Naarsjhchoh National Park

 

Naarsjhchoh national Park

I am trying a new idea. I would love to visit all of Canada’s national parks and so at this time I am looking on Google Earth and then visiting the parks that way.

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Finding my Northstar

 

At the present moment I am stuck. I feel like I have pushed myself into an area which is not comfortable for me, and not that I mind being in an uncomfortable place because I feel that makes me grow, but I have stalled me to the point of being stuck.

So I reach for a couple of new books. At the moment I am reading Dare to Sketch, a guide to drawing on the go, by Felix Scheinberger, and Felix Scheinberger’s Urban Watercolor Sketching. I think it’s time to get back to sketching and I look forward to sharing those with you in the future.

 

 

 

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Artists’ struggles

So I spent the past few days on an art weekend in Jasper National Park, and, well, to say the least, I feel defeated and frustrated with what I produced.  After the first couple of days of plein air and using colour, with all efforts being downright awful, I resorted to pencil sketches.  But I thought I would leave you with a nice Jasper picture until I can get my pictures off my camera.  I also plan to add some paint to some of my pencil sketches, and then I will share them.  But that is the way of an artist, you must paint many many paintings before you get one good one!    What you see below is a stock photo off the internet just to give you a taste of what I was looking at.

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Print Your Favourite Artwork

If you are running out of wall space to hang every piece of the artwork you love, may I suggest printing it out on something else? I found this website and have not used it, but it sure does look promising.

http://spoonflower.com/ – to print out artwork on material or wallpaper etc

 

Tell me what you think. Check out my downloadable art and see where it takes you. If you can imagine it …

 

What about corks on a tea towel?

What about a clock on a t-shirt or apron?img_2023

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