Category: artist

Betsy Miller at the Campbellford Library

Betsy Miller is a Cobourg artist who is also a member of the Spirit of the Hills, a Northumberland Art Group. She has a selection of abstract paintings on display at the Campbellford Library that are well worth the while to see and enjoy. As a photographer and graphic designer, Betsy’s work has a great…

Lang Pioneer Artistry:Tinsmith Works

Lang Festival Surprises Each of the Lang Pioneer Village  Special Festivals has a surprise event or staging that catches your attention. The October Halloween Fest had the many Djackos and the haunted Apple Cider Barn. The Apple Cider Fest has all the fun and games at the South Lake School House. And Christmas by Candlelight had the Spoon Tappers…

Ice Blizzard V – Dusk Hues

On Christmas Day, the evening hues lit up the Icescape in dramatic hues and gradients of burning to cold and dark. An appropriate set of imagea for the Ice Blizzard.

Outdoor Artist: Ron Windebank

Ron Windebank is a creator of Outdoor Art. These are works that certainly can be shown indoors but whose real true showing  is outdoors on the deck, on the garage wall, along the garden fence. Take a glance at the works below and see if you can see whats intended: Click on any slide to…

Houston International Quilt Show

Two fellow travellers of the Northumberland Hills, Carole and Greg, sent pictures of the Quilts on exhibit at the Houston International Quilt Show at the end of October.. Now this is of interest to quilters in the area first for the fact that two Canadians, Christine Alexiou of Markham Ontario and Elaine Quehl of Ottawa…

Quinte West Library: Free Hands on Demo of Photo Editing

A free hands on demo at the Quinte West Library is out to get rid of Dirty Dog Images. Those are the photos that didn’t quite turn out as expected. Often today’s automated cameras are at fault – because they average their settings or don’t change fast enough as you change zoom or positioning for…

NUwork: Northumberland Artists Magazine

Northumberland Hills has a reputation for being a mecca for artists. And the Fall countryside certainly  provides inspiration as this blog has attempted to show in the Northumberland Hills Fall posts. But the continuing recessionary conditions in the economy have taken their toll on some of the local artists. However, a group of Northumberland artists…

Northumberland Fall I – Ranney Falls

Fall this year is no match for the the WonderFall of 2012. Nonetheless,  Ferris Park near Campbellford was certainly putting on a color show. A walk or jog in the park is so convenient  and there are certainly many delights to be seen: Walking over the Ranney Falls suspension bridge on the mid entrance to…

Tools and Rules for Better Pictures

Digital Photography has become one of the most popular leisure activities. One can literally  see photo imagery everywhere. And what is really fun is that just as cameras have become more versatile and easy to use the photo finishing software has also become much more helpful in making good pictures ever better. Now more than…

Photo Finishing Presentation and Google+ Hangout

The 3rd Presentation on Photo Finishing will also offer a Google+ Hangout option. Be sure to make check into Google+ you have the latest Hangout plugin as Google just updated Hangouts this last week. Our topic is Dirty Dog images that inevitably pop up with automated cameras and rapidly changing Saturday September 28th at the…

Look What I Found!

This Fall in Northumberland Hills is not likekly to get another WonderFall like last year – truly a Color Concerto. Such a rich gamut of hues as seen last year at the Campbellford Gazebo are going to be hard to match. And the early showings have not been promising. The Ash have gone brown and…

The WonderFall of 2012

Northumberland Hills had a WonderFall in 2012. There were several reasons – no killer frosts until later October. Ditto for heavy winds. And the rains were light drizzles which coated the countryside with a light luster and sheen that brought sparkle to all the countryside. But really, this Fall observer is hard pressed to fathom why…