Lunenburg Confined COVID-19

Sharon Fox Cranston has started the project “Lunenburg Confined COVID-19”. She is sketching the residents of Lunenburg and the surrounding area who are in self isolation amid the COVID-19 crisis. Sharon has been receiving photos from community members in...

2 Day – Painting with Acrylic workshop – August 2017

Painting with Acrylic August 19-20, 2017 Location: Baxter Arts Centre, Bloomfield, ON Paint vibrant, expressive and creative acrylic paintings by exploring colour, value and negative pattern. From composition and design to underpainting, glaze techniques and...

2 Day Pastel Workshop – July 2017

Painting with Pastels July 8-9, 2017 Location: Baxter Arts Centre, Bloomfield, ON Pastels offer pure pigment at your fingertips. This workshop celebrates the pastel medium in its application and approaches. Day 1: Pastel Basics – Traditional pastel techniques...

Painting Process for Bare Bones

Bare Bones – Pastel on an acrylic underpainting – 20″w x 24″h As I wanted to frame the finished work with ArtGlass and no mat, I started this piece by mounting pastel paper, Clairfontaine PastelMat, to an acid free foam board for stability. I...

Painting Process for Looking Towards the Lake II

Looking Towards the Lake II was painted in my studio from a photo I took on vacation. The openness of the landscape allows me to emphasize the ‘sky scape”, which I love to do in my paintings. I find the challenge of creating a sky that defines the story...