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Happy Canada Day!

Was inspired to get very free and loose today after a morning checking out the Boardwalk Artists in Dartmouth. This piece is inspired by Canada Day and also a little Brexit.  Only primary colours used. “We Are Not Amused” Acrylic … Continue reading

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Last one for today…

Just finished this 4 ft x 4ft underpainting. Love the scale- feels like I’m in the koi pool.  I need to make a run for more burnt sienna before any more underpainting can be done so that’s it for today. … Continue reading

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On a roll…

I’ve laid in 2 more 24 x 48 in. koi pieces.  Really happy with these compositions. Think I’ll stay on the roll of laying new pieces in today in burnt sienna before moving on to the colour. Next on the … Continue reading

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More Koi…

As I get ready to finalize my last koi, I’ve laid in a new 24 x 48 in. piece to get started on. Really liking the negative space in this latest composition. There’ll be more to follow on this theme … Continue reading

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Cruciform Crane…

I’ve been wanting to paint a crane for some time – they dominate our Halifax skyline and downtown with all sorts of construction. I decided to portray one using the classic abstract design cruciform shape and quite like it. “Construction” … Continue reading

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“Two Warriors at Low Tide”

Done I believe… oil over acrylic underpainting on canvas 16 x 20 in.  I will do up a full write up of the symbology in this piece and post it soon.  I initially intended this piece to be a  creative … Continue reading

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Playing with oil…

I’ve been taking this piece through a bit of a journey, evolving it as I play with oil and different mediums such as liquiglaze and neo megilp.  I thoroughly enjoy giving myself this time to experiment with products and process. … Continue reading

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