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Featured Original Oil Paintings by Terrill Welch

Just Before Sunset Mayne Island BC 30 x 24 inch oil on canvas

With the sun sliding quickly towards the western hills, this arbutus tree and I marvel at the bronze and golds of sandstone and reflections in the quiet sea. Dusk will come too soon today.

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Catching Waves at Georgina Point Mayne Island BC 30 x 40 inch oil on canvas

There is a brisk northwesterly wind stirring up the Salish Sea in the bright autumn sun. I step carefully down the sandstone trail to the shore below the lighthouse at Georgina Point. Looking out across the Strait of Georgia, it seems that the best thing to do is to catch a few waves. Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada.

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Southern Gulf Islands Afternoon – 48 x 36 inch oil on canvas

Low golden winter light hangs over the landscape, leaving the arbutus trees dancing freely beside the deep blues of the sea in Navy Channel. It is just one of those moments that are wanting to last forever. Mayne Island is one of the Southern Gulf Island beauties that releases its precious gifts to the viewer any time of the year.

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Northeasterly Morning Strait of Georgia Mayne Island BC – 20 x 40 inch oil on canvas


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West Coast Blues Rolling Waves Oyster Bay – 36 x 72 inch oil on canvas

The heavy ink blue of the dark sea rolls grand waves against the sandstone rocks as breaking clouds answer to the west coast blues. This is a large contemporary landscape painting which brings a view of the sea to any room that it is in. The scale of this painting is difficult to appreciate in this image – it is a full 3 feet high and six feet long.

West Coast Blues rolling waves Oyster Bay 36 x 72 inch oil on canvas by Terrill Welch 2013_07_16 055

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Briefly about the Artist Terrill Welch

Terrill Welch’s oil paintings frequently showcase the beautiful, mysterious and rugged southwest coast around her home on Mayne Island B.C. as well as paintings from her travels. Though locally appreciated, Terrill Welch is internationally collected.  Her paintings can be found in the homes of art collectors throughout Canada and the United States as well as in Australia, England, France, Italy, Norway and Switzerland.

Terrill Welch’s work is in collections that also include such renowned Canadian landscape painters as Emily Carr, A.Y. Jackson and Lawren Harris.

Born in the village of Vanderhoof in north-central British Columbia, Terrill Welch was invited into an adult painting class when she was fourteen years old. Terrill Welch has taken several college-level courses in drawing and painting. She now teaches the art of oil painting from life in natural light using water mixable oils through independent study online.

Terrill Welch painting in her studio by Allison Mullally _MG_5876

Terrill Welch you are of course the new Emily Carr!  Strangely her work was my least enjoyed of the Group of Seven. She didn’t capture the bush and water for me.  She painted colours and starkness but not the softness and beauty of the scene.  You do!  Whether it is the ocean waves, the rocks and mountains in the distance, the clouds especially or a special tree you give it a life -not just a coloured  dab of pigment as I have come to vision most paintings.  You give it the feeling of being there and being happy there in your work.  You told me once a bit of your background in a cabin with your Grandfather I believe-and there were horses too. You know and love the places you paint!  This comes across to me clearly. ~ Dennis Rogers

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    • Thank you Jeff. It is a beginning. I am going to post my most popular inventory of paintings and photographs for this gallery site. It shall take me a few weeks to get it completed but I wanted to get it out to people for feedback before I get to far. Your feedback is most appreciated 🙂

  2. awesome oil paintings terrill. laurie always said that you were great. love from the appletons

    • Oh what an absolute wonderful surprise!!!!!!!!!!! Hello Laurie and Charlotte! Thank you for your kind words and for dropping in to say hello. It is almost like having you knock on my front door and opening it to find you standing on the steps.

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  4. I find your works an inspiration Terril. I too paint in oils, and I find my feelings soaring with joy when I look at your work.

    • Thank you Diane and pleased to meet you! There is something I think extra special for a painter when they connect deeply with the work of another painter. I appreciate you take the time to share your experience of these paintings.

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