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Painting watercolour using a ‘Wet-in-Wet’ Technique

Last summer I made this time lapse video of painting a watercolour using a ‘wet-in-wet‘ approach. That means painting onto wet, cotton paper using wet paint! Today I added a voice-over to the video. The sound isn’t great because I … Continue reading

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Acrylic Painting – The Red Tulips

In the Sunlight30″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas by Flora Doehler SOLDat the Flight of Fancy, Bear River Nova Scotia After months of flower deprivation, it was so exciting to find tulips for sale in the grocery store mid winter. One … Continue reading

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When is a Painting finished?

22″ x 22″ Acrylic on Canvas. Painting by Flora Doehler, 2011. Occasionally I’ll read an article about some old Masters painting that was x-rayed to reveal another painting underneath. The writer will seem amazed and surprised by this. Oh, if those … Continue reading

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Lost and Found – Painting all Over

Painting details. Click on the images for a larger version. In my continuing attempt to deal with unfinished paintings, I came across one of an amarylis flower from last spring that lacked the energy that I found in that beautiful … Continue reading

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Dyeing with Rust on Fabric

Rust on linen and photo transfer by Flora Doehler. I’ve been experimenting with dying rusty objects onto fabric. Fabric artist friend of mine, Marilyn Preus, used this technique in one of her beautiful wall–hangings and I had to try it … Continue reading

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Daily Painter Edward B. Gordon

Edward B. Gordon is a painter living in Berlin. This video is a fascinating glimpse of his studio, his method of working and his love of composition. Check out his daily blog at http://edwardbgordon.blogspot.com/

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