Category: Artist Process

Large Scale Landscape Painting

Canadian artist Brandy Saturley

Creating a large scale landscape painting – the sound of a landscape. There is a long tradition of landscape painting in Canada, most famously captured by the Group of Seven from 1913 to 1930. Many Canadian artists have captured the iconic landscapes of Canada, it is the subject most admired by art collectors across the […]

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The Story Behind A Painting Inspired by Vimy 100

Vimy Jam – A Serendipitous Painting Experience Serendipity is defined as; the phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for, meaning something beautiful coming together, that was not forced or planned in advance that put smiles on the faces of all affected and in doing so alters future events. In the past few weeks, […]

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Georgia O’ Keeffe’s Hawaii – Making Art in Magical Maui

Georgia O’ Keeffe’s Hawaii – Making Art in Magical Maui About six years ago after my first trip to explore the landscapes and flora of Maui, I discovered a book written by Maria Ausherman from interviews with Patricia Jennings, about world famous painter, and one of my favorites, Georgia O’Keeffe. The book,  Georgia O’Keeffe’s Hawaii  , focuses […]

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The Work Behind A Work of Art

The Work Behind A Work of Art – Making A Painting There is a famous quote that speaks to the work that goes into a work of art, it references the artist process, and vaguely refers to the creative process. The quote made famous by James Whistler is; “An artist is not paid for his labor, […]

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