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a painting of people skating on ice with mountains in the backgrouds behind them
Heart of Hockey: The Art of Bill Brownridge
Bill Brownridge - Rocky Mountain Wild
a painting of children playing on the snow with skis and poles in their hands
Giclee art print painting, acrylic: paper/ canvas – KIDS & HOCKEY – bright colorful comical
Canadian fine artist Bill Brownridge is in collections worldwide. On theme, he says: “My inspiration to paint comes from three sources. Perhaps most significantly, as a child I was born disabled which greatly hindered my ability to walk and run. This led to a fascination with all types of action and, as a child of the prairies, it was only natural that my eye would focus on things such as galloping horses and the grace and power of an outdoor hockey game.” Title: When the Going Gets Tough
several skiers are skiing down a snowy hill
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three children are walking in the snow with skis
Winter Wonderland
Winter Wonderland, oil painting by Kimberly Kiel | Effusion Art Gallery + Cast Glass Studio, Invermere BC
children playing in the snow on skis
Bright colorful kids playing outdoors - fine art print
Hockey speaks to artist Bill Brownridge in a profound manner - born disabled, he could never skate and yet on the prairies in 1940, there was only hockey. And his older brothers were star players - one broke his leg in an MSG game just prior to joining the NHL New York Rangers. Bill says: “Perhaps because I couldn't run or skate, my work is often filled with action. Spontaneity is also important in my approach to painting, I work directly, and I usually finish a piece in three or four sessions.