My favorite painting from today’s class was this modest tree with pink blossoms (yes, sometimes I do have favorites shhh). The woman who created this painting has lost most of her speech; it takes her a while to form the proper pronunciation and she often stutters. Her motor skills are slipping as well. Her hands
Chillaxin Play List for Tonight’s Painting Sesh: 1. Angus and Julia Stone – Wasted 2. Ray Lamontagne – Crazy (Gnarls Barkley Cover) 3. Jack Johnson – What You Thought You Need 4. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – Low Road 5. Grand Alolog – Take It Slow 6. Stephen Marley – Hey Baby (Feat. Mos
I brought a big bag of decorative craft paper to Art Therapy today. The seniors just loved all the sparkle and glitter. There was gold paper, textured paper, and even paper with threaded flowers! We made these adorable owl bookmarks. I wish we had more time to create more than just one bookmark each. At
Starbucks Art display. I’m so stoked to have my art on display at the Starbucks on Bernard for the night of Kelowna’s annual Cultural Crawl!! For more information about the event, please visit their website culturecrawlkelowna.com. If you’re not able to make it for the event, you can still view my work at Starbucks now
“We’re going to paint on these dinky little things!?” cried out Mrs. K (referring to the mini canvases). “Well, this should be interesting…” Mrs. K is a very vocalized woman; she says exactly what is on her mind. I love that about her. She’s been coming to my Art Therapy classes for a while now.
TimeDRIVE was the first event of its kind in the Okanagan, offering volunteer opportunities, a silent auction, and a social event for young professionals. Hundreds of young professionals connected with global and local not-for-profit organizations. The main focus of the event was to allow people to pledge their time instead of money towards the charities
I had a great time talking to www.WelcomeToKelowna.com about my hopes, dreams, and inspirations. …Donna Hanlon is a talented artist with a strong entrepreneurial streak. She is in the midst of widening her reach by putting her artwork onto clothing and accessories. This is creating a powerful brand that will be seen in both retail
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