About a year ago I bought a tripod and was ready to start my painting tutorials, but of course, I procrastinated. On Sunday,  I taught an amazing crew a “How to paint palms leaves in watercolour” workshop, and it was super fun and successful. I felt great all day and I thought about how nice it is to teach, and how much I love to share. I came home and immediately shook the dust off the
While working for the Drake General Store this past year I have been designing and developing co-branded Arborist merchandise of the RCMP that has Mounties all over it. It has been a fun way for me to design and learn about the once mysterious Mountie. Now I’m a fan. There are some key details of the famous uniform… the Scarlett Red Surge Military Style jacket, and the Midnight Blue Breeches with the yellow stripe down


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