When I begin a painting, I've already created it in my mind. The painting is complete and hanging on my wall. This is what imagination is. It's tapping into the universal mind, or spirit, and visualising what already exists in essence, and then bringing it into the physical plane.Read More
Flowers as Muse
I’m in love with colour and all things beautiful...
And a flower represents the very essence of beauty.
Flowers lift my spirit and make my heart sing!
A flower has its own unique character and personality,..Read More
Everything that is created begins as a seed of an idea.
One painting began as a pretty photo I took from a spring garden. Looking closely at the garden was like peeking into a tropical jungle… The vibrant and lush paradise of a tiny garden world of dancing flowers and hidden creatures swimming in greens and blues…Read More
I really don’t mind the rain. It makes for a good day-dreamy sort of day…
(Though I do have the luxury of a cosy, warm studio from which to dream…)
I can sit on my chaise (under my blanket!) and just watch the raindrops rolling down the telephone wire outside my window…Read More
Spring is in the air... But Mother Nature is taking her time this year!
To celebrate (and in anticipation!) I have 15% off everything in the Daisy Collection (including Daisy Art Prints) for a limited time...
Every painting has a story. Sometimes the painting is painted with the story in mind; other times the story evolves as I’m painting…
When I was little I got lost in Stanley Park. (Stanley Park is a 400 hectare public park in Vancouver where I grew up). It has giant, rainforest trees, and is surrounded by the ocean and beautiful beaches. Most kids growing up in Vancouver have memories of the park…Read More
Ever since I can remember, I’ve associated letters, numbers and words with colours. For example, the letter “A” is red (and so is the name Anne). Sometimes the word is coloured by the first letter, but not always. For example “F” is a dark green, but February is a light blue. I thought this was “normal” and that everyone’s words were colours. Until I was a little older and began asking others what colours their letters or words were…Read More