Forever Home: continued

The Stuffy Collection just keeps on moving!!! Mr. ILoveH2O has found his forever home in Victoria, BC! Now this makes me so happy because Mr.ILoveH2O was the very first stuffy I documented for the collection back in 2014. By now, the Stuffy Collection has gotten around and travelled around the Salish Sea and there areContinue reading “Forever Home: continued”

The Stuffy Collection – Pearl

The Stuffy Collection is an art project consisting of a challenge I gave myself in 2014 of creating on art piece for 52 consecutive weeks. I chose to base it around my stuffed animal collection by first taking a photo for inspiration and then create a painted portrait as well as a story. The installationContinue reading “The Stuffy Collection – Pearl”

The Stuffy Collection

The Stuffy Collection is now showing at The Co-op Cafe on Cortes Island from Oct 17th to Nov 27th. I would like to invite my island neighbours and visitors to check out the show as well as enjoy a warm beverage and tasty treat from the bakery. About the project: in 2014, I decided toContinue reading “The Stuffy Collection”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Local

The Co-op Cafe is in the heart of Cortes Island, where the Locals and visitors meet up for warm beverages and treats. Local art always graces the walls, and live entertainment or spoken word events delight the crowds. Connected to the cafe is where you can get your organic groceries from a wide selection forContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Local”

Happy Chinese New Year

I have always been drawn to this day.It really makes great sense to me.The Year Of The Monkey begins now!!! It’s time to get your A** in gear clean up the old and move forward with the new,get that clutter out of your world and clean up the yard cause spring is on its way.IContinue reading “Happy Chinese New Year”

Art From My Collection

Today I share 2 portraits of my zoo by Robert Skot McMillan.His work is divine capturing the moment.I am thrilled to be working with Robert on a collaboration for an upcoming art show in Victoria in November.A good friend and anĀ amazing artist that I learn from and who also inspires me.To see more of hisContinue reading “Art From My Collection”

The Stuffy Collection Has An Announcement

I am happy to announce that My Stuffies Secret Life is now in stores.You can now by my art book on my etsy store http://www.etsy.com/shop/laurabalducciart also at the following vacation destinations The Heriot Bay gift store on Quadra Island B.C. ,The Pollen Sweater Inc. in Lund B.C. ,Ecossentials in Powell River B.C. ,The Gorge MarinaContinue reading “The Stuffy Collection Has An Announcement”

My Model for Week 46 of The Stuffy Collection

With 6 weeks to go on The Stuffy Collection and still going strong, I would like to introduce you to Mazy my model for week 46. This challenge of 52 portraits of my stuffed animal collection has strengthened my techniques and thought process and definitely kept me on my toes by the end of theContinue reading “My Model for Week 46 of The Stuffy Collection”