Author Archives: Theresa

About Theresa

Theresa is an art teacher, freelance illustrator, painter, aspiring kids author, and a fledgling tap-dancer. She is the wife of a nice fella who cooks wonderful food for her and the mom of two young adults, a dog, and a cat.

Little Miss Muffet VS a Raptor

The discussion usually happens around every October. As Halloween approaches, my students and I often enjoy chatting about all things scary -including scary movies. This is the nice thing about the art room, as long as we continue to work … Continue reading

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Art Teacher, Art Studio, & Art Lessons!

Well, folks I went out and did it. I got my dream job teaching art to kids! No more background acting (it was fun but it soon wore me out). For the past five years, I’ve been teaching visual art … Continue reading

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Traditional vs Modern Colour

When I bought my watercolours in Italy almost ¬†two years ago, I was really, really excited. I had been told by an artist friend about the paints sold at, Zecchis, an art supply store that sits tucked away on a … Continue reading

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Searching for Chinese Picture Books

Last October, my father, sister, and I went on an amazing dream trip to China. My dad, who is the inspiration for Stephen and the Lake Monster, was born in Shanghai and moved to Canada when he was twelve. He … Continue reading

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Going Digital With Sketchbook Pro

I really love drawing and painting but I have to admit that colouring in my inked illustrations is my least favourite thing to do. Once that paint brush hits the paper, it’s done. No going back and sometimes that permanently … Continue reading

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