I finally watched this documentary, by Chris Burkard. It had been calling me for awhile, but I didn't take the initiative to watch it until someone else had, and they suggested I check it out. MIND BLOWN. Go watch it. As an artist, those pristine landscapes are a dream (I'm working on a new Northern … Continue reading Under An Arctic Sky
Today was a glorious day. I woke up before the sun, with a crescent moon in view. Spend the morning with the windows open: cleaning, purging and organizing house. Went for a beach stroll in the afternoon, which re-energized me for an afternoon of painting. I can finally say I'm satisfied with this … Continue reading Painting Progress!
February already eh? F*ck. I'm not gonna lie, January has felt like a shit show, and I know I am not the only person who feels this way! Weather has been fluctuating, moods have been fluctuating, and my mind has been all over the map. My appetite and sleep patterns have been a … Continue reading The Scattered Mind
THANK YOU What an incredibly creative year. 2017 brought seven custom projects, prints selling in a Nova Scotia Art Gallery, two successful art shows, my first calendar project; it also brought more depth and meaning to my work. Canada: The Provinces and Territories was a wonderful success. I have now sold 8 out of … Continue reading The 2017 Art Journey
It's hard to believe I'm coming to the end of this three-and-a-half month stretch of painting for my Canada Project and show. Bittersweet. What an artistic learning curve this project has been. I made sure to give myself LOTS of time to explore these landscapes, because I wanted to add depth to my work and … Continue reading Bittersweet Completion
CANADA: THE PROVINCES AND TERRITORIES 3rd Annual Christmas Show St. Mark's Church Port Hope, Ontario Saturday, December 16th 12:30 - 4:30 PM This will be a joyful afternoon of exploring Canada through Artistic Landscapes. The original paintings will be for sale: 13 canvases (12 x 16 inches, gallery canvas), each one represents a province or … Continue reading Annual Christmas Art Show
Although I did not get as much painting done this week as I had planned, I did put together the portfolio of photos and summaries for the show. I also had 20 prints made of "Alberta Skies" ($15 each or $20 includes shipping), and cards of "West Wind Rushing In" ($5 each or 5 for … Continue reading Canada Project: The Photos