"Autumn Patchwork"

This is the view of the shore of Round Lake in the fall of the year from a canoe - the only way to view a lake.

I was attracted to the patchy nature of the tree crowns creating a tapestry of colour. In addition, I just wanted to have some fun - thanks to Steve Hoult ... and Tom Thomson.

Water mixable oils on dark burnt sienna oil tinted foundation on commercial canvas - 14 X 11(inches) Started Friday afternoon, March 26, 2010. Painting Place The Executive Studio, 55 Water Street, Brockville. The subject location is near 45.904967° -79.165012° on the shores of Round Lake.