I’ve written a children’s book called, I Can’t Sleep With A Dog on my Head. It’s been described as a “sweet, silly book.” I know kids will love it. My grandsons, Oliver and Elliott and my dog, Boo inspired the story. I wanted to dedicate it to the boys but then I thought it would… Read More My Children’s Book Has Inspired a Series
I’ve participated in a couple of open art sessions and finished two paintings. The watercolour is from a photograph of my grandson, Oliver when he was two. The day was a special memory because we had a small gathering to spread Justine’s ashes in the memorial garden. The name painting is done in acrylic paint… Read More Painting in Florida
I’m learning some new techniques in my art class. If you’d like to see some of my other paintings you will find them here.
Last night my friend, Anne and I went to a fun night called “Paint and Palate. The dinner was bistro style, interestingly different and delicious. Afterward we went into a classroom to paint. Here’s my work of art.
I’ve been taking painting classes. You can see more about that here. My latest painting is here.
I’m taking an intermediate watercolour painting class. Here are my paintings.
I’ve dabbled in watercolour paintings in the past but never really stuck with it. You can see my other work here. Now I’m going to dedicate some time to really learning and practicing. Here is what we did Week Two Week 3 Week 4
When Justine was three years old a salesperson brought a brochure into the school I was working in. I fell in love with this print for two reasons. One was that my mother had just bought Justine a pair of red baby janes shoes, just like the little girl in the painting has. Two is… Read More Justine’s Red Shoes
When I was growing up I was the furthest thing from an artist that you could imagine. Sure, I could stay in the lines while colouring but I couldn’t draw a straight line. I had no interest in art. I was a sociable girl and playing with my friends was my favourite thing to do.… Read More Who Knew I’d Be An Artist?
I’ve been getting a few book jackets done on Fivver. It’s a great, inexpensive way of having professionals do work for $5. Usually it costs a little more but I’ve had 2 book covers done for $8 each. It has allowed me to get opinions from people and it’s helped me figure out what I… Read More Would You Help Me Choose My Book Cover?