Emma Paveley || Ucluelet Tofino Artist


Tofino artist Emma Paveley
Rosie an original painting by Tofino artist Emma Paveley
Ucluelet and Tofino artist Emma Paveley in her studio
Dreamer painting by Ucluelet Tofino artist Emma Paveley
Tofino artist Emma Paveley holding her oil painting Blue Behemoth
Original Oil Painting by Tofino artist Emma Paveley
Tofino artist Emma Paveley pets her dog in her studio
Paintings hang on the wall in Tofino artist Emma Paveley's studio

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to photograph Ucluelet & Tofino artist Emma Paveley in her natural habitat—her studio. I admire art on a sliding scale from could-I-make-this-myself? to how-the-hell-was-this-masterpiece-created? Emma's original oil paintings are absolutely incredible and reside on the very far right hand side of my admiration scale. The detail, layering, texture and colours are out of this world.


Emma's paintings blend softness and ruggedness together perfectly, an entirely accurate depiction of this place we call home. As an artist, she truly captures the power of the ocean on this special coast as well as the awe that accompanies it. But you don't need to take my word for it, as soon as you lay eyes on one of her pieces, you'll feel it.


For more on Emma Pavely's incredible art, head over to her website.


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