Spring Into Summer

Spring Into Summer

The snow has melted, the slush is gone and I’ve received the first of two Covid vaccinations… progress is being made! Bright colours take the place of muted greys. The flowers are beginning to bloom in the fresh air, as are we humans, proving that Mother Nature is not...
Let’s be honest…

Let’s be honest…

It’s the winter of 2021, the pandemic goes on unabated, and the news about Canada’s vaccine delays only makes matters worse. Artists seem to get lost among all the others struggling to stay afloat. Anxiety and lockdown fatigue often hinder inspiration. No way to sugar...
The Holidays are Coming!

The Holidays are Coming!

Make the holiday season festive this year by giving a special gift, one that is sure to please and will support an artist at the same time. Each month of the 2021 wall calendar is presented with a reproduction of one of my paintings. One calendar includes a selection...
Underway: Painting in the Time of COVID 2

Underway: Painting in the Time of COVID 2

The fascination with nature’s persistence continues despite my―everyone’s―anxiety over the continuing pandemic. I peer at everything from behind a mask that makes me feel as if my other senses of hearing and sight are impaired. But the patterns made by coleus plants,...
Painting in the Time of COVID

Painting in the Time of COVID

A global pandemic is nothing to be sneezed at… yes, pun intended because one of the only two responses I have found is to laugh. The other is to try to get past the wall created by constant worry, to find inspiration and to paint. In mid-March, as the world we knew...