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Painterly Cindy and More Blogs about How to Make a Quick and Easy Collage Painting that will Appeal to a Child or Adult Alike

Ever wanted to create a quick and easy collage piece whose sensibilities might appeal to a child (a grandchild, niece, nephew, your own child) or an adult? Sometimes we want to createRead More...
By : Cindy | Nov 1, 2018

Walkerton Herald-Times

I have a bi-monthly opinion column appearing in the Walkerton Herald-Times. Links to the columns also appear online at SouthWesternOntario.ca. Here are the links to some of my most recent columns: WhenRead More...
By : Cindy | Oct 27, 2018

Are You a Late Bloomer, too?

In my October newsletter, we were discussing how I feel like a late bloomer sometimes, that I arrived at fulfilling my creative mojo at such a late age. And sometimes, just sometimes,Read More...
By : Cindy | Oct 1, 2018

September Brings up the Topic of Vision and the Arts (Visual, Writing and Otherwise)

In June 2018 I experienced floaters in my eye. This resulted in me having to have emergency laser surgery on a tear in my retina. There is a history of detached retinasRead More...
By : Cindy | Sep 1, 2018

Painterly Cindy or More Talks about the Merits of Longhand Creative Writing

I love to create while writing longhand. While I have not conducted clinical research on myself or anyone else for that matter, I believe that the act of pushing a pen onRead More...
By : Cindy | Aug 1, 2018

Here is my entry to the William Willard Campbell Poetry Contest

This spring I entered two poems into the William Willard Campbell Poetry Contest. One of them, ‘If I Could Take Words, I Would,’ placed Top Ten. While the entry did not win,Read More...
By : Cindy | Jul 6, 2018