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 […]
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.
This is the cake I made for Claire’s 2nd birthday.
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, […]
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 […]
I haven’t been able to paint in a while but Chris requested a smurf cake for his birthday. So I painted with icing and it was fun!
I ran another vision board session a little while ago with a great group of people at the Eastside Yoga Studio. Everyone came away with a creation to take home.
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 […]
I haven’t had much energy for painting this week so I made an apron for Claire’s daycare teachers since she is moving to the toddler room.
Working with earth tones is very soothing for me. Painting every day has made me realize that you don’t have to have the perfect studio set up. You can really paint anywhere.