A Little Art Journaling

I spent another wonderful day this past week with the ladies from Arteast at the Open Studio. It was a beautiful, though cold day, and the sun decided it wanted an art day too, and drew some magnificent shadows on the building where the Open Studio is held. I just had to stop and take […]

Watercolour Experimenting

Last Thanksgiving I happened to capture a quick and casual photo of my granddaughter admiring her aunt’s nail polish. At the time, I had it in the back of my mind that it would make a wonderful drawing and I finally got ’round to finishing it up recently.

I decided to attempt something quite different […]

Sketching at the Museum

It was -30 something C yesterday (translation? It was FREAKING cold out!) and so, for our second sketching venture, the newly formed Ottawa Urban Sketchers planned another indoor sketching date and headed out to a local museum. Housed in the Victoria Memorial Museum Building – a stunningly beautiful Gothic Revival style stone building – the […]

2015 Art Resolutions

“Life is not the number of days you live; it’s the number of days you remember!” ~ Pasha

Already it is mid February and once again I find myself wondering where my days have gone?!?! “Where does my time go??” seems to be a constant refrain for me this past year. And so, when I […]

Open Studios and Sketchcrawls

It’s hard to believe that we are already a full month into the “new” year! I really don’t know where my time disappears to?! Sometimes I am convinced the fairies must be sneaking in and stealing the hours away from me! 😀

I’ve been wanting to sit and write a post about my 2015 “intentions […]