It has been a beautiful fight. Still is. – Bukowski

“Lighting new cigarettes, pouring more drinks. It has been a beautiful fight. Still is.” – Charles Bukowski

Drawn Together Therapeutic Art Workshops

For more info or to host a workshop, contact me! DRAWN TOGETHER WORKSHOP SERIES with Katarina Thorsen: FULL DAY (6.5 hours) or 3 PARTS (2.5 hours each) In this therapeutic art workshop series, artist/author and art facilitator, Katarina Thorsen takes you through personal explorations of your Past, Present and Future through creative expression tools.  Katarina creates…

Meeting Lyle. A conversation in China Marker.

I spent a wonderful afternoon in Gastown yesterday visiting with Lyle and some of his friends.  It’s a nice exercise in trust-building to simply sit and sketch someone you have just met, and chat while you do it.  I loved it. See Lyle on Mike McCardell: Thank you, Paul Marquis, for arranging the day! Update:…

Broken vintage doll as blank canvas. #art #inspiration #Gastown #Vancouver

I found this doll at Salmagundi West in Gastown yesterday and I adore it.  I don’t know what it is about these curiosity shop treasures that totally inspire me.  I plan to use this one as a canvas upon which to paint medieval landscapes with baby Frida Kahlo  flying through.  Stay tuned! In boys and…