100 Paintings/100 Days

Who doesn’t love a good challenge? I know I do. A challenge is an opportunity for adventure and growth. It encourages you to explore the truth of the matter, to expand your world, and how you perceive it. 100 Paintings/100 Days is a collection of Nova Scotia...

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...