The secret life of tigers and roses

The secret life of tigers and roses

One day back in May I was going through the bathroom cabinet looking at my jar of tiger balm and for some strange reason I got the urge to paint a tiger in my next project, whatever that would be. Perhaps I needed to be inspired by its strength or courage, I don’t know. Funnily […]

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At home with my coffee cup

At home with my coffee cup

Remember my last post about a mug with a stylish woman wearing a home as a dress? Now that mug is real, and I drink coffee from it every morning. I am really pleased with the way it came out. You can get your own by clicking on my shop listing below […]

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The feeling of home

The feeling of home

Since I have been living in California, I have often wondered about the meaning of home. When I visit Montreal I speak of going home, but when I return to Los Angeles I’m also going home. In French the closest equivalent of home would be a chez-soi, and in Quebec we’ll often say chez nous, using […]

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The courage to be a creative entrepreneur

The courage to be a creative entrepreneur

After the lettering and courage journaling exercise the big assignment for bootcamp came as a surprise and quite a challenge: turn our 5 acts of courage into a mind map and make it using the style of our illuminated letter. I didn’t even know what a mind map was. Wikipedia says it’s a “diagram used […]

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My life is a game of chutes and ladders

My life is a game of chutes and ladders

When asked to draw an illuminated letter of my first initial and think of 5 courageous acts from my life for Lilla Roger’s bootcamp assignment, the first thing that came to mind was my many “brave” career changes. I started over at least 4 or 5 times in my life: from engineering to hydrogeology then […]

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