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Getting back at long last

Well my stint back in industry is drawing to a close soon so I’ve been busy getting myself re-established in Ottawa. Have found very reasonable studio time with live model once a week so getting started with some figurative work. … Continue reading

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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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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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New Oil Still Life

A fresh and vibrant oil still life on gallery wrapped canvas, 12 x 12 in. featuring my favourite French treat, les macarons. “Coffee and Macaroons”.  Stay tuned for the companion piece… Enjoy! K.M.

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black gesso

I’ve been intrigued about painting on a black gesso ground for a while so gave it a go this morning. Haven’t worked in acrylic much this month but happened to have some beautiful avocado flesh colour mixed up so here … Continue reading

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