Author Archive | Wendy Meades

Vision Board Workshop 2012

I ran a vision board workshop last weekend and I was able to do my own vision board for this year.  The swirls mean new beginnings and growth and is found in most of my artwork.  I put a picture of myself from a good friend’s wedding before I got married and had kids to […]

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Art Opening at Havana Gallery

Joy in the Midst of Darkness This collection was created during a stressful time in my life when a loved one was diagnosed with cancer.  These  paintings show that joy can emerge from darkness, happiness can shine through during a period of stress.  I truly believe that art can flouish even in darkened time to […]

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Tall Grass

This is a painting that I completed on my Thanksgiving weekend away.  It felt good to focus on my painting for a few days.  The painting makes me think of running through tall grass with my family.

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The Beauty of Grey

I wanted to challenge myself to paint with grey.  Grey is a mysterious colour.  It looks void of colour and yet it is made up from a mix of bright blue, red, yellow and white.  If you have too much grey, it makes all other colours look muddy.  It is like a metaphor for life, […]

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painting birthday party

One of my friend’s asked me to run a painting party for her 6 year old little girl.  I showed the kids how paint can be magical and change into other colours when mixed together.  They all had a turn painting on a mural and painting their own little canvases.  It was very rewarding when […]

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Waves of Sorrow

We lost a loved one this week.  Grief and sorrow seem to come in waves and are interspersed with moments of joy.  The joy comes in every day things such as our children singing, playing and dancing around.  I think our daughters sence the sorrow in the house but they are also able to have moments of joy […]

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