Phil Chadwick

457 Added | 9 Magazines | 1 Following | 9 Followers | @PhilChadwic2016 | Trained at Queen's University as a nuclear physicist, “Phil the Forecaster" has been a professional meteorologist since 1976. However, art has been his passion forever. Phil paints full time now - mainly en plein air. Phil the Forecaster is the Group of One.

#1146 "Masonic Temple, Watertown"

I went to paint on Washington Street with my plein air artist friends ... I wasn`t thrilled with the subject matter but decided to paint the deserted …

Painting

#1145 "Black River Sunrise"

While I painted this Watertown sunrise, an apparently homeless person came by checking the garbage cans of White Water Park looking for valuables. …

#1149 "Chantry - Sky of Many Clouds"

This was the second Southampton demonstration piece for day one of Wind Waves and Weather version 2011. There were 11 participants in the course- a …

#1148 "Hidden Gem"

This was the first Southampton demonstration piece for day one of Wind Waves and Weather August, 2011. There were 11 participants in the course.<p>This …

Painting

#1150 "Blown Away - Southampton Beach"

This was the third Southampton demonstration piece for day two of Wind Waves and Weather circa 2011. We set up on the Southampton waterfront at …

Southampton

Tom Thomson's Northern Lake, Early Winter Spring 1917

Tom didn’t sign this sketch. There is no “TT-1917” stamp mark either. Tom was simply making a weather observation but was perhaps also torn to also …

Painting

#1934 "Thirty Shades of Green"

I moved to the front yard to paint after lunch and after finishing <i>#1933 "Morning Cloud Story"</i>... and a brief nap. The deformation zone had shift to …

Painting

#1928 "Turtle Rock McCrae"

This is Turtle Rock in McCrae Lake. I spent a lot of time in that area in the mid 1980's and early 1990's before it became well known and an …

Chronic Pain

Easy Turtle Nest Protection

I try to protect the turtles... the raccoons and skunks like a feed of turtle eggs - who wouldn't? Predators do need to eat too. Perhaps I am …

Nature

Turtles and Goldilocks...

Not all islands are the same... even turtles know that!<p>There are three small rocky island in the eastern Basin of Singleton Lake. We watch these …

Turtles

Alfred Joseph Casson’s Early September, Oxtongue Lake

This 12 by 15 inch panel by Alfred Joseph Casson is a classic weather observation from 1971. I have been focussing on the weather in the art of Tom …

Vitamins

Tom Thomson's Birch Grove, Algonquin Park Spring 1915

Tom Thomson artist friend J.W Beatty was the first to own this painting from the spring of 1915. Superficially this sketch is all about the birch …

Vitamins

Tom Thomson’s White Caps Smoke Lake 1913

This is another one of Tom’s records with a very low horizon. As such this sketch is another weather observation and another skyscape.<p>Even though the …

Astronomy

#1923 "Recycled Clouds"

As I painted these clouds I recalled an occasion while in Training Branch for Environment Canada. Another instructor used the phrase "garbage cloud" …

#1922 "April Rain Clouds"

The dark rain clouds were heavily banded with gravity waves. The winds riding along and over the warm frontal surface were causing waves in the …

Tom Thomson – Artist and Astronomer?

For being so large, the world can be so small. The following chronicles an interesting exchange with a new found friend, Paul Sheppard. This exchange …

#1920 "Spring Forest Shore"

I went out to paint the afternoon light. A sheet of stratocumulus shielded the direct sunlight. The sounds of spring were still in the air but his …

#1919 "Entrance to Jim Day"

This is where the water of Singleton Lake spills over a marble ledge and into Jim Day Rapids. It is also where I swim. The painting was done looking …

Tom Thomson's Hills and Swirling Sky, 1915

As Tom's patron, Dr. J.M. MacCallum purchased this directly from Tom. James was selecting the best of the best for himself and also keeping Tom in …

#1918 "Spring Morning Jim Day"

I thought the title was mildly humourous. I set my easel in the shelter of Jim Day Rapids looking across the outlet. It was a chilly spring morning …

The Jack Pine - 1916

The Jack Pine – Sketch -I suggest that Tom’s motivation to “record” this particular observation were the tree, colours of the hills and the cloud …

Tom Thomson's "Moonlight" 1914

Tom Thomson sketched "Moonlight" along the Oxtongue Waterway in 1912 . After the Studio Building was open for occupation in January 1914, Thomson …

Tom Thomson's Northern Lights - April 1917

Northern Lights from April 1917... Tom’s motivation to “record” this particular observation –the aurora borealis. Grab a coffee, this will take a few …

#1812 "King Street Shadows"

I was painting during the 14th WORLDWIDE Paint Out Sept 9-11, 2016 GREAT WORLDWIDE PAINT OUT with the event organized by the Kingston School of Art. …

Tom Thomson's "Canoe Lake" 1913

May is prime for thunderstorms in Algonquin Park - especially the supercell type. Tom’s motivation to “record” this particular observation was indeed …

#1811 "Shades of Green Sails"

I was painting during the 14th WORLDWIDE Paint Out Sept 9-11, 2016 GREAT WORLDWIDE PAINT OUT with the event organized by the Kingston School of Art. …

#1810 "Kingston Penn"

I was painting during the 14th WORLDWIDE Paint Out Sept 9-11, 2016 GREAT WORLDWIDE PAINT OUT with the event organized by the Kingston School of Art. …

I Am the Walrus

The next sailing vessel to catch my eye in Portsmouth Harbour during the 14th WORLDWIDE Paint Out Sept 9-11, 2016 GREAT WORLDWIDE PAINT OUT, was the …

That'll Do

I was painting during the 14th WORLDWIDE Paint Out Sept 9-11, 2016 GREAT WORLDWIDE PAINT OUT with the event organized by the Kingston School of Art. …

Portsmouth Harbour, Kingston and the 14th WORLDWIDE Paint Out Sept 9-11, 2016

I do not belong to many groups... I am the founding, charter and only member of "<b>The Group of One</b>". After my friend and mentor <i>Mario Airomi</i> passed …