I have been doing a little bit of artistic soul searching and along with it, I have been exploring the world of podcasts! I came across Alyson Stanfield’s Art Biz Podcast and as of right now the episode of note for me was about knowing what ideas are worth pursuing. If you haven’t already had a chance to check out Alyson’s blog or podcast, I … Continue reading OH! The possibilities.
a long way! — So excited to share that my painting – Delft Segovia – was selected to appear in Ottawa’s Art House Café Summer Exhibition! This, needless to say, has provided me with more than a little encouragement to continue on my quest to keep on keeping on through my explorations in creating artworks I can be proud of and share – work that … Continue reading A little validation goes…
Congratulations to Ami, one of the fantastic people who entered my first blank canvas giveaway draw! You won a lovely little landscape painting in oil on canvas! Thank you to all who entered. More winners to come! Continue reading Winner!
I have a crush, and it is going to be incurable. Tamara de Lempicka, I wish you were alive and that we were friends. You Me and Meggie would live life on the fringe together. Meggie would reign us in when need be. We would paint and laugh and drink and wander to wonderful places. We would consider all things beautiful but be choosey about what subjects … Continue reading my new love..
If ever you have been in a place or state of mind where you are looking to explore artistically but unsure of where to start, and a little uneasy about colouring outside of the lines, I can say safely that this is not a path you need forge through all by your lonesome. Many artists have been there before, and the key is to find ways to make … Continue reading Pretty = Easy!
Enter to win a free 3 x 3 oil on canvas, Kara Evelyn-McNeil original painting by commenting on or following this blog All who comment on this post or follow this blog will be entered into my first ever blank canvas giveaway draw! Details: I have a few blank mini canvas’ laying around McEvil Fine Art Studio. So I decided the best way to make some room for … Continue reading Blank Canvas Giveaway Draw!
This weekend and start to the week has not been my greatest, creative to mood ratio wise. I have avoided sketching over my lunch break, and at home in favour of good tv backlog, I’ve been steadily avoiding an oil painting that I fear might go unfinished if I overlook it any longer. Oh yeah. And at art class… i cried over my inability to … Continue reading I cried over a sketch.