Watercolour and oil pastel
©2017 Charlene Brown
This was the view from the apartment in Mississauga just west of the Rattray Marsh, where we lived in the 1980s.
When I was thinking of a name for the painting, I determined the distance to Toronto using Google Maps, and will admit I had thought it was much further, as it took a full hour on the GO Train to get there.
I only ever saw this combination of black thunderclouds and luminous pale green lake a couple of times during the four years we lived there, but it’s what I remember the best.