Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer

Summer has been a quiet time for me this year….lots of time with friends and reading books and painting on a daily basis. I am in the throes of painting some images for an art exhibit next May…I know it’s … Continue reading

Buddha Eyes in Hastings Old Town

Strange things are happening in the Old Town of Hastings….this Buddha Mural was commissioned and painted by Marcia Buckley for the launch of a new hairdressing salon in August 2011, called Serenity.  Please drop by to see the large interpretation … Continue reading

Cooking Classes

Whether you want to learn to cook or are already a budding chef, this course is for you!  Mimi’s Cafe is a lively restaurant in the United States and I thought it would be novel and fun to introduce a … Continue reading

Art Exhibit

Painting by Peggy Burgess (oil) Painting by Stephen Pelling (acrylic) CAA held its first Art Exhibit on July 2nd at Penhurst Manor Retreat.  The day was so perfect.  The visitors showed lots of interest and several have registered for art … Continue reading

What Lovely Results! Check this out…..

The finishing touches were added to the mosaics this past Saturday and are they ever lovely!  I thought that the first workshop was great because we learned how to design our composition, cut, and glue the tiles securely. The follow-up … Continue reading

Akira Debuts at the Creative Art Academy!

Owen is one of our teenage students who is currently painting his interpretation of ‘Akira, the film’……It is been a journey of colours and textures and movement!  It is great to experience in paint all the creativity that all my students … Continue reading

Creative Card Making – Coming Soon

We are pleased to announced that the Creative Art Academy will be running a Creative Card Making Class in November. Our Creative Card Making class is packed with exciting and imaginative craft projects to encourage you to develop new skills with an array … Continue reading

New Course! Botanical Watercolours

From September we will be running a Botanical Watercolour Course that will run for 6 weeks. Have you every wanted to draw the beautiful images that surround us in Nature? This course is for beginners. You will learn the specific techniques … Continue reading