Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Dan Gray

















Name: Dan (D.F.) Gray
URL: http://members.shaw.ca/dfgray/
Bio: Dan Gray's pastels are impressions of the moment. Born in Vancouver B.C., he has worked in soft pastel since 1975. Dan always paints from live models, always en plein air when painting the landscape. Designated a Premier Pastellist of Canada by the Pastel Society of Canada, his awards also include Plaque of Distinction (1990); 1st place Silver Pastel Plate (1994); and the inaugural award for Excellence and Dedication to Pastel (2000). His pastels are published and collected across Canada and internationally.
Medium: Pastel, acrylic
Subjects: Plein air landscape; figurative - Dan has a project to complete 2010 figures in this year of 2010.
Style: Impressionistic.
Navigation: Main menu on side. Some galleries give option to return home; each enlarged thumbnail gives option to return to gallery, or to homepage. Gallery navigation is inconsistent – some galleries are a mixture of enlargements and thumbnails.
Gallery: Recent works; Seascapes ’09; Automotive; Pastels of life (nudes); Jazz live; New acrylic works. There are also some other collections of paintings to view as you scroll down the page.
Image View: Images are displayed with an overlay of information; download is possible. GT 40 is 18 x 24 ins, 500x368, 84.4 KB.
Demo: Yes – three separate paintings.
Blog/EBay/Flickr: No.

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