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Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Gulls on Ice2

These gulls look like they are standing on water, but there is a thin layer of ice on the lake, and some of the gulls catch some rays there on the last days of winter.6 x6" Oil on cradled pa...
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

University Sunset 2

I did a similar one from a photo taken at the same time (bad driving practice, taking photos while driving!). This one is slightly larger, and a different crop.12x12" Oil on birch panel
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Storm Clearing

Facing west on Lakeshore Blvd. in Toronto, there was a dramatic clearing of a rainstorm. I couldn't resist photographing it. One day I will get in trouble for distracted driving!16 x 20" Oil...
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Whitby Sunset

Again at Whitby, England, the sun poking through the clouds and adding interesting reflections.9 x 12" Oil on Canvas
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Pork Pies

Many English people cherish their traditional foods. These British pork pies, and quite delicious. Painting from a photo, I unwisely started it before dinner, and was too distracted by my hu...
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Whitby Shore

In England last summer, we went to Whitby on the east coast to have fish and chips. We also did some sightseeing, and the sky was magic.8x10" Oil on canvas
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

University Sunset

Driving almost everywhere, I see scenes, people and all kinds of great material that I could use in paintings, and I often wish I could take a picture at that moment. Sometimes I do! I know ...
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Derbyshire Countryside

On my trip to England with my husband last summer, we visited his son and daughter in law in Derbyshire. Exploring the countryside we came across so many beautiful scenes, but the sky there ...
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Winter Twilight

I loved the dramatic light one winter evening as I was driving by a farm on the 400. In hindsight, it was a bit risky and pretty cold to stop on the highway to take a photo, but I am pretty ...
Catherine Gillespie Paints · 1Y ago

Over the Hill

An image from Bradgate Park in Leicester, which was the home of Lady Jane Grey, Queen of England for 9 days. She was executed in 1534 for treason at age 17.I have started to sign my name Gil...