Free for the reading is our finely crafted Canadian newsletter about art happenings and canoe events
that are national and internationally in
scope. It is a fun and interesting read. Bill Mason original impressionistic painting for sale. They are one of a kind paintings.
All Bill Mason's works are influenced by wilderness nature, water and land. If an
original is out of your price range
consider buying one of our Bill Mason prints that is offered in our on-line gift store. Becky Mason writes about her art
shows at the Cube gallery
that carries her work. She has a write up about her
canoe course and explains why her canoe lessons are a unique experience set against a Canadian
wilderness backdrop. She also notes Canadian and USA paddling and canoe symposium
you may want to consider attending, these symposiums offer canoe workshops with skilled instructors. If watching paddling skills
is more your speed
Becky does present canoe demonstrations to music. The paddling demonstrations are so beautiful to watch. You can see a canoe
demonstration of Becky Mason showing her
art of canoeing in the Classic Solo Canoeing DVD or download it can be purchased in our online store. Reid McLachlan is a
fine artist, an experienced expressionist oil artist with 20 years of painting to his name. His subjects ranges from people and
what they are think about their situations. Mostly Reid McLachlan
couples relationships and how they interact with each other, some are happy some are upset and some we don't know what they
think. You need to pause and study his paintings because at
first glance you see the first message then upon revisiting his canvases you see more and more in his paintings. Paul Mason
is hard at work at drawing and paintings his funny
cartoons. Becky has the new information about an environment cause she is currently working on.
All the Mason family loves the wood canvas canoe. Bill
continues to be talked about on many website, Some that have linked are
and many more which I'll be listing soon. We all like to go canoeing. If you want canoeing instruction Becky has just the canoe
lessons for you. If you live too
far away to attend her courses you can always pick up some of her and her Dad's paddling instructional dvds or video they are
both filmmakers that have won awards.
- Becky Mason's Lessons & Coaching -
- Bill Mason's Kevlar Canoe November 1st ebay.ca Sale -
- New Store of Bill Mason paintings -
Media & Happenings:
- Classic Solo movie to download -
- Museum of History collects Paddle to the Sea -
Canoe News: Paddle Coaching & Lessons
Classic Solo and Classic tandem paddling classes on Meech Lake
in the Gatineau Hills,
20 min. north of Ottawa.
Recently returned from a teaching tour of Europe, Becky is back on her home waters, teaching her fabulous canoe courses on the sublime Meech Lake and also offering private courses anywhere in the area.
Her small, intimate, fun classes are the perfect environment for learning. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an expert Becky's relaxed teaching style and newest teaching techniques will have you learning many new skills and tricks.
She also offers Paddle Canada certification and she provides all the equipment for her courses.
Becky and Reid are back from coaching from a six week spring overseas
paddling gig. They had a fabulous time eating, paddling and seeing
the sites from their canoe.
Canoe News: Canoe Sale
Bill Mason's Kevlar Canoe Sale, November 1st on Ebay.ca
The Mason family is selling Bill Mason's 16' red kevlar prospector!
Bidding starts on ebay.ca November 1st.
This 16 foot kevlar canoe circa 1976 was specially ordered by Bill Mason
because he wanted to duplicate the shape of his favourite
Prospector ( which now resides in the
Canadian Canoe Museum
) in kevlar.|
This canoe accompanied Bill on many wilderness trips
and was a favourite when playing in rapids.
Art Happenings: new store|
Landscapes, shorelines, rapids and falls paintings with a new section of painting studies.
Basic Classic Solo Canoeing by Becky Mason is a superbly crafted
40 min production that is both informative and beautiful to watch. You'll
learn to apply the classic basic solo paddling strokes simply and
gracefully, master the art of the portage, and pick up tips on canoe
safety, maintenance, and equipment selection.
Paddle to the Sea is at the Museum of History! Nice write-up about their
Bill Mason Collection!
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