Featured Artist: Sammar Siddiqui from Pakistan.

Sammar Siddiqui, a self-taught artist. I completed a Masters in Biological Sciences (Human Physiology) but I was always interested in Fine Art particularly painting and sketching. A self-taught landscape and surrealistic artist, I am new to this world of painting … Read More

Pink hydrangeas turning to rust in fall
When White Hydrangeas Turn Rust.

Hydrangeas change to rust when winter is on its way.   Dragoons, I tell you the white hydrangeas Turn rust and go soon. Already mid September a line of brown runs Over them. One sunset after another tracks the faces, … Read More

watercolour vignette of pumpkins
Fall is a busy season

Fall is a busy season. Canadian Autumn Vignette 1 – Pumpkins have arrived from the farmer’s fields and they are ready to be picked up by eager families. For today’s Throwback Thursday, I am remembering when I painted this little … Read More

charcoal portrait of homeless man
A small act of kindness is appreciated.

A small act of kindness is appreciated “Sometimes it’s easy to walk by because we know we can’t change someone’s whole life in a single afternoon. But what we fail to realize is that simple kindness can go a long … Read More

Dance of the Hummingbirds - going beyond my comfort zone
The best paintings are the do overs…

The best paintings appear over failures. Well, it’s Monday again and I usually post a new work of art early in the week. However, as some of you may know, I am in the process of packing and getting ready … Read More

mixed media painting - watercolour and coloured pencils
Only summer to your heart.

“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”  ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay. Looking through my old blog posts, I found this painting from 2017.  Now that the seasons are … Read More

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