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Morning Fog on the River

Morning Fog on the River

I like the clarity of the colours in this painting. There are a few areas I should have preserved with masking fluid, but overall, the result pleases me. This is probably my best attempt so far at depicting a foggy scene. I…

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Foggy Morning

Foggy Morning

I love coastal scenes, since they can be so interesting and dramatic with relative simple elements in a painting. There is also something about boats that people are attracted to. I think this probably affects Maritimers particularly strongly, and I…

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Rowboat in the Morning

Rowboat in the Morning

My original intention was to finish this piece before the art sale, but I ran out of time. I tried painting it on Hot Press paper, which I normally use for line and wash sketches. I like it, but it…

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Tranquil Lake

Tranquil Lake

Just a short post, today! I have lots to do before the sale tomorrow, but I managed to find time to paint this lake and canoe scene. I want to finish at least one more painting, mat them, and finish…

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Sunset on the Miramichi

Sunset on the Miramichi

Yesterday was Canada Day, and it was also the beginning of the first annual World Watercolour Month! I’m not sure if I will manage to paint every day, but hopefully I’ll at least paint more frequently than I’ve been doing lately….

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Sunset at Peggy’s Cove

Sunset at Peggy’s Cove

My goal with this piece was to capture the luminous colours in the sky, without making the sky too bright. I think I got the dimness I was looking for, but not the neon orange glow of the clouds near…

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Dusk On The Harbour

Dusk On The Harbour

For this harbour painting, I used my mottler brush for the first time, and it really gave me the effect I was looking for. The smooth wash in the sky and water was easy to achieve, and the brush was…

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River at Dawn

River at Dawn

This river painting was a quick piece, but it turned out as well as some of the paintings I’ve spent much longer on. The sky and water is my favourite part. I experimented with working wet-in-wet to create distant trees,…

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