Capturing Nature

Mandy Eve-BarnettArt, Education, Workshops

Winter Serenade - Cindy Sorley-Keichinger

Canada is vast and spans temperate zones like no other. We have lowlands, Maritimes, the West Coast, the Cordillera, the Prairies, the Taiga, Boreal forests and Arctic regions. With such diverse habitats our wildlife is just as varied and stunning. For an example we have black, brown and grizzly bears as well as polar bears inhabiting their respective zones. There … Read the article

Oil painting and the history of landscape art

Mandy Eve-BarnettArt, History, Workshops

Autumn Daze Jonn Einerssen

It is commonly known in the artistic community that oil paint is used for its stability, depth of colour, flexibility, textural variety and slow-drying nature. The medium can be used in a range of techniques, from thin glazes diluted with turpentine to dense thick impasto. This enables artists to work on a painting over several days. Added to these benefits … Read the article