Painting Lesson on Layering

Painting Lesson on Layering

I love adding many layers to my paintings. In my new course, Painting Joy with Elephant, I dedicate a whole session on creating scrumptious layers that are inspired by the layers of my life. When we think about all the layers we have, sometimes one of these layers...
Joan, Artist extraordinaire

Joan, Artist extraordinaire

Have you ever met anyone who embodied the very meaning of living and breathing as an artist? That was my past mother-in-law and friend, Joan Levy Earle. She was an oil painter, watercolorist, as well as a writer. She was, in a every sense of the word, a true creative...
Connecting to Mother eARTh

Connecting to Mother eARTh

Does it feel like the whole world is upside down right now? What an intense couple of days. In Nova Scotia, we are seeing an increase in COVID, the US election is happening, and anxiety is rising! As I continue with my creatively fit coaching training, the practice...
When I gave up being creative

When I gave up being creative

In fourth grade, we were asked to partner up and draw/color each other’s faces. I was partnered with Karla, a dark-skinned girl from India. I was excited, drew what I thought was representative of what I was seeing and colored her face with a nice chocolate color...