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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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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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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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Experiencing Creativity Rather than Trying to Create “Art”

Guest blog by Amy Walker My favourite Reckless Painting moments were when I really felt free to just “keep going” with a painting instead of thinking about what I was trying to do with it. Arthur told us that one … Continue reading

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