Here are some pictures I took before the "big smoke" when I visited Vancouver Island a couple of weeks ago. I was attending a painting course, and I have some pictures of that too.
"True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils. Strive to have friends, for life without friends is like life on a desert island...to find one real friend in a lifetime is good fortune; to keep him is a blessing."
"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of a continent."
The painting course was called "Reflections in Still Water". The painting is not finished yet but here are some pictures of my painting as it progressed.
I have finished this painting of basil named "Emerald Beauty":