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In the gap. Oil on canvas. 8″ x 8″. SOLD

A full year in the seeking but here she is. The perfect Vancouver stormy light. You know the moment when the clouds have descended, the sun is either beginning to set or she is hidden by cloud density, the atmosphere is dark and charged but suddenly the sun slips through. Slicing the air and bouncing […]

Continue Reading By on December 10, 2011 in cargo ships, marine paintings, vancouver, vancouver ports, yachts & boats

West along the wall. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″. SOLD

Vancouver painting of the Granville Bridge from the north side of the seawall along False Creek. What a struggle! 5 days of rain just completed but the weather report promised 5 more. 1 glorious day to eat as much as possible and what a bountiful feast. Between the first dusting of snow on the mountains, […]

Continue Reading By on November 15, 2011 in marine paintings, vancouver, yachts & boats
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