Landscapes are great but I love to photograph architecture. I especially love the details that we often forget about once we’ve admired a building as a whole – especially the […]
Have you ever been to Quebec City? Did you know that it’s one of only two surviving walled cities in North America? (The other is in Campeche, Mexico). Quebec City […]
There are artists who don’t shy away from putting their lives and/or experiences out there for the public to see. I think it takes a certain personal courage to produce such art – to know that people will judge them – for better or for worst, and yet, to do it. I have the pleasure of knowing and having taught such an artist – Edmontonian Joanne Barwise.
What a question. I can hear you saying “When you need to get rid of them” and that would be true if you are under time constraints. People who are […]
Identifying what the marks mean on the bottom of a teacup can be sometimes challenging but other times, ridiculously easy. This Instant Antique Expert Tip answers the question “What does […]
There are hundreds of art techniques and approaches out there and not all of them resonate with me but sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith. Given […]
Here’s my second “Uncommon Antique” – a small cupboard this time, designed in the Aesthetic stye.
There are so many events going on over the next few weeks that celebrate our country’s 150th birthday that it’s very hard to fit even a small number of them […]
There’s no shortage of talented interior-decorators-to-be in the Residential Interiors Certificate Program I teach for the University of Alberta in Edmonton but occasionally I come across a student that is […]
I get many emails from readers who want to know something about the objects they own. This reader had moved into a home and the previous owners had left behind what […]