Wednesday, 14 November 2018

A new tool for art lovers

I’ve discovered another tool for art lovers, HENI Talks. These are short videos by experts on various paintings and art works. This is a growing project and you can sign up for news on the latest videos which is very handy. As I grow older, I find visiting galleries and museums increasingly tiring, challenging to organise. As major art works are scattered around the world and are often hidden in the vaults of their owners, I applaud those who are working on making them and knowledgeable experts accessible. Click on the link above to watch a trailer and receive updates.

Blue, Yellow, Red by Jak King

I was introduced to this tool by Jak King, a longtime friend and fellow artist who writes a varied blog centered around his stomping ground in Vancouver B.C., but encompassing ares of interest around the world in general. It makes a refreshing change to the steady stream of art related emails I receive. I also love his photography and bold abstract work, which I feel doesn’t get the exposure it should. Thank you Jak.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Amazing Miniatures

I know everyone is waiting for Black Friday and Cyber Monday to purchase their larger gifts, but I wanted to give you a heads up that I have a sale on small gifts over on Artfinder. The sale covers many of my tiny ACEO miniatures, which often come mounted in a mat ready to pop into a standard frame.

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Glorious to Grey

Goodness me it’s been a long time since I posted. I’ve been wading through kitchen renos and busy with submissions and commissions, so not much time left over.

My kitchen cabinet doors finally arrived! That’s 10 months and counting, because one was the wrong size and the rest had manufacturing faults. I’m told a “rush” replacement takes 10 weeks. That means no doors for Christmas. I’ll have to hang up sheets or something. Grrrr!

The view from my bedroom

Enough of my woes ... I woke up the other morning to a beautiful surprise, our first dusting of snow.

I get a better view of the creek in the winter

All in one day it snowed, rained, the sun came back out, it frosted that night and then most of the remaining leaves fell off. Glorious to Grey in a day.