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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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Modern contemporary koi

There’s a lot of koi paintings out there and it’s because it’s such a great subject. I wanted to create something like I’ve never seen before.  Having fun with mark making here. Enjoy! K.M.

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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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One more session should do it…

One more session I think..so far been using thin layers of paint and walnut oil. Need to add in some thickness here and there and some flecks of colour to capture reflection and movement and then should be done. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Koi recreated

I had started a 12 x 24 in. oil on canvas board painting (photo 2) a while ago – I decided I really liked the composition so decided to abandon the unfinished painting and create it anew on a much … Continue reading

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