Behind the Scenes, Watercolour on Location with David McEown

Upcoming Hollyhock presenter, David McEown, illustrates what is possible with the wonderful medium of water colour and the creative space it can place us in, with these behind-the-scenes videos.

David McEown painting the “Spirit Bear”, also known as the Kermode bear, in the Great Bear Rainforest on the Pacific Northwest of British Columbia, Canada.

Painting the Albatross is a time lapse trailer, while David paints the changing light on a colony of Black Browed Albatrosses located on Saunders Island (Falkland Islands).

David McEown will be presenting “A State of Mindfulness with Watercolour” at Hollyhock, September 17-22, 2017 where participants will  explore watercolor’s magical flowing spontaneity as we paint directly from nature.

David McEown

Canadian artist David McEown has used the medium of watercolour for the past 25+ years to explore and express many of this earth’s disappearing wilderness areas. His paintings from Antarctica to the North Pole are represented in collections worldwide. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design and is an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, which in 2005 awarded him the society’s prestigious A.J. Casson Medal. He is a sought after teacher and has conducted workshops and multimedia presentations for numerous art societies and museums, sharing his reverence for nature and passion for the creative act of painting.

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Feature Image: Hakai wilderness, 15in x 22in watercolour by David McEown from Calvert Island, Great Bear Rainforest, BC.

See more work by David McEown here. 


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