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About foreshadowandlight

I am a weaver and artist working out of Meadowbrook Weaving and Art Studio in Cape Breton. I also work part of the year from Toronto, Ontario CONTACT: jane.alderdice@hotmail.com

Prepping work for Friday/Saturday’s show & sale

Getting there . . . the studio is cleared out although I am still weaving and painting. It’s always nice to feel on a roll. Finished another set of angora & silk scarves – this set comprises more neutrals. Each … Continue reading

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Tall Ships and Bird Islands

Last week my visitor, Liz, and I took a boat trip to the Bird Islands primarily to see puffins. The puffins are the small breed and challenging to photograph. I include a shot of the cormorants instead. We also took … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Joint Show and Sale

Please join us SUMMER SHOW & SALE Hosted by Linda Wright, Big Hill Pottery & Jane Alderdice, Meadowbrook Studio Pottery & Pastels/Weaving & Watercolours 5-8 PM, FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017:  OPENING WITH WINE & APPETIZERS NOON – 4 PM, SATURDAY, AUGUST … Continue reading

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Series of Fun Summer Bags

Upcoming in mid-August is the joint show and sale that Linda (Big Hill Pottery) and I are planning. More to come on that. In the meantime, I am working on weaving projects and watercolour paintings. Included will be a series … Continue reading

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Angora and silk scarves

Such a joy to work with this beautiful angora and silk yarn. It is light as a feather, soft and delicate to the touch.  The lace weave stripes add to the delicacy. These are going to be beautiful scarves!

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The beauty of July in Cape Breton

View up St. Ann’s Bay from the Lobster Galley; Little River Beach; the remarkable tree roots on hike to Uisge Ban Falls; the Louisbourg Lighthouse National Monument:  no more words needed!

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Watercolour: plein air and negative painting

The beach scene is plein air at a location not far from my house (those are tacks in the sky, not birds!). Summer here is so wonderful. Back in the studio, worked on a negative painting of the beautiful papery … Continue reading

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