Phil Chadwick

474 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.

#0547 "Lost Homestead"

From September 2001... The name is a bit of a play on the title "Lost Horizon" which would kind of fit as well. Lost Horizon is a 1937 American …

foreign

#1954 "Fishing Sunset"

The frontal system had moved well to the south of Singleton Lake. A northwesterly flow of cooler and drier air was welcomed after the heat. There …

Painting

#1955 "Yellow Beauties"

Linda wanted a painting done of her yellow flowers that I look after. I enjoy doing flowers so the assigned task was not a problem. I started this en …

Painting

#1953 "Past Prime Daisies"

I like daisies. Perhaps I love daisies. Maybe these particular flowers were past their prime but aren't we all? I found these flowers on the edge of …

Vincent Van Gogh

#1952 "The Daily News"

This is the sunrise from the front porch looking easterly at 05:40 am on Friday June 30th, 2017 - the last day of June. The sky was overcast …

Painting

#1951 "Wet Sunrise"

This is the sunrise from the front porch looking easterly at 05:23 am on Thursday June 29th, 2017. The broad archs of cirrostratus were deformation …

#1950 "Thunder Cloud"

The shelf cloud appeared on the western horizon of Singleton Lake. The anvil from the cumulonimbus had already created overcast layers of cloud …

Heavy Rain

#1948 "Chaffey Boat Houses"

I do not often paint architecture but as I mentioned to the Rideau Lakes Artist Association, everything is just shapes and lines filled in with …

Painting

#1947 "June Afternoon at Chaffeys"

This was the afternoon of the second day of the Rideau Lakes Artist Association Plein Air Painting Workshop. The ladies were having their lunch in …

Painting

#1945 "Westport Stratocumulus Virga"

This was the afternoon of the first day of the Rideau Lakes Artist Association Plein Air Painting Workshop.<p>The cold front had gone through about …

#1940 "Dandelions Gone to Seed"

As I painted this bouquet of flowers, the air was full of dandelion fluff and the ongoing sounds of spring. Some of this fluff was blended into the …

#1939 "Classic Cloud Streets"

These classic stratocumulus streets were aligned with the southwesterly winds of the warm sector. There were even some hints of clear blue skies …

#1938 "Clouds and Drizzle"

It was 12 Celsius but it felt cooler with the damp and the drizzle and the light northerly breeze. At cloud level it was much windier. The …

#1937 "Virga Sometimes Becomes Rain"

I liked the looks of the overcast clouds to the west across Singleton Lake. The sunrise was a few hours ago but there was no sun to be seen. There …

Painting

Summer 2017 Dumoine River Art Camp

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Ottawa Valley Chapter (CPAWS-OV) will be hosting their first annual <b>Dumoine River Art Camp</b> from August …

#1949 "Many Colours in the Storm"

The thunderstorms were developing. The sky was very interesting and I had the time to paint after doing chores all morning.<p>A pair of fishermen seemed …

#1147 "Fountain - Public Square"

I was the judge for the North Country Arts Council 2011 Plein Air Summer Arts Festival. I generally shy away from judging. Art is a matter of taste. …

#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 …

#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 …

#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 …

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 …

#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 …

#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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …