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I’m not as green as I’m cabbage looking

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A reward for cleaning up the studio

Oh my gosh the studio does get out of hand. The reason is that, when I start creating something, I reach for what I need, put it aside and reach for the next thing and so on, until there are brushes and inks and…

November 25, 2015
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Tammie’s drawing challenge: deer

This cheeky little squirrel at my back door has absolutely nothing to do with this drawing challenge, except that I thought he was funny. Sometimes I put Milo’s cat food out there, especially when Milo’s all “I am the night!” and won’t stop for…

November 14, 2015
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Carving stamps on Sunday

One of the things I bought at yesterday’s pop up store, was this deer head. I mean to use it to give the house a Christmas feel…even though I’ll be in England. And this morning, that beautiful deer head put me in mind to…

November 8, 2015
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Drawing challenge: Move

I was thinking a great deal about Katrin’s drawing challenge this week. The idea of movement is so wonderful. Robert, Chloe and I like to move. We like to dance, we like to swim, to skate, to drive our cars really fast. We move…

June 6, 2015
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Art in the Garden show ready!

Are you ready? Am I ready? So you all probably already know that I save plants from the bulldozer around the hood and plonk them into my garden. Sometimes they work out and look brilliantly, sometimes they sulk and look miserably for a year…

May 29, 2015

Hello from Monday night…since it’s a holiday

So I just had to wrap my head around this bank holiday weekend. Easter Monday is no longer a statutory holiday in Canada because it’s been traded for “Family Day” a floating late February holiday. Go figure. Consequently, Monday wasn’t a bank holiday. Do…

April 6, 2015
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Drawing challenge: The Key

I took a little time to think about this one. I discussed it with Robbie, who’s imagination is wilder and more wonderful than anyone I know, and he suggested a colour wheel. Then we somehow got to a bunch of colourful budgies around a…

April 3, 2015
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The Unexpected, Joke’s drawing challenge

Oh the possibilities!!! When Joke first proposed this brilliant theme for our drawing challenge I just had so many ideas that I didn’t know where to turn first. Can you imagine the art which can come from THE UNEXPECTED? Oh I can, and I…

January 30, 2015
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Toast, my drawing challenge

Welcome to my drawing challenge with Toast. I’m so very happy that so many people could come toast something this week. We artists, writers, friends and strangers are: Katrin, Barbara, Marian, Kristen, Roberto, Renee, Nadine, Patrice, Lucia, Anneke, Eric, Joke, Linda, Sabine, Tammie, Mano,…

January 16, 2015
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Cookie, Stefanie’s drawing challenge

Stefanie says “cookie is a nice word, isn’t it?” Oh it SO is! I’ve done so much of the painted cookies in the past, that I decided to do something completely different. So when is a cookie not a cookie, but still is? When…

October 9, 2014