Yuletide gifts

If you are looking for a gift for someone who is hard to buy for, why not give them five Sundays of Reckless Painting? Download the above “card” that you can present as your gift. To register, you’ll need the person’s phone # or email if they already have a ToL Recreation Account. Go to …

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Autumn 2017

We are back for another session – September to November 2017 A bit of a sampler from the first class….      

Winter 2017

Some treasures [….and that is NOT a compliment :-] from the last session. These examples are from the 5th and 3rd session.

first class

Right now I feel

At the 1st Class of Reckless Painting That’s the first question I ask the people gathered at a Reckless Painting class to answer – anonymously. A common response is something like; “shy & inhibited”. Well, why wouldn’t they! Most of these people have not been in an ‘art’ class for decades! And here they are …

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something I wanted to do

I first heard about Reckless Painting guest blog from Julia Weisser, Montréal, QC …from my friend Brenda. I was visiting Vancouver and sharing my latest career plan with her: to start a private practice (I’m a social worker) focusing on artists and other creative souls. I also told her how I planned to run workshops …

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Merry Christmas – Get Painting!

Know someone who could use some time & space for painting? Give them the gift of Reckless Painting! Call up to register your friend, co-worker or family member in need of some creative bolstering and then print out this coupon. Easy AND creative!

The Poetics of Spam

Sometimes spam can be fun. I don’t know who is composing these, but I’ve begun collecting the artistic poetry of the unknown & unwashed: thank you for your picturesque English-speak. All of the following are direct emails – no editing has been attempted. They make me stop and ponder the many meanings – join me: …

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figure painting


Silent Painting of “She” & “He” Tonight was the last class of the Spring 2013 Reckless Painting sessions.                 After the usual warm-up on the cardboard ‘canvases’ that we’ve been using since Week 1, the room was re-aligned for the very last activity: She & He. This is …

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