Art Workshop Survey

As soon as we have a large rec. room area next to our barn completed, I plan on teaching art classes again in an Art Workshop format for children and adults, here on Malowany Farm in Wainfleet, Ontario. We’re 10 min. from Port Colborne and Welland, and 30 minutes from…

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Art Every Day Challenge: “Night”

At the end of January I taught an Art lesson to our homeschool group co-op and did a quick demo on using oil pastels and watercolor.  I did a quick sketch of an owl and showed how to use a variety of colors, use watercolour over oil pastel and watercolour…

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MysteryBuild Contest

I found out about the Mystery Build contest from a fellow artist, Leah Piken Kolidas, on her Creative Every Day blog. At first, after reading the rules, it appeared the contest was only open to U.S. residents. However, after posting a question on the MysteryBuild facebook page, Roger let me…

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Anandi’s Boots

I’m almost finished with Anandi’s Boots. I previously posted a picture of the drawing when I first started. Just need to make add a little more oil pastel to some of the colorful circles, and any other details I decide to add when finishing up. This work was done in…

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Art Workshop

Last Friday I taught an art class for our homeshooling co-op.  We looked at the artwork of John James Audubon, Vincent Van Gogh and Robert Bateman, under the theme of “Nature”.  The contrast between stylized, realistic and expressive color and brush strokes was interesting. The ages ranged from about 4…

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New Theme: Shoes and Feet

I did this preliminary drawing for a new theme I am working on: shoes and feet.  As I mentioned on the “Wendy’s Artwork” page of my website, I became interested in shoes and feet as the subject matter for artwork while waiting at the Canadian Consulate for three hours to…

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Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, and have a fantastic 2012! I’m looking forward to working on some new themes in my artwork and getting more involved in the art community here in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada. I’ll be posting information…

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