2000’s Paintings and Drawings

  • Lake Rousseau Cottage

    Back to the Impressionists for one more self-evident aesthetic view. Oil on canvas / 61 cm x 76 cm / 2004 / Sold

  • Evelyn, A Day to Remember

    A festive day for our Granddaughter, (Portrait of Evelyn) that her Grandfather tried to capture. Acrylic on Canvas / 71 cm x 56 cm / 2002 / Gift to her  

  • Early Autumn

    Composition of Autumn’s characteristics: leaves and colours, without details. Oil on Canvas / 76 cm x 76 cm / 2003  

  • Dream-Island Habitat

    Island, surrounded by water or space to give the impression of seclusion, peaceful or lonely existence. Composition consisting of triangles. Oil on Canvas / 91 cm x 91 cm / 2005

  • Distant Promise

    Between the presence, facing as it were a landscape, and reflection in our mind, we search for hope on the horizon – far distant. Acrylic on Canvas / 76 cm x 61 cm / 2002

  • Cosmos X

    My imaginary Cosmos farther away than the real one, and not anymore in existence as we see it. Oil on Canvas / 91 cm x 91 cm / 2004  

  • Kolob Canyon (Utah) USA

    Spectacular rock formation. Acrylic on Canvas board / 40.6cm x 50.8 cm / 2002 / sold

  • Burning Tree

    In other words, the orange-red glow of autumn. Acrylic on Canvas / 71.1 x 55.8 cm / 2002  

  • Bluffers Park, Scarborough

    Perfect Park for picnics at the lake in Scarborough. At this time peaceful, void of people. Acrylic on Canvas / 76.2 x 101.6 cm / 2002

  • Autumn’s Forest

    Difficult to put this painting into a style category. I chose representational because it is the view of a forest seen from above. Acrylic, Canvas, mixed Med. / 45.7 x 55.8 cm / 2002

  • Lost Civilisation

    At Angkor Wat, once again, my fascination of ancient empires as in “Lost Civilisation” at Cambodia of Khmer people, who were followers of Buddhism and ancestor-spirit worship. The monumental architecture with inserted sculptured portraits is most distinctive. Acrylic on Canvas / 101.6 x 76.2 cm / 2000

  • Allan (portrait)

    Our son, Allan, teacher; in his spare time sportive, bird-watcher. Oil on canvas board / 40.6 x 30.4 cm / 2011  Gifted.

  • Aftermath

    The curtain rises after destruction. Acrylic, mixed media / 60.9 x 76.2 cm / 2003

  • Rugged Mountains

    Imaginary mountain landscape after an earlier drawing. Acrylic, mixed media on canvas / 75 cm x 101 cm / 2005

  • October in Forest

    Woods in fall colors rise over a lake under dark sky. Oil on wood panel / 30 cm x 40 cm / 2003

  • Self Portrait / 2006

    My last Self-portrait. Oil on Canvas / 30.4 x 45.7 cm / 2006

  • See-Hear-Speak Evil

    Contrary to the saying those images emphasize the contrary in an ugly way. Oil on canvas / 76 cm x 87 cm / 2004

  • San Rafael Desert, Utah

    This is as far as I would go with Realism. Still painterly. Oil on Canvas / 76.2 x 91.4 cm / 2004 / not for sale.

  • River in Woodland

    Landscape seen from birds-eye view. Representational in a broad sense. Oil on Canvas / 60.9 x 91.4 cm / 2005

  • Ring Nebula

    Painted from an image taken through a telescope. Oil on Canvas / 60.9 x 50.8 cm / 2001 / not for sale

  • Rain Forest

    A number of my paintings may appear abstract but are in fact representational. Seen from a birds-eye view; a wide-ranging landscape.  Acrylic on Canvas / 55.8 x 60.9 cm /2000

  • Pottery

    This is a tribute to a friend of mine who worked in the ceramic trade. Acrylic on Canvas / 60.9 x 76.2 cm / 2003

  • Pebble Beach, Cal.

    Famous Golf course and beautiful shaped landscape. Oil on Canvas / 60.9 x 81.2 cm / 2000               

  • Orbits

    The Universe is orbiting within and outside of its dimension that gave me the structure and colours, which are foundation of water and earth. Oil on Canvas / 91.4 x 121.9 cm / 2003 / Sold  

  • Dan F. Roitner

    Dan, worked as a photographer, has brought also the second version of this website to light. Oil on canvas board / 30 cm x 40 cm / 2011  Gifted.

  • Web of Light

    The summer air is moving the light in landscape. Oil on canvas / 55.8 x 76.2 cm / 2003

  • Tsunami Waves

    One of the dozens of drawings I did, after having produced mostly abstract art for eight years. At this point, those drawings are a new beginning for the next twenty years of my visual art. Acrylic on Canvas / 76.2 x 101.6 cm / 2005

  • Trevor

    Our grandson is four years old when his world unfolds with colourful toys, trains and a teddy bear.  Portrait, Oil on wood panel / 40.4 x 30.4 cm / 2008 /Gifted

  • Trevor with Frog

    Trevor is befriending a frog in his first biology lesson. Portrait, Pencil on paper / 35.5 x 28 cm / 2010

  • The Eye

    A center point that receives shapes and colours as a human’s brain is able to transmit to the Self. Yes, what is the eye, we take usually for granted?  Oil on canvas / 91.4 x 91.4 cm / 2007

  • TURRACH / 50TH Anniversary / 2006

    That year, my wife, Jeanine, and I commemorated 50 years since we met in the Austrian mountain village of Turrach. We celebrated with champagne and roses that I put to canvas. Oil on canvas / 60.9 x 91.4 cm / 2006

  • TSUNAMI / 2005

    To commemorate the devastating tsunami at Thailand in 2004, with another wave approaching. Symbolically only one person between the rubble is visible in front. Acrylic on Canvas / 76.2 x 101.6 cm / 2005  


    Piano, Violin and Cello have a rest during the concert hall Intermission. They contemplate opinions of which the audience is not aware. Acrylic on Canvas / 76.2 x 101.6 cm / 2003  

  • Trevor / 2010

    Dressed for the winter, visiting the countryside with his dad, going for a sleigh ride. Portrait, Pencil on paper / 35.5 x 28 cm / 2010

  • Trevor / 2010

    Our grandson is almost six years old and looking forward to his school year. Portrait, Oil on Canvas / 40.4 x 30.4 cm / 2010 /Gifted

  • The Elements

    My concept in showing Air, Water, Earth and Fire, making up the elements that helped shape us and surround us.  Oil on canvas / 91.4 x 121.9 cm / 2003

  • The Ancient Cycle

    Human existence varies constantly between war and peace. This painting shows peace between wars that seems more optimistic. In the end, it may even out but it is by no means a consolation. Acrylic on canvas / 55.8 x 91.4 cm / 2002

  • Susan R.

    My present for our daughter’s Birthday in 2010, and the painter is glad she liked his effort. Oil on canvas / 45.7 x 35.5 cm / 2010 /Gifted

  • Summer Reflection

    A landscape with vague growth and objects filled with warm and misty light. Oil on canvas / 76.2 x 76.2 cm / 2003  

  • Summer Morning

    In abstract terms, trying to catch with colours the coolness of an early summer morning. Oil on canvas / 76.2 x 76.2 cm / 2003

  • Little Artist at Work

    Our granddaughter Evelyn, seven years old, is showing her early interest and dedication toward visual art. Acrylic on canvas board / 40.6 x 50.8 cm / 2001

  • Landscape / 2003

    A different take of an imaginary field with bushes and forest. Acrylic on canvas / 55.8 x 91.4 cm / 2003

  • La Quinta, California

    Following golf on television, this view came to my attention. I never envisioned painting a golf course, but this layout with the mountains as a contrast in the background changed my mind. Acrylic on canvas / 71.1 x 81.2 cm / 2000

  • Jeanine Remembered

    My wife gave me most of my life the means and opportunity to follow my artistic path and inspired my creative side until 2007. This portrait, although painted two years later, done to console myself but more so out of gratitude. Oil on canvas / 45.5 x 35.5 cm / 2009

  • Jeanine and Joseph

    To some extent an old style Self-portrait with pallet + brush, yet with a living room setting and a window facing the garden. A strange choice was to have my wife behind me in a picture on the wall, as if it was someone not anymore around. Indeed, like a premonition, a year later she […]

  • Galaxy of Antares

    A recreation of one of the many Galaxies that over a telescope have come to us. And what a firework with an amazing blue-sky ions of light-years away! Acrylic on canvas / 76.2 x 60.9 cm / 2004 .

  • Galaxy Formation

    A huge, ghostly and snakelike towering formation of stars and nebulae in our Universe. Acrylic on canvas / 101.6 x 76.2 cm / 2002

  • Leo’s Airplane

    This is my late brother Leo Roitner’s third airplane that he built from a kit in 2000 in Surrey, BC. He flew it with his friend Jerry, over Canada to Toronto in 2005. For a small craft it was a big undertaking. On their return they paid first a visit to an airshow in the US. Through early interest in […]

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