The beauty that surrounds us in May is beyond my ability to describe in words. However, I believe the exuberant and tireless birds I hear outside right now are succeeding wildly in telling about it.
I try to bottle a drop of each seasons glory in pictures. Like a loved one's face in a locket, a picture gathered in the midst of beauty can take us right back to it, even years later (Kodak figured that out a long time ago!).
May a fragrant rose greet you on your way today,
WORKSHOP NEWS: I have two workshops coming up on Salt Spring at the end of June, the 28th and the 30th. These are two topics folks have been asking about after seeing my work.
Brief descriptions are below, and on my website. Each course will be small group workshops, and there are only a few spaces left. If you're interested, contact me soon by finding the contact form on my website.
If there is enough of a waiting list, I may offer a second set in July.
All the best.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
IMAGE TRANSFER WITH HAND PAINTED ENHANCEMENTS 10AM-5PM $125
With even the lightest touch of your own hand, a photograph becomes a one of a kind work of art. Using your images, we’ll make several small, elegant photo transfer prints on fine art paper, then practice enhancing them with watercolors, pencils and chalk pastels.
SUNDAY, JUNE 30
USING HOT AND COLD WAX WITH PHOTOGRAPHS 10AM-5PM $125
Summer is a perfect time to play with beeswax. With the help of the warm sun, and a few other wonderful tools and techniques, we’ll apply hot or cold wax to photographs to create beautiful finishes that also seal and protect the images. Also, we’ll practice ways to use the wax creatively, taking the photographs to completely new level, making each one unique