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    New content every month! Each tutorial has a downloadable drawing template, materials list, reference photo and colour swatch. Each video lists colour mixtures, brushes and any extras used in the tutorial. Instruc...

  • Evening Perambulation

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    Run Time: 9Hr 3 Min
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    This coyote is almost a daily site at the back of my property. I often see him on his evening perambulation through the woods on his way to the next door neighbors house, a hot spot for chicken dinners. I find myself alw...

  • Emerging Colour

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    Run Time: 13Hr 39 Min
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    So many of my paintings are subject matter that I experience in and round my home. I am very lucky to live in a very rural area that has hundreds of trails in the vicinity, trails I walk everyday with my dog Tuk. This ...

  • Serenity's Rhythm

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    Run Time: 3Hr 42 Min
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    This painting was inspired by the beautiful visit to the coast line of Lake Huron. The interesting thing about this painting is that the pilings in the painting are not wave breakers, they are actually old parking barri...

  • Sparkle And Flow

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    One of my favorite things to do is paddle a lake early in the morning and look for loons. This particular painting was inspired by the beautiful glitter on the morning water that made the whole area shimmer with warmth. I was very interested in the patterns the reeds made in contrast to the water...

  • Kindred Nuzzle

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    Run Time: 11Hr 30 Min
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    For many years I would visit the site of a fox den in the spring see that years new editions to the world. This den housed generations of fox, so many that the denning foxes became very accustomed to the presence of humans around the...

  • Rock And A Hard Place

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    Run Time: 3Hr 12 Min
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    This painting was inspired by many days beside the pond and water fall at my old house. I found it so relaxing to sit beside the pond and watch birds bath on the ledge of the waterfall and listen to the sounds of peepers...

  • A Place In The Pines

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    Run Time: 5Hr 23 Min
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    This painting was inspired by the resident Red Squirrel that patrols the forest behind my house. My dog Tuk and I are constantly scolded by this squirrel whenever we venture into the backyard and always from the same perch, so it seem...

  • Common Loon

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    Run Time: 3Hr 35 Min
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    Believe it or not this painting was inspired by a harrowing experience with an elk, full story in part one! Loons have always been one of my favorite birds to paint. I find the subtle colour variations in their black sheen to be challe...

  • After The Rain

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    Run Time: 7Hr 14 Min
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    This painting was inspired by a flock of Redpolls that came through my backyard. This was very exciting as it is very rare to see these guys in my area. The reds in the males and the reds of the sumac in the backyard ma...

  • Winter Filigree

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    Run Time: 9Hr 3 Min
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    Winter filigree is a view from my back porch on a gorgeous winters eve sunset. One evening while out playing frisbee with my dog Tuk I looked to the sky and was instantly inspired to paint the scene I was experiencing. ...

  • Snow Gazer

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    Run Time: 4Hr 13 Min
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    Snow Gazer was inspired by an encounter with a Downy Woodpecker on an afternoon walk. I loved the pose and initially did a pencil sketch which is the Downy Drawing tutorial. Once the sketch was completed I thought that the pose was t...

  • Sichuan Café

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    Run Time: 12Hr 9 Min
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    This painting is one of my favorites, why? Because I always wanted to paint a panda, but have never had the opportunity to visit China, the only place in the world that they are indigenous. I only like to paint things t...

  • Downy Drawing

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    Run Time: 2Hr 15 Min
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    Downey Drawing was inspired by an encounter with a Downy Woodpecker on an afternoon walk. I loved the pose so much I ended up doing a full colour piece after I completed this pencil drawing. The full colour piece 'Snow ...

  • Perfect Perch

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    Run Time: 2Hr 56 Min
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    The perfect perch was inspired by a split second photograph of a male Downy Woodpecker. This little guy flew in and perched on this dead wood, had a quick one second look at me, and then flew off into the deep woods. The ...

  • Morning On The Athabasca

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    Run Time: 4Hr 18 Min
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    One of my favorite spots in the world is Jasper, Albert, part of the Canadian Rockies. Each year I taught a workshop in St.Albert and I would venture out to the national park for a few days backpacking after the workshop....

  • Photoshop For Artists

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    Run Time: 1Hr 32 Min
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    The video instructs on how to use the tools and enhancement features of Photoshop to create strong compositions and edit reference materials. The video cover basic tools, cloning, colour correction, image repair, specia...

  • Valley Of The Raven

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    Run Time: 1Hr 46 Min
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    This painting was inspired by a visit to Yellowstone National Park. On this particular morning the mist was so thick I could barely see a 100 yards. In the mist I could hear the crackle of a ravens call, but could no...

  • King Of The Hill

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    Run Time: 1Hr 45 Min
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    King of the hill was inspired by a photo shoot I did many years ago with my old friend Dan Smith. The shoot was so long ago the images were on film not digital. I never did use the images and they laid in my photo pil...

  • Rock Textures

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    Run Time: 1Hr 15 Min
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    This painting was painted as a tutorial for how to paint rock textures. It is one of the few paintings I have done that had a purely educational purpose and not a life experience behind it.

    Part of the original Powe...

  • Water Textures

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    Run Time: 1Hr 45Min
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    Part of the original Power To Paint DVD series converted to streaming video. This video covers how to paint the three major facets of water, translucent water, reflective water and cascading water. Learn how to make yo...

  • Dynamic Photography

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    Run Time: 51 Min.
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    Part of the original Power To Paint DVD series converted to streaming video. This volume will instruct you on how to operate your camera on manual mode and balance your exposure through shutter speeds and aperture settin...