Watercolour Artists on the Tour

Our 10th Annual tour is only a couple of weekends away, May 6 & 7, and for the next couple of weeks we’ll be featuring the different media represented in our selection of artists.  Today, we are featuring the watercolour artists on the tour.

Some of these artists use watercolour as their primary medium, while others do watercolours as a complement to their primary medium, so the art featured in this post may or may not be painted in watercolour.  In either case, all have their own unique ways of expressing themselves through this very challenging medium which has a rich and varied history.

Starting with Location #15, we have

Kristi Osinga  OsingaKristi1sm

A complement of watercolour and natural colours including coffee and walnut ink on canvas and paper.



Phil Littlephil-little2-480x640-480x640

Watercolour and acrylic paintings of local, western Canada and Florida landscapes.






At Location #14,

kellybradley2-jpgKelly Bradley

Bright and bold watercolours depicting nature.






Skipping to Location #12, we find

debelleval1Michael de Belleval

Acrylic abstracts and realistic watercolours of Ontario and beyond.  Studio open with a phone call.






Then, at Location #11, warner2

Bunny Warner

Realistic and detailed drawings rendered with pen and ink, graphite and watercolour.  Commissions welcome.





Several stops later, at Location #7, we find

Heather MacIntosh, A.O.C.A.  macintosh2-jpg

A painting style that walks the edge between representational and abstract.






then at Location #6, we have

Valerie Zadowvzadow

Realistic and vivid watercolours and acrylics of flowers and the English countryside.  Commissions welcome.






Tabitha Verbuyst  verbuyst3

Mystery, vibrancy, beauty and emotion expressed through ink, watercolour and oil works.






Skipping to Location #4, we have

Rhonda Franks the-call-of-spring-rfranks

Realistic wildlife and nature paintings in acrylic and watercolour with beautiful attention to detail.



(Rhonda is also the designer of our tour brochures, available in many places around the area or from any of our artists.)


suegoossensSue Goossens

A distinct watercolour style….. Gallery in her home is open all year by appointment.




(Sue organizes and carries out most of the tasks involved in making the Oxford Studio Tour a success – just about everything except the brochures and the website, though she also gathers the information necessary for them.  A large round of applause for her comes from all of the artists! )

and finally at Location #3, it is

Lianne Todd



Vivid watercolours and digital art reflecting nature’s patterns with depth and unique vision.


liannetodd.wordpress.com & fractaliart.com


(Lianne has been responsible for updating the website for several years now, and is the writer of this blog.  She also happens to be one of the Co-Representatives for the Canadian Branch of the International Watercolor Society (IWS).)( IWSCanada)

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