Back To Skool I Go!!! 

Well the time has come for me to go back to Skool!!! I love learning and I love learning using the online platform http://www.Coursera.org. They offer a large variety of online courses from universities around the world for free! Yes, for free!! From business to art and pretty much everything in between. Of course IContinue reading “Back To Skool I Go!!! “

Expose Yourself – Events!

Events! We have events! Events are happening! Here are two of the events   LGBTQ Town Hall! Exploring Issues Facing LGBTQ in Rural Areas (like Powell River — this will have a specific focus on what’s working and what’s needed here!) We are proud to welcome Robert Beringer, BGS, MA., experienced facilitator and researcher, to PowellContinue reading “Expose Yourself – Events!”

Encaustic Workshop

So last weekend, I found myself in a jam-packed workshop, instructed by Shary Bartlett and facilitated by  Lorna Downie in her beautiful studio at The Rodmay Hotel. Shary was very knowledgeable and faced our excitement at learning her techniques with great patience… and boy… did we learn a lot!!! We practised with many different materialsContinue reading “Encaustic Workshop”

Workshop & More

I am off to Powell River for the weekend – the town that never sleeps, full of culture and arts. I feel so fortunate that it’s only a boat ride away from the tranquility of my home on Cortes Island. I am attending a workshop on the technique of Encaustic – using wax and pigmentContinue reading “Workshop & More”

Inspiration

Inspiration can come from so many different things and people. This past week, I had the pleasure to spend time with Kate Church and some fellow art doll artists @The Blue Moon Winery. It was very exciting to reunite with like-minded souls doing what we love. The techniques I have learned this past week areContinue reading “Inspiration”

Weekly Photo Challenge – Spare

I spent the last week at the Blue Moon Winery in Courtney B.C. for an art doll workshop with Kate Church. There was so much growing on the farm, including blueberries, apples and much more. There also was a green house full of delicate flowers being Spared the possible brutal forces of nature; the youngContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge – Spare”

Off to Play…

The time has come to go off island and play for a week. Learning new techniques at an exciting workshop facilitated by Kate Church at The Blue Moon Winery. That’s right! I am off to play with these 2 pretties – my first ever stuffed animals and art dolls. I look forward to sharing theContinue reading “Off to Play…”

Workshop with Kate Church

I am getting really excited about the upcoming workshop with Kate Church, on May 22nd to the 27th. This super exciting workshop is being held at The Blue Moon Winery. When I attended last year, I met some incredible new friends, learned some great new techniques using polymer clay, and without a doubt was thrilledContinue reading “Workshop with Kate Church”

Art Doll Workshop

I am so thrilled to have a sit at an exciting art doll workshop this Spring with Kate Church.You may remember that this is where it all started last May.I have been enjoying the medium of Polymer Clay this past year putting what I learned in to practice to create the lady’s of The Other-SideContinue reading “Art Doll Workshop”

Weekly Photo Challenge – State of Mind

A view from Salmonberry Studio’s on Cortes Island.The State of Mind of the artist’s that attended the workshop this past weekend. Facilitated by Lisa Gibbons called  “A Story Telling and Art Making Weekend: Reclaiming Your Soul’s Intuition”