New Decade, New Deal

New Decade, New Deal

It’s been awhile since the last time I sat down to blog. What I have been doing, is reflecting a lot on the past year—the whole past decade, I suppose!— and figuring out what exactly Art of Marina is, and what the journey up until now has been… to me. Nearly a year...
The Girl Boss Series: The Salty Pineapple

The Girl Boss Series: The Salty Pineapple

  You know when someone just lights you up? They look you in the eye and you feel loved and appreciated just being in their presence. They’re crushing it at this game of life; living theirs to the fullest — and actually wants others to live theirs to the fullest,...
The Girl Boss Series: The Birds Papaya

The Girl Boss Series: The Birds Papaya

How One Woman is Changing The Lives of Others… …One confident body at a time. Sarah Nicole Landry. Aka:   We met not that long ago at a Toronto Business Babes event (More on them later—because the awesomeness doesn’t stop there, either!). It was girl crush...
A Decade of Portraits

A Decade of Portraits

I can’t believe that it’s been over 10 years since I started painting portraits. What a difference a decade makes! I have come a very long way. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying I’m perfect now, or even better than I was before. I just have more experience now, which...
The Blog is Back!

The Blog is Back!

Hello Friends! I am super excited that on this very first day of Spring, 2019, about two years since my last post—Eek! Has it really been that long?!—I have decided to bring my blog back. Let’s get one thing straight right away. I am not a writer. There won’t be...
We Three Poms

We Three Poms

I died when my old friend Lana sent the photos of these three adorable Pomeranians, in a ball. How ridiculously cute are they? Extremely. She wanted a portrait of all three together for a Christmas present, so I dove right into the painting.  Since I haven’t met them...
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