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Teaching the therapy journal

Hi everyone, Today was my monthly therapy journal session at the wellness centre. Today I worked with nine wonderful women all dealing with coming back to health after cancer. All of us coming together with art. You know, over these two years since my…

December 13, 2016

Opening night at the Anonymous Show and the day after

I have to tell you all about this fun and amazing art show which is on right now at the CityScape gallery, the Anonymous art show. If you remember, I submitted these three paintings, so I was excited to see them there. The opening…

November 19, 2016

Announcing New Art Challenge: Sanctuary

Please come join me next weekend, November 18th to 20th in our 201st art challenge. I’ve chosen the word Sanctuary. The world has been very loud lately and I think it might be useful for us to make ourselves a sanctuary to escape to.…

November 14, 2016

A lovely day full of art

For me there’s nothing like a day making art. And on this rainy day, the warmth of my dining room was the perfect place. Some friends were coming over to make their own therapy journal, so I gathered our supplies, grabbed a box of…

November 13, 2016

Art Challenge: Winter Salon

I’ve been sitting in my dark living room in the early evening wondering where all the daylight has gone. Actually, it’s pretty simple really, Rain-couver over here plus end of daylight savings means low light. I like my fairy lights and my candles. It’s…

November 12, 2016

Too many beautiful leaves too little time!

The other day I was walking in a rain-soaked park. I took a video and when I played it back, the rain sounded so loud and drumming and crackling on my umbrella. It felt so incredibly calming. I picked up a vine maple leaf…

November 6, 2016

Art Challenge: Return to Standard Time

I’m ever so grateful to our dear rosy girl Ariane for posting a new art challenge: return to standard time. I actually hate daylight savings time and think it’s an out of date ritual whose time is definitely up. Spring forward, fall back. A…

November 5, 2016

Hello from Sunday night

Hello form my Sunday night everyone. I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend. It’s been raining quite a bit round here. So much so that the Friday night market was a bit of a wash out and I gave it a miss. I…

September 25, 2016
watercolour painting of sandpipers

Ariane’s art challenge: Tide

Hello everyone, I know it’s been too quiet here on my blog and it’s been a bit of a hard adjustment back to Vancouver this month. Basically I found myself with nothing of any value to share. Therefore I’m so grateful to Ariane for…

September 24, 2016