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A Bold Plan! (or Am I Biting Off More Than I Can Chew?)

It seems that in the last several years, the concept of creative types setting a time-limited challenge for themselves to get some work done has become more and more popular.  For writers, the 3-Day Novel Contest and NaNoWriMo come immediately … Continue reading

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“Artists’ Copyright”, or “How I Learned My Lesson”

A few years ago, when I was still painting just for fun, had just discovered soft pastels, and was not yet thinking of selling my work, I had a brutal awakening regarding artists’ copyrights.  It’s a story about a bully, … Continue reading

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“Dear Artists, Think Twice Before Purging Your Work” – A Cautionary Tale

Wishing a Happy New Year and all the best in 2016 to all!  (This is a long post, so I hope you make it to the end, especially if you’re thinking of purging any of your art in preparation for … Continue reading

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Pastel Artists of Canada Online Juried Exhibibion

I am pleased to announce, first, that two of my paintings have been accepted into the 3rd Online Juried Exhibition of the Pastel Artists of Canada; and second, that one of them (La Jeune Boheme en Vert) has won an … Continue reading

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Van Gogh Comes to Edmonton!

I’ve been neglecting my art blog! My excuses are legion, but I’ll just say no excuses are good enough, and apologise:  I am sorry.   And on to the good stuff! We attended the Van Gogh exhibit last week, featuring … Continue reading

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