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Joe Godin, Victoria BC Canada

Oil painter of Portraits and Figurative works!

Click on a pic to explore, find opportunity, service and maybe something you like.

Welcome and thank you for stopping by. The rest of the site is basically a presentation of my work; something about me; what I can do for you and what’s available for purchase!


The Thoughtful Girl

From crayons to oil paint. I’d just seen a show (early 60’s) sort of a life and times of Michelangelo. My wow moment! With in what seems a week […]


Concentration of Ice Cream

If your local I would be inclined to take the reference photo to work from. For a number of reasons.. It allows oppertunity to go […]

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Summer’s Cool Down

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Canada, England and United States

Associate &/or Memberships:

Federation of Canadian Artists

Victoria Arts Council

Sooke Arts Council

Joe Godin

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    MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI “The nude” is an important facet of the artistic tradition dating back to ancient times, making theunclothed figure unavoidable in a comprehensive consideration of art. Artists included in the Museum’spermanent collection have frequently used the nude figure. A challenging aspect of leading tours ishelping visitors understand and […]
  • A well stated note on color..
    Creating Flesh Tones for Oil Painting Anita Giddings and Sherry Stone Clifton are award-winning artist-educators who have made careers out of teaching beginning artists of all aspirations. Human skin is made up of reds, yellows, and blues — the primary colors. When you mix the primary colors together in the right proportions, you get a rich, natural brown. […]