Category Archives: Nest Collective

The Drips…….

So, after this particular pour (and a more dark purple one), I had to do SOMETHING with all the beautiful drips that I’m left with on my work space table top. I had some scrap pieces of 140 lb watercolor … Continue reading

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Sneakers – Oh Yes I DID!!

Man, I SOOOOOO hope these turn out!!  I poured a Dirty Cup all over a pair of canvas Keds.  There’s a Video of it on my @chermckittrick InstaGram Account. I’ll let them dry for 5 days, then throw them in … Continue reading

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Still Playing Around With Acrylic Pours….

Here are my latest pieces.  I’m a little bit addicted to this process, but I know you guys are getting tired of it.  What would you like me to do for the next post? A tryptych – Three 5″x7″ Canvasses … Continue reading

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Acrylic Pour on Mirrors

I found some mirrors at one of the Home Decorating stores, and decided to try a pour on them.  They turned out FABULOUSLY!  I don’t think it gets groovier than this!!! I popped the mirrors out, to keep them clean. … Continue reading

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More Acrylic Pours…

A couple more pours on old Records.  I just love doing these, you have no idea what’s going to happen…  At least, I don’t, anyway…. All the colors I used (Plus black – poured onto the record before I flipped … Continue reading

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A Blast From The Past….

Man, I should clean out my studio more often….  I found all these pieces tucked into a file folder.  They are REALLY old.  Like maybe 8 or 10 years old.  Some are experimental, some are pretty decent, actually.  I’ll be … Continue reading

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Owl On The Moon….

Boy, it’s been waaaay to long since I’ve posted anything.  I was in the studio today, cleaning up, and I found about 8 pieces that I’d completely forgotten about.  I’ll be at the BoHo Market at Nest Collective on Saturday … Continue reading

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Watercolor Crab…

I haven’t done a watercolor painting in a long long time, so I thought I’d do one up for my TinyShop at Nest Collective. It’s still a work in progress. It’s about 12 inches x 15 inches. The background will … Continue reading

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A little bit of woodworking…

I’ve completed two of these “Garden Tour” signs for my TinyShop at Nest Collective.  They’re 26″ in length.  It takes me forever to paint the details and text, I’ve got to figure out a way to speed up that process … Continue reading

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Cosmic Art…

I’m still just loving the process and the outcome of these acrylic pours.  Here’s the latest one that I did on an old Record. These colors are little more muted than the previous ones, and I quite like the color … Continue reading

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A bunch of stuff that I made…

I’m desperately trying to get some pieces made for the TinyShop at Nest Collective, so that I have a bit of Reserve stock.  I sold two paintings last week, YAY!!!  These two: The crow is my favorite painting that I’ve … Continue reading

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Pose-Able Wooden Figure

Well, I just finished this lovely lady for the Nest Collective TinyShop.  She’s almost 6 feet tall and is fully Pose-Able. I also FINALLY got my sign up at the shop!

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TinyShop ….

So, my TinyShop at Nest Collective is SLOOOWWWLLLY coming together.  Paul and Chuck built me a wall (No Trump Jokes!!! ha ha ha), and Lorna helped me a LOT with staging it. The Wall The Products – I’d like to … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Postcard

Here’s another postcard that I’ll be demo’ing on Saturday, from 1:00 till 2:00 or 3:00 at Nest Collective on Saturday June 10th. I love this one!

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Nest Collective – I’m doing Demo’s!

So, Nest Collective is having an “event” on Saturday June 10th and I volunteered to sit in the Art Studio and do watercolor painting. I thought I’d do 4″x 6″ postcards with an image of Vancouver Island on them. Here … Continue reading

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Acrylic Paint Pouring – Little Galaxies

OK, so I just did an experiment with 2 pours at once using the same colors (almost), but Acrylic Pouring Medium in one and PVAC Glue in the other.  What a difference. For the first pour, with Glue, I used … Continue reading

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Really Big Commitment

Well, I’ve gone and done it now…. I just signed a year-long lease to rent a space in Nest Collective, at Whippletree Junction, here in the Cowichan Valley. What an AMAZING space!  What an eclectic collection of treasures!  What a … Continue reading

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