I have decided to paint every day for lent again this year and this is the first one I have completed. I don’t have a name for it yet, but the colours are calming to me. It is a similar style to the one that sold at my art show at Havana Gallery. I have […]
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 […]
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.