Author Archives: David McEown

About David McEown

Artist, Landscape Painter, Art instructor, Musician

Arctic 2016, New Blog and Website.

Thank you for your interest  and subscribing to this word press blog featuring  the watercolours  and journeys of David McEown. We have moved to a new web  site and blog page which now has archives of the previous posts from … Continue reading

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New Website, Upcoming Antarctic Travels

I am pleased to announce  that my  new website is now online! http://www.davidmceown.com It features painting portfolios,  workshop /events listings , video and a news- blog page that will soon mirror  this blog. Many new works will be uploaded to … Continue reading

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Hollyhock Watercolour Workshop

It was a real pleasure to provide a watercolour workshop at  Hollyhock , “Canada’s lifelong learning centre”, on Cortes Island , BC, a few weeks ago and paint with a fine group of artists. The contemplative ambiance, facility , lodging … Continue reading

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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands 2013 painting highlights.

I am just unpacking paintings and backing up terabytes of reference material  from  the recent expeditions to South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula.  The two videos in this  post share some of the painting highlights and wildlife encounters which Daisy  … Continue reading

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection “Art Mentorship Project”

December 20, 2013 – March 02, 2014 Exhibition Opening Sunday, January 19,
 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with remarks at 2:00 pm   McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada   L0J 1C0 (Islington Avenue north of Major … Continue reading

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The Northwest Passage

The video above shows landscape painting highlights from our trip along the fabled Northwest Passage aboard the Akademik Ioffe in the summer of 2012. Many thanks to the team at One Ocean Expeditions for a great voyage and enabling me … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Baffin island, Devon island, en plein air, Greenland, Landscape painting, Northern Landscapes, Northwest Passage, watercolor, Watercolour | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Painting In The Great Bear Rainforest

The video above and the following paintings were inspired from an amazing boat trip to the “Great Bear Rainforest “, in British Columbia’s central coast.  Along with   several other colleagues and a wonderful crew aboard the Columbia III , … Continue reading

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