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Change of Plans

After painting snow crystals for a while and drawing insects, I thought it was fun to change things a bit and to render insects in a looser, more painterly way. This resulted in a new series of paintings; “Insects in Oil”. I have a few on my easels which are not finished yet, but the …

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On The Wall November 2020

A selection of snow crystal paintings are on display at the fine art supplies store “Medium Effort” in downtown Brockville until November 30th. This Capturing the Tiny Elements of Nature – Winter Edition display includes oil on canvas paintings in several sizes ranging from 12″ x 12″ to 36″ x 36″. You can find this …

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Website Update

Welcome to my updated website www.moniquevansomeren.com. After 10 years of macro photography and gathering enough reference material, I thought it would be fun to depict the beauty of insects, as well as snow crystals; my summer and my winter macro subjects in drawings and paintings.   Please browse this page to see all my recent …

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