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Ready for December Art Fun?

Christmas Art Week Do you like to make Christmas gifts with your kids but always seem to run out of time?  I have been there.  Many times I have been up making cards or gifts with my kids just before the last day of school or a few days before Christmas. Start early this year! […]

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Remembrance Day Art

I couldn’t resist painting a field of poppies for Remembrance Day.  As a child, I remember the poem In Flanders Fields being read in school and being so moved by the images of the red poppies.  There are two different options for paintings.  One that is more child friendly using oil pastels and watercolours and […]

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Check out the October Art Fun!

There is lots going on in October around here.  With the weather getting more rainy and cold…it is a perfect time to be cozy inside and paint.  Fall is such a great time to explore colour and be creative. Halloween Art Week-October 26, 27 and 28 In this fun Halloween art week, kids will learn […]

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Halloween Art Week!

Do you love Halloween?  Do you want to encourage your kids to paint but don’t know where to start?  Halloween art is a great way to inspire kids to paint and create.  In this fun Halloween art week, kids will learn how to paint three Spooktacular paintings with water colour paints in the comfort of […]

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Thanksgiving Zentangle Pumpkin Art

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving.  I thought a Zentangle Pumpkin would be fun this year.  You can use any art supplies you have around the house.  Draw a pumpkin shape with curved lines inside.  Draw different patterns or designs inside each of the sections or you can add words of things you are thankful for. The Zentangle […]

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Adults Like to Create Too!

Every month I run an online paint session for adults.  I feel it is so important for adults to engage in creative activities.  It is beneficial for our emotional well being, especially during this pandemic. Learn to Paint-Sweet Owls Reading When:  Sunday September 26th Time: 10am-12 This painting shows mixed media ideas plus acrylic painting […]

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Canadian Women’s Soccer Olympic Gold!

I woke up early to watch the gold medal soccer match with the Canadian Women in the Olympics against Sweden and I was so glad I did.  Did you watch the game?  I was so excited that they won Gold that I put together an art tutorial on how to draw a soccer ball.  It […]

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Dimensions Art Gallery

We recently went to an awesome gallery in Vancouver that the kids loved called Dimensions Art Gallery.  It is full of beautiful art and 3D illusions created by local artists that you can interact with as if you are part of the scene.  It is a fun way for kids (and adults) to experience art […]

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Shark Week!

I  couldn’t resist creating a lesson on my Wendy Meades You Tube channel on how to draw and paint a shark for Shark Week!  What is shark week?  It is an annual week long TV programming block created by Tom Geller at the Discovery Channel.  It was started in 1988 and was originally devoted to […]

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