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Your dream vacation: paint Ireland with Angela Fehr

Imagine stepping into an ancient land, walking across rugged hills carpeted in green, visiting ancient buildings steeped in history, camera and sketchbook in hand. Imagine Ireland in watercolour as you paint with your host and fellow traveler, Angela Fehr. When I...

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7 Artistic Goals You Can Set (and Achieve) in 2018!

I'm never sure how I feel about New Year's resolutions. While a new year is a great time to look back and then set goals for a fresh start, it can also add a lot of pressure, and there's nothing fun about starting a new year with the anticipation of failure, which,...

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7 Steps to Artistic Goal Setting in 2018

Happy 2018! It's the time of year when it seems like everyone is making New Year's resolutions, claiming their word for the year, or declaring what they will "manifest" this year. For an artist, it seems like the goal is always the same; spend more time in the studio....

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January Calendar

A new year is like a fresh sheet of watercolour paper. Throw the first brush stroke on and you never know what you'll end up with! Just like life, when I let go of trying to control everything and work with what is already happening, my paintings flow more gracefully...

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Failed Paintings Have a Purpose!

Thoughts on Failure Thank you to everyone who took the time to write and comment on my email regarding failure & watercolour last week. My son did some extra credit work on his French and improved his grade, and we've appreciated your tips to help him learn as well! I...

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A Thank You & My 2017 Holiday Shopping Guide

Looking Back As the year comes to an end (how can it be happening so soon!), I find myself with opportunities to look back and reflect. Choosing images for my annual calendar gives me a chance to see how my style has evolved over the year, and that's always fun. And...

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