Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sandpiper at Sunset

I think this is my best pastel painting since I first picked up a soft pastel stick.  I am trying to overcome a tendency to over work my paintings, part of the age-old issue of knowing when to stop. and … Continue reading

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The Edmonton Jewish Cemetery (Snow Day)

The Edmonton Jewish Cemetery is almost directly across the street from the building where I work.  I took a picture of it (actually several) from our parking lot the other day when we had our first major snow storm of … Continue reading

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A Circle of Friends

None of my “real-world” friends are artists, mostly because I came very late in life to the world of artists.  Not through junior high, high school, or university did I study any form of art. English was my major and … Continue reading

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Trash Can painting!

The Millwoods Artists Collective hosted a community trash-can painting event on October 20th.  Half a dozen trash cans were set up in the Millwoods Town Centre Mall, and the people came out to paint them. They will be placed around … Continue reading

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Havana Street Scene

Cuba is experiencing a kind of economic and cultural renaissance since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the “passing of the baton” from Fidel Castro to his brother Raul.  Because the country is still in the early years of … Continue reading

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