First Fridays!

October 29, 2015

cialis generique des labo cipla This painting started it all. It’s based on a work by famous artist Jackson Pollock, but completed by last spring’s kids art class. We put it in the window and had about four offers to buy it. Now we want to keep that energy going, and are using the money […]

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A GPS case in leather

August 17, 2015

Here is an interesting project: create a leather case or holder for a GPS device. The customer was tired of the wires and the suction cup would not stick to the window with changing weather temperatures. There was a space above the gear shift to insert something, but a case was needed to contain […]

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Repairing an old photo album

May 26, 2015

Recently we had the opportunity to work on an old family photo album. Here are some photos documenting the process.

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Hoping for Spring Sale

March 5, 2015

We are cleaning house. Get over here and stock up on things you’ll always use: Aquafine Watercolour: 25% off Artists’ Watercolour: 15% off All watercolour paper sheets: 15% off Portfolios: 10% off Crepe paper: $1 / roll Kite paper: $0.30 / sheet Stabilo marker sets: 25% off Masking fluid: 25% off Natural glue: $1 each […]

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Forgery is hip, and ancient

February 10, 2015

It wasn’t a dark basement filled with nervous criminal forgers, but the studio at The Colour Jar certainly had enough excitement to make the process nearly illegal. Eyes were vente viagra cialis maroc squinting, and heads were tilting in discernment. Paint was applied in thick strokes. Nine copies of Van Gogh’s “Wheat field with cypresses” […]

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January 27, 2015

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Kids art classes

January 19, 2015

Kids Art Classes starting Feb. 7th, 2015, Saturday mornings from 10am to 11:30. Runs through end of March. Ages 7-13 or so. Come once, come eight times! $12 each (tax in) for 4+ sessions, or $15 as-you-go. Led by Timothy Dyck. Space natural is limited, but not our imaginations! Call 519-369-1283 or email […]

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December hours 2014

December 10, 2014

Hi art-friends: we have extended hours before Christmas, and some closed days after! Mondays by chance, plus Dec. 22: 10am – 5pm Dec. 24 sildenafil generico closing at 4pm Dec. 25 and 26: closed Dec. 27: 10am to 4pm Dec. 28 to 31 regular hours (see Home tab) Jan. 1: closed  

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Keeping the “fetor” at bay

November 27, 2014

  As a teenager, I scrawled these lines from Walt Whitman into my journal: Now I am terrified at the Earth, it is that calm and patient, It grows such sweet things out of such corruptions, It turns harmless and stainless on its axis, with such endless             succession of diseas’d corpses, It distills such […]

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Art with children and teens: charcoal drawing

September 30, 2014

This lesson features charcoal drawing with a twist: drawing negatively. The concept is quite simple, and the results amazing. We mostly use white paper in our day-to-day lives for convenience and economy. But in reality, what we see, and therefore what we need to draw, is full of deep tones–thousands of them! Starting our drawing […]

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