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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...

  • Kindred Nuzzle

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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 den. Through unfortunate events that I reveal in chapter one th...

  • Rock And A Hard Place

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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, greens and leopard frogs vocalize. Rock and a hard place is one of those mo...

  • Morning On The Athabasca

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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. The scene in Morning On The Athabasca is one I have seen many times on thes...

  • A Place In The Pines

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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 seems. I loved the lighting and instantly wanted to paint the scene...

  • Common Loon

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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 challenging to paint, making them a whole lot of fun to render.

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  • King Of The Hill

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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 pile for well over a decade. When I came across the photos I instantly wanted to pa...

  • Perfect Perch

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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 encounter was so quick I did not think I got the shot of him and was very su...

  • Rock Textures

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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 Power To Paint DVD series converted to streaming video. This video covers all your qu...

  • Water Textures

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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 your water have volume and form even thought it is an ever changing element. Lear...