A Weekend at Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

A Weekend at Ross Creek Centre for the Arts
Yesterday I got back from a weekend long figure drawing workshop. I am thoroughly warn out! The weekend started with attendees arriving on Friday evening. We got to stay in an old farmhouse on the 178 acre property. I had my own small, albeit quaint, bedroom with a surprisingly comfortable bed. Friday evening we all met up by the campfire and got to work making the charcoal that we would use th...
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September…and Back to Life Drawing.

September…and Back to Life Drawing.
It's September, the schools are in, the weather is decidely chilly....and life drawing is back in session! Our sessions run from 10:30 until 1:30 pm. Last year we did mainly short poses, but this year we are getting some longer ones, which makes me happy. To be honest I was getting bored with just short poses over and over. I have been trying out my new Panpastels. I bought these in the summ...
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The New Chicken Series!

The New Chicken Series!
These little guys are all painted on 5 x 5 inch cradled birch panels. These panels are great for small work they make it seem bigger than it really is. I dropped these off at Argyle Fine Art today even though a couple were still not quite dry. Check out my Gallery to see them all. UPDATE: As of Friday September 23rd 4 of these have already been sold.  
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Pastel Workshop – Sept 1/2016

Pastel Workshop – Sept 1/2016
Pastel workshop for beginners Join me for the day and learn how to work with this wonderful and versatile medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and requires no drawing ability. All art materials included for use during workshop! (I also have a small number of pastels for purchase) Small workshop with room for only 4 people. When: Wednesday August 10 Time: 10 – 2 pm (break for...
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Wednesday’s Pastel Workshop

Wednesday’s Pastel Workshop
Yesterday I taught a small Pastel Workshop. I only had room for 4 students this time, but it was perfect because all my students got lots of attention! Here are some photos of the wonderful work my students did. Most of them had no prior knowledge with using pastels so it was a new, interesting, messy and exciting experience for everyone.       Everyone started with a different colour m...
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One Day Pastel Workshop on August 10

Pastel workshop for beginners Join me for the day and learn how to work with this wonderful and versatile medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and requires no drawing ability. All art materials included for use during workshop! (I also have a small number of pastels for purchase) Small workshop with room for only 4-5 people. When: Wednesday August 10 Time: 10 – 2 pm (break f...
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Fair: St. Peter’s Church (2015-11-27)

Fair: St. Peter’s Church (2015-11-27)
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St. Peter's Anglican Church is holding a a Craft Fair on Saturday, November 27. Sharon will have a table you can stop by and visit and will also be giving a live pastel painting demo. Stop by to meet Sharon, pick up a hand-made Christmas card, or to sign up for classes.
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