Waiting for Spring . 12 x 12 . Oil . $1,260
Follow Me . 8 x 10 . Oil . $950. (SOLD)
Sorrow 12 x 12 Oil on panel . $1,260
Walk With Me 14 x 12 Oil on panel . $1,530
Flatland 18 x 24 Oil on panel . $2,195 . (SOLD)
Silhouettes 20 x 28 Oil on panel . $2,550 . (SOLD)
Winter Fields 10 x 12 Oil on canvas $1,085 (SOLD)
Northern Hills at South River 12 x 18 Oil $1,450 (SOLD)
Pasture Near Renfrew 18 x 24 Oil $1,950 (SOLD)
Lux Hieme 24 x 36 Oil $3,450 (SOLD)
Aurora 26 x 24 Oil $2,475 (SOLD)
Shades of Evening - Homage to Inness 16 x 20 Oil $1,750 (SOLD)
Spring Speaks 11" x 14" Oil $1,075 (SOLD)
Tanden In Lucem 14 x 18 Oil $1,550 (SOLD)
Hidden Creek 8" x 10" Oil (SOLD)
Wolf Trail 9” x 12” oil on wood panel (SOLD)
Road to the Forest 16” x 24” oil on canvas (SOLD)
Solstice 24” x 30” oil on canvas (SOLD)
Weatherbeaten 12 x 16 Oil $1,525 (SOLD)
Cold Night Coming 12” x 16” oil on wood panel
Valentines 18” x 36” oil on canvas (SOLD)
Pin Drop 10 x 20 Oil $1,450 (SOLD)
In the Dark 14 x 21 Oil $1,750 (SOLD)
The Bend 11 x 14 Oil on panel . $1,300 . (SOLD)
Silver Light . 24 x 18 Oil on panel . $2,175 . (SOLD)
Born in 1962, David Lidbetter developed an early appreciation for the Canadian wilderness.
As a child the times spent traveling with his family through scenic provinces became the catalyst for his future painting career and an intensive art studio program in his formative teenage years solidified his love for art.
After many years of exploring various mediums and subject matter, Lidbetter has spent the last 10 painting highly identifiable and unquestionably Canadian landscapes in oil.
He works close to his home and studio in Ottawa, Canada in areas like Temagami, Gatineau and Algonquin Park. It is no coincidence that his work is reminiscent to the vistas explored by other landscape painters like Tom Thomson and The Group of Seven.
In fact David’s work has been recognized as highly collectable and described as “contemporary feeling Group of Seven scenes pared down to their essentials. [Where] mood seems more important than the actual details of forests, rivers and skies.”
David will spend hours and sometimes days in local forests and nearby lakes photographing, studying, sketching and absorbing the information he will later turn into larger paintings. He works primarily in oil on board and most recently has introduced casein and watercolours.
He says of his ever-evolving work “The scenes that capture me are often the ones that would immediately be overlooked by others. Something usually catches my eye, such as a change of light or a strong contrast of colour and shapes”
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