Hello lovely creative souls I am still recovering from being sick and it really has shown me that it is important to listen to my body and slow down every once in a while. I see so many people around me that have such full schedules and do not take time to relax (including myself). […]
Author Archive | Wendy Meades
I have been quite ill this past week and not able to create much. I painted an owl for the first time and named her sweet dreams. She was inspired by a lesson in the life book on-line classes I am taking by Juliette Crane. It was fun to work with simple shapes. […]
What are your Favourite things?
I recently made this painting called the Favourite things jar as part of the online class I am taking ( inspired by Lynn Whipple). Whenever I am feeling discouraged I just open up this page of my art journal. Imagine reaching your hand into this jar when you are feeling down. It is easy […]
Messy Messy Art!
Throw your paint brush aside and start using your hands and other things to get paint on the paper. Sometimes when I am staring at a blank canvas it is hard to get motivated. So I have started using my hands to get some paint on the canvas. Finger painting isn’t just for kids. […]
Painting Every Day Heals the Soul
Painting Every Day Heals the Soul My mom passed away last June and it was a surprise to everyone in her life. She went from curling 3 times a week to lying in a hospital bed unable to stand. We kept thinking she’d be fine, that all she needed was to rest and heal, but […]
Keeping in touch
Hello lovely creative souls, I have been taking a course called content marketing for artists online through the Abundant Artist.com (well worth checking out). The course has encouraged each person to start connecting more often with people and sharing their art. So I have decided to start sharing more about what I am doing and […]
Dragon flies and the joy of gold leaf
Here is a sneak peak of some canvases I am working on right now. Someone asked me to do some paintings of dragonflies and I find them such a beautiful subject. I am just learning how to use gold leaf, it is not so easy to work with but creates beautiful effects.
Painting every day
. Every year for lent (approximately 40 days before Easter) I vow to paint every day. I used to give up chocolate and then one year I decided to do something instead of giving up something. Painting every day is good for my soul. Is there something you do for Lent every year?
Class for Pre school Children
I taught a class for pre-school children with Downs Syndrome and Autism this past weekend. What a wonderful group of parents and kids. Check out the video…
Mixed Media Vision Board Session
I ran a mixed media vision board workshop this weekend at the 100 Braid Street Studios in New Westminster. I was so impressed with all the beautiful artwork that was created and how fearless everyone was. Each person was lead through a process of coming up with a word of the year that will inspire […]