This is just a fun photo of my own shadow that I took while out for a walk several days ago. The sidewalk chalk flowers were huge, and I thought my shadow – made super skinny by the setting sun – looked interesting in contrast to them. This photo also makes me think of my [...]
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These are some details taken from an in-progress art journal spread that I’m working on. It started as a fragment of a tear sheet from a magazine, with a photo of some sliced limes. I love citrus fruit, although I don’t eat much of the sweet stuff anymore. But I still buy limes and lemons [...]
Last week I attended a children’s penny carnival for work, and took these photos. When I looked at the images afterwards, I was struck by how nostalgic they made me feel. Something about the power of fun and games, and the riches you can buy with a bag full of carefully saved coins. I came [...]
I’ve been spending so much time writing lately, I thought I’d put my visual art aside, but on the weekend I had the sudden urge to pull out one of my art journals and do some collaging. (I don’t think that’s a word, but anyhow.) Here’s a snapshot of my work area, gluing in progress. [...]
I drew this while watching The Secret Life of Words on Netflix last night. Totally recommend the movie – it’s incredibly moving, and very well made.
I posted two quotes about creativity here and here on my Tumblr blog yesterday. They came from an old issue of Organic Style magazine that I was reading in a relaxed moment. I love waiting for inspiration to visit me. I often keep some of my artwork or sketches out in plain view so that [...]
I did this yesterday. Watercolour, wax crayon, China marker and pencil on collaged paper.
I have a special fondness for crows. During my university years in London, Ontario, I enjoyed seeing a family of crows return every year to the same stretch of trees that lined the long driveway leading up to Brescia College. I would walk past them on my way to class every day, and their large, [...]