Videos

Over the years, I’ve enjoyed creating the odd video of what happens in the studio and in my exploration of local colour pigments. Some of these give a behind-the-scenes glimpse into an aspect of the studio’s practice, others are little tutorials, some celebrate the successful creation of a pigment colour, and a couple are just for fun. Given the many years they span, the identification of their origin ranges from different names and studios, but they all come from my artistic practice and where the years have taken me.

Please be mindful that given their span of years, circumstances and opinions may have changed or become better informed. Still, I’ve very much enjoyed hunting down and reviewing these videos, and I hope the viewer will as well. Feel free to post any questions or thoughts in the comment section provided after each video.

Icons

6 videos found
Painting an Icon of Saint Nicholas
25:29
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21 views
Although many children will wait until the eve of December 24th to …
The Washing
2:34
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12 views
A photo montage from the painting of, The Washing (of the Disciples’ …
Making an Icon: Panel
6:07
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12 views
Part two of the series, Making an Icon, is about making our …
The Conestoga Iconographic Studio
5:21
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16 views
A 5 minute introduction of the work of this iconography studio and its …
Making an Icon: Wood
5:34
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8 views
Part one of the series, Making an Icon, is about harvesting lumber in …
Woad Blue
6:29
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9 views
Part four of the Local Colours of Conestoga series about harvesting …

Local Colour

Planting Woad Seeds
2:21
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8 views
A short video tutorial about planting woad seeds.
Silver Hunting
1:09
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11 views
A boy goes silver hunting up in Gowganda, Ontario.
Nipissing 404 Highgrade Mill
1:42
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4 views
Visiting the Nipissing 404 Highgrade Mill in Cobalt.
Paint Pot Pilgrimage
1:10
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6 views
A local colour pilgrimage to the Paint Pots of the Kootenays, British …
Tea Hill Red
1:08
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5 views
A video of my pilgrimage to Tea Hill on Prince Edward Island, where I …
Resurrecting the Found Wanting exhibition as Bone Black
1:09
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8 views
This video is an impression of the week I spent in Edmonton, Alberta …
Luiseño Red
1:00
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7 views
Grinding Luiseño Red in San Diego.
Woad Harvest
1:08
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10 views
Our annual indigo harvest from woad grown in Conestogo, Ontario.
Making Canadian Crayons
1:23
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10 views
A little peak into the first set of local colour crayons being made in …
Local Colour Pilgrimage to Northern Ontario
0:56
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4 views
This video is the second half about our trip to Northern Ontario and …
Pukaskwa National Park
1:06
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3 views
This is a video about my time with my family in Pukaskwa National …
Creating Paint from Soil Class
1:06
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6 views
A video about my week at Christopher Lake teaching grad students how …
Local Colour Hunt in Conestoga
1:02
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8 views
A video about my family’s day looking for brightly coloured earth …