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Hárságyi Winery and New Brushes

Hárságyi Winery and New Brushes

Recently I bought some new pens, brushes, and paint, and this piece was an excuse to try them all out. I picked this winery image because it was ideal for line-and-wash. It also included rusty colours so I could try my…

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Cape Blanco Lighthouse

Cape Blanco Lighthouse

I think lighthouses are one of the most interesting subjects to paint for a number of reasons. They are usually isolated, which makes it easier to get an unobstructed view of them and find a pleasing angle. Lighthouses are on…

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Farm in Winter

Farm in Winter

Happy New Year! I’m starting off 2017 the right way with a new painting! Hopefully my inspiration and enthusiasm will prove to be a continuing trend this year. At the very least, I hope to paint more winter scenes. Therefore, I…

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Fireweed Field

Fireweed Field

I completed this piece about a week ago, but I didn’t get around to scanning it until now. The painting uses a reference photo of Gaspésie, Quebec. I loved the brilliant fireweed in it! I wanted to see if I could…

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Abandoned Farm

Abandoned Farm

I’m on a roll this week! This painting is based off of a picture I took a few years ago of an abandoned farm house outside of Sussex, New Brunswick. I liked the look of the weathered grey buildings, and…

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Old Barn in Winter

Old Barn in Winter

I started a totally different landscape a couple of days ago, but after I laid the first washes I managed to muddy the clouds beyond repair. Maybe I should have followed my instincts and made the clouds the way I…

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Chapel in a Vineyard

Chapel in a Vineyard

I should know by now that if I try to talk myself into painting something I’m not truly in the mood for, my laziness will out-stubborn my ambition every time. I spent the last few weeks stewing over an idea for a painting…

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