The Someday Art Club

I decided to combine two of my favourite things - wine and watercolour - and teach beginner watercolour classes featuring free flowing wine and of course, lots of snacks. I started by explaining that I wanted to teach my students technique, but that I wanted them to feel free to use their “artistic license” - to paint according to their own taste and not force something that doesn’t feel right. I noticed quickly that even though I was showing them all the exact same basic exercises, everyone’s work looked different. Some of them had never picked up a paintbrush before and yet they already had an inherent style that was immediately noticeable. I felt exhilarated, seeing them take the things I had taught them and translate it into their own unique artwork.

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Too Long to be an Instagram Caption!

I did the original “Good things come to those who don’t wait” drawing back in October 2010, in my dark, damp basement apartment that I shared with two roommates (it was my first apartment ever and man, was it ever gross). I was re-watching Six Feet Under on DVD for the millionth time - we didn’t have cable and I hadn’t discovered Netflix yet - so I was in a very “I could get hit by a bus or lightning and die at any moment” mindset. And this drawing is just what came out.

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