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New cow painting

Something about being back in my Waverley studio makes me want to paint big abstract cows. This one won’t be dry before I head back to Otrawa – “Sitting Pretty” acrylic and (mostly) oil 30 in. x 30 in. on … Continue reading

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Today’s tonal landscape study

“Three Cows at the Marsh” oil on canvas paper 9 x 12 in. Decided to try one in portrait orientation. Will get a better shot when it dries a bit. Also – a better shot in natural light of “Remembering … Continue reading

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Study after Corot

I intended to just do small cow studies today as I know I’ll want to inject them in my landscapes. This piece started out as just 3 cows then decided to borrow design elements from Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot painting to … Continue reading

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Grantchester Meadows 2 ways

Two small oil studies of scenes from Grantchester Meadows – personally I prefer the first, more moody, atmospheric version. I am a big fan of George Inness and others from the American Barbizon school so think I’ll be leaning more … Continue reading

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Lac Leamy Chickadee

Decided to employ the Zorn palette to paint this small chickadee that I photographed while walking in Lac Leamy last winter. I’ll do a companion piece of the cardinal I spotted on the same day.  Oil on canvas paper 9 … Continue reading

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“Lambie” – a graphite sketch

A little graphite sketch of my daughter’s much loved and well-traveled “Lambie”. A great subject for some more Zorn palette practice.  Stay tuned… K.M.

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A couple of cows

I couple of 30 x 30 in. cows. One is acrylic on canvas – the other acrylic and oil on canvas. Can you tell which is which?  

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