creative process, Masks

Papier/Paper Maché Masks

When the number of active covid cases has been high during the pandemic, I have ordered art supplies and groceries either for delivery or curbside pickup. And during these 2! years, I have accumulated MANY paper bags and paper used to cushion items in the mail. For a long while I kept thinking about recycling… Continue reading Papier/Paper Maché Masks

creative process, drawing

Latent Kitten Drawing

In April I published a series of posts about a dream I'd had that captivated me and led me to write a saga about the creatures, latent kittens, in the dream. In addition to the writing, I also made a series of drawings in different sketchbooks. Here's one I made, I think in 2010, in… Continue reading Latent Kitten Drawing

Photography

Sunset & Snow Caps

The first sizable snow came to Southern Ontario and Quebec yesterday. At the end of a grey and white day, the sky cleared and a dramatic sunset appeared. Today brought blue skies and sun on snow. I took a morning walk that greatly helped my spirits. Evening, January 17, 2022, looking southwest, Toronto These conifer… Continue reading Sunset & Snow Caps

collage, drawing, Photography

Birds, The Sun and a Collage

The weeks before and after Christmas were hard ones, what with much cloudy wet weather in Toronto and the fear inducing news about Omicron. I found that walking in the neighbourhood helped. The appearance of a flock of birds was a welcome surprise and rescue. The occasional hawk or two gliding above the ravines was… Continue reading Birds, The Sun and a Collage