Author Archive | Wendy Meades

Mandala Art Activities for kids and adults

I have been enjoying creating Mandalas lately.  I find them so relaxing and anyone can make them.    The word mandala is from the Indian Sanskirt language and means circle.  It consists of patterns that are evenly distributed around a centre circle that create a feeling of balance.  I usually start with a circle in […]

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Win a Painting!

My mom passed away on June 1st 5 years ago and during that difficult time I used painting as my therapy. I decided to have a painting give away as a way of thinking of her. She loved flowers and always had them in a vase in the kitchen. There is also a saying about […]

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Take a Leap and Try Something New

When I was younger I tended to leap and I wasn’t afraid to try something new.    I was fearless.  I traveled around the world often on my own,  I went bungee jumping, white water rafting, I flew in a helicopter, I rock climbed, I did a marathon and the list goes on.  I wasn’t […]

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How to Live Your Best Life

I bumped into a person that I worked with a few years ago and I asked the typical question we usually ask people “how are you doing?” and his response was “living the dream”. Now I know some people say that but don’t mean it but I truly believe he meant it and wasn’t being […]

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Learn how to paint with easy videos

Do you want to learn how to paint?  Do you want to explore your creativity with easy to follow art tutorials?  I have exciting news.  I have started a YouTube channel.  This past month 3 separate people have suggested that I should start doing art video tutorials.   When the universe sends me such strong messages….I […]

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How to do Gelli Printing

          I have a new obsession…..Gelli printing.  What is Gelli printing you say….well let me tell you about it.  My friend Sandra and I signed up for Book of Days by the lovely Effy Wild (effywild.com)  and one of the lessons showed Sarah Trumpp (one of her guest artists) with a fast paced video of […]

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Word of the year

Happy New Year!  Every January I choose a word to guide me in the year.  I figure out the word in different ways. Sometimes it comes to me when I am walking the dog, reflecting on the year, writing in my journal or creating art.  Other years I needed to meditate and really focus on […]

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Cougar Canyon Artisan Market

Come see us at the Cougar Canyon Artisan Market!  We have all been busy creating….I will have new jewellery, cards, prints and calendars….Claire will have slime, Hanna will have treats and felt crafts and Chris will have his book (the new trade back cover is gorgeous).  Support local artisans in this great market.  It will […]

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