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As an Artist you should never stop learning

I started taking a workshop on traditional methods of oil painting. The instructor, Cliff Turner is an excellent artist, he is also a great teacher with a good sense of humor (very important). I have painted with oils for some time now but I have never painted using...

Great Media Coverage for my show on Grand Manan Island

Great media coverage for my show in Grand Manan. I was totally surprised with the media coverage I received for the opening of my show on Grand Manan Island at the Grand Manan Art Gallery. I was featured in our local KV Style paper and them one of my paintings was...

Finished Watercolor on Rice Paper (batik) Paintings

These are the watercolors that I finished back before Christmas. I thought I would give you a break from my 30 paintings in 30 days lol. I am in the process of finishing up more and will post then as soon as I am done. Thanks for looking. “Country Sojourn”...

Oil Painting 3, day 3 of 30 day painting challenge

My painting for day 3 is a small landscape 4×10″ in oil, I find it quite a challenge painting this small. I am already learning useful lessons. I am enjoying not worrying about the small details, it is quite freeing. Trying to add nice thick paint for...

Seven Watercolors on Rice Paper (Batik) Started WIP

So Excited! I started 7 new paintings today. I have one layer of paint and one layer of wax on. This is the second layer of paint pictured below. They are hanging to dry waiting for another layer of wax. These paintings are all treed landscapes, two of which have old...

3rd Landscape on Rice Paper – Watercolor Painting

This is the last one of the 3 I just finished, it is 12×24″ and watercolor on rice paper. I can not believe how excited I get about these paintings. I don’t think I will ever be able to paint realism again lol. Oh and again I have no name :...

2nd Landscape on Rice Paper – Watercolor Painting

This is the second of the three watercolor paintings I just finished. It is 16×20 and also done on rice paper. Again I am having a hard time naming these paintings. Maybe it is because I just named 30 for my show, I must be all named out. Help! lol

Landscape on Rice Paper – Watercolor Painting

This is the first of three watercolors I have just finished. It is on rice paper and is 11×14″. I am having a hard time naming this, if anyone has any suggestions please feel free to share : ).Hope every one has a wonderful and creative day!

UNCONVENTIONAL WATERCOLOR show at the Imperial

My solo show was hung on the 19th of March and runs from the 20th of March until the 27th of May. There will be a reception on the 14th of April from 2pm to 4pm. The artist’s reception is a little later, but hey..better late than never. I look forward to...

Landscape Watercolor on Rice Paper

This is another Watercolor on rice paper. It is 12×24 and is for my upcoming show at the Imperial. I have done many others, I have been painting like a mad woman lol . Once I am finished all the work for my upcoming show mid march I will have time to post the...

My First Watercolor Batik on Rice Paper

Here is the first batik I did. it is 11×14 on rice paper. As you can see I was able to get much more light in my second one below. It is a great experience and process for me because you cannot help but loosen up. Excited about starting my next one. I will keep...

90 minute Painting done in Acrylic Work in Progress

On Tuesday nights I have a couple of friends over to paint, we decided to try to paint as much as we could in 90 minutes. I thought this would be good for me to try to loosen up and stop over thinking :). Here is what came out of the 90 minute session, I am hoping to...