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The Creative Struggle


It’s really a lack of confidence and some basic insecurity on my part…I’m still a little afraid of being wrong in my technique or unoriginal in my thinking. This is my creative struggle . . . Can I write something the engages a reader or paint a picture that captures the viewer’s eye and imagination? I’ve …

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Diving into Oil


It’s already past mid summer; the season is flying by. How is it that winter lasts forever but summer is fleeting? For me it’s connected to the busyness of these warmer months.  Living in cottage country, my partner and I anticipate entertaining more guests than in the colder days from November to May.  Then add in my …

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Sowing Seeds


Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson How important to remember when participating in a new venture! On Saturday, June 29, with seven other local Muskoka artists, I set up in the parking lot of  Muskoka Furniture for their first (possibly annual) Art …

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From Inspiration to Interesting Places

Photo of Beaver Creek on Covered Bridge Trail in Bracebridge

Well, here it goes. In this post I’ll attempt to explain my painting process to you. The focus will be acrylic painting. The first thing I need to do is decide what to paint. Most often I’m drawn to nature but I also enjoy painting barns, unusual buildings and architectural details, like windows and doors. …

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When One Door Closes . . .


I’m a firm believer in the saying, “When one door closes, another one opens.”  (Alexander Graham Bell) Late last week I learned  Art in the Heart would be cancelled for this summer. Apparently, they didn’t receive enough qualified applications for this three-Saturday, outdoor summer show in down-town Bracebridge. There are plans to revamp the show and re-launch …

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Dates with Paints


My painting papers and canvases are talking to me! Well, maybe not literally but these day I sense more easily what I need to do and I’m not trying any longer to copy or reproduce photographs when I paint. Today, as my artistic journey continues, I am more interested in communicating my impressions of a subject …

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A New Day on My Creative Journey – More Lessons Learned


The older I get the less I seem to know, or perhaps it’s that I realize how much I still need or want to learn. I think the quest to learn and grow keeps us young. When we stop enquiring, investigating, creating, trying something new, we stagnate. So, here’s one thing I’ve learned this month. …

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