Category: artist

Trent Hills Creative Christmas Gifts

Pics of Canada has featured Canadian artists over the years, particularly those in Northumberland Hills. But this last Fall’s Trent Hills Gallery Hop was an eye opener as  to the range and quality of artistry available in the area. With that in mind, this post is designed to show some of the Creative Christmas Gift opportunities…

Art Classes In Campbellford

Jeanette Campbell, an accomplished artist, is giving a series of  Art Classes in Campbellford. Jeanette at the recent Trent Hills Gallery Hop Jeanette studied at MacMaster University, Ontario College of Art and Banff School of Fine Art. Her paintings have been exhibited and sold across Canada, the USA, Britain, the Netherlands and Barbados. Jeanette works in…

Trent Hills Gallery Hop Preview: Erwin Rummel

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop 2 has a number of returning artists including one favorite from last year, painter & sculptor Erwin Rummel at the Naked Elm Gallery. Erwin works in a number of media, but concentrates on painting. An artist with an interest in well-structured figurative or representational work, with emphasis on classical compositional…

Gallery Hop Preview: Gundi Viviani-Finch

Glass is one of the most artistic of media because it bends and reflects light, the stuff of vision, in so many ways. Thus the Trent Hills Gallery Hop is lucky to have two master glass workers in its midst- Paulus Tjiang and Gundi Viviani-Finch This is the preview of Gundi Viviani-Finch, Glass Artist Gundi…

Gallery Hop Preview: Frantic Farms Clay & Glass Studio

With a name like Frantic Farms, one has visions of a rural farm with chickens trotting across the front yard while artisans wander around waiting for inspiration to strike. Well, not so. Frantic Farms is right on the Mill Street in downtown Warkworth Ontario just across from the Farm Supply Store. This is the studio…

Gallery Hop Preview: Dimitri Papatheodorou

Dimitri is a Toronto/Warkworth artist, architect, poet, painter and musician displaying a selection of current paintings and works in clay in his historic stone studio. Your visit may include an impromptu piano recital-performance! In addition, outdoor glass installations by established artist Paulus Tjiang (Frantic Farms) will be on display. Paulus will be present during the…

Gallery Hop Preview: Clock Tower Cultural Centre

One of the big stops on the Trent Hills Gallery Hop will be the Clock Tower Cultural Centre in Campbellford where 6 artists will have their works on display. Also visitors will get to see a wide array of artistry from rug-hooking through painting to print craft and photography. Here are the artists who will have…

Gallery Hop Preview:Brookside Farm

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop to Brookside Farm features the photography of Brian Tyson and the Art by Antiques of Barbara Klatt. Brookside Farm is about 3 km  east of Hastings at 346 12 Concession Road and is both a studio and an active natural organic vegetable farm. Brian Tyson For 35 years Brian worked…

Gallery Hop Preview: Terra Dolus Pottery

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop is coming up Saturday October 4th and Sunday the 5th. Given the quality of the Warkworth Fall Fair’s art content, it is  appropriate to do a preview of some of the artists who will be exhibiting during the Gallery as Trent Hills continues to burnish its artistic reputation. Terra Dolus…

Fall Events in Northumberland Hills

Fall 2014 with all the extra rain should prove colorful in the Northumberland Hills. So if the images below are fair indicators, visiting the Hills for the Autumn colors should be most rewarding.   [iframe src=”http://northumberland.picsofcanada.com/nhfall/nhfall1.html” width=’100%’ height=’640′] Views from Warkworth to Campbellford in Trent Hills But there are nine other reasons to visit Northumberland…

Howto Photo Polish With Aplomb

Now that you have the a camera flash card brimming with fun summer photos – here is a tutorial on how to polish them for printing, friends and your Facebook or web page: This tutorial is crammed with useful tips on how to make your photos shine. The photo editing methods are remarkably easy to…

Painting Spring’s Flowers

As seen in an earlier post, the second set of Spring Flowers in the Northumberland Hills have been very fine indeed this year. These blooms have proved to be the inspiration of some photo painting by ye editor. Progression of Iris Paintings Now photo painting can have several meanings in this digital age. Classically, one…