Forest watercolour lesson
You might think that as an artist, my kids benefit from lots of art instruction at home. But we don’t have very much time to do art together! I thought of an idea to try while I was commuting to … Continued
This painting is packed with texture and fun details. I got some more photos printed, because I went on a couple of really foggy, misty hikes after I printed the first batch. The funny thing is that in that gap … Continued
On Thanksgiving Monday, we went for a hike with my brother-in-law and nieces. We came to this clearing, and I was taken by the contrast of the poplar grove tree trunks against the dark background, and the autumn colours in … Continued
Another session plodding away on this November woods painting. I sense I’m nearing the end now: I started sticking odd pieces of paper on and scribbling on it with various media, like pastels. It’s a good sign. Added a few … Continued
Just a few photos about today, standing by the car, sun and leaves all over the place.
When I first moved west from Ontario, it was the autumn leaves I missed the most. My mother mailed me some, which I suspended from threads from the ceiling of my windy prairies dorm room. They reminded me of home, … Continued
For several years, I have had a tradition of making dinner in a pumpkin at least once each autumn. This year, I was given this medium-sized sugar pumpkin by a family friend, and this weekend finally got around to using … Continued