Author: oils@trepanieroriginals.com

All distant views from the day before are obliterated by the white mist. But these very conditions that mean not painting what I wanted to yesterday, have opened up other opportunities. The weather has turned the Rock Garden into a...

I caught my first glimpse of Mount Thor today. Actually, it was a full fantastic view from an area called the Rock Garden. It loomed in the distance in what seemed like a perpetual shadow as the sun hit the...

TO THE ARCTIC CIRCLE: The weather changes as Cory and Marten hike further up the Weasel River valley, heading ever slowly toward Mt. Thor, and across the Arctic Circle....

TRAINING FOR BAFFIN: Cory tries to get in a little better shape for his upcoming month-long journey to the eastern Canadian Arctic on Baffin Island. At the same time he shares some of his plans and inspirations for this 2nd leg...

FRAMING, Part 1: Cory and Janet visit Fotiou Frames to begin the challenging process of selecting and designing a unique line of frames for the Into The Arctic Collection of paintings that Cory is creating....