Author Archives: Sharon Ramsay Curtis

About Sharon Ramsay Curtis

Artist at The Artful Garden Gallery,
Teacher, Potter, Raconteur and Generally Interesting Person.

SUCCESS—of a sort!

If you are a follower of my little blogette you will know that I have been struggling with transmitting the scans from my new printer to the folks at the 52 Week Illustration Challenge. It has been a very slow … Continue reading

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Culture Days in Napanee

Edward Covered stepped out this weekend to Ellena’s Cafe in Napanee, Ontario. You can see by the pictures below that he is traveling in most illustrious circles-pun definitely intended. Edward can be seen in the bottom right, peeking at that … Continue reading

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Update from the Garden-A Delicate Balance

If you are a follower of news from our garden you will be familiar with the yearly angst  of that comes with the arrival of Wild Cucumber. We have had a bumper crop this year and there have been some … Continue reading

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Update from the Garden-Jewel Weed and Friends!

Say hello to Jewel Weed in our garden! It has generously volunteered to be a most beautiful backdrop for the Coleus and Dusty Miller in our flower bed near the back door. We have never had it in this location … Continue reading

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Update from the garden-Pond Completion and 100th Birthday

Our big news, Garden-wise, is the completion of our fish pond upgrade. The whole project had become stalled due to our diminished abilities to tote and carry heavy objects. With the help of the amazing young men from Highway # … Continue reading

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52 Week Challenge-

Well, the garden has kept us very busy in the last little while. But before I get to that I am posting pictures of the paintings that have been piling up. The end of June saw the completion of a … Continue reading

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Update from The Garden-

Fabulous Foxgloves      Foxgloves have been a favourite of mine since I was a small child. They seemed so very magical to me. Why I could even see the imprint of the fox’s paws! When I got to make a … Continue reading

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Update from the 52 Week Challenge

Playing catch up here folks. While my creative activities have been rolling along my computer wrangling abilities briefly sank to a new low. Week 15 Thread and Week 24 Multi Cultural Paper Collage and pigma pen.      Week 15 stumped … Continue reading

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Update from the 52 Week Challenge

Week 13-Cinema, Week 14-Surprise (Catch up) This week: a story from my childhood. A very rare foray to the drive-in-theatre with my family finds us at the end of the night driving off with the speaker still hanging on the … Continue reading

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Spring Musings courtesy of Robert Frost

Nothing Gold Can Stay Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. … Continue reading

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