June 28th, 2020
How many times can I paint the same picture.......well.....that depends. Sometimes on how many people want an original of a particular painting!
4 years ago, I painted the popular Black Bridge just outside of Hespeler. It sold immediately, and someone standing nearby said they'd like one too! So I painted it again.....and then someone else.....then someone wondered about a fall one....and a winter one......I think that I painted it 9 times that summer! I was telling a friend about it, and he said you need to get prints! So that's why...and when I started having some of my paintings photographed and printed in giclee prints by Pirak Studios in Kitchener. Jan does a great job and I appreciate his quick service!
Each one is a little different, although I used the same photo reference for each one.
I've done several of my interpretation of the Chantry Island lighthouse at Southampton. The trees are not correct to reality....but I wanted to have the horizon in the water showing on this small piece. This is a very popular subject for my 2 hr workshops.
Those are just a few of the 'multiple' originals that I've done. If someone asks me to repaint one of my previous paintings, I'm usually glad to do it! Because it will STILL be an original...and I know it will be slightly different than the first one.
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