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Art in the Garden weekend the recap.

Hello everybody. What a weekend it’s been and what a work up to the Art in the Garden show! It’s been a fantastic few days, mixed with hard work and exhaustion, and a couple sushi suppers. Come, I’ll show you how it all went.…

May 29, 2017

Oh busy, busy. Catch up long past due.

Hello everybody. Oh my gosh time flies! This weekend is the annual Art in the Garden tour and my art and my garden are on the tour again. And this year, our spring is so cold and wet, that I’m afraid not many flowers…

May 24, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and the Opus outdoor painting challenge

Today was the Opus Art Supply outdoor painting challenge day and I must tell you that I’ve been painting up a storm lately for the Art in the Garden show May 27th weekend, and painting plein air all day was something I really didn’t…

May 7, 2017

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

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

Channelling my inner garden designer

Today I took a little jaunt to my favourite nursery Southlands for some inspiration. (sigh) I so want my garden to look like this: But the reality is that my garden looks like this: Oh yes, loads of work. I worked on the garden…

February 22, 2017

Garage to art studio project. And we have a studio!

There was a little sun this morning and the day promised to be not so bad, so I decided to do that one last push of work in the studio so I can actually get some work done and paint there. I gathered the…

February 20, 2017

Garage to art studio project. Almost there.

Hi everyone, It all feels like it might be coming together after all! Here is the progress over these last three days. Chloe gave me a few hours on Wednesday, I drove my sports car out of the space and we put everything not…

February 17, 2017

Garage to art studio project update…still a big mess

Oh boy. I really thought I would have all of it sorted by the end of this long weekend,but it would seem that my project is a bigger mess than I thought. The good news is that the painting’s done. All the walls are…

February 13, 2017