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Bring On the Golden Years!

In my last blog I mentioned that I’m developing a series that explores aging in this country. Every time I complete a piece where an older person is in the composition it is added to the inventory list for this collection. … Continue reading

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The Baby Boomer Era

Yesterday, the cashier at Michaels Craft Store informed me that the company has changed it’s policy and every day is now “Seniors Day” – you don’t have to wait until Tuesday to get a discount. That means if you are … Continue reading

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Happy Administrative Professional’s Week

Here’s a little something to celebrate Administrative Professional’s Day, or what used to be known as Secretary’s Day. It’s actually a whole week to recognize the importance and value of these positions in a company or business. “Nine to Five” … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Impact

Today I taught a small group of women how to sculpt an ornament in polymer clay. It was a beginner class, but the students marvelled at what they were able to create. Tonight, as I look back at the day’s … Continue reading

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About Sculpture . . . Short Version

Sculpture has been central in religious devotion in many cultures. The western tradition of sculpture began in Ancient Greece. There are two basic kinds of sculpture – free standing such as statues, and the various types of relief which are … Continue reading

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You Are Invited!

Thursday evening, September 11th, is the opening reception for “DIMENSIONS”, the annual sculpture exhibit hosted by the NCNS (National Capital Network of Sculptors). It takes place at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts located at 310 St. Patrick Street in … Continue reading

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Opening Night

Thursday night was the opening of the Orange Art Gallery’s Summer Exhibit and a meet and greet with some of the artists. It was a fun night and I look forward to more of these inspiring evenings. Artists tend to get … Continue reading

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Normal Rockwell Series

On my list of favourite artists, Norman Rockwell stands out as a big influence on my style of sculpting. Like Rockwell, I try to capture candid moments in the everyday lives of everyday people. My characters are realistic but with … Continue reading

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