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LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS | Ally Rom Colthoff

Beginning in late summer 2011, I started making paintings of the scenery
in and around Big Bald Lake, in the Kawarthas (Ontario, Canada), as seen from a
kayak or from sitting on the rocks. As time has gone on, I've started making them
elsewhere too; wherever I have access to nature. In addition to the Kawarthas, I have also
painted in Prince Edward County, the Almaguin Highlands, Annisquam Massachussets,
and the south shore of Nova Scotia.

All of the paintings below were done on location, within a time frame of
between three hours and 30 minutes. For each painting, I tried to call attention to some feature
of the natural landscape that I found striking or beautiful; it was not hard to find inspiration.

This series has been displayed at the Moonbean Cafe and the Tampered Press in Toronto,
the Kawartha Arts Network Gallery in Lindsay Ontario, and the Queen West Art Crawl
in downtown Toronto.

Red dots indicate that a piece has been sold. Click on the thumbnails to see the full compositions.

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winter winter winter winter winter winter winter picton 1
chester 1 chester 3 picton 1 picton 1 picton 1 felixvisit 1 picton 1 felixvisit 1
picton 1 picton 1 picton 1 picton 1 picton 2 rocks
trunk pink rocks sky windy
               


ROUGHS              
winter winter winter winter winter
fall picton 1 picton 1 picton 1 chester 2 chester 1 picton 1 picton 1
picton 1 picton 1 stump
rocks
red adjusting water sunset
cliff frame reflections leaves bog bridge pink_clifftop fire
nighttime rainy wood panel