Tag: life lessons

Opportunities and Collecting Art

Why you should collect art and hone your eye.

Thrive

I’m very excited to announce… my art, artcards, calendars, and other artful items will be with me at Thrive Festival at Silverside Farm in Cobble Hill August 26, 2018. Come visit me there and pick up some tips for how you can ‘Thrive’ along with…

10 Ways To Be Happier With Your Decisions

‘Essoyes’        Acrylic on Vintage French Linen – unframed –    27 1/2 ” by 26 1/2″ Say Yes While Keeping No In Mind – You said yes to the apple but it doesn’t mean you said yes to the core. You…

An Art Residency in France

Today I’ve been working on what will likely be the last painting I create at my Art Residency at Chateau Orquevaux. As I painted, the last in what has become a connected series, I began to examine why it was important for me to…

How I Paint

I like Golden paints. Their rich colours and variety are ready to go. I always start with heavy bodied paint and keep the colour wheel in mind. No mud. Drying time between layers. I begin by just making marks to get what is inside…

Gratitude Attitude

It’s one of my favourite Instagram tags. I choose my tags based on truths, not popularity. An every morning, every night moment of practicing gratitude attitude has been something I have practiced for the past three years. It helped lift me out of the…

Every Moment Has a Lesson

This morning I awoke with one puffy eye and some knowing. I knew there was something missing from Tony Robbins’ definition of success. Doing what you want when you want where you want how you want sounded more like the petulance of a tweenaged…