Your dream vacation: paint Ireland with Angela Fehr

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...
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?,”...