Happy September friends! I’ve been very negligent (again) about blogging. I have a million reasons that I won’t bore you with. I am working very hard at building a new website, painting for 3 Galleries, preparing for a solo show in Feb. 2018, and amid all of this, I have dropped a few balls. My […]
Once again I was blessed to teach an amazing group of artists on Vancouver Island. The McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville is such a perfect venue for classes. We had a lot of fun, and everyone worked so hard. There were many exciting breakthroughs & I can’t wait to come back for a follow-up class.
Every once in a while, I miss my ‘old self’. The one who, in my 20’s, was an anorexic perfectionist. Days like today – when I put on a t-shirt and see that my arms are much less toned than I would like. But the feeling is fleeting. In part because my husband is making […]
I am a bit of a hermit over Chrismas / New Years. I tend to hibernate and close myself off from the outside world at this time of year. Emails, phone calls, Facebook messages are all low priority in comparison to family time. We had a wonderful Christmas & New Years, and I hope you […]
This was a painting I started in Parksville last week – the goal being to demonstrate the beginning of an abstract painting. Here is a picture approx. 15 mins into the demo….. After getting back to my studio, I took another stab at it, and the first thing I felt I needed to do was […]
It’s a strange feeling as an artist to take time off of creating your art. I have most of my art materials tucked away in the garage while we are selling our home, so it seems overwhelming to dig them out and start painting. I find myself wondering if I’ll still be able to paint […]