Open Studio 2017

Open Studio 2017

  Every fall I open my studio for an open studio event, and it’s been my fondest dream that eventually I would choose a day where it didn’t snow. This year I was rewarded for all the other frosty studio nights with perfect weather, a large turnout and a...
Worth-It Workshops

Worth-It Workshops

The tranquil moment above took place during my watercolour workshop in Saskatchewan earlier this month. Maybe every watercolour workshop should include time spent on the water, as I can’t imagine a more peaceful way to start the day. I’ve taught more...
Celebrating World Watercolor Month

Celebrating World Watercolor Month

Isn’t it fun to have a whole month dedicated to celebrating the beautiful and fascinating medium of watercolour? Last year when Charlie O’Shields of Doodlewash.com and I “met” via email, we immediately connected over our love of watercolour and...

Little Jewels: November Painting Event

A new painting starts with a single brush stroke, and when I choose the colour with which to load my brush, I’m setting the tone for an entire painting. Over the years I’ve learned that the colours you choose say a lot about your personality, and mine is...

It’s World Watercolor Month!

Watercolour has defined who I am for so many years, and I can’t really imagine what it would be like to not see the world through “watercolour eyes.” I study skies, trees, patterns of light and shadow and think “How would I paint that?,”...