Category Archives: painting video

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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Painting on a Snowy Day

Snow has been falling all day and all night. Fortunately, our commute to the studio is a shortcut through the barn and down a snowy path. Creativity calls! The lumps are wood piles for the wood stove. Inside the studio … 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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Acrylic Painting Tutorial

I wanted to “show and tell” you about a recent painting of mine because it expresses the emotional connection I feel for iris.     There were gorgeous, large bearded irises in my grandmother’s garden over 50 years ago. My … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Painting

Starting a painting. I like to paint from life, which means painting on location or with the thing that’s being painted actually present.  Painting from photos just isn’t nearly as satisfying for me because I can’t get as close to … Continue reading

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Inspiration. Where does it come from?

Creative inspiration. Where does it come from and where does it go to? Like all eternal questions the answers vary from person to person and the reasons are complex. There are several ‘givens’ for me. My feelings have to kick in. I … Continue reading

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