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About Polymer Clay

When you think about sculpture you often think of two or three-dimensional forms carved in traditional mediums of stone or wood or cast in metal or plaster. My medium of polymer clay is still considered the new kid on the … Continue reading

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Tax Incentives for Buying Art

I’m sure you’ve walked into an office and seen some beautiful artwork on the walls or sculptures in the lobby. Did you know that if you operate a business in Canada, buying original artwork qualifies as a tax deduction provided … Continue reading

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Moments in Time

Some of my favourite happy memories are not found in a photo album, they are mental snapshots of a particular moment. The image comes with a feeling, a reaction, and a story. It’s those candid Moments in Time that inspired my new collection and solo … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Thinking

 “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” ― Norman Vincent Peale Norman Vincent Peale was a minister with a fascination with psychiatry. He penned 46 books in his lifetime, and the most successful by … Continue reading

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

If it’s not Santa Claus then it’s St. Nicholas, Besnickel, Juoulupukki or Jultomten. Every Christian country has their own version of Jolly Old St. Nick, from the kind and loving old elf to the more sinister Knetch Ruprecht from the … Continue reading

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A Political Portrait

Political scandals, debates and elections have been in the news for months, both in Canada and in the US. But for Canadians, this week marks a history making moment with a new government, and a young new prime minister, who … Continue reading

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Discover Your Creative Side

Every November, I offer a series of sculpting workshops. There’s a great satisfaction in teaching people how to make something new, but even better is watching people rediscover their artistic side and reap the benefits that stoking your creativity brings. Picasso once said, “Every … Continue reading

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Witches Cast A Spell Over Art.

Before vampires became part of our popular culture, there was a time when witches, witchcraft and general feminine mischief held a prominent place in our hearts. Men, women and children have all been accused of sorcery, but the majority of those accused … Continue reading

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The “Senior’s Residence” Series

In previous blogs I’ve talked about how I create sculptures that explore a common theme and subsequently develop into a collection. September is all about that – the introduction and exhibit of a new series called “The Senior’s Residence.” As … Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration or Daily Routine?

One of the questions I get asked often is “where does my inspiration come from?” Most people think it’s some kind of divine part of my artistic gift that makes wonderful ideas appear like spiritual apparitions. That couldn’t be further … Continue reading

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