Art Farts – Canva Relief

November 28, 2016
Art Farts - they're fast and fun :) Ever since falling in love with Facebook, I have wanted to be able to make thumbnails of my own work, whether paintings or photography, and overlay my own words on top of it...with minimal amount of time investment such as Photoshop and I wanted it on my phone for convenience. Not much to ask, right? Then one ... Continue reading

Newfoundland to Me – More Homesick?

August 13, 2015
“Newfoundland to Me ” was one of the few paintings I did of Newfoundland while I lived away. I was afraid recreating home would make me (more) homesick and I always said “If I’m going to live away, I can’t spend my whole time missing Newfoundland. I might as well live home.” Right? My painting reference - Besh's photo of the Anglican Cathedral, downtown St. ... Continue reading

Art Inspiring Art

July 30, 2015
I never thought I'd see one of my paintings in fabric! Check out this beautiful quilt inspired by my painting The Space Between that is being displayed in the Grand National Quilt Show. No surprise there, it's beautiful! CAROL ROSS WILLIAMSON emailed me: "My quilt, based on your beautiful art, made it into Grand National Quilt Show! 50 quilts were selected from across the country and ... Continue reading

Art Connects Kids in Newfoundland & Uganda

April 16, 2015
Since 2006, as a professional artist selling my product in retail stores and online, I have ordered a lot of art prints of all kinds, greeting cards, postcards, labelling and packaging. Besh calls me “Martha Stewart” when it comes to my product so if there’s even a tiny blemish on something, I won’t offer it as a product I sell to my clients. I just ... Continue reading

Work or Movie? Entrepreneur Dilemma

April 5, 2011
Movie or Work? We had our whole Friday planned - art invoices printed, list complete, car packed with prints and paintings, and route plotted including French fries from Ziggy’s – to wake up to the much talked about approaching storm. Well, it’s here. I’m sitting in our living room staring out at the swirling powder blowing in every direction. It’s an official Newfoundland snow day ... Continue reading