Wendy Jones
Fine art is the head and the heart and the hand together

The Rebellious Curator

(posted on 9 Jan 2022)

Early Morning in Fort Langley Cemetery - Late Fall 2021

(posted on 9 Jan 2022)
(posted on 1 Jan 2022)

Waiting for a New Year

 

This is the time to be slow

Lie low to the wall

Until the bitter Winter passes

 

Try as best you can not to let

The wire brush of doubt 

Scrape from your heart

All sense of yourself

And your hesitant light.

 

If you remain generous

Time will come good

And you will find your feet

Again on fresh pastures of promise

Where the air will be kind

And blushed with new beginning.

 

John O'Donahue

I understand why people like fireworks, the glittery colours against the night sky, and the surprise of new streams of colour after the bangs and pops, but I have never condoned this practice for the sake of animals. 

Fireworks frighten domestic animals and disorient wildlife and birds. Some pets develop PTSD from the noise and some pets escape their homes, run off and get lost. Horses and cattle sustain injuries from trying to escape their barns. Wildlife run in panic and get hit by cars. All this, because they don't understand the noise and lights. 

Please consider celebrating the New Year without noisy fireworks displays.

The animals will thank you.

 

(posted on 27 Dec 2021)

"Ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you.

Or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you." - Job 12:7-8

(posted on 24 Dec 2021)

 

"For unto you is born this day, in the City of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you: for you will find the Babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger."

Luke 2: 11-12

(posted on 19 Sep 2021)

Stained Glass - Derwent Coloursoft Pencils

(posted on 17 Sep 2021)

"The real voyage of discovery consists not of seeking new landscapes, but rather, having new eyes to see."

 

(posted on 16 Sep 2021)

Big Feet

(posted on 13 Sep 2021)

I always tell my students to keep a sketchbook and draw or paint whatever they want in it.

I usually never tell my students to do something I don't do myself, so I have many types of sketchbooks filled with many random things I have drawn or painted over the years. Some things I like, others I don't, but that's how anything in life is right? It's just a good practice for an artist to keep making and creating as often as possible to maintain and foster their craft. I'll post a few pages of my sketchbook in the next few weeks..

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