Author Archives: Arthur

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 … Continue reading

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activity in expressing myself

I’ve had a wonderful five weeks of painting lessons, just being creative and arty – a simply delightful activity in expressing myself with tempra colours. Despite the growing cold weather, and a new country to navigate (I am here as … Continue reading

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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….      

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Winter 2017

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

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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un-learning the “etiquette” of fine arts

When people ask me what I liked best about Reckless Painting I don’t know where to begin: the people? the compelling instructor? or the immense fun we had? All of the above. And what did we learn, they ask? To … Continue reading

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she&he

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 … Continue reading

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