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Expressing The Inner Life

A young artist I know, a very prolific painter whose work is full of energy, colour and joy, recently posted a self-portrait on...

Re-Framing

It’s strange how the creative process works, at least for me. I was in the studio this week, working on a large still life of tulips. I...

"How's the gallery goin'?"

A bit of time has passed since my last post, but now that the Christmas and New Year’s madness is over and the quiet, relative calm of...

Confidence and Tides

The pesky portrait project appears to be over. I sent a photo of the nearly-finished piece to the client for approval, and received a...

Creativity Is Us

Work on the troublesome portrait commission has continued. Although progress has been slow, there has been progress nonetheless, and I am...

Painting In The Moment

November 9, 2018 It’s a beautiful day on the Eastern Shore, more like an early spring day rather than a late fall one. I’m sitting in the...

From Then To Now

That was the first sojourn in The West. The second and longer one came after a Masters degree in librarianship from Dalhousie, 1981-83....

To Continue

Education and stuff... It was far too irresponsible (according to my father) to go to art school, so instead I attended St. Mary’s...