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Happy birthday to my Kerstin

Today is my daughter Kerstin’s birthday. A couple days ago 12.5 of us, friends and family, got together in a lovely Italian restaurant downtown to celebrate. I thought about bringing my camera, but thought it might be too big a nuisance and settled for…

February 10, 2016
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Family Day in the country

What a gloriously sunny day today was, and perfect to spend the day out in the country with some of my family on this Family Day. Chloe and I met Kerstin, Adam, and our friends Warren and Taven in the charming little town of…

February 8, 2016
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Nadine’s Drawing Challenge: At sixes and sevens

I love that expression,Β at sixes and sevens, but like it a whole lot less when I’m there. And I’ve been there loads of times. In fact, judging by the collection of canvases in my “burn pile” and the plethora of half finished “thought-it-was-a-good-ideas” at…

February 7, 2016
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Our little girls are here!

How lucky are we? Kerstie and Adam brought our little girls for a weekend visit. Chloe and I did a quick visit to the local thrift stores and bought a ton of art and craft supplies for some ridiculously small amount of money… And…

February 6, 2016
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A day to always remember

I know, I know, here I go again with the tumbleweeds. Honestly, if you know how much I have to say every day, you might actually be happy for a little quiet from me…lol. But I have to tell you about my day yesterday.…

February 3, 2016
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Drawing challenge: Shinrin Yoku

Hello everyone and welcome to this week’s drawing challenge: Shirin Yoku. I was thinking that I actually do a lot of forest bathing, and the forest I love more than anything are birch and aspen forests. I absolutely revel in the golden autumnal birches…

January 29, 2016
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Announcing a new Drawing Challenge: Shinrin Yoku

Hi everybody, Here is the theme for next weekend’s drawing challenge: Shinrin Yoku Inspired by Chloe’s imminent adventure in Japan, Shinrin Yoku, translated as Forest Bathing, is something she expects to be doing a lot of. How about we look into it ourselves. Let’s…

January 26, 2016
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Beachy love

For the most part it’s been a lovely weekend here on the Wet West Coast. A little treat of sunshine between the rains called us out to one of our favourite beaches, Whytecliff. Some days this beach is pretty empty. Not today though. Loads…

January 24, 2016
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Drawing challenge: reef

Hi guys, I’m so happy Katrin called this week’s drawing challenge: reef. Come with me in the blue light of the morning to see if we might catch a little of the magic of the reef. Tiptoe into the dining room. There’s the magic…

January 23, 2016
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Catching up on the past two days of art

Well, I’ve been really enjoying this first week of my Reflections art journaling course and, since I separated my beautiful (and huge) journal into 14 pages, I’m meant to paint a page per day for this two week course. Ideally. All things being equal.…

January 22, 2016