November 19th, 2009
Tonight I finally was well and was able to do the test print of the lino cut – it took me a few tries to get the right amount of paint but I was very happy with the final result…now I will start on what will be the first stage of the printing. Looking forward to gettings these complete for the art auction!
Here are the details:
Get your tickets now for the 14th Annual Art Auction
Odawa Native Friendship Centre on Saturday, December 12, 2009
Enjoy an evening of art, entertainment and food, plus a live and silent auctions.
All proceeds support programming for Aboriginal women, youth, families, elders and community healing.
Book your ticket today, call or email:
Simon Brascoupé 613 882-7059 or email email@example.com
Colleen Sauve firstname.lastname@example.org
Murray Pridham email@example.com
Darryl Diamond firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim O*Loan email@example.com
Saturday, December 12, 2009, Odawa Native Friendship Centre,
12 Stirling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario
$40 ticket includes:
6:00 Preview and dinner
8:00 Art Auction Read the rest of this entry »
November 13th, 2009
Today was a really lovely day and per usual on a weekday I was inside for most of it. I did enjoy the beautiful sunset on my way home. Read the rest of this entry »
August 19th, 2009
(The art featured in this photo is by Karen Hodge Russell and Simon Brascoupe)
Last night was the show opening for Our Native Roots at Sweetgrass Aboriginal Bistro and I think it was a great success. I was so happy that many of my friends and family came out to the opening. We had some wonderful appetizers to start with door prizes and an auction of art pieces followed by dinner inside the restaurant.
Here are my photos displayed inside the restaurant. Read the rest of this entry »
May 18th, 2009
So this week I started a drawing which I thought would work into a cool block cutting. I drew it out and then transfered the image onto a block. Over the weekend I had plenty of time to carve and managed to finish it. I’m going to do some test prints later today. Read the rest of this entry »
May 12th, 2009
Tonight I finally printed my linocut for the first time. I was very excited to finally have everything and get some prints made. The design is based on a dream I had about birds flying around a tree like they were the leaves. I adapted it for the cut and am very happy with the results. Read the rest of this entry »
May 5th, 2009
Here are the little tomato plants that I picked out of the aerogarden – they have been doing really well and are ready to be planted outside and I can’t wait!
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April 28th, 2009
Last night I continued to work for a while on my art pieces. I’ve got about a third of my birds carved out and continued on some beading as well. Read the rest of this entry »
April 22nd, 2009
So the time has come for me to make some progress on my art pieces. I’ve sort of been sitting on them but now I’m definitely ready to get focused and work. Read the rest of this entry »
March 8th, 2009
Here is the finished lino-cut I was working on earlier in the week. Read the rest of this entry »