Nature is my inspiration. My art is a way to capture the awe and wonder I feel and to share that with others so that more of us "stop to smell the roses".
In the past, in order to be inspired by a place, it always seemed we had to travel. However, when we moved to Nova Scotia, we found inspiration right outside our door.
Like any great teacher, Emily Carr challenges me to ask "What do I need to learn here?"
My sister visits the Isle of Skye each summer to work on her Gaelic language skills. In 2017, she discovered the artist Marion Boddy-Evans. She sent me the link to Marion's blog and I've been following her ever since. Lots of good stuff on there for painters. I highly recommend it. This summer, on her… Continue reading Marion Boddy-Evans
Creative expression isn't about being an original. It's about seeing things in a new way by building on our creative 'ancestors'. I'm not sure anyone starts from nothing. Ideas have family trees.