I Wish My Art Would Quit Judging Me

A set of 150 watercolour pencils – a gift from my husband – challenges me to paint.  In the busyness of moving, I have let this practice slip, and a number of sketches sit in my portfolio case waiting for me.  Inspiration comes from the photos I take.  The lone turtle (featured), for instance, begged […]

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Share Your World

(Cee’s Photography posts questions each week, inviting us to share our world.) Favourite ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet flavour? Recently discovered a mango sorbet/ coconut ice cream combo that is over the top good. How often do you people watch? Every opportunity I get.  People are so interesting.  Human behaviour has always intrigued me. […]

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Art: Still Learning

In art class, we are given carbon copies of the images to paint which is helpful for developing techniques, but I want my art, like my poetry, to be original, so even though I am a novice I have been working from photographs. In my last post about painting with watercolours, I showed my first […]

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Art (Life) Lessons

The how-to’s of watercolour, I am discovering, are applicable to other areas of our lives. Inspired by classes I took in Texas, I have continued to try my hand at this art form.  This is what I have learned so far: Begin with a plan.  We used carbon paper to trace the image’s outline, although […]

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