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Creativity and Life

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 in Creativity

Fruit2TCheck out this great article from Skinny Artist:

6 Ways Creativity Can Make Us Better At Life.

Small Tasks

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in Creativity


Just Wow - Hubble Telescope Images

Posted on Apr 24, 2015 in Outside the Box

Check out the story behind this amazing telescope here: The Hubble Telescope Turns 25


Never Too Old

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Creativity


Colours of Light

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in Creativity

ColofLt250Lots of creativity happening in the current "Group of 7 and Beyond" class! This is a painting that was done quite awhile back inspired by Tom Thomson's style. "Colours of Light" - private collection.

Lakeside Art Retreat with Cheryl O

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Creativity

Don't miss your chance to join a wonderful weekend Lakeside Art Retreat coming up early June, there are just few rooms left. As well as lots of painting time and terrific food, you will want to try the hammocks on the beach too! Art Retreat at Brentwood on the Beach


Losing Touch

Posted on Apr 17, 2015 in Creativity

I think this is one of the best things about getting older... (thanks for the quote, Purple Clover).



Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in Creativity

It's spring! Out for exercise walks - golly, I'm out of shape. This too will pass - it's spring!



Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Creativity

AutumnI met with a lot of courageous people yesterday. Some are brand new into art. It takes a lot of courage to sign up for your first art class as an adult. Good for you! Others have done art for awhile, some for years. They still need courage because they are now looking to move away from realism and grow their own unique style. That's not easy either - but it is fun. Thanks to each of my wonderful students for the spirit of adventure that you bravely bring to art class. Happy painting!

Beautiful Gems

Posted on Apr 14, 2015 in Outside the Box

I never stop being enthralled with this kind of beauty. The image below is an opal; with a galaxy inside! More here:  Extremely Beautiful Minerals and Stones


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