Margaret’s ‘Mark on the Body’ Project

Margaret’s ‘Mark on the Body’ Project

Mark on the Body Project Honoring those who live with type 1 diabetes I have followed Margaret Blank’s ‘Honoring Those Who Live With Type 1 Diabetes’ project for some time and recently contacted her to make a contribution. Her husband died at a young age as the result of diabetic complications and she has undertaken a mammoth art project entitled ‘Mark on the Body’. For the details visit her blog. She tells of how...

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You Have to Start Somewhere – Sketching!

You Have to Start Somewhere – Sketching!

Yesterday’s PlayDay helped me achieve another ‘start’ for 2016 – sketching. … and I’m running a day behind by the date in the photos…LOL. I think I mentioned that I chose faces as a project because I find them challenging to sketch or paint. Hosting the gathering made it difficult to focus on the exercise so when we returned from the gym I decided to take some time an do sketches starting with an oval,...

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Play Day with Artist Friends

Play Day with Artist Friends

My Tuesdays have been designated art play day for the foreseeable future! Three friends and I spent the day chatting, laughing, and generally having fun as we worked through a couple of art exercises. I hosted today so I organized a warm up exercise for the first half hour – exploring different material to use when adding colour to a junk journal page. The journals were a gift I prepared for each of our group before Christmas. I wanted to...

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Clearing out the old! Embracing the new in 2016!

Clearing out the old! Embracing the new in 2016!

Embracing the new year! Letting go of the ‘old’ from 2015 and embracing the ‘new’ of 2016. This morning got off to a great start with the start of a new cycle at the gym. Jenn our coach for the Living Well program keeps us on our toes! I’ve been missing the structured exercise program over the past two weeks. I’m still ‘clearing’ bits and pieces from 2015. Today was work on our computers. I spent...

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