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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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Studio News

Here’s something new from my studio . . . 15 very special little Elves. I’ve hand-sculpted the face of each one-of-a-kind Elf. They are dressed in dark green striped leggings and t-shirt and green suede shorts, overalls, skirt or tunic. … 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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The “Living History” Mural

I am very proud to finally be able to share with you the unveiling of the St. Marguerite d’Youville “Living History” Mural. It’s taken several months from the initial proposal to the final installation of this collaborative mural, but 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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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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St. Patricks Intermediate School – Polymer Clay Art Project

After spending a week at St. Patrick’s Intermediate School last week I have a renewed respect for teachers everywhere. I had a very unique opportunity to teach sculpting with polymer clay to over 225 Grade 7 and 8 students. Working … Continue reading

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