This past weekend I met up with a group of artist friends after going to Art Toronto at the Convention Centre. Going to Art Fairs is a frequent pilgrimage for me, as I like to see what the top galleries are showing. But seeing what is supposed to be amazing art gets to be more […]
I’ve been invited to be the Featured Artist for a social evening of “Sipping & Painting at the Art Gallery of Windsor on October 27. It’s going to be a super fun experience for one and all. This is for everyone, even people who tell me they can’t even “draw a straight line.”
Of course I’m not giving up painting !!!
I’m giving up painting with brushes.
Last December 2015, I participated in a life-altering painting retreat totally off-grid in the seaside jungles near Sayulita, Mexico. Read my Blog Post HERE and HERE
We were a small group of […]
‘Beneath the Surface #S1605 © Shirley Williams $450.
Over the past year, I’ve been exploring new ideas using mixed media on small canvases and wood.
What’s Mixed Media you might ask!
In the arts, “mixed media” basically means anything goes.
However it’s not truly anything goes. Professional artists […]
In just four short days we will be hosting our open house and art sale!
The art is mostly hung and ready to go – just all the finishing touches being taken care of around the studio.
A little sneak – still lots to see.
The truth is, I’m human. There are times when I just don’t feel creative. The well is dry and the idea bank is overdrawn.
During these dry spells, trying to come up with something doesn’t work. It only leads to paralysis of analysis. If I let it get out of control, it can quickly […]
My studio after a major cleanup
When anyone visits my studio, they often remark that it seems abnormally clean and neat.
But I must confess it’s because I usually know they’re coming in advance. And just like anyone who straightens up the house before company drops by, I always quickly put things away […]