Odaray Mountain Light

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Yoho National Park – Field, British Columbia

One of the best things about climbing mountains is when you take a moment to look back and see just how far you have come. Often in art we see mountains as solid pillars, sentinels rendered against a quiet sky. I like to combine strengths, so for this piece I have painted both the sky and the mountain below with equality. The mountains lend their strength to all around them and the sky envelopes all with its power. The effect is luminous and full of changing light, which I like to call a gathering of elements. This is not just any mountain.

In choosing a place to paint, geography and history are very important. It is not enough to say that I was inspired here. There is always a story which I am adding to. With an elevation of 3,159 m this landmark on the west side of the Lake O’Hara valley stands tall and impressive. Odaray comes from the Stoney First Nation Nakoda expression for “many waterfalls.” The name Odaray was given by Joseph James McArthur in 1887 when he was a Dominion Land Surveyor working in the Canadian Rockies, mapping the terrain on either side of the Canadian Pacific Railway line. He was the “First Canadian Mountaineer.” One can only imagine the challenges J.J encountered.

To focus on this challenge of painting mountains, I begin with a simple line that will traverse the landscape and become more defined. This is the path and a route upon which the eye visually travels. One might look into the studio and see me painting the ascent and descent with just air on my brushes. Something like a conductor waving a baton, and all according to a plan. It is in this arrangement that I visualize the presence and scale of the landscape. For me mountains are more than shapes of elevation. Odaray Mountain is unique. It is calm, stable and unmoving like a sleeping giant with nature stirring all around. My brushes are so busy capturing these sensations. It begins to sound more like I am drumming than painting. This amuses me and the dance begins.

When a painting explores a good fluidity of style it creates its own atmosphere of living breathing colour. One looks upwards to feel the cool mountain air and finds the wind ready to change. Upon lowering one’s gaze there is the sharp smell of fresh yet invisible snow, a clear message. Tiny snowflakes melt high up in the sky and barely make it down to the ground. Here in the middle of autumn the changes are magical. All the layers of this landscape float naturally with very little definition or boundary to give that last lingering feeling of summer. Great art collections grow in moments like these! This is the passion of being an artist and mastering creativity.

Every painting needs a resting space for the eye. Often the sky is the most natural area to create more of an opening with looser brushwork or a bare minimum of colour. Areas of shade can also create that visual rest. In the case of Odaray Mountain with its great height, I have chosen the centre of the painting. Here a valley will slope gently to create that nice reprieve. I will also allow the underpainting to show through a bit more in the top edges. Quinacridone Burnt Orange is the base that warms the sky on this sweet September day. This is a happy time where several seasons blend into one.

“Odaray Mountain Light” is part of a new painting series called “Mapping the Great Divide”. This new collection by artist and designer Tina Monod celebrates a journey, majestic mountains, family heritage and Canada’s 150th birthday year. These fresh O’ Canada landscapes help one to appreciate and enjoy the incredible beauty and freedom of a country rich in nature, history and culture. We are so fortunate to have national parks like these to explore.

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Mapping the Great Divide – Painting Series:

First Snowfall

First Snowfall

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Selkirk Mountains, Mount Revelstoke National Park, British Columbia

When it snows, I see how everything is connected. That soft gray backdrop behind the falling snowflakes becomes a veil of softest blue and pale green. Elements of this landscape become strong and forever… while others swirl and transition.

Painting “First Snowfall” is about a journey I made last September to reconnect with family and the amazing power of mountains. The greater the elevation, the happier I became. It was good to be back home in western Canada and fuelled with artistic inspiration. This piece is the first in my new series “Mapping the Great Divide” which celebrates places in the Canadian Rockies. So many of these majestic spaces simply and endlessly inspire the O’ Canada in all of us!

This image from Mount Revelstoke National Park really captures my imagination with all the elements of rock, wind, sky and forest. Snow has so many variations to capture and makes this view so captivating. Some areas are distinctly snowy and others gently merge with the divisions of white space and colour. As a painter my challenge was to work with the changing fog and mountain air. So with conditions both atmospheric and mysterious I began to recreate this experience on canvas. As I explored this terrain, there was a focus on the couloirs. My one thought was that this landscape should be skiable. If I can ski it, I can paint it – and off I go!

Much of my time in the studio was spent seeing the many shades of white that this piece allows. There is a feeling of peace in these mountains and a purposeful wind carrying that first snowfall downward and into the valley. Behind the layers of transparency my brushes lift nature’s veil. Wisps of snowy powder filter through the treetops. Pure magic! The brushwork stands on its own, silent with a light echo. Such a thrill to experience the snow falling in September at the beginning of this journey home.

Sometimes I think that mountains are a means for achieving our personal goals in life. That said I believe that they are landmarks of strength, which we embrace through ascents and descents. That good fortune is a true give and take, exhilarating and a true reward. Painting a sky that relates to the strength of this mountain and changing weather patterns was a creative lesson of its own. It is also just the beginning of many perceptions and recognitions.

“First Snowfall” is part of a new painting series called “Mapping the Great Divide”. This new collection by artist and designer Tina Monod celebrates a journey, majestic mountains, family heritage and Canada’s 150th birthday year. These fresh O’ Canada landscapes help one to appreciate and enjoy the incredible beauty and freedom of a country rich in nature, history and culture. We are so fortunate to have national parks like these to explore.

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FIRST SNOWFALL by Tina Monod, Acrylic on Gallery Canvas 24x24x1.5″

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Mapping the Great Divide – Painting Series:

Odaray Mountain Light

Wilderness Expressions

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Canadian Landscapes

Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky collection for those who love the stars. These images take my viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Wide open spaces of the Okanagan Valley plus the majestic mountains in Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

It is my great pleasure to present to you these visual stories from my life. These paintings represent a love for the outdoors, nature and Canadian heritage. All of which are near and dear.

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Canadian Landscape Paintings by Tina Monod – Wilderness Expressions series – Collection Available

Wilderness Expressions – Paintings in Series:

Campfire Sings

Bright Into the Night

Over the Moon

Beneath the Stars

Stars Come Out

Wild At Heart

Above the Clouds

Water of the Spirits

Mountain High

Sing Me Home

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Sing Me Home

2016 sing me home by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Silver Star Mountain – Vernon, British Columbia

Timeless and beautiful, summer or winter. For those who love getting away for a little skiing, this is a familiar view. It is one that marks the end of summer, the anticipation of winter and the coming ski season. Many trips have been made down this mountain when the sun is setting and low on the horizon. The view is always a painting in motion on this well travelled road.

Light from the night sky traces the desert hills and Okanagan sage. In this painting the soft violets, cobalts and ochres of distant Lavington hills harmonize. Nearer, one can feel the dryness of the ranch land and the coolness of the evening air. Whistling cottonwood trees are changing colour and their gold colours glow like fireflies.

Descending into the forest valley, autumn leaves are turning all colours and creating their living tapestries of transformation. A familiar warm red from the Canadian maples is woven into the blue green spruce and pines.

Silver Star is a place that will always sing me home. With every season and journey it is a pleasant drive for those who love the pace of country roads and the charm of western ranches.

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Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Mountain High

2016 mountain high by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Cascade Amphitheatre – Banff National Park, Alberta

Sometimes all you need is a little elevation to get away from it all. Hikes like this one unfold with many layers of beauty. There is no greater feeling than a mountain high, which comes from pushing onwards, climbing higher and trusting in the trail ahead of you.

Hiking up from the Mount Norquay ski area and crossing the bridge at Forty Mile Creek takes one into a magically forested area of tall spruce and narrow lodgepole pines. The reward after zigzagging many switchbacks is to enter a totally natural, unique glacier-made amphitheatre. The limestone cliffs and geology are pretty dated and from them one gets a sense of the glaciers long ago.

There is something calming in the way that the mountain encloses and shelters all. Such a lovely alpine view of the sky and stars in this quiet part of the Canadian Rockies. This is a painting of tranquility, found in a glacial amphitheatre.

Next in this colourful archive is “Sing Me Home

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Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Water of the Spirits

2016 water of the spirits by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Lake Minnewanka – Banff National Park, Alberta

This is a peaceful place. Walking along the water or climbing up the rocks, the scenery here is so beautiful. The Stoney people called this lake “Minn-waki” which means “Water of the Spirits”. This part of the Bow Valley is rich in history, going back 10,000 years. The colours of the lake are always changing with the flow of silt and the angle of the light. The less silt, the paler the colour of the lake. Often this is the case when fall approaches. When the evening sky is reflected the turquoise and green of day become deeper blue at night.

How wonderfully Lake Minnewanka captures the light at sunset and twilight. These glacial fed waters originate and flow not only from the Cascade Mountain and River, but also from the streams of Mount Inglismaldie, Mount Girouard and Mount Peechee. Clouds above are very animated from the wind gusts in the valley. Elements and altitude are thoughtfully mirrored with angled brushwork, carving out the mountain terrain and rendering the spacious, reflective sky. At night so majestic in presence and full of stars.

Next in this colourful archive is “Mountain High”

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Insitu for © 2016 WATER OF THE SPIRITS by Tina Monod, Acrylic on Wood Panel 24x24x2″ Available

Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Above the Clouds

2016 above the clouds by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Sulphur Mountain Summit – Banff National Park, Alberta

In late September the weather can be warm, dry and truly magical. You know… the sort where sunlight is streaming into the kitchen and home made marmalade is simmering on the stove. A cool breeze is blowing while freshly baked bread cools. The little ones nap into the sunny afternoon with their dreams of adventure. The surrounding mountains above Cave & Basin beckon and what better way to spend a birthday? So much to discover. Cascade Mountain, Mount Rundle, Mount Norquay, Tunnel Mountain and from here the list grew!

Just 2,451 metres at the summit of Sulphur Mountain the landscape opened up. It was fun spending a late afternoon here watching fall drop its curtain. All perfectly in tandem with the setting sun. Rocky mountain bighorn sheep travelled slowly by and Canada (Gray) jays were abundant, as we explored the breathtaking vistas. I chose then to paint all this, some day. Beautiful forest greenery blending into the velvety blue mountain ranges, all high above the clouds. Colourful accents of yellow aspen trees and the gold larch trees throughout. All truly inspiring as day grew into soft night.

This was my first inner mapping of the town of Banff and the many mountains that lay waiting beyond. This painting is about capturing a perfectly unique day, where life, love, adventure and nature were celebrated with family. May you always be surrounded by those whom you love, each and every year.

Next in this colourful archive is “Water of the Spirits

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Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Wild At Heart

2016 wild at heart by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Naramata, British Columbia

Sunsets here are truly amazing and the sage brush on the hills absorb so many beautiful colours. As the sun dips behind the mountains the dry heat dissipates. Air becomes sweeter and all breathe a sigh. Crickets begin the evening ambience and then the stars appear. Oh the starlight… and so many bright clusters. They entirely fill the western skies with their brilliance. Here I am wild at heart and right at home with stars that shine above and twinkle below on the waves of “Naramatta” – smile of the Manitou.

Next in this colourful archive is “Above the Clouds

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Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Stars Come Out

2016 stars come out by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Pachena Bay, British Columbia

As the sun goes down whales can be heard singing into the night. Their song is a hauntingly beautiful music that travels far and wide. How special to have spent hours exploring the rich vegetation and hiking trails around Pachena Bay. It is a unique and idyllic experience to encounter the nature here. Looking back on the day there were many delightful surprises. Bears, sea lions, bald eagles… so much to see.

When the stars come out there is an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for the day. A happy contentment. Just being here is so rewarding. We are close to Bamfield and the West Coast Trail.

The rainforest catches my eye, so lush in all its textures and colours. The landscape softly hugs the bay and opens up in a gradual way… with white sandy beach as far as the eye can see. The skies truly come to life in this gentle stretch of beach of marine life. Here on a nice log of driftwood I will sit and make my wish upon a star. Plan my future and dream my dreams to someday capture the essence of this west coast moment with paint and brush.

As a painter, my brush is telling the stories. Fluid in my process, I will come back to this place of spirit and nature when the last painting is done.

Next in this colourful archive is “Wild At Heart

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Insitu for © 2016 STARS COME OUT by Tina Monod, Acrylic on Wood Panel 24x24x2″ Available

Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Beneath the Stars

2016 beneath the stars by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Chesterman Beach – Tofino, British Columbia

Pacific National Rim Park Reserve of Canada is a place infinite in its mystical beaches and powerful tides. For an artist it is a landscape forever changing and full of treasures. The white sand paradise of Chesterman Beach and tidal pools of marine life offer hours of fascination. The waves are magnificent and the fine sea mist is so refreshing. When night time fog blends with the salty air, you can hear hundreds of barnacles opening and closing. All at once hidden life forms shift with the tide.

Beneath the Stars, this cradle of salt water and sand is all I need. As darkness falls, I take one last look of this rugged west coast. My vision adjusts, my mind roams. There is so much beauty to mingle with here. My eyes traverse the paths of the constant stars. The skies open up with an evening show of constellations. Time stretches on forever. It is no surprise that few people have ever wanted to leave Tofino, British Columbia.

Each morning I have awakened to the language of the ocean, its roar and rhythm, which wrap and envelop all life. To be one with this coastal landscape adds new focus and inspiration to my work. Painting these inner souvenirs will eventually grow like the sand and grit in a mussel shell. Something perfect like a pearl, and all in good time.

As a painter, my brush is telling the stories. Fluid in my process, I will come back to this beautiful west coast beach when the last painting is done.

Next in this colourful archive is “Stars Come Out

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Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Over the Moon

2016 over the moon by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Spirit Island – Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta

On a moonlit night I am drawn to Maligne Lake, the second largest glacier-fed lake in the world. Many people I know have also visited the surrounding peaks and 3 glaciers above the lake. My first introduction to this special place was leafing through the page of a vintage photo album. A sepia photograph here connected me to a rich and vibrant history. I will always feel “over the moon” about this breathtakingly beautiful destination. While my words really can not describe the beauty of this place, the emotion on my palette and brushes can. When painting the colours of the lake I experience a feeling for nature that is full of wonder, so calm and dear.

Mere words cannot totally describe the beauty of Spirit Island. It is a delight to explore. Everything has its place and maintains a perfect balance of colour harmony and composition. All the elements come together like a rich tapestry weaving in transitions and seasons. There is a timeless strength in this island with the positioning of tall trees. Light is reflected in the most beautiful ways through the pines, around the mountains and here on this starry, starry night of wishes.

As a painter, my brush is telling the stories. Fluid in my process, I will come back to this spirit island when the last painting is done.

Next in this colourful archive is “Beneath the Stars

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Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Bright Into the Night

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Bedwell Harbour – Pender Island, British Columbia

All is sleeping under the cosmos. A perfect order is traced in the patterns of heavenly bodies and charted star clusters. Bedwell Harbour is a beautiful place to take in both astronomy and marine harmony. What an amazing day it has been. Harbour seals swam with us everywhere. Now and then they would break the surface of the water and share their thoughtful faces. Softly they appear and even their whiskers do not ripple the water. We have also enjoyed watching a baby loon ride safely on its mother’s back. Together their feathered water taxi navigated all with grace. Sea otters in their slumber holding paws and floating in their connected way delighted us also.

Summertime on Pender Island is forever magical and the perfect remote place for observing the millions of little stars. Each in their sparkle make up this glowing, sky of luminosity. On this beautiful evening I am counting a trillion stars, collecting as many as I can in my mind’s eye for this painting… which at long last has come into being. Nature has made me a star catcher and only when I have filled my soul with stars will I sleep the best of all sleeps, dreaming deep into a soft, soft night. Stars are always in the process of becoming. They hold years and years of galaxy secrets. How beautiful this is when you really think about it.

As a painter, my brush is telling the stories. Fluid in my process, I will come back to this safe harbour when the last painting is done.

Next in this colourful archive is “Over the Moon

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Insitu for © 2016 BRIGHT INTO THE NIGHT by Tina Monod, Acrylic on Wood Panel 24x24x2″ Available

Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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Campfire Sings

2016 campfire sings by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2

Nitinat Lake – Cowichan Valley, British Columbia

Like a torch in the night, this campfire illuminates the beauty of the Nitinat River Provincial Park. This image is the first painting in a new series called the “Wilderness Expressions”. Come sit around the fire’s glow overlooking the lake and listen to this boldly beautiful collection of adventures. I’d love to hear about yours also. The journey into this Pacific Rim National Park Reserve was physically challenging and extremely rewarding. Back in the day, we planed 6 foot waves in a canoe and portaged without bridges or boardwalks. The scenery was spectacular, especially when walking across a log just 30 feet above the forest canopy carrying our canoes. Needless to say we fell in love with the West Coast Trail (WCT).

Sometimes memories of this coastal wilderness come back to find me curious and eager to return and explore much more as it was such a great experience. There were lots of fun things to do like climbing, diving off the cliffs and enjoying the relaxing cool water. We even built a sweat lodge that worked on a 3 body rotation. On our last night we opened a bottle of red wine to enjoy with a dinner of stroganoff. There was even a home made cheese cake baked in the sand by the fire pit. We paddled a bit afterwards in our canoes and then laid down flat drifting along the quiet waters. There can be no greater feeling of peace than when buoyant, weightless and invisible in the indigo darkness surrounded by the reflections of stars and gazing into the heavens above.

As a painter, my brush is telling the stories. Fluid in my process, I will come back to this circle of fire when the last painting is done.

Next in this colourful archive is “Bright Into the Night

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Insitu for © 2016 CAMPFIRE SINGS by Tina Monod, Acrylic on Wood Panel 24x24x2″ Available

Wilderness Expressions is a series of acrylic paintings created on black gessoed gallery wood panels. There are 10 paintings 24x24x2″ in this starry sky painting collection for those who love stars. This art work by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod takes viewers and collectors into some of the more hidden and remote adventure trails, lakes and oceans on the west coast of British Columbia. Views from the Okanagan Valley with familiar wide open spaces and the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta complete this adventure. All are precious gems in the landscape of Canada for us to protect, explore and enjoy.

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