Category Archives: Art

links loved: the conference edition

Oh man, there was SO MUCH to take in at the Creative Economy Conference! (It even made me feel a little “hungover,” as I wrote about yesterday.) I was just blown away. I scribbled lots of things in my notebook, … Continue reading

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“conferencing”

Anyone who knows me or who has seen me in public will tell you I don’t mind showing my excitement about things. I forget this truth about myself, until I’m in a big public meeting and then re-realize it around … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Colour Week // rainbow

So that was fun! Last week I did a colour a day, inspired by my fave blogger, Elise Blaha Cripe, who did a colour week in 2011. I’d been thinking about it ever since! I love the idea of going … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Colour Week // blue

This is a card my friend Julie in Ontario sent me. I love it, it feels so springlike.  So yesterday was the final day of my Cape Breton Colour Week, and I was looking for blue. My T-square, which I … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Colour Week // green

Yesterday I felt like I was coming down with a cold, the power was out, and the weather was just gross. (So windy!) I was a little bit discouraged. So I mostly slept. And then I went for groceries, and … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Colour Week // yellow

Yesterday was a snow day for most of the Atlantic provinces, including here on Cape Breton Island. I slept in and then worked in my office for most of the afternoon, as our power stayed on all evening. These are … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Colour Week // orange

The first bunch of photos are from around my kitchen, as I get ready in the morning and look around me for some examples of the colour of the day. Then I got to school and remembered, Hey! My car is … Continue reading

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Cape Breton Colour Week // red

As I mentioned last week, this week on the blog I am doing a “colour week”. It’s just for fun, it’s for me to focus on a specific colour each day, and seek examples of the colours out, like items … Continue reading

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project process // hand-lettering

So I was thinking it would be fun to share some of my design work with you all. I’m going to start by sharing a project that’s actually just starting, and share weekly as it goes. It’s a little scary … Continue reading

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a cape breton valentine

With a post title like that, I bet you were expecting tartan or fiddles, weren’t you?! LOL. My dear friend Adèle LeBlanc of Margaree sent me a sweet Valentine (above) and I thought I’d share it with you all. This … Continue reading

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