Musings

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Creating Everyday

Creating Everyday

I practice art everyday from doodling in my sketch book to painting a power symbol for me to meditate on. Even if what comes out makes no sense at the time, tapping into my creativity gives me peace and joy. Some days I only paint for 5 minutes, adding a little white...

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Dream Collage

Dream Collage

Hello everyone, it will be a quiet Canadian Thanksgiving weekend for me as my trip to visit family in Quebec has been cancelled (COVID SUCKS!)…That being said, I love this time of year and walking outside, enjoying this cool breezy weather. The last two nights I...

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What My Art Means To Me

What My Art Means To Me

Art is a way for me to express myself and to escape into another world. It is like my heart is speaking through the images and in the process of what I am feeling without words. I think the meaning of “ARTIST” has so many connotations for different people and as a...

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Favorite Art Supplies

Favorite Art Supplies

I work with a variety of media and preferred mediums and brands are going to vary from artist to artist. You really need to explore what you like and discover your own personal likes and dislikes. You do not need the most...

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