Doug Swinton


Doug Swinton has the enviable reputation of being one of Canada’s premiere outdoor painters.


Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Doug depicts the foothills and mountains of the Canadian Rockies where he currently resides.

He paints the Alberta landscape with powerful movement, light and bold colour.

His knowledge of art and his willingness to share this knowledge with students has earned him a reputation as an outstanding artist and instructor.

Classes include topics such as colour theory, composition, life drawing and outdoor painting.
Doug owns and operates Swinton’s Art Supply & Instruction and teaches many classes in house.

Doug believes that only when all

of our technical skill meets all of

our creativity, will we truly make





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What people are saying:

Absolutely beautiful paintings ! Love the colours!! KH

Doug you capture the extreme beauty of the wonderful Rocky Mountains and Foothills in a very special way, and you make it look so easy. You are an inspiration. Sam S.