Studio McBain :: Oil on canvas paintings, illustration and animation.

Oil Paintings

Oil on Canvas

Paintings of various sizes on stretched canvas.

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oil painting on canvas

oil painting with darker colours

smaller oil painting on canvas

smaller oil painting on canvas

Cartoon Illustration.

Book and other illustrations

Cartoon illustration for children's books or other products.

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Stork carrying baby elephant.

Characters from a children's book.

Characters from a children's book.

Vintage animation

Produced on an Amiga Video Toaster in the mid 1990's these Christmas clips were broadcast on CBC and TVO.

A Little Tracker Christmas

A Little Tracker Christmas. A little snowmobile saves the day when Santa crashes the sled.

The animation is simple but set to a catchy song performed by Bert Collins and his Imaginary Friends.

This clip was broadcast during the Christmas season by the CBC and TVO networks nationally in Canada.

A Dot, Spot and Box Christmas

A Dot, Spot and Box Christmas. Little Tracker is feeling down in the dumps this Christmas but Box has the cure!

Dot, Spot and Box are three characters hanging around the Christmas tree when Santa arrives on Christmas Eve. They discover that their snowmoible friend, Little Tracker, is feeling down and have a present to cheer him up.

A Northern Lights Christmas

A Northern Lights Christmas. Abbey and Little Tracker come to the rescue when Storm cuts off the Christmas magic from the North Pole.

Storm blows snow over the North Pole thus cutting off the flow of Christmas Magic to power the sled. Abbey, Polar and Little Tracker manage to get the snow off and save Christmas.

Prints

Black and white prints on paper.

Prints depicting natural scenes printed on textured paper by offset printing.

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collection of prints framed.

black and white print of trees with lake in foreground.

black and white print of cabin in forest.

black and white print of lake and shoreline.

Watercolours

Watercolours

Mixed media with watercolours and scans of vintage photographs.

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mixed media watercolour and vintage photograph of a baby with a doll on paper.

mixed media watercolour and vintage photograph of a woman in period dress on paper.

mixed media watercolour and vintage photograph of a man holding a gun.

mixed media watercolour and vintage photograph of a young girl standing on a chair.

Online puzzles.

Spud Puzz number 1

A couple of old birds are practicing their singing and keeping the neighbours awake.

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online puzzle featuring singing characters from the Spud Club.

Spud Puzz number 2

Spud and Car are out for a drive in the country.

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online puzzle featuring Spud and Car from the Spud Club out for a drive.

Spud Puzz number 3

Arthur, from the Spud Club, gets a nice gift.

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online puzzle featuring Arthur from the Spud Club getting a gift.

Children's Book illustrations.

I saw Grandma Kissing Santa Claus.

Book cover for I saw Grandma Kissing Santa Claus

Jumpin' for Joy

Book cover for Jumpin for Joy. A story of a boy and his fish.

Bear Plants a Garden

Book cover for Bear Plants a Garden.

Hockey in the Northwoods

Book cover for Hockey in the Northwoods.