Author: oils@trepanieroriginals.com

12” x 16”, oil on panel (2007) Manitoulin Island, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada A quiet summer morning, with only the sound of the gently lapping water slapping the rocks, found me sitting at the water's edge on Manitoulin Island. I rarely...

12” x 18”, oil on linen (2007)  Caledon, Ontario, Canada The birth of a painting. Sometimes it's from a planned excursion far away involving months of planning. And at times, like this one, it's from throwing my gear in the truck...

12” x 15”, oil on panel (2007) Lake Superior, Ontario, Canada It's an all encompassing feeling to sit on Lake Superior's rock and soak up the setting sun. The breeze hits your face as the waves, lapping up against the shoreline,...

24” x 38”, oil on linen (2005) Credit River, Caledon, Ontario, Canada As a Canadian, one of the things I enjoy the most are the changing of our seasons. Being an artist who paints landscapes, these continuous transformations add to the...

6.5” x 9”, oil on linen (2005) Caledon, Ontario, Canada A morning hike through a Caledon valley nearby led me to this really interesting old tree. I know many would have walked past it and considered it to just be dead...

11” x 16”, oil on panel (2005) Near Twelve Mile Bay, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada A quiet place among the rocks, just around the corner from one one the of the finest campsites that I've pitched a tent in. ...

30” x 18”, oil on linen (2008) Nottawasaga River, Northeast of Caledon, Ontario, Canada Every once in a while I like to grab a coffee, toss my painting gear into the truck, and head out for an early morning cruise along...

7.25” x 12”, oil on linen (2008) Humber River, Caledon, Ontario, Canada When my daughter Andie was young we headed out for a mini-adventure down the Humber River, from Bolton to Kleinburg. We canoed and camped overnight on one of the...

9” x 9”, oil on linen (2008) Near the Credit River, Caledon, Ontario, Canada We are blessed in Caledon to have a wide variety of natural regions, despite being so close to the largest city in Canada. Among those are 4...