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Rodeo Retiree

I don’t know Don. He has been visible at every Pritchard rodeo I ever attended. He wears many hats at the BCRA. Runs the tractor that cultivates the arena for the barrel riders: judges bare, […]

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Pritchard Rodeo

BCRA Rodeo – Pritchard 2017 I attended the July 9th rodeo in Pritchard and found that half of the toughest contestants, those from Cache Creek area were not able to compete. They were busy fighting […]

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Canada Day 2017

Chase Parade Chase Canada Day paraded an honour guard, RCMP in red, float cakes marked 150, golf carts and emergency vehicles brought up the rear. And there was more….

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Flautist

A flautist is under a canopy of cherry trees. I carried this idea in my head when I first saw the tree in a photo. It was good to get it painted. If you scroll […]

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Cherry Tree

Have been doing lots of painting, but no posting. For March, The Cherry tree is a further exercise in trunk, branch and foliage. As well, it is a negative painting practice to separate pannicles and […]

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Deer Man

The Deer This man was dancing in the Seniors category at the Neskonlith Pow Wow, 2016. In the photo reference, he wears bright green regalia as he danced. And he was a very good dancer.But […]

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Portrait Montage

Portrait Painted with Rock and Forest Textures Still practicing. This one is textures painted with the new texture brush categories from Painter. Below is the latest:  

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Child Portraits

Child Portraits New version Painter 2017 out means new interface and tools. In ‘learning mode’ it means a lot of practice with few visually satisfying results, but many new ideas to develop and put together. As […]

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Go Home

Time To Go Home This digital oil painting, with a bit of impasto, was posted for a Sept 29, 2016, DAA class using Corel Painter’s new 2017, new software version. For my final assignment I […]

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Blue Heron Painting

Great Blue Heron Used Karen Bonaker’s impasto brushes to add harsh edges to the bird and feathers while making the lake and reflection blended. Original from a photo I took in February (Brrrr) of a […]

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Pet Portrait

Pet Portrait of Benji A Bichon-Poodle cross who was dashing through wet morning grass demanded attention. He is ten, with energy to spare and very congenial, as was his owner. Have not painted dogs, other […]

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Oriental Pink Lilies

Oriental Pinks Taking a class on Impasto with special brushes and wanted a finished image to print. For me, impasto is all about edges and light. I always like a subtle little bit of impasto […]

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