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. […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
. 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?
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…
Art Display My art display at the 100 Braid Street Studios went well this past weekend. It sometimes takes a lot of courage to show a new style of art. Thanks to all of my friends and of course my wonderful husband and kids for all the encouragement and support.
Hello lovely souls, Thanks for all of your support of my art, it really helps me to work on my dreams every day. I have some events coming up in November. Come and check out some of the paintings from the 100 painting project and my new cards/prints. Winter Art Market at the 100 Braid […]