Author: oils@trepanieroriginals.com

Woke up to a spectacular view of Coronation Glacier from the tent, with the sun kissing it here and there as it stretched across the entire width of the fiord. It’s an impressive and incredible formation that I saw a little...

PAINTING ICEBERGS, Part 3: Only a morning left before Cory has to move on to the next leg of his journey. Will he finally get the chance to paddle his canoe out to the alluring iceberg and start his painting?...

PAINTING ICEBERGS, Part 2: With a freshly assembled canoe in hand, Cory heads out to see if he can get a new painting started from it while paddling around the iceberg....

PAINTING ICEBERGS, Part 1: Cory prepares to get up close and personal to an arctic iceberg to paint it by assembling a 16' Pakboat canoe brought along in duffle bag....

Woke to an ideal calm morning. Perfect. My goal to paint an iceberg for the first time, and to do this from the 16’ canoe that I had brought along, was looking great. Why from a canoe? I’ve always loved canoeing,...

After a good night’s sleep, we were ready to head out onto the ocean in Billy’s 24’ freighter canoe. All we needed was our gear and we were set to go. The 11am flight arrival would give us lots of...

This day my friend, traveling companion, huge help, trail master and very fine visual artist (film-maker, cameraman, photographer, etc) Marten Berkman heads home. Well actually he’s to fly back to Ontario see meet up with his wife Jennifer and 2...