Author Archives: foreshadowandlight
Eweknit, the wonderful yarn shop in Toronto where I have been teaching tapestry, has requested a tea towel as a sample for their new floor loom weaving program. They supplied me with beautiful cotton/linen yarns. I wove a sample out … Continue reading
It’s been a busy day in the studio on this hot and humid final day of spring. Now that the folks managing the St. Ann’s bay website (www.theshoresofstanns.ca) have kindly posted a page for Meadowbrook Studio, I thought I better … Continue reading
An enthusiastic group of 8-9 artists are gathering at my studio every Friday morning this month. We had session #3 today. They diligently performed the exercises I suggested and then spent the last hour working on one drawing incorporating the … Continue reading
Five adventurous young souls spent two sessions at the library with me recently learning tapestry technique. Each walked away with a small tapestry bookmark. I was so impressed with their perserverence and ability to learn quickly! Thanks to Kate and … Continue reading
Fifteen new small watercolours have emerged from the studio this week based on some spring flowers from my garden. I produced a somewhat similar small set of paintings with limited edition cards last year. This new set is the result … Continue reading
This week, I am offering a free tapestry workshop for a limited number of kids at the Baddeck Library. The workshops is divided into two 1.5 hour sessions. The kids will be making tapestry bookmarks. I have prepared a few … Continue reading
My friend and neighbour, Deanie, took me on a hike back to her waterfall recently. It was so invigorating to feel the cool air and bit of spray at the bottom of the falls. Oh, Cape Breton! You do delight!