It has now been five years since the beginning of Creative Potager. Happy WordPress blog birthday to us!
What a journey we have had together!
(Open Studio is 24 x 30 inch oil on canvas and is a new work in the artist’s private collection)
This is the home of sharing this artist’s creative process inspired from her everyday life.
The underbelly of paintings are displayed in all their naked glory.
The design ideas for the fabric that covers these bare-bone canvases is the substance that has graced many of the 538 posts.
Photographs have captured long walks at home,
the rise of a super-moon
and meandering international travel.
And you dear readers have been so much a unique contributor through your comments and shared links. In this way, I feel Creative Potager is a community as much as it is blog. Thank you for being you. Thank you for your support, sharing and collecting of my paintings and photographs. More than 50 paintings and many more photography prints are now in private collections around the world. So, as much as Creative Potager captures a process, it also delivers results. You are so very much a part of making this happen.
But how can we celebrate today? Five years are a survival milestone for a blog and for a small business as an independent artist. How might we honour and recognize this moment?
Well, just as this blog is about the everyday life and work of an artist who frequently invites you simply to sit with her – maybe to celebrate we should do just that?
Feel free to pour a cup of tea and dig into the cookie jar while we reflect. Thank you for pausing with me. Thank you for celebrating this milestone.
Do you have a special Creative Potager moment or memory you would like to share?
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Creative Potager – Visit with painter and photographer Terrill Welch
From Mayne Island, British Columbia, Canada
For gallery and purchase information about Terrill’s photographs and paintings go to http://terrillwelchartist.com