Monthly Archives: April 2011

How I Get Inspired – When I’m Not

I’m not always in the creative mood.  Sometimes it takes pushing myself and sometimes it just takes three key ingredients! Just the other night, I felt so tired, had a stomach ache and just wanted to veg on the couch.  … Continue reading

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Finding my Niche

“A situation or activity specially suited to a person’s interests, abilities, or nature: found her niche in life”. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately.  Should I be focusing in on one style of painting, combine the ones that … Continue reading

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Jeannie’s Back!

Stay tuned for the final results!  This is Jeannie’s second attempt at painting and I think she did a wonderful job.  Remember to relax and breath Jeannie!

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Always on the hunt for a bargain!

So, I head into Barrie to buy some supplies at Curry’s, but decide to stop in at Goodwill first. This was my lucky day, for right there, what do I see, but a French Easle waiting for me! Didn’t that sound … Continue reading

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In the beginning she did not believe…

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Jeannie joined a class, doubtful of her abilities.  However, like I always say… ANYONE CAN LEARN HOW TO PAINT!  Upon the second class, Jeannie wanted to ‘scrap’ her painting and start over.  “Not going to happen”, I said.  Within less … Continue reading

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Amazing Results from A Talented Little Girl.

Here is another example of what a child can produce when shown the steps.  Karly is a very talented girl and fabulous student.  Why?  Because she listens to her instruction and is able to execute them well.  Today we used … Continue reading

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