Covered Bridge (SOLD) – Pont couvert (VENDU)
SOLD / VENDU
DIMENSIONS: 18 in. x 24 in.x 1.5 in – 46 cm. x 61 cm. x 4 cm.
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
“The Covered Bridge” was originally named “Bridge over the Pikanoc River” which actually exists and is located about 75 kilometers north of my studio. The painting is a visual collage of many pictures since to photograph it was not an easy endeavor due to the rock walls on two side of this bridge and the lack of a wide angle lens. Covered bridge’s similar to this one vary in all sizes and are a regular sight throughout eastern Canada and are part of our heritage since many date to the 1800’s.
As a visual artist this painting is very representative of my artistic work. My colorist paintings are mostly scenes from the beautiful Gatineau/Laurentian Hills in western Quebec just north of Canada’s capital city Ottawa; the unspoiled Algonquin/Nipissing regions of northern Ontario and the majestic Rocky Mountains in western Canada.
Most of my artwork is created in my studio located in Gatineau, Quebec. The landscape scenes of mountains, fields, rivers, and lakes are from photographs that I have collected over the years. It is to these landscapes that I apply my colorist art style, my own brand of perspective and unique painting methods.
I am the type of artist who enjoys experimenting with new painting products and mixing various visual art mediums to create a particular effect to achieve something special in a painting. This has allowed me to discover incredibly unique techniques that now defines my artwork and my artist portfolio. I also experiment on a regular basis with different art styles such as abstract and portraits where I apply the same distinctive techniques and brilliant colors to produce paintings that even, on occasion, surprise me personally.