Simple Sketching

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.~Confucius-------------This week I kept it simple with my sketchbook and only did one little page and a little somethign to send off to a friend. It would be really easy to say I failed … [Read more]


I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.~Winston Churchill-------------The past couple weeks have been filled to the brim with things I haven't enjoyed because it's all been focused on the same thing. Screen … [Read more]

My Week in Photos

Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.~Mark Twain------------- Cheers,B  … [Read more]

Sketchbook Bits

The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.Emmet Fox-------------First, my cousin posted something on FB a wee bit ago … [Read more]

Natural Dying

Nature always wears the colours of the spirit.~Ralph Waldo Emerson-------------I love colour, and I am a bit of a au natural if ever given the chance so throw the two together and I'm in love. In my fibre class we recently did a section in … [Read more]

My Week in Photos

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.~Marthe Troly-Curtin------------- Cheers,B  … [Read more]

Family Painting

 Family is not an important thing. It's everything.~Michael J. Fox-------------Recently I had the opportunity to do a commission for a friend, a family portrait. It's a large sucker, 36"x48", the largest I've painted to date.The … [Read more]

The Lamp Project

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures. ~James Thurber-------------One of the first big projects I took on this term for my fibre class was felt making. Our class had such a wide variety of things, … [Read more]

All Fired Up

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.~Les Brown------------- It's been an interesting week filled with ups and downs. Downs are important so you have some contrast to allow … [Read more]

I’m Back

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~Mahatma Gandhi ------------- Well, here it is, the first couple days back at school. Another two days where I get to dive in and see what I can absorb. I'm … [Read more]