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The Quest for Mrs. Claus by Dawn Deme

It is my pleasure to introduce my guest writer, Dawn Deme, leader, editor and video producer at Villagers Media Productions in Toronto. On October 30,  2018, I found myself sitting in the Ottawa studio of Maria Saracino, working, at long-last, … Continue reading

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NEW Art Workshops

I hope you’ve had a great summer and are enjoying the last few days of August. Before you know it we will be settling into our routines and planning ahead for cooler weather, holidays and if you are like me … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebrations

Celebrating the day of your birth is a pagan tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Actually it was the Germans who are credited with starting the tradition of children’s birthday parties in the 1700s. They put candles on tortes … Continue reading

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Polo in the Park Ottawa

The finishing touches were completed and this special commission was unveiled at the Rotary Club of Ottawa South last week. This sculpture,  “The Polo Player” is being auctioned at Polo in the Park Ottawa on Saturday July 7th. I look … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Hustle

It’s going to be a busy month . . . and I love it! I haven’t participated in a Art Doll Show in years, but I’m super excited to be part of the Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Expo in … Continue reading

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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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Happy Winter Solstice

Did you know that the tradition of bringing gifts in St. Nicholas’ name originated in France? At the beginning of the twelfth century, nuns began leaving gifts in secret at the houses of poor children on the eve of St. … Continue reading

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