2-Day Workshop of Clay Horse

2-Day Workshop of Clay Horse

      My daughter and I took a relaxing 2-day clay horse workshop at Scottsdale Artists’ School.  To begin with, styleform and wire were used to build the core body, and then aluminum foil to cover the wire.  By using a clay machine to thin out the clay, layer...
My Creation at Milt Kobayashi Workshop

My Creation at Milt Kobayashi Workshop

         10 days of painting practice with live models at Milt Kobayashi’s workshop have given me so much new information and techniques, but the biggest subject that I have to dig into from now on is to create my own design, not just copying what is in front of...
Open Studio in Scottsdale

Open Studio in Scottsdale

What a privilege to be able to attend FREE open studio at Scottsdale Artists’ School for the week of workshop and these are 3-hour figure drawings with charcoal which is essential for...
Weekend Challenge 2

Weekend Challenge 2

    Drawing with charcoal from a simple head photo – as I was drawing this image, suddenly a Native American woman showed up so I kept on going.  This type of headdress should be only worn by chief men in their culture, but I thought she looks good on it in the...
One Hour Weekend Challenge – Portrait Drawing

One Hour Weekend Challenge – Portrait Drawing

I belong to a FacebookInstagram on-line Art Group called Weekend Challenges.  We get a reference photo on Fridays and set a timer for one hour to do a drawing each week.  It is not fun nor relaxing to draw in such a pressure, but it builds discipline and quick...
Soapstone Carving Workshop

Soapstone Carving Workshop

I tried a two-day workshop at VASA by Kay McCormack – my first 3D carving experience! This is before we started, machine carved by the teacher. 4 hours later, except the head, I managed to shape the body more like a bear.      10 hours from the beginning,...
NOA 2018 ended with a success

NOA 2018 ended with a success

        Thank you for those who came to visit my booth at the Enjoy Centre in St. Albert during the NOA 2018 show, March 15-18.  This was my second NOA show which was more under control when it comes to the preparation, but I did not expect who to meet.  I started to...