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David Hockney Observes His Creative Mind

Drawing of David Hockney with a quote


The quote above from artist David Hockney really struck me because of his understanding of his mind while he draws and his ability to express that so clearly. Over the years, while making art, I have begun to notice certain mental patterns emerge. Today I simply wanted to remind you to observe these habits in your own practice and allow them to be a tool to harness creativity. For example, when I begin a painting, the quality of my…

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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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