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Art Challenge: on this Earth Day

I may not have spent a most Earth friendly and economical Earth Day. You see, the day dawned bright and shiny, the first sunny Vancouver day in weeks, and I brought three garbage bags worth of pack rat dirty cabin sheets, blankets, sweaters and…

April 21, 2017

Nadine’s Art Challenge: Rituals and Routines

OK, apart form Earl Grey tea in the morning, (without which I would die!), and my daily phone call with Robbie when we’re in separate countries, I really have very few rituals or routines. I mean, I brush and floss and all that mundane…

March 18, 2017

Carole’s art challenge: Piggy Bank

It’s the day before THE WEEKEND! The weekend of my open studio tour. (North Shore Art Crawl, number 39 on the map, find more into here) I’ve been busy with my usual art, and, while the song birds never stick around for long before…

March 3, 2017

Hello from Sunday night

I hope you’ve all had a lovely Sunday. It’s been an interesting one round here. Each morning in Feb. I’ve been painting a little something in a sketch book. (I know, white paper instead of 100 yr old ephemera! Well, it’s only once in…

February 19, 2017

Ariane’s Art Challenge: Tropics

I’m feeling a little on top of my work load and am so happy to be able to take a day to draw a little piece for our art challenge which Ariane called for this weekend. Thank you so much Ariane. ๐Ÿ˜€ The challenge…

February 18, 2017

Hello from Sunday night

Hi everyone, How was your weekend? I hope it was lovely and you got to celebrate something special. I love celebrations. Even just a Sunday morning lie in can be a celebration…which incidentally didn’t happen round here with our three who were up at…

January 29, 2017

Art challenge: Sanctuary

Well my dearest darlings, I harnessed all in my heart, but completely failed to paint myself a new sanctuary. Some days…eh? I wished I had taken photos along the way of the put together, painted, then ripped apart, then put together, then ripped apart…

November 18, 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

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

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