About

January 2017

In 2017 I hope to spend more time drawing – time everyday in fact. And I will post my drawings here. Some will make it to Instagram, but all will show up here. I will post twice a month. Maybe more if it fits in. I will paint as well, but the emphasis is on drawing. In my painting I hope to focus on developing my skills and playing with abstraction. As well as whatever inspires me. Let’s see how it goes…

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17 thoughts on “About

  1. Bonjour Susanne

    Vaguely interesting is an understatement. You have and are capturing your life through a lens in such an original and inspring way. At first l felt a little uncomfortable sharing your families life but very soon relaxed and began to really enjoy sharing your journey.

    Your photographs are simply devine. Your artwork, the still life and nudes are lovely. I particularly like the way we follow your progress at Red deer.

    Your other half and the kids must be very supportive – so necessary for your project.

    I’m hooked and will be tuning into you every week.

    Thank you for sharing

    Regards

    Dan
    P.S. Love your desk – Sudoku, iPhone, novel and of course, a glass of the redstuff;

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  2. Thank you for the kind comments. It’s (relatively) easy to publish posts week after week, always thinking about how it may be received or what it may convey in a general sense, but without actually really getting a sense of people’s specific impressions (outside of family and close-friends). I really appreciate the time you have taken to take a look and offer your insight – it is very valuable to me. Connection is very important – I will certainly be checking in on your work frequently as well.

    Take care.
    S.

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  3. I like your candid ‘About.’ I too have a husband, two kids and a job (sort of I’m a substitute teacher so I can always say no to a job – but I don’t and I give children’s art lessons). I understand what it is to try to create art while life must also be tended to…it’s clear you enjoy your family and that’s the real art. I do look forward to checking out your blog.
    AnnMarie 🙂

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  4. I suppose it’s better to have too many interests than not enough to fill the time. I will definitely keep an eye on what you are doing too. You sound very brave having survived (and kept alive) your kids into their teen years – and still love kids enough to want to spend time teaching them. It sounds like your life is very full as well!

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  5. Suzi, whenever I check in to see your blog I’m utterly amazed; not just by your artwork, but also by your persistence & discipline as you hone your craft & follow your muse. Thank you for sharing your art & your process. I loved seeing & reading about your photographs. And now I have the priviledge of watching your drawing & painting as your creations evolve. You inspire me.

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    • Thanks Maureen! I appreciate your support and I’m glad to hear that you find what I do inspiring. I’m pretty sure that it is often just my stubbornness that keeps me going on this path. And that quiet, little voice inside that whispers to me to just keep going and eventually I will understand why.

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