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Memorial Day Sunset

This day was filled with relaxation. Just hanging out with my mother, grillin’, chillin’, and enjoying the day off with her. The weather was absolutely gorgeous out today, and my only regret is I wish I spent it more outside. 60 more words


“Art is the demonstration that the ordinary is extraordinary." - Amédée Ozenfant

May 30, 2016

In 2013 I attended Series Summer Art School at Red Deer College and worked under the instruction of Jen Mallinson for a week playing with her plaster technique that combined acrylic paint, plaster and an assortment of other materials to create unique backgrounds. 58 more words


Tuesday's Textures

While setting up for a Studio Workshop, I had a little bit of time to play (well I did need to test the lighting didn’t I? 98 more words


Pears and a Vessel

‘White Pears with Barry Stedman Vessel’

oil and graphite on canvas/(diptych) 12″ x 16″ and 20″ x 16″/May 2016

At last a new painting, this one a diptych, featuring a selection of the familiar white pears composed and observed in relation to one of the precious objects of the household, a Barry Stedman vessel acquired after being seen and fallen in love with during an exhibition at the Ruthin Craft Centre last year, the thing itself pictured below.

Barry Stedman vessel


Flea Market Tips...

Over the years I have spent quite a lot of time going to flea markets, and like all collectors and dealers there is an endless fascination of spotting something that no one else sees or loves on a table laden with pre-loved treasures, old & discarded trinkets and time worn wares. 557 more words


Flower of the Day - Yellow Peony

Flower of the Day with Cee.

Have loved peonies since childhood but never knew there was a yellow one until this plant was given to us by a friend several years ago.

Art-o-Mat is fun and good for ya, too!

I’ve been working on my Art-o-mat® series – 50 cigarette pack-sized wooden blocks with tiny still life paintings on them that will be called Lilly’s World… 23 more words