the sun was low in the sky lighting up everything in its path. A quick oil sketch from our driveway.

A winter view on Elmsdale of Brandon

Painted this beautiful neighbbourhood of Elmsdale of Brandon around noon. It was so rare to have such a warm November day.

On a beautiful sunny Sunday morning

What a beautiful morning!  I opened the door, and painted this bright sunny view from our doorway.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Sunshine again!

After lunch the sun came back , and I took my pochade box outside and did this quick oil sketch from our driveway while Fengping was shoveling the snow.

Cloudy and snowy morning

A window view on a quiet Saturday morning

Friday, November 25, 2011

Snowing again

Came home from school late in the evening. Had spent quite a few hours painting stage set fro Crocus Pains High School's annual major production. This year their stage production will be Grease. I am asked to paint a bedroom scene. I walked home in the darkness with snow flakes started to fall gently from the night sky. A quick oil sketch at the door. .

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Warming up again

Snow started to melt away when the temperature started to rise up. A quick oil sketch of our driveway wet with melting snow. 

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

In the last glow

A last glow before the view was engulfed into darkness of the night. A quick oil sketch from the window.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Facing the light light across the street

A quick oil sketch of the view across the street in the warm wash of late afternoon sunlight.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

a glimpse out of the window in the evening

A quick oil sketch before the light faded away in the evening.

A view of our house across the street

It is so cold outside and yet so beautiful when the sun  is shining so brightly in the crispy clear blue sky. I took my French easel across the street and painted this view around noon.

a glimpse out of the window in the morning

A quick oil sketch on Sunday morning

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Looking into sunset moment from our window

It was late in the afternoon when the warm sunlight washed over the snow covered hedges in our backyard. This time of the year again when the winter light was so appealing.

On a cold but sunny winter morning

What could be more exciting to see finally the sunlit sky on this beautiful winter morning when I pulled up the curtain  of our bedroom window after a night of sound sleep.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Snowing outdoor viewed from our window

A window view of snowy morning from our living room window on a quiet Friday morning.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Light and shadow of a winter afternoon

A winter view on Balmoral Bay. Painted this view across the street facing the dazzling sunlight.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Winter moon

A quick oil sketch of the full moon night when the clouds dissipated revealing a full moon in the wintry sky.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

On a dark snowy night

A quick oil sketch of a view from our door into the dark and snowy night when the street light injected a sense of warmness into the cold winter night.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

A dark and gloomy Saturday afternoon

The air was pregnant with snow. A quick sketch through the window looking  into our backyard.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Kirkcaldy Heights School of Brandon

Painted a view of Kirkcalday Heights School around 11 o'clock on the Th Day of the Th month of this year 2011.  Added the figures afterwards to add to the feel of school in session. It was a bit windy and bit cloudy but when the sun broke out of the clouds it certainly looked beautiful with a thin layer of fresh snow on the grounds.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

A gleam of sunlight

Cloudy all day long until late in the afternoon when the sun broke out of the clouds briefly.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A full moon evening

It is so beautiful, the full moon in the sky just moment after the sunset. 

Lit up by the last glow

Always beautiful to look at when the last light of sunshine was receding at the end of the day.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

A glimpse over the hedges into sunset sky

A quick oil sketch before supper when the last glow of the day lit up the horizon.

A window view in the morning

Pulling up the curtain revealed a beautiful view of the first winter like  morning.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

In the street light

My first glimpse into a winter night  in the street light.

The first snow

This was what looked like after the first snow fall this year when it was so dark outside late in the afternoon.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

On a cloudy and foggy morning

What a contrast to the sunny and bright yesterday! A quick oil sketch at the door.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Balmoral Bay before the encroaching shadow late in the afternoon

Painted this view of Balmoral Bay late in the afternoon when the warm sunny sky was giving way to the somberness of night.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

first light at dawn

A quick oil sketch from our window early in the morning at the crack of dawn.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Facing the sunset moment

A bad migraine headache kept me in bed almost all day long . When I got out of bed it was late in the afternoon already. Sitting at the table, and  looking out of the window, I did a quick oil sketch on my pochade box on a piece of wrinkled canvas.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

My quiet corner

Lost count of how many times I have painted on this particular spot behind the hedges. If I line up all the paintings painted from this location there will be a nice visual chronicles of the change of the seasons throughout the years.