Basin Head June

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Basin Head June watercolour 12″x18″

In Eastern PEI there is a gem. That gem is the beach at Basin Head.  You can walk for a good spell on these “singing sands” (the sand squeaks or sings as you walk on it). In July the beach will be full of relaxing locals and tourists.  In early June however you can go there and almost have the place to yourself.

After the Rain

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After the Rain watercolour 12″x18″

Today’s watercolour is about that stillness you get sometimes after a heavy rain.  The world about you can be a turbulent show of shock and awe, and it seems like it’s never going to end. Then it does, and somehow the calm returns. I guess nature is funny that way.

My Favorite Legionnaire

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John Henderson watercolour 12″x18″

Today’s watercolour is a painting of my favorite Legionnaire.  It’s a painting of my father, John Henderson.  He was a kind-hearted Scot who immigrated to Canada when he was young. He was a soccer player, a coal miner, a farmer, a custodian, an entrepreneur, a carver, a lover of Robbie Burns, but most of all to me, he was my dad. I sure do miss him. If he’s still around give your father a hug… “Happy Father’s Day!”