How to Hang Multiple Artwork Pieces Together – Salon Style

October 1, 2019

The other day I worked out a quote for a multiple custom canvas print arrangement for a client…she needed visuals for how different pieces could hang together, salon style. I did up a quick drawing for her with near-to-scale measurements so she could see how it could look in her living room. FB response fromĀ Jean: “Love it! I never know how to place them. I …

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Are My Paintings Melting ?

April 30, 2019

Since I started letting the acrylics drip in my paintings in 2006, I have been asked a few times if my prints are melting – haha! The truth is, the drips are on purpose and are part of my style. I love the gritty-ness of the running paint…hinting at old-school film and creating movement and feeling, which, to me, balances the bright colours and whimsical …

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25 Newfoundland Hiking and Walking tips – Be a Winter Ninja

March 7, 2019

Our Newfoundland winters (sometimes well into June) can be mentally challenging and oh so long if we stay locked up inside by the woodstove. So after one of my bitter cold walks in gorgeous Chapel’s Cove, I decided to film a video of my tips for hiking and walking here in order to make it easier for anyone to get outside and enjoy the elements…no …

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Combat Newfoundland Winters with Casual Cold Exposure

February 27, 2019

Long Newfoundland winters getting you down…every year? Say hello to #casualcoldexposure. This is a new hashtag recently conceived thanks to a convo I had with CBC’s Gavin Simms who was out to the house doing an interview with Besh about his chainsawing a hole in the ice and plunging in our frozen pond all winter and studying the Wim Hof Method. I am a cat …

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Kid-Friendly Pineapple Coleslaw

January 22, 2019

This is the recipe I made up for a very simple coleslaw with pineapple hidden in it so that my nieces and nephews are eating healthy, even when they don’t realize it šŸ™‚ Sauce: 1 large can of crushed pineapple 1 cup of avocado mayo (or any mayo) 1 clove of garlic Salt *Adult friendly options: more garlic, hot sauce or red chilies, black pepper …

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