Category Archives: Paint

Guard Dog – Needs a new home

“Guard Dog” dressed up for YOU. She (or he) is looking for a new home. Her adoption papers will tell you; weighs 30lbs, Height 19″, Width 18″, length 50″ very quiet, great listener flexible with fashion, willing to wear nothing … Continue reading

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The making of – SPRING Batik

“Spring” batik began in the Spring, once the weather was warm enough, I went outside with my canvas of fabric and wax. I belong to a textile art group called “Contextural” one of our ambitious members (Sharon Hogg) organized an … Continue reading

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A Close up of Fall – Batik

So it begins, the story of how FALL my batik began. I taught a batik workshop with Dana Bush last FALL and had a wonderful experience, the participants were so enthusiastic and ready to experiment and learn so were we. … Continue reading

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Papier-mâché with children – Bird Art

Three Session Art Class For Young Artists SESSION ONE-Forming a bird You’ll need; a roll of toilet paper, or tissue paper flour and water with bucket whisk (from the kitchen) two small balloons stiff card paper for tail and wings … Continue reading

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Small things Matter

Quality Custom Picture Framing Sometimes a small object like a stone or a shell from a certain place and time will hold a memory worth keeping. having your memory custom framed and displayed will have others asking for your story … Continue reading

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The Night Life of TREES – Book Review

The Night Life of TREES Handmade book by Ram Singh Urveti, Bhajju Shyam and Durga Bai, each page is silk-screened on black paper, and every page of this book is an original numbered art print. If you love art and … Continue reading

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Float Frames for Canvas art

Float frames  suspend the canvas within the frame, so that you can see the depth of the stretched canvas and the inside of the frame profile. In the gallery of art below all the frames are the same, however float … Continue reading

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Butterflies – Painting on tile

Last year my dad gave me some porcelain paint that he experimented with and didn’t want to continue with. I put those paints to work right away since I had some blank glazed tiles around. I enjoyed the results, my … Continue reading

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Good Morning Sun’s Up! – Children’s Book Review

Sun’s up-It’s time to play. This book goes way back, I purchased it when I was studying children’s literature in 1982. The cheerful and vibrant colours in the illustrations of this book define the title, then the text is more … Continue reading

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My Rows and Piles of Coins – Children’s Book Review

Well, today is the day that the Royal Canadian Mint begins to phase out the penny. I honour the “lucky penny” by reviewing a book that reflects on the importance of pennies  for a child. This story is about a … Continue reading

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