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Third day of challenge missed…

…so on to the fourth Well here’s a fine example of ‘overdoing’ a painting.  I was quite happy with the initial composition, but my ‘realistic’ side just had to make changes.  I’m going back to this one today to see … Continue reading

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DOORS OPEN – Opens Doors

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What a fabulous day we had at the Recreation Complex, during the Doors Open Ontario event.  Thank you to everyone who stopped by and offered their wonderful comments on my work and to those who showed interest in lessons.  A … Continue reading

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BARRIE SPRING ART TOUR

You can visit me at the Barrie Art Club off Dunlop just west of Anne St.  Follow the signs!

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My Paintings Have ‘Value’ – From Garden to Canvas

Right from the beginning my paintings have value.  Of course I’m talking values of colour.  If you don’t know how or where to start painting a subject, select a colour and break it down into five values (tones), by adding … Continue reading

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Beaver Statue Arrives!

Well, here ‘he’ is.  Keep posted to see how I transform this beaver into a very well known figure.  I will be posting photos in stages.  See if you can figure out what I’m up to.

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‘Rustic Charm’

Upon spotting a photo of this arrangement on the front of a ‘fine arts’ book, I knew it was something I would paint.  The old vases and jug lead me to wonder about their origin.  How old are they?  Where were they found … Continue reading

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‘Tranquility’

Having an admiration for rocks, trees, choppy waves rolling across a lake or anything in nature with a rugged textured surface, this was a good challenge for me.   Not only was this painting about a love of rocks, but somewhere I … Continue reading

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