Terrill Welch

Terrill Welch

I am a landscape painter exposing life’s mystery in an ordinary day. Stripping away the human illusion of our separation from nature is at the core of my work.
Feb
03
A Brush with Life - Issue #122 Starting to Stir

A Brush with Life - Issue #122 Starting to Stir

Spring starts early here on the southwest coast of Canada. As soon as the days are noticeably longer the snowdrops bloom and the magnolia buds form. Not even temperatures dropping to just below freezing seems to still the stirring of new growth…
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Jan
20
Terrill Welch by herself - Issue #2 The Coziest of Cozy Season

Terrill Welch by herself - Issue #2 The Coziest of Cozy Season

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Jan
06
A Brush with Life - Issue #121 Best of 2022 and Hello 2023

A Brush with Life - Issue #121 Best of 2022 and Hello 2023

What was that!? This is how I think of 2022. Continued monitoring and masking coupled with a new war and global financial uncertainty. However, here I am sprinting into 2023 with hardly a backward glance…
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Dec
23
A Brush with Life - Issue #120 Gift of Our Best Selves

A Brush with Life - Issue #120 Gift of Our Best Selves

Alert! Included in this final 2022 issue is a time limited special offer for A Brush with Life subscribers to
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Dec
22
Terrill Welch by herself - Issue #1 Before the Beginning

Terrill Welch by herself - Issue #1 Before the Beginning

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Dec
09
A Brush with Life- issue #119 Cozy Season with Sold Paintings

A Brush with Life- issue #119 Cozy Season with Sold Paintings

The last few days have been draped in lazily drifting snowflakes broken up with warm winter sun edged by a
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Nov
25
A Brush with Life - Issue #118 We Have Successfully Migrated

A Brush with Life - Issue #118 We Have Successfully Migrated

With the ease of a flock of Canadian geese heading south, our "A Brush with Life" newsletter has migrated to
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Nov
11
A Brush with Life - Issue #117 Change is Always in the Wind

A Brush with Life - Issue #117 Change is Always in the Wind

Today, I could use several carbon copies of me to implement online changes that hopeful will be seamless for our “A Brush With Life” newsletter. The short version is that the platform (Revue) that hosts “A Brush With Life” is suppose to become nonexistent by the end of the year. I have been monitori
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Nov
07
When it Rains in Winter

When it Rains in Winter

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Oct
28
A Brush with Life - Issue #116 Finding Small Beauties while at the Easel

A Brush with Life - Issue #116 Finding Small Beauties while at the Easel

There is the smell of snow in the mountains around us as daily highs drop to 11 degrees or so Celsius and water barrels refill after more than 100 days without rain and unseasonably warm temperatures. Blustery winds hint at future winter stores and leaves and tree cones fly through the air. The shif
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