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2018 Art Calendar

Well, what a learning curve! I finally decided to try and make an art calendar. Talk about being pushed beyond my comfort zone. I do as much business as possible locally. 283 more words

Canadian Art

Well rounded bear

Working in the round.

That would be how I work in stone.  A bear, unless it is abstract has to have all his paws, his head, his ears in the right spot.  109 more words

Soapstone Sculpture

Jobie Ohaituk (1946- )

“The future of carving, in my opinion, and based on my thoughts on the next generation, is that they will show who we are, our ‘Inuitness.’ They exist for this reason.

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Canadian Art

Alleyn 65

I’ve been swimming in garbage of late, and as a result some of my finds take a while to get processed. This painting is a good example. 409 more words

Understanding Canadian Art 4: Hugues Pommier, Portrait of Mother Mary of the Incarnation, 1671

Last week, I gave the first of a series of three lectures on Understanding Canadian Art at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown.  I will be giving the next one on Thursday November 16 at 7 pm. 439 more words

Canadian Art

The extra details


I love carving free form and abstract. The bears, eagles, etc.. flowing the way the stone wants them to flow (and the carver to be honest) but, sometimes you must have the added realistic details to make a strong statement. 130 more words

Soapstone Sculpture

Draw a little , carve alot

I can draw!! But, I prefer to carve.

As someone who worked on cars my whole life, I think I have a really well developed sense of space and dimension. 184 more words