After the Rain

After-the-Rain--watercolour
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

John-Henderson-watercolour-
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!”

10:35 AM

Ten-Thirty-Five-AM
10:35 AM watercolour 18″x12″

Today’s watercolour “10:35 AM “explores a number of textures.  Members of this quartet of items exhibit the transparency of glass, the reflective qualities of metal, and the natural warmth of wood. The alarm clock belonged to my sister. She used it to keep track of her day and when her favorite shows would be on.