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Hello friends and fellow artists - thank you very much for all your kind comments and support! :D My favorite painting hero is Frederick Edwin Church from 19th century U.S.A.  If you would like to keep in touch and learn some of the techniques I use for painting and selling, please subscribe to my online academy, a full-length painting tutorial will be added in the next few months:

www.nprovisacademy.com

Cheers and happy painting! -Nathanael

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Nathanael Provis
Nathanael Provis has always loved beautiful and dramatic scenery. Born in New Zealand's picturesque South Island, he soon took a strong interest in the surrounding landscape's dramatic snow-capped mountains, lakes, native bush, and waterfalls.

As a young child, he enjoyed drawing scenes on paper and cardboard, often using colour pencils, crayons, and even felt-tip pens.

It wasn’t until the turn of the century that Nathanael decided to take up a serious career as a landscape artist. Today he uses high-permanence oil paint and stretched canvas, linen, and prepared board as preferred mediums.

He enjoys taking time out to explore and photograph mountain scenery both in N.Z. and overseas, and he has also painted in the United Kingdom, U.S.A. and Canada. Largely self-taught, Nathanael has a deep passion for the traditional styles of landscape painting and is greatly influenced by the local and international masters of Realism and Luminism, in particular the 19th century ‘Hudson River School’ artists of North America.
Many of his paintings, featuring distant rugged peaks, glistening snows, and tranquil lakes can be found in private collections throughout New Zealand, and other parts of the world. His numbered collections of works include: The "Deep South" series, the "My Canterbury" series, the "My Kind of N.Z." series, the contemporary "Landfall" series, and more recently, the “Moonlight Adventure” series, and the “Mighty Peaks of Aotearoa” series, painted on 10-foot long canvases.

For more information, please visit Nathanael’s official website: www.nprovis.com
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ArtBYbeverly Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Nathanael, Welcome to dA :)

I'm from the Bay of Plenty region of Papamoa...just wanted to say hi and love your work!
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Amaterasu1960 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi welcome, I'm glad you join DA!!!!
You have a beautiful gallery, I hope to see more of your art in the future! :heart:
:wave:
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ANDYBURGESS Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
Hi Nathanael, I hope you dont mind but i have put a link to your work on my page as it is absolutely AWESOME !!!! I cant wait to see more of your work :)
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DCRTABSTRCTS Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nprovis .
LOVE YOU PHOTOS.
NICE WORK
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Dgtlsrcrss Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist
Welcome to devArt :D You have a wonderful style, looking forward to seeing your gallery grow !
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esk6a Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing gallery man! cant wait to see more of your work!
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nprovis Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Thank you all for your kind compliments - hopefully some new paintings coming soon :D
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Astrophsh Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Welcome to DA Nathanael. Looking foward to more of your art. Thank you for sharing it.
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bjarav Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012
Very impressive pieces in your gallery! I look forward to seeing more from you :)
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mousykat Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012
you are sooo talented! Stunning work!
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