Monthly Archives: September 2009

When is Enough Enough in Art

How do you know when you are finished? So often people ask me this question. I think it might be because my work is so bold and vibrant. They are basically curious as to what the top is as in … Continue reading

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How to create mixed media pieces using Paint Shop Pro

Paint Shop Pro came bundled with my computer eleven years ago when I began and while I have not thrown money at technology to increase my agility as a computer based artist, I have spent six days a week for … Continue reading

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Art Walk and Beyond: What keeps an artist going?

Shows, submissions, sales. The ssssing sound of energy. On November 14th I will have a show at Kalamalka Library in Vernon. A supportive friend has provided the possibility for another show in a show home. Wilden show home by Authentec … Continue reading

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Whaaat is Happening Here isn’t quite clear.

Up against the wall elbows out fighting to feel. The background glass allows the light of leaves, mosaics the yellow next to my bed. The pain of being body, swollen round arthritic pulse of flow. I will not curse the … Continue reading

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Which Way Up the Mountain?

Recent events where people I see as friends or care for have caused me pain through their comments or actions have served to further my practice and so I work my way through the sadness. There are many ways to … Continue reading

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