Water has been a hot topic here in the Shuswap with our lake rising to near flooding levels and water boil advisories in our local news, but thankfully, the Blind Bay Hall found a fun way to focus on water...by offering a wonderful watercolour painting workshop! If you haven't been to the Blind Bay Hall, … Continue reading Watercolours with Juve Furtado
"Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people" Leo Burnett
The Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter (TNSC) of the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) are hosting their annual Art Show and Sale. One of my favourite things about the event is the Passion for Painting Demos that are put on by signature members of the FCA where they talk about and demonstrate techniques they use to … Continue reading Federation of Canadian Artists TNSC Chapter – Annual Art Show and Sale
Every once in a while, you meet someone that you know you need to listen to; someone who has insight that you are seeking; whose experience and results speak for themselves. That is how I felt on Tuesday at the Blind Bay Painters session when invited guest Lisa Figueroa came to speak to the painters … Continue reading Lisa Figueroa – Faith over Fear
Spring is in the Air and it's a time for colors to become alive and for planning. Planning gardens, planning summer trips & visits, planning for the art shows and events here in the Shuswap. I've listed a few of the upcoming events on our art event page...check out the potential workshops and art markets … Continue reading Spring is in the Air
The great escape can take the form of many things. For many, it's a trip to a warmer climate to get a break from the cold and enjoy some sunshine, and new scenery. For others, it's enjoying some new activity or taking a course, something that gets those brain cells focused on something interesting. And yet for others, it can be simply looking at winter a little differently...finding that special hike or view spot that reminds us that winter can be colourful and beautiful. Or maybe, it's looking at inspiring art ......
Creativity is contagious, pass it on!
One of the advantages of being amongst a large group of artists in a community is that you learn so much from everyone. Each person brings unique experiences to the table and in an open environment that promotes sharing, we all become better artists! Yesterday we had the privilege of having Fran Lewis present a … Continue reading Color Mixing Demo