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n: a carving or an inscription on a rock, a rock carving
especially a prehistoric one
n: an ancient or prehistoric drawing or painting on a rock
Slate Stone Art is truly
to Canada's beautiful Columbia Valley, created by a Columere Park, Fairmont Hot Springs, Artist on local Purcell Mountain Slate
Slate Stone Art is a timeless medium. These
engravings and relief sculptures on slate stone will endure for centuries.
Purcell Mountain Slate Stone was
formed approximately 1,500 million
years ago in the pre-Cambrian age.
Since I work with each piece of "hand picked" slate stone to
individually bring out that "special creature" waiting there, each
creation is uniquely
Pieces have now traveled to their new homes in ten
Big Horn Sheep, Eagles, Elk, Moose,
Lions have "NATURE NOTES" sections presenting my own
personal experiences, encounters and research.
Big Horn Sheep , Bison and The
Great Blue Herons have
special sections containing
Signs and Lore.
The small beveled pictures link to related pages, so just
for easy browsing.
The magnificent Columbia Valley inspires me to create a wide
variety of subjects including my favorite mythological friend
Bringer of Joy and Inspiration", as well as my interpretive
of his female counterpart
Mana, endearingly called "KokoMana".
"Poetry Corner", "Poetry
of Love" and "Prairie
Days Poetry" share
my own work and
presents Cowboy Songs & Poetry by both my late Father and Brother, "Montana".
I enjoy taking photos of our
beautiful lakes, rivers and creeks and appreciated the importance of the United Nations
having recognized and designated The
Year 2003 as:
"The International Year of Fresh Water".
Personally, I love and appreciate our local fresh
water sources every day of every year --- especially being that I live by
beautiful Columbia Lake, drink her waters and kayak and canoe her often.
One of my canoeing photos won a local photo contest in September 2009 (see
Public Relations page).
"Columbia Lake - Summer Reflections"
"Dutch Creek Hoodoos"
Being an enthusiastic amateur photographer l opened
a "Digital Landscapes" page to
share some of my favorite places in the beautiful Columbia Valley.
Later, with my growing volume of photos
I opened Digital
Columbia Lake and Columbia River and Digital Sunsets
Inspired by the blossoming beauty of the flowers of spring I created a
Blossoms" page, then expanded
to include Digital
Butterflies and "Digital
Wildlife" pages with informative "NATURE
"15 Hummers and a Tail - and That's No Tale"
New in 2010
In 2006 with the
growing awareness and understanding of
the existence of other dimensions I also set up a Digital
In February 2010 I added two more pages: Digital
Paddles and Digital Rainbows
Thank you for visiting my on-line
studio which will be a continuous work in progress....
"Ever changing, like time and seasons
hope you enjoy my art as much as I enjoyed creating
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created, and nakedly witnessed, frees the soul"