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  • On patrol – bald eagle

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    On patrol – bald eagle

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    Inspirations come from many different places here on Vancouver Island. I am always drawn to the West Coast and it’s many hidden treasures it offers the curious soul. One can see majestic bald eagles as they patrol their range, always on the look out for a meal. Brady’s Beach is one of (many) favourite places to visit and understand the natural world.

    Inspirations come from many different places here on Vancouver Island. I am always drawn to the West Coast and it’s many hidden treasures it offers the curious soul. One can see majestic bald eagles as they patrol their range, always on the look out for a meal. Brady’s Beach is one of (many) favourite places to visit and understand the natural world.

    artist: Mike Semkiw
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Bamfield
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Sidney Harbour Winter Sunrise #7

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    Sidney Harbour Winter Sunrise #7

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    Walking on the seawall in an early morning walk after a late night flight, I was treated to this spectacular winter sunrise from Sidney. The layers of cloud and veiled light provided subtle and unexpected colours and shapes. This piece was painted wet on wet with a lot of running of the acrylic paint and I was thoroughly satisfied with the feeling it evokes.

    Walking on the seawall in an early morning walk after a late night flight, I was treated to this spectacular winter sunrise from Sidney. The layers of cloud and veiled light provided subtle and unexpected colours and shapes. This piece was painted wet on wet with a lot of running of the acrylic paint and I was thoroughly satisfied with the feeling it evokes.

    artist: Kathleen Schmalz
    region: South Island
    closest community: Sidney
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Chinook Release

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    Chinook Release

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    This piece was inspired by the conservation efforts of Chinook release off the Northwest tip of Haida Gwaii for future generations to enjoy. Letting something go can be just as beautiful. Reference photo courtesy of Kyler Vos, professional photographer specializing in outdoor, nature, and surf photography.

    This piece was inspired by the conservation efforts of Chinook release off the Northwest tip of Haida Gwaii for future generations to enjoy. Letting something go can be just as beautiful. Reference photo courtesy of Kyler Vos, professional photographer specializing in outdoor, nature, and surf photography.

    artist: Shauna Jasken
    region: North Island
    closest community: Winter Harbour
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Cowichan Bay gull

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    Cowichan Bay gull

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    For a few years I had an art studio right in the heart of the this tiny seaside village. It’s no wonder Cowichan Bay is the first Cittaslow community in North America.

    For a few years I had an art studio right in the heart of the this tiny seaside village. It’s no wonder Cowichan Bay is the first Cittaslow community in North America.

    artist: Dale Nigel Goble
    region: South Island
    closest community: Cowichan Bay
    original medium: Illustration

     

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  • Cedar Strip Kayak

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    Cedar Strip Kayak

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    This oil painting was inspired by my husband Jason’s cedar strip kayak that he built in our bedroom on Salt Spring Island. He paddled out to spectacular Chocolate Beach on Third Sister Island for his first voyage.

    This oil painting was inspired by my husband Jason’s cedar strip kayak that he built in our bedroom on Salt Spring Island. He paddled out to spectacular Chocolate Beach on Third Sister Island for his first voyage.

    artist: Sarah Grindler
    region: Gulf Islands
    closest community: Ganges Harbour
    original medium: Oil

     

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  • Petro-ecomomics. Not a sum-zero game.

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    Petro-ecomomics. Not a sum-zero game.

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    The rocks and waves were encountered as I clamored over the shoreline north of Botany Bay. You need to be careful to keep your footing as one slip into the thrashing and very cold waves could have nasty consequences. It is easy to get seduced by natures beauty into below tidewater situations as well. Being stranded on an incoming tide would turn you into a statistic here so be mindful if you explore this section. The intent of this painting is to consider the impact of that seemingly non-threatening oil tanker on the horizon on this spectacular ecosystem in the foreground.

    The rocks and waves were encountered as I clamored over the shoreline north of Botany Bay. You need to be careful to keep your footing as one slip into the thrashing and very cold waves could have nasty consequences. It is easy to get seduced by natures beauty into below tidewater situations as well. Being stranded on an incoming tide would turn you into a statistic here so be mindful if you explore this section. The intent of this painting is to consider the impact of that seemingly non-threatening oil tanker on the horizon on this spectacular ecosystem in the foreground.

    artist: Bill Hibberd
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Port Renfrew
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • The Duet (This Pacific Life)

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    The Duet (This Pacific Life)

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    This was inspired by my travels down the Juan de Fuca Trail on Vancouver Island’s West Coast. And by the kelp beds, mussels and, of course, the oh so formal Cormorants. Water fowl for sure but without natural oils to protect their feathers ( like ducks) they must dry their wings in the sun and shore breezes after every dive.

    This was inspired by my travels down the Juan de Fuca Trail on Vancouver Island’s West Coast. And by the kelp beds, mussels and, of course, the oh so formal Cormorants. Water fowl for sure but without natural oils to protect their feathers ( like ducks) they must dry their wings in the sun and shore breezes after every dive.

    artist: Bill Hibberd
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Port Renfrew
    original medium: Oil

     

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  • Ocean View

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    Ocean View

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    Painted on site at Saxe Point Park in Esquimalt. Inspired by the spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains and Strait of Juan de Fuca. The park was created in 1934, and during World War II, many mature Douglas fir and Grand fir trees were cleared and a searchlight was installed as part of shoreline defense.

    Painted on site at Saxe Point Park in Esquimalt. Inspired by the spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains and Strait of Juan de Fuca. The park was created in 1934, and during World War II, many mature Douglas fir and Grand fir trees were cleared and a searchlight was installed as part of shoreline defense.

    artist: June Haynes
    region: Greater Victoria
    closest community: Victoria
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Awakening

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    Awakening

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    Tofino is known for it’s storm-watching weather in the winter. The sky and lighting can be amazing, especially when the sun manages to shine through for a few seconds. This is a new of a break in the storm on Chesterman Beach…

    Tofino is known for it’s storm-watching weather in the winter. The sky and lighting can be amazing, especially when the sun manages to shine through for a few seconds. This is a new of a break in the storm on Chesterman Beach…

    artist: Lisa Riehl
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Tofino
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • On the Rocks in Tofino

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    On the Rocks in Tofino

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    A visceral impact of sea on rocks moves our body into the seascape, releasing the totality of the water’s energy to the viewer. Tofino, part of the west coast of Vancouver Island in southern British Columbia, Canada, demands our respect, gratitude and fearless appreciation for all that is alive. Without compromise, we breathe.

    A visceral impact of sea on rocks moves our body into the seascape, releasing the totality of the water’s energy to the viewer. Tofino, part of the west coast of Vancouver Island in southern British Columbia, Canada, demands our respect, gratitude and fearless appreciation for all that is alive. Without compromise, we breathe.

    artist: Terrill Welch
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Tofino
    original medium: Oil

     

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  • Sea Glass Rainbow

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    Sea Glass Rainbow

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    Some call sea glass “mermaid tears”. There is a legend that says sea glass is created when mermaids cry for the people who have lost their lives in he ocean. As the mermaids’ tears hit the water, they turned into magical pieces of frosted glass. This is another piece from my new Children’s Picture Book: Seaside Treasures.

    Some call sea glass “mermaid tears”. There is a legend that says sea glass is created when mermaids cry for the people who have lost their lives in he ocean. As the mermaids’ tears hit the water, they turned into magical pieces of frosted glass. This is another piece from my new Children’s Picture Book: Seaside Treasures.

    artist: Sarah Grindler
    region: Gulf Islands
    closest community: Saltspring Island
    original medium: Watercolour

     

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  • Lightshow at LongBeach

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    Lightshow at LongBeach

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    The beach is shallow for miles and the horizon line is lost where sea meets sky. Energetic clouds move quickly across the sky.

    The beach is shallow for miles and the horizon line is lost where sea meets sky. Energetic clouds move quickly across the sky.

    artist: Helen Utsal
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Tofino
    original medium: Mixed media

     

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  • All In One Reef Bay Mayne Island BC

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    All In One Reef Bay Mayne Island BC

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    Winds had howled for days. It was the second storm in just a few weeks. As the storm edged its way back, I headed for the shores. The breaking light was stunning and the waves were still smashing up against the rocks with gusto. There is this sensation of being all in one – a wholeness, alive.

    Winds had howled for days. It was the second storm in just a few weeks. As the storm edged its way back, I headed for the shores. The breaking light was stunning and the waves were still smashing up against the rocks with gusto. There is this sensation of being all in one – a wholeness, alive.

    artist: Terrill Welch
    region: Gulf Islands
    closest community: Mayne Island
    original medium: Oil

     

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  • The Conductor

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    The Conductor

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    On a blustery March morning I was exploring East Sooke Regional Park when I came upon this fellow. I love cormorants and their postures as they dry off their wings. Even on this blustery and cool day it is necessary to dry off before flight is practical. If you hike along these shoreline trails you will discover these entertaining characters.

    On a blustery March morning I was exploring East Sooke Regional Park when I came upon this fellow. I love cormorants and their postures as they dry off their wings. Even on this blustery and cool day it is necessary to dry off before flight is practical. If you hike along these shoreline trails you will discover these entertaining characters.

    artist: Bill Hibberd
    region: South Island
    closest community: Sooke
    original medium: Oil

     

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  • Beauty Is All Around Us

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    Beauty Is All Around Us

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    My favourite place to surf in Tofino – Long Beach. The big rock here is Lovekin Rock. Early morning is the best time to get to the beach to surf, especially before it gets windy (which it usually will be on a sunny summer day). The light in the morning is so gorgeous…

    My favourite place to surf in Tofino – Long Beach. The big rock here is Lovekin Rock. Early morning is the best time to get to the beach to surf, especially before it gets windy (which it usually will be on a sunny summer day). The light in the morning is so gorgeous…

    artist: Lisa Riehl
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Tofino
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • lone boat

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    lone boat

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    A friend took this picture of the Sooke Harbour, and I knew right away I had to paint it. I love the simplicity.

    A friend took this picture of the Sooke Harbour, and I knew right away I had to paint it. I love the simplicity.

    artist: Marilyn Dzioba
    region: South Island
    closest community: Sooke
    original medium: Watercolour

     

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  • Mesmerized

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    Mesmerized

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    I am mesmerized by the constant changes in the sky and drift wood. This is my favourite little segment of beach along Victoria’s most popular footpath. I come here to unwind at the end of my day, with the comfort of the cemetery behind me and the Salish sea stretched out before me.

     

    I am mesmerized by the constant changes in the sky and drift wood. This is my favourite little segment of beach along Victoria’s most popular footpath. I come here to unwind at the end of my day, with the comfort of the cemetery behind me and the Salish sea stretched out before me.

     

    artist: Michelle Winkel
    region: Greater Victoria
    closest community: Victoria
    original medium: Venetian plaster

     

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  • Exalt

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    Exalt

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    I captured this image while hiking into Schooner Cove in Tofino. It was early morning and we had just reached the beach to discover some perfect conditions. There was a slight mist in the air and the sun was shining perfectly through the trees. As soon as I saw this scene I was super excited and took a ton of photographs! Sometimes it is just about being there at the right moment.

    I captured this image while hiking into Schooner Cove in Tofino. It was early morning and we had just reached the beach to discover some perfect conditions. There was a slight mist in the air and the sun was shining perfectly through the trees. As soon as I saw this scene I was super excited and took a ton of photographs! Sometimes it is just about being there at the right moment.

    artist: Kelly Corbett
    region: Pacific Rim
    closest community: Tofino
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Bamfield study

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    Bamfield study

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    This tiny community on the West Coast of Vancouver Island was originally populated by the Huu-ay-aht First Nation. Europeans arrived and formed a small fishing village sometime in the late 1800s. Most of the Huu-ay-aht people now live in the neighbouring village of Anacla, about 5 kilometres from Bamfield.

    This tiny community on the West Coast of Vancouver Island was originally populated by the Huu-ay-aht First Nation. Europeans arrived and formed a small fishing village sometime in the late 1800s. Most of the Huu-ay-aht people now live in the neighbouring village of Anacla, about 5 kilometres from Bamfield.

    artist: Dale Nigel Goble
    region: Central Island
    closest community: Bamfield
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Arbutus Tree Reaching

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    Arbutus Tree Reaching

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    Late afternoon sun catches the curves of a grand old arbutus tree reaching out into Campbell Bay on Mayne Island in British Columbia, Canada. I want not to move or even shift my gaze for a very long time.

    Late afternoon sun catches the curves of a grand old arbutus tree reaching out into Campbell Bay on Mayne Island in British Columbia, Canada. I want not to move or even shift my gaze for a very long time.

    artist: Terrill Welch
    region: Gulf Islands
    closest community: Mayne Island
    original medium: Oil

     

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  • Concrete blue

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    Concrete blue

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    The wide open vista and incredible hues of the Salish Sea.

    The wide open vista and incredible hues of the Salish Sea.

    artist: Nik West
    region: Greater Victoria
    closest community: Victoria
    original medium: Photo

     

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  • Visions of Metchosin

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    Visions of Metchosin

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    One summer day, we were walking along the coast in the breathtaking East Sooke Park, and I settled down to do a series of sketches of this beautiful rugged coastline. Windswept trees, rocky shores scattered with the long spirals of bull kelp, sun casting white across the ocean, islands peeping out like whales from the turquoise sea. It was a blissful landscape.
    When I returned to my studio I fused the sketches into one painting.

    One summer day, we were walking along the coast in the breathtaking East Sooke Park, and I settled down to do a series of sketches of this beautiful rugged coastline. Windswept trees, rocky shores scattered with the long spirals of bull kelp, sun casting white across the ocean, islands peeping out like whales from the turquoise sea. It was a blissful landscape.
    When I returned to my studio I fused the sketches into one painting.

    artist: GILLIAN REDWOOD
    region: Greater Victoria
    closest community: Metchosin
    original medium: Acrylic

     

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  • Beach North of Sidney

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