Art

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 from 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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Knock Knock, You Rock! Port Rexton, Newfoundland

August 29, 2018
Sometimes the weight of our weird world can get to me and that's when I come up with a plan to counterbalance it. That's the reason I invented "Knock Knock, You Rock!" (KKYR). I asked people on my Facebook page to nominate someone doing good things in the community and from the nominations, my original intention was to randomly pick 10 peeps to give a canvas print of ... Continue reading

Mother’s Day Contest

June 22, 2018
If you know me at all, you know I love giving artwork to cool people. So, I recently ran a Facebook Contest ending on Mother's Day to give some of my awesome peeps new artwork! Here are the first winners: Week 1 Winner = Trudy Spurrell Week 2 Winner = MaryLynn North Week 3 Winner = Ed Fitzgerald “I was so thrilled to win one ... Continue reading

Culham House

March 8, 2018
In my art career, I have been commissioned to do quite a few paintings of historic houses and buildings. This one, called “Culham House”, is a very special structure with an interesting recent history on top of its historic value. This Georgian style heritage home was originally built in downtown Collingwood, Ontario, c.1870 but get this...it was saved from demolition and painstakingly moved/rebuilt in 2007 ... Continue reading