Author Archives: foreshadowandlight

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

Tea Towels ready for Fibre Festival

The annual Fibre Festival in Baddeck, Cape Breton is held in October in association with the Celtic Colours Music Festival. Fun for us weavers.   Advertisements

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Finally, a finished warp this summer

Better late than never. It’s been an unusual summer that way. Little weaving, some drawing & watercolour teaching, lots of visitors, much heat and humidity which leads to lots of time in the water, and not so much art and … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Paintings – new

Well, I arrived in Cape Breton about two weeks ago and felt all the glorious space around me. I have been painting lots this winter and spring – at a scale that matched the smaller spaces in which I was … Continue reading

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More paintings

I don’t know why the flowers keep beckoning, but they do, as do the Cape Breton landscapes.

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Mary Ann’s Glads

A good friend and neighbour in Cape Breton, Mary Ann, gave me gladiolas from her beautiful garden, and a new garden at that since she moved last year. I finally got around to painting them.

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Miniature Shields from January show at GAS

Gerard Art Space (GAS) in Toronto kindly accepted four of my pieces as part of their textile exhibit last January 2018. Here are the four pieces, framed plus close-ups. It was a fun show with interesting work by a number … Continue reading

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A couple more paintings from this past winter

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