Category Archives: Art Dolls

NEW! Open Studio Time!

At the suggestion of one of my students, I am now offering Open Studio Time on the last weekday afternoon of the month. If you’ve ever taken one of my workshops and want to spend some time away from the … Continue reading

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Christmas Nostalgia

Nostalgia is that emotion that stirs up memories from our past. It’s hard to describe the feeling of nostalgia, but you can’t miss it when you have it. The holidays, especially Christmas, stirs those nostalgic feelings more than any other … Continue reading

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Father Christmas as Art

When I first started working with polymer clay and creating figurative sculptures, my Father Christmas sculptures received a lot of attention and subsequently they became the main focus of my art. I paid my dues at Christmas gift shows and … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails

A year ago the Orange Art Gallery challenged it’s artists to create works of art based on the theme “The Railway Crossing”. The Orange Art Gallery is in a 120 year old historic building that used to house the bank … Continue reading

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The Circus

For as long as the Circus has been around, it’s been a source of inspiration and theme in both Art and Literature. Edgar Degas created a sensation in 1879 with his acrobat “Lady La La”. Renoir painted “The Jugglers” the … Continue reading

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Teaching Art

If we look back on the history of humanity, everything revolves around art.           Absolutely everything. All our accomplishments, what we see, what we know, what we feel and what we learn – it’s all art. I’m not … Continue reading

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The Thunderbird Project

I want to share with you a project I will be working on over the next couple of months. It’s called “Thunderbird” and it’s a permanent installation at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa. I am excited and very honoured to be … Continue reading

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