Category Archives: Art Business

My Mixed Media Art Process

Since my artist friend Paula Mould keeps asking me to post photos of my process, here it is…These are 4 plywood panels 8″ x 10″ x 1″ each. I’ve used green painters tape to block off certain areas and started with some dark acrylic paint.

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I cut out some bird shapes using coloured paper, then used a fine process4archival ink marker, Pigma Micron 01 to draw some designs.process5

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The birds and other cut out paper shapes are glued to the panels using an acrylic gel medium.process6 process4More paint is added.process7

More layers of paint are added, letting coats dry in between.process8

Some words are painted on…bloom, shine, dream and blossom.process9

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Railway City Arts Crawl 2016 St Thomas ON

This years Arts Crawl was absolutely fantastic! I had such wonderful responses from all those who attended.

“A big thank-you to Railway City Tourism, the hosts, sponsors and especially to the artists who took part in the 2016 Railway City Arts Crawl sharing their work and creative spirits. The third annual event was bigger and better than ever! Along the “Crawl” on Friday and Saturday, we discovered artists who showcased an amazing range of unique work, but who also offer inspiration in countless other ways …” Read More

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Railway City Arts Crawl 2016

A big thank-you to Railway City Tourism, the hosts, sponsors and especially to the artists who took part in the 2016 Railway City Arts Crawl sharing their work and creative spirits. The third annual event was bigger and better than ever! Along the "Crawl" on Friday and Saturday, we discovered artists who showcased an amazing range of unique work, but who also offer inspiration in countless other ways … http://www.relishelgin.ca/arts/local-artists-share-creative-spirit-on-2016-railway-city-arts-crawlThe video below contains a few scenes and just some of the sixty-some artists who participated. You can find information on all of them on the Railway City Arts Crawl website #ArtsCrawl2016

Posted by Relish Elgin on Sunday, February 28, 2016

The Healing Garden – adult colouring book

Relax and enjoy colouring these intricate drawings. They will provide hours of stress relief resulting in your own delightful works of art. Coloured pencils are recommended.

The Healing Garden colouring book by Ann-Marie Cheung

The Healing Garden colouring book

Ann-Marie Cheung is a mixed media visual artist living in Ontario, Canada. She is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Toronto and has had numerous solo and group exhibits across Canada. Her award winning work can be found in numerous private collections around the world.

Support independent publishing: Buy this book on Lulu.

Owl coloured by Ann-Marie Cheung

Here’s an example of a page coloured in. There is no wrong way to colour, you choose the colours that resonate with you.  Coloured Pencils are recommended. Happy Colouring!

Railway City Arts Crawl Feb. 26 & 27, 2016

I’ll be participating in The Railway City Arts Crawl along with many other talented, local artists. My location is the beautiful, historic CASO Station.

The Railway City Arts Crawl is a FREE winter event celebrating local arts and culture. Set in various venues throughout St. Thomas Ontario, participants are given a passport to guide them to the sites and help them explore. Explore at your own leisure during the set times of 6-9pm Feb 26th and 11am-5pm February 27th.Railway City Arts Crawl

Don’t be shy! Artists in each venue will be creating on site and are happy to answer questions and engage with you.

WHAT IS THE PASSPORT?
The passport is THE GUIDE to navigating the Arts Crawl. With information on both the venues and the artists, you will find it easy to get around and see what is available.

Each venue will stamp your passport once you arrive and if you visit 10 venues, you are eligible for a draw for some awesome prizes. All you need to do is show or email a photo of your completed passport to Railway City Tourism at 605 Talbot Street after the event. Be sure to leave us your contact info with the passport!

2016 AFTER PARTY

Kicking off the AFTER PARTY is a special addition to the Arts Crawl! FIRE IN FEBRUARY will be our Fireworks display starting at 6:50pm. Excellent viewing from the Roadhouse to Ross Street.

The AFTER PARTY will be held at the Midtown Tavern at 701 Talbot Street starting at 7pm. Join the Artists and enjoy live music for this fun and free night!CASO Station

“Floral Mandala February Feature 100 Mandalas Calendar

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I’m excited to have my painting,”Floral Mandala” 2014 acrylic on canvas featured in the 100 Mandalas 2016 Calendar.

Here are some fun facts about the Mandala project:
100 participants from 18 countries
Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Israel, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, South Africa, USA, and UK
and 23 states around the US
Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Montana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming

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Aesthetica Art Prize 2015: Call for Entries

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2015 is open for entries. The prize is a major event for established and emerging artists, now in its eighth year, and is awarded by the international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine.

It is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world and offers artists the opportunity to showcase their work to wider audiences and further their involvement in the international art world. 

Judges include influential figures from major organisations such as the National Portrait Gallery, Design Museum and Yorkshire Sculpture Park among others.

Prizes include:

  • £5,000 Main Prize courtesy of Hiscox
  • £1,000 Student Prize courtesy of Hiscox
  • Group exhibition in partnership with York Museums Trust
  • Publication in the Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology
  • Editorial in Aesthetica Magazine (186,000 readership worldwide)
Categories for entry: Photographic & Digital Art; Painting & Drawing; Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture, and Video, Installation & Performance.

Submissions close 31 August 2015. To enter, visit www.aestheticamagazine.com/artprize

Xanadu Gallery

I’m now officially represented by Xanadu Gallery online!

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Xanadu Gallery is a resource for collectors, designers, builders, and corporations for procuring the highest quality art. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, one of the hottest art markets in the country, Xanadu Gallery showcases outstanding artworks in a wide variety of media and styles. Utilizing a comprehensive website, Xanadu empowers collectors to connect directly with artists.

In the legendary city of Xanadu (from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem) Kubla Kahn gathered the finest art and treasures from the farthest reaches of his vast kingdom. Xanadu was an artistic ideal.  Our goal is to help you create your artistic ideal.

Xanadu will exceed your expectations of service, simplicity, integrity, honesty and reliability. Xanadu Gallery brings together the finest art from around the world, helping you create your own Xanadu.