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January 31, 2015
What a wonderful day spent in the company of 10 other students and instructor, Doug Levitt, painting a landscape in oils using the "alla prima" method. I felt moved to pa...Read the Full Post »
January 01, 2015
My photo reference for this piece is one of hundreds of pictures I have taken with my camera, adding to the thousands of images forever stored in my memory of the Waterto...Read the Full Post »
December 23, 2014
I learned long ago about the principle of black and white images - if it's an effective image in grayscale, then it will likely be successful in colour. This is a snapsho...Read the Full Post »
December 22, 2014
I have been exercising restraint by not delving into the foreground but now that rest of the painting has a greater block in I now need to balance it with some water acti...Read the Full Post »
December 21, 2014
Cameron Falls at Waterton National Park are one of the most recognizable falls in Western Canada because of their unique "H" formation. If you haven't visited Waterton, I...Read the Full Post »