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SEDONA retreat – great stay place

Back in 2012 Brian & I embarked on about 6 weeks roadtrip through California and the Southwest. My recent stay in Newport Beach reminded me of some wonderful creative locations in the south western US that I would like to share. Especially with the upcoming Plein Air Convention in Santa Fe New Mexico this coming […]

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Mission S.J.C. 3pm light.

“3 pm light. MISSION San Juan Capistrano CA. 8×10 watercolor on 300lb CP. The late half of my day was spent in the shade of the mission arches. A lovely quiet and cool spot. Late light was the best. I didn’t bother venturing inside for the full “tour” of the site…but grabbed a spot to […]

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Day EIGHT

love old architecture. Today was a study in rustic town frontage and cottages in Los Rios neighborhood and the the afternoon in the shade inside the walls at the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Yes same place of Swallows fame. So many palm trees and beaches. This will be a different creative zone. And there will […]

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NEXT Sketchcrawl GIBSONS LANDING July 31

so – I thought I would encourage our local artists here on the Sunshine Coast to come our for a Crawl. Just bring your sketchbook or Moleskin, pens, pencils and brushpens and meet up in Lower Gibsons for the afternoon.11:00 across from Molly’s Reach next to the Tourist info kiosk. nothing dramatic we just wander […]

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1:pm hummingbird

Aug 10. 09 Hummingbird. saw this fellow in distress in the garden a couple of days ago. Found his little body while painting the house trim yesterday. Could have been a cat… or a window…or just natural causes. amazing to think of the energy that was held in these tiny bones and feathers, organs and […]

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9:30 am Jelly Bean

waiting in the tire place. slow leak. great old penny candy vending machine. lots of color for the jelly beans that doesn’t show in a sketch.

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ART WORKSHOPS private groups

As I am not teaching at the local College or Art Center at presentI am offering PRIVATE WORKSHOPS to small groups of local students. A minimum of 6 students is suggested – 10 students Maximum.Cost will be determined by the level of instruction and medium preferred.a LOCAL instruction rate of $ 400 per day includes:6 […]

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ART instruction – private lessons

I am now offering private art instruction from my home/studio in Granthams Landing, BC.Drawing – Watercolor – Acrylic painting from Basic to Advanced. COST: $30.00 hour MINIMUM: 2 hour sessionIndividual Students age 16+ Gift Certificates available This cost includes an initial meeting with the student to familiarize them with the studio, and assess their level […]

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