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December 27, 2016

The New Year is just around the corner! Instead of silly resolutions that you'll never follow up on, why not give yourself (or your friends) the gift of art classes to spur your imagination and creativity? Here's a short list of a few of my favorite teachers and their...

December 24, 2016

I originally called this piece "Broken Angel", but then decided she was not in the least bit broken. She seemed very centered and content, hanging out with the stars. So, in honor of the season, she was renamed "All is Calm, All is Bright." Hope that your holidays and...

December 23, 2016

This is a technique that is available through  "Beautiful Faces" by Jane Davenport. I highly recommend you buy the book!

This was a fun piece using colored paper napkins with colors and patterns that spoke to me. I also used the following materials:

  • 11x14 mixed media...

December 23, 2016

What I used to make the Girl in Yellow

Gesso clear

Watercolor paper - I used hot press Strathmore Series 500

I used my #6 Neptune water brush with Daniel Smith yellow ochre water color paint. I added a wash of ochre in the deepest parts of the face.

I puddled some dil...

December 12, 2016

Conjure Man, Conjure Man by Ej Ouellette

Boy did I have a blast today. I forgot how much fun it is to perform.

When I was studying at the Royal Conservatory of Music.....I always took my craft seriously but I never took me to seriously....I was a bit of a ham bone.....So...

December 12, 2016

Check out what Effy Wild posted on her blog: http://wp.me/p1ZQyo-1KG

She is a guest teacher in this class and is giving away a chance to win a spot in the class. Easy peasy!

If you just want to sign up directly for the class, go to http://tinyurl.com/effybd. Use coupon c...

December 2, 2016

One of the things I love to do is to buy clothes for my little grandniece, who just  turned 4. For some reason, I became very inspired by the designs they have for children. They had a top with a little girl snow sledding down a hill. We had toboggans growing up....and...

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