has died at home in Wolfville, Nova Scotia , on Tuesday 16 JUly 2013. He was 92.
His Painstaking process
While Colville's images seemed to be taken directly from reality, he drew them from multiple sketches and studies, planning a perfect composition before he began to paint.
The tranquil scenes are deceptive, because something about the relationship between figures or the nature of the landscape will convey loneliness, isolation, parting, work, leisure, estrangement, love.
Read more about this wonderful Canadian Artist here on the CBC
LOOK AT THESE INCREDIBLE PAINTINGS LONG AND HARD- THEY ARE ALL WAY BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHS or realism . . . . .