One word… come on, Thorsen— just one word… If I am to continue to commit to this artist life, answer to my gift, I must at least scratch out one … Continue reading Guilty of intent.
“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar What am I … Continue reading The permanent analogy of things by images which participate in the life of truth.
LIFE AS A FREELANCE CREATIVE Holy shit- let’s be honest- being a freelance creative is tough. It’s a bare cupboard lifestyle and yet there it is- that inexplicable drive to … Continue reading LIFE AS A FREELANCE CREATIVE. #rentcheque
Fabulous afternoon at VanCaf Day 1- the Vancouver Comic Arts Festival last Saturday! I have broken down some highlights from my visit into 6 blog posts: 1. Julian Lawrence, Drippy the Newsboy, Conundrum … Continue reading VanCaf reflections Part 3 of 6: Emily Cowan, comic artist
I am delighted to introduce an extraordinary Vancouver artist, Amy Tom. I was introduced to her through my friend Anne Banner, owner/curator of Vancouver curiosity shop and paradise: Salmagundi West. … Continue reading Delightful local Vancouver artist: Amy Tom
I first met Michele Lilyanna in 1996 at Roberts Creek Community Elementary School. Through luck and serendipity, Michele taught both my kids. She and I quickly bonded over a mutual … Continue reading Michele’s Happiness and Joy Lessons for Parents and Teachers
– Yesterday I posted what I learned about myself in 2013. I was going to write a long list of words and concepts I embraced in 2013. – – But … Continue reading What I learned in 2013: honor your gift.
I had the pleasure of finally meeting Lisa Cinar at her Draw Me A Lion booth at the Strathcona Winter Craft Fair yesterday. What a beautiful person! I am a … Continue reading My new obsession: artist Lisa Cinar of “Draw Me A Lion”
Found the following ink studies of Guernica in one of my 2003 journals: —
Introducing “Chad” by Vancouver artist, Eric Wright I was so inspired that I HAD to make a sock version: I am so excited to watch Eric’s artistic path unfold! Stay tuned!
Recall my wonderful afternoon last week with Darcy. Yesterday we spent some time doing beetle studies… … and I delighted in looking through Darcy’s marvelous collage journal (ca 1999). Here … Continue reading The beautiful collage journal of Darcy G.