Every Painting Has a Story #2

Every Painting Has a Story #2

Artists paint for various reasons, but nearly every painting has a story.  Today's painting is ...... Lynda Earley's Indian Pipe Under Black Spruce This watercolour and pen image was inspired by photographs I took of this unusual plant growing on the forest floor on my son's property near McBride, British Columbia. This plant is unique … Continue reading Every Painting Has a Story #2

Blind Bay Painters Season End Luncheon

Blind Bay Painters Season End Luncheon

By Betty Schriver It was like the last day of school, someone said.  I chuckled, and delighted in the metaphor.  The chatter was infectious and anyone who thought they actually could come to paint on the last day was fooling themselves.   We came to visit, to share our concerns about one of our painting … Continue reading Blind Bay Painters Season End Luncheon

Art Show During Canada Day Weekend!

The Blind Bay Painters are including their very popular annual art show and sale as part of the Canada Day activities. Just walking distance from Centennial Park is the Blind Bay Community Hall (2510 Blind Bay Rd) which is home to the Reedman Gallery where great selection of eclectic local artwork is on display for sale. Meet the artists and...

Blind Bay Painters Art Show/Sale and Artist at Work at the Culture Crawl

The Shuswap will be the place to be, come this May long weekend.  Along with several other community halls, Shuswap Artisan Market, wineries, and various other venues, the Blind Bay Painters will be participating in a community wide Culture Crawl. Ever wonder how a piece of art was made? Or what sparked the artist to … Continue reading Blind Bay Painters Art Show/Sale and Artist at Work at the Culture Crawl

Every Painting has a Story #1

Every Painting has a Story #1

Artists paint for various reasons, but nearly every painting has a story.  It may be that travel to a new environment and an new sight inspired the painting.   Or maybe there is a special relationship with a person, pet, or even object being portrayed in the art.  Or perhaps the art is "accidental" started off as one thing … Continue reading Every Painting has a Story #1

April and May Art Events in the Shuswap

There are some great art events happening in the Shuswap area over the next few weeks  you may like to know about: The Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists currently is showing their National Art show between April 21 - 30th in Kamloops.  Based on the Passion for Painting presentation, it … Continue reading April and May Art Events in the Shuswap

Passion for Painting

Passion for Painting

The Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter (TNSC) of the Canadian Federation of Artists hosted an inspiring day of art called "Passion for Painting".  The demo event is an "extra" that is delivered by the TNSC as part of the  2017 National Show being held on April 21 - April 30, 2017.  The presenters/artists doing the demonstrations … Continue reading Passion for Painting

Frugal Abstract Art

Frugal Abstract Art

Judi Reglin is our 4 F artist at Blind Bay. What is 4F you ask? Funny, Frugal, Fun and Fabulous! She often repurposes and reuses materials for her art and believes in doing art her way without rules!  She reminds artists to “do it for yourself--don’t worry about what others think. If you like it, … Continue reading Frugal Abstract Art