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Leanne Christie painting of road works and caterpillar diggers

Big boys room – Sam’s Collection

Sam’s collection and a big boy’s room painting.  Sam and his mother were in the process of metamorphosing his bedroom into that of a big boy’s room and with this came the consideration of what would adorn his walls.  They had hoped to find me during their visit to the Granville Island Public Market,  and the […]

Continue Reading By on July 3, 2013 in Urban, vancouver
Burrard street bridge with yachts in the front as seen from Granville Island, painted by Leanne Christie

Moored. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″.SOLD

So much happens within the frame of this painting.  I love the location (by the entrance to Granville Island) and I love the subject but to capture the scene is intense.  There are thousands of little elements: the ropes, the masts, the sails, the layers upon layers of boats, the water, the city, the bridge. […]

Continue Reading By on October 16, 2011 in marine paintings, vancouver, yachts & boats

Charcoal Drawing: Varnier Park

Another sketch from the Varnier Park area in Kitsilano for the painting demonstration which I did that evening for the Vancouver Sketch Club.  I enjoy the strong contrast of this drawing, especially the moody tree in the foreground but it does not make my pulse race like this piece does: Yachts near Kitsilano     […]

Continue Reading By on October 5, 2011 in charcoal drawings