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At the Shipyards Friday night market

This Friday, the Shipyards Friday night market wasn’t as busy as usual, and probably because of the rain we had in the day, but by the evening the shore dried up pretty nicely and the sun came out. I love walking down tot he…

June 12, 2016
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Patrice’s Art Challenge: Blue

Patrice’s art challenge: blue, was a fascinating study for me. Because, you see, it was my depressed mood that the blue all revolved around. So a little not so good news from my doctor, (nothing serious, and I’m probably making way too big a…

June 11, 2016
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Armageddon skies and painting the magpie part 2

I managed to mangle a second video edition of painting the magpie! Maybe my contraption of 5 books and a branch for iPhone propping up isn’t ideal, and maybe I need to think harder about moving photos and videos off the memory before the…

December 18, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night, video edition

Hello from Sunday night guys. I made you a little “watch me paint” video. It’s 10 minutes long and so I hope it’s not too boring. Last night we had a lovely open fire to warm the house. It’s a bit of a challenge…

December 13, 2015
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Jump in the line!

So I know I promised everyone a couple more practical classes, and I really mean to get on with them today or tomorrow, (the etched glass is proving difficult to photograph), but this week’s been taken up mostly with getting on with the garage…

July 31, 2015
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Here we are at Friday random again!

I feel so bad when I read all your posts and see all the snow! My poor winter-trapped friends (Except for you lucky ones in California, Arizona, Florida…Spain…etc). But for all my Eastern friends, it’s so lovely here and I almost hate to admit…

February 20, 2014

Down by the riverside

Found myself at the Fraser River in Delta with a couple of hours to kill on Wednesday. This was too good of an opportunity not to make a little peaceful movie. You can find it on the Media Tala Youtube website here: Down By…

May 20, 2012

Finding peace

Yesterday, on a typical rainy and windy Pacific day, I walked down the path to the ocean with a heavy heart, eyes cast down to the soggy path. At one point I looked up and saw fresh green moss. A bit further, the forest…

March 29, 2012

Variations on a theme

Wednesday afternoon, magic moment on the sofa. Today I’m Homegirl, happily watching my daughters figuring out the ukuleles. Some day, if my girls are ever in a band, I won’t be one of those groupie moms hanging around backstage, black nails, red lipstick, grooving…

April 20, 2011