Chasing the Light In New Westminster

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I had a fantastic time exploring the back streets and alleys in New Westminster. There is an eclectic mix of modern, old, and near derelict buildings; in certain parts of the city it feels like time has stood still. The Westminster Boiler and Tank Company buildings are clad in corrugated steel that have turned various shades of orange and red …

Expressionism and Abstraction May 2020

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Pulling Back the Blue Curtains. Intrigue at what is behind the blue curtains. Seated Absence. Exploring themes of absence; the empty chair and the partly rendered chair. Empty Frames, Empty Performances. The empty billboard at the QE Theatre with the pandemic cancellations. Geometric Inscribed Layers. I liked the complex geometry created here and how the strong centre elements balance and …

Expressionism and Abstraction February 2020

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Divergent Coloured Paths. The juxtaposition of white and red lighted lines crossing each other with a black background was a strong thought as I created this. Inverted Canal. It was the the reflective water and the linear arrangement of the canal and the willow trees that attracted me to make this composition. I like the divisions of reflective water and …

Expressionism and Abstraction October 2019

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Pierced Industrial Screen. I headed off to New Westminster in early October and I was very pleased to see an interesting building facade on a new parkade! With multiple exposures and a slight sideways shift for each exposure, the result is very compelling both in form, tone, and texture. Coloured and Illuminated Columns. This composition resulted from experimenting with a …

Friday Night at New Westminster

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With rain on the way for the later evening and weekend, I wanted to get out for some photos. Being close by and an area I have not explored much, New Westminster seemed a good choice. There is an interesting vibe in New West, with it’s mixture of old and new and upscale and downtrodden. As I headed towards the …