Creativity and Clutter

If you’re like me, you’re fascinated by other artists’ studio spaces. I think you can learn quite a bit about an artist from their workspace. For instance, some artists seem to thrive in, shall I say, “messy” environments, whereas others (and I count myself among them) need to have fairly neat and tidy spaces. So […]

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Harlequin Emerging—Process Behind the Painting, Part 1

I’m drawn to decorative and ornamental art. I love the work of Gustav Klimt (who doesn’t?), medieval illustrated books, the Pre-Raphaelites, Impressionists, Moroccan tiles, actually almost anything with colour and pattern! I also love the theatricality of grand opera and the fun of Commedia dell’Arte. If you’re not familiar with Commedia dell’Arte, also known as […]

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