Category Archives: Northern Landscapes

Paintings and Muti-media from Northern Landscapes by artist David McEown

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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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

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Denali, Watercolours from Alaska

In early September, autumn is well on its way in Denali National Park, Alaska.  While hoping to capture a glimpse of Denali, North America’s highest mountain, i focused painting on site trying to capture the mountain light and weather played … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Paintings

The time-lapse video above captures the painting process of this large studio watercolor. The painting is one of a few recent large commissions inspired by Lake Superior’s coastal trail in autumn. The complexity and technical challenges are exciting to take … Continue reading

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The Sockeye Salmon “Run of the Century”, Adams River

It happens rarely in one’s lifetime to witness a sockeye salmon run of this magnitude and significance. Abandoning all studio work in Vancouver I head towards British Columbia’s interior to witness first hand a river of bright red crimson fish.  … Continue reading

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Painting along the Canol Heritage Trail

Autumn colours and snow can arrive early as mid August on the tundra.  The vast panoramas dotted with herds of caribou are equally as wondrous as the tapestry and complexity of the tundra’s microcosm. Paintings and photos were completed along … Continue reading

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