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Pep-Talk: Create Some New & Different Artwork

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Are you stuck in a rut with your work? Do you feel like you can only make a certain type of art and nervously wonder if you can ever make something different? Here's a "pep-talk" to get you motivated to try to create something new and different. 


Set yourself free & make what you feel like making. I had a studio visitor look at the detailed brush strokes in my work and ask "Don't you ever want to just let go?" It stuck with me. I…

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Artist in residence Rebecca Chaperon

Rebecca Chaperon is our Artist-in-Residence

With a compulsion to create unique visual stories, her paintings often follow the thread of a heroine's misadventures through a surreal landscape.

She's had the pleasure of teaching at Langara College and given community workshops on painting techniques with an emphasis on watercolour, oil and acrylic. She is a board member at the Grunt gallery.

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