Above the Clouds

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.

2016 above the clouds by tina monod - acrylic on wood panel 24x24x2
ABOVE THE CLOUDS by Tina Monod, Acrylic on Wood Panel 24x24x2″

Wilderness Expressions

Wilderness Expressions is a star filled collection painted with acrylics onto black gallery wood panels. Each painting is 24×24″ with a depth of 2″ and a polished black edge ready for hanging. These nocturne paintings explore some of the most beautiful and remote trails in Canada. Each image of the west coast and Okanagan Valley explores the lakes, oceans and wide open spaces of British Columbia. This series by Canadian artist and designer Tina Monod also adventures into the majestic mountains of Banff and Jasper, Alberta.

Next in this colourful archive is “Water of the Spirits

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