I started out by trying to turn an image into something that looked cartoon-like: lines for edges, with a simple colour palate. I never got what I wanted but in the process of experimenting I found a set of transformations that gives photographs a hand-made feel, almost painted.

I spent some time working on the idea of transforming one of those manipulated photographs into an actual painting, but that never produced the results I wanted. Early in 2013 I abandoned the idea of painting in this style, in favour of manipulating the images and producing them as prints. The technique has evolved as I apply a variety of edits and transforms to suit the original image.

Kensington Market in Winter 2

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Kensington Market in Winter 2 (detail)

This started as a problematic HDR shot, but it lends itself very well to the line art technique. I also have a HDR photograph of this scene.

Signed, limited edition, watermark-free, archival quality prints are available, starting at 11"x14" for $300. Each print is made individually, please contact me for details.

License: Lower resolution versions of this image (maximum dimension 1024px or less) are licensed under a Creative Commons Source Attribution (CC-SA) license. I always appreciate hearing where images are used, so please drop me a line if you do use it.

Line Art Series

Kensington Market in Winter 2
Elora, Ontario
Glenora Ferry
Construction Formwork

Elora, Ontario

Bridge Over the Grand River, Elora, Ontario

Signed, limited edition, watermark-free, archival quality prints are available, starting at 11"x14" for $300. Each print is made individually, please contact me for details.

License: Lower resolution versions of this image (maximum dimension 1024px or less) are licensed under a Creative Commons Source Attribution (CC-SA) license. I always appreciate hearing where images are used, so please drop me a line if you do use it.

Line Art Series

Kensington Market in Winter 2
Elora, Ontario
Glenora Ferry
Construction Formwork

Construction Formwork

Construction work on the former Valhalla Inn site in Etobicoke, Ontario.

Signed, limited edition, watermark-free, archival quality prints are available, starting at 11"x14" for $100. Each print is made individually, please contact me for details.

License: Lower resolution versions of this image (maximum dimension 1024px or less) are licensed under a Creative Commons Source Attribution (CC-SA) license. I always appreciate hearing where images are used, so please drop me a line if you do use it.

Line Art Series

Kensington Market in Winter 2
Elora, Ontario
Glenora Ferry
Construction Formwork

Glenora Ferry

Ferry at Glenora, Prince Edward County, Ontario

Signed, limited edition, watermark-free, archival quality prints are available, starting at 11"x14" for $300. Each print is made individually, please contact me for details.

License: Lower resolution versions of this image (maximum dimension 1024px or less) are licensed under a Creative Commons Source Attribution (CC-SA) license. I always appreciate hearing where images are used, so please drop me a line if you do use it.

Line Art Series

Kensington Market in Winter 2
Elora, Ontario
Glenora Ferry
Construction Formwork

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