Tag Archives: Vaudreuil

:: Magic light ::

I was not ready for abstraction. I clung to earth and her dear shapes, her density, her herbage, her juice. I wanted her volume, and I wanted to hear her throb. — Emily Carr I met with the Linda Drewry group … Continue reading

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Little shed :: Petite shed

I have been yearning to get out to paint the fall foliage and I went back to one of my favourite spots… chemin Harwood where you can see the majestic Calvaire Mountain. As you most probably know, I love old … Continue reading

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Things from the past :: Ces choses du passé

I would never have guessed that painting would have shown me what I truly love… I had not realized that I love old barns as much as I do. I think that in general I like old stuff as my … Continue reading

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Old scary shed for Halloween :: Vieille grange pour l’Halloween

This is a regular old shed looking scary… I must be feeling the Halloween spirit looming ;-) Autumn is upon us, and the grass is turning a dirty yellow — and the trees are turning a muddled green with tinges of … Continue reading

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Road Trip :: Trip de char

Went back today on the Chemin de l’Anse in Vaudreuil-Dorion as it is a small, rural and very winding road… which gives it alot of appeal. This is the street where Félix Leclerc lived, a famous Québécois singer-songwriter, poet, novelist, … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun :: Oooh soleil, soleil -)

Today was the first day of sun in a very long time and everyone seemed to be thrilled to be outdoors. While I was painting this scene from my car, two men kept walking close to my door and tried … Continue reading

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Poutte poutte poutte que désirez-vous?

Here is an iconic family restaurant that has been part of  the Quebec landscape since 1951 and was founded by Hélène and René Léger who setup their first restaurant on St. Hubert street in Montreal… they make delicious roasted chicken. … Continue reading

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The Madonna on the Lake of Two Mountains :: La madonne du lac Deux-Montagnes

This madonna stands on the shore of the Lake of Two Mountains, which is part of the Ottawa River delta. It was originally named Lac des Médicis in 1612 by Samuel de Champlain, then renamed Lac des Soissons in 1632 and … Continue reading

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